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NDP MP for Nickel Belt (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 55.00% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com MPs at odds over voting rules NIPISSING – The federal government's Fair Elections Act, Bill 23, is receiving criticism from a number of groups and individuals, not the least of which is Nickel Belt NDP MP Claude Gravelle. For Gravelle, it's as much personal as it is political. Should the bill ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals I read in a report, I believe it was from Manitoba, that there's this Toyota management system where an employee can stop the production line and ...

Spoke in the House on Mining Industry Mr. Speaker, Sudbury, Nickel Belt, and northern Ontario are in mourning today because of the death of another miner from our community. Paul Rochette was killed ...

Spoke in the House on Employees' Voting Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I would just like to comment on what my colleague said. One of the things she said was that the government is going to ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, before I start, I just want to tell the House that this is not a protest speech, even though I am a member of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals Thank you, Mr. Chair. It certainly is a pleasure for me to be on this committee and at my first meeting with this health committee. I ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my colleague and those who elected him to Parliament. He does an exceptional job. I would like him to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House today to present petitions from dozens of people from Sudbury, Garson, Falconbridge, Noelville, Alban, and French ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, so far, the total number of experts who say that this bill should be adopted in its current form is zero. Expert after expert ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, what is the total amount allocated for fiscal year 2012-2013 within the constituency of Nickel Belt, specifying each department, agency, initiative ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in my second petition, petitioners are calling on the Government of Canada to reinstate the federal funding allowed for the operation of the Algoma ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, before I start my questioning, I'd like to thank my colleague, Ms. Moore, for bringing this rare earths study ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Gravelle calls budget 'do nothing' OTTAWA - Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle awarded the gold medal for illusion to the Conservative government for a “do nothing” budget that delays action until next year's election and fails Northeastern Ontario. “This was a terrible budget for Northern Ontario ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses. I have many questions. I'm going to try to do it as quickly as I can. ...

Mentioned by Bay Today Gravelle says Cons should get a 'Gold Medal' for illusion Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle awarded the gold medal for illusion to the Conservative government for a “do nothing” budget that delays action until next year's election and fails Northeastern Ontario. “This was a terrible budget for Northern Ontario,” Gravelle ...

Mentioned by NorthernLife.ca Gravelle echoes criticism of Tories' 'do-nothing' budget Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle said he awarded the "gold medal for illusion" to the Conservative government for a “do-nothing” budget that delays action until next year's election and fails Northeastern Ontario. “This was a terrible budget for Northern Ontario,” ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, ... Mr. Chair, thank you very much. I agree with my colleagues. This is just an insurance policy. We all have insurance policies here at this table. ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Canada needs dementia plan Claude Gravelle, NDP MP for Nickel Belt, has introduced legislation in the House of Commons calling for a National Strategy to deal with Alzheimer's and other dementia-related challenges facing many Canadians. Bill C-365, an Act Respecting a National ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com MP calls for national dementia strategy OTTAWA – New Democrat MP for Nickel Belt Claude Gravelle is pushing his private member's bill forward calling n the government to create a national dementia strategy. The call comes as health ministers from the G8 countries meet in London, England to ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, ... Mr. Chair, I believe you don't have to suspend the meeting. We can do this in public. My motion is one that's of interest to the ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 15b, 20b and 25b under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here. As you know, the Ring of Fire in northern Ontario is a great big project. It could ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Our colleague Christine Moore was very interested in this study, but unfortunately she was hospitalized over the weekend, so she won't be ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-547 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Fox Lake and other lakes and rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-536 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Trout Lake)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-487 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Income Tax Act (support for grandparents)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-423 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (labour dispute)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-401 An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (committee members)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-396 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Northern Ontario)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-356 An Act respecting a National Strategy for Dementia