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NDP MP for Nickel Belt (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Didn't vote on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, for years the Ontario Liberals have been bickering with Conservatives in Ottawa over the Ring of Fire and getting nothing done for northerners. Instead ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Gravelle believes in loyalty in sports, politics NIPISSING – It's hard to say which two issues Nickel Belt NDP MP Claude Gravelle is most passionate about – Habs hockey games or Glenn Thibeault's defection to the Liberals. He has had a close connection to both over the last year. “I feel betrayed by ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com New Democrat MP says party won't pull trigger on new registry NIPISSING – The federal NDP party has no intention of re-entering the gun registry debate. Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle emphatically told the News the “we will not restore the gun registry.” In referring to remarks made by party leader Thomas Mulcair on ...

Mentioned by countylive.ca (blog) Online petition supports National Dementia Strategy For 747,000 Canadians and their families, the heartbreak of Alzheimers and related dementias is a daily reality. There is a new online petition to support a national dementia strategy. Claude Gravelle, MP Nickel Belt, will be sharing the signatures with Health ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter 747,000 Canadians are living with dementia - and so are their families. Support the #NDP plan to help: http://t.co/rjsjVUV20R #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter 747,000 Canadians are living with dementia - and so are their families. Support the #NDP plan http://t.co/rjsjVUV20R #cdnpoli #dementia

Two months ago

Mentioned by www.brantnews.com "We need action" on dementia Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle chose a issue close to his heart to champion on Parliament Hill- creating a national strategy for dealing with dementia. "My mom had Alzheimer's disease," he told a group of Brantford stakeholders with an interest in seeing his ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Gravelle pushing for national Alzheimer's strategy Claude Gravelle, MP for Nickel Belt, visits Brantford as part of a push to develop a national strategy to deal with the rising number of Canadians with Alzheimer's disease and similar issues. (Brian Thompson, The Expositor) ...

Mentioned by Brantford Expositor HEALTH: NDP MP is pushing for national strategy to deal with Alzheimer's Claude Gravelle, MP for Nickel Belt, visits Brantford on Friday as part of a push to develop a national strategy to deal with the rising number of Canadians with Alzheimer's disease and similar issues. (Brian Thompson, The Expositor) ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Review of propane markets in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I heard you say that because of the cold winter last winter there was a shortage of propane. The only older person ...

Spoke in the House on Community of West Nipissing Mr. Speaker, last Friday I participated in my seventh Parade of Lights in Sturgeon Falls in the municipality of West Nipissing. What fun. Thanks to Santa's ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I have the great pleasure today of rising to speak to Bill C-43. It should come as no surprise to anybody that the New ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, northern Ontarians are looking for leadership to rescue the Ring of Fire, but all the Conservative minister does is point fingers and say it ...

Spoke in the House on Hockey Mr. Speaker, like many northern Ontarians, I have been a Montreal Canadiens fan my whole life. Watching our “Glorieux” on French TV is part of our ...

Spoke in the House on Citizen Consultation Preceding Natural Resource Development Mr. Speaker, I am very happy today to stand in the House to speak to the motion by my hon. colleague from Manicouagan. The people of ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of clauses 376 to 381 of Bill C-43, A second ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It certainly is my pleasure to be here today around the table with my colleagues, although it's only temporary. I'm especially pleased ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, despite their claims, the Conservatives do not support the Ring of Fire. Their actions speak louder than their words. The minister has flatly refused ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House to present a petition from dozens of people from my community in Nickel Belt. The ...

Posted on Twitter Mining good for jobs, economy, Aboriginal hiring. Contiunue work on social licence, CSR @ThomasMulcair ures @theminingstory

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Maria Mourani for signing a #NDP membership card. You can too: https://t.co/4RDzSIwVvK #cdnpoli http://t.co/goSzE1FkWo

Posted on Twitter Mining good for economy (jobs, taxes, GDP) Keep working on social licence, CSR @ThomasMulcair urges #theminingstory

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Agree! MT @CTVMercedes @ThomasMulcair says govt can't deliver a fighter jet, grain to markets or even the (damn) mail

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Could you let me know when there's only one minute left, please? Mr. Lexchin, I'm not sure if I heard you correctly ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015 Canada does a lot of work with the provinces for cancer. There's a cancer partnership. I don't see any reason we can't do the same thing ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you. In 2006, you helped to update a book, which I want to quote from. I'm talking about cancer right now: Cannabis has been found ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for being here. This is a very interesting subject that we're about to discuss. One of ...

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 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 ...

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