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NDP MP for Louis-Hébert (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 38.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Avec @HLaverdiereNPD qui fait une conférence traitant de développement international à Université Laval #polcan http://t.co/NORqKHWF4E

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Scène où se dérouleront les spectacles, 3 jours, pour le 150ème. Les feuilles font partie de l'éclairage #villequebec http://t.co/KExsWyh0pe

Posted on Twitter Au lancement du 150ème anniversaire de la conférence de Québec au parc Montmorency #villequebec http://t.co/ZmaQNm3etr

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I would like to provide some context for my comments by saying that neither the UN nor NATO approved this military contribution. Iraq has ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Posted on Twitter Wow ! Justin Trudeau ne s'est pas levé pour faire un discours après Thomas Mulcair, comme il se doit lors du débat concernant l'Irak #polcan

Posted on Twitter De passage au salon Info Canin à Laurier Québec #villequebec http://t.co/0QUYakYe6r

Spoke in the House on Shipbuilding Mr. Speaker, the day before yesterday, the Quebec National Assembly unanimously adopted a motion calling on the federal government to give work to the Davie shipyard. ...

Posted on Twitter Ma déclaration au sujet de la motion unanime de l'Assemblée Nationale en faveur de la Davie http://t.co/rq5scf0Y11 #villequebec #polcan

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for his speech. The NDP will support this agreement, not because it is a free trade ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, it is clear that this has happened before. Apparently, nothing we have tried so far has worked. I would humbly suggest to the members ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Royal 22nd Regiment Mr. Speaker, as we celebrate the Royal 22nd Regiment's 100th anniversary, we also celebrate its achievements. It is the only infantry unit in the Canadian Forces ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts is an attempt—again, an attempt—to provide better ...

Spoke in the House on New Democratic Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, the parliamentary session is drawing to a close, and I am proud of the work accomplished for Louis-Hébert. Petitions, speeches, statements, comments, questions in ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her speech. We could talk about it for a long time. She clearly outlined the problem ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witness for being here. I found your perspective and your presentation very interesting. What you are ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank our witnesses for their presence here with us. What I have heard today is very interesting. There seems to be ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to our guests for being here. There is a refinery in the Quebec City area that is being supplied by ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much to our guests. The issue we are discussing this morning is very thought-provoking. Everyone approaches it in their ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you very much. I think it is important to know the relative importance of the various energy supply sectors. If we want to truly assess ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 95b under CANADIAN HERITAGE, Vote 1b and ... Thank you to our guests for coming today. I would like to talk about the Departmental Performance Report. Your fourth priority is called “Strengthen PCO's internal ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 95b under CANADIAN HERITAGE, Vote 1b and ... I am going to move on to another subject. Mr. Cannan opened the door for me earlier when he mentioned shipyards. The Auditor General congratulated you ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 95b under CANADIAN HERITAGE, Vote 1b and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My first question is about VIA Rail. When the main estimates came out, I rose in the House because there was a ...

Mentioned by The Province Man accused in election-night shooting reaches out to media again Stage technician Denis Blanchette died in back of the the hall of a club where Premier Pauline Marois was delivering her Parti Quebecois victory speech last Sept. 4. The premier has said she believes she was the target of a political assassination. In a tape ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Man accused in election-night shooting reaches out to media again Stage technician Denis Blanchette died in back of the the hall of a club where Premier Pauline Marois was delivering her Parti Quebecois victory speech last Sept. 4. The premier has said she believes she was the target of a political assassination. In a tape ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Quebec election-night shooter contacts media Richard Henry Bain faces numerous charges, including first-degree murder and is being held in custody as his case makes its way through the courts. Stage technician Denis Blanchette died in back of the the hall of a club where Premier Pauline Marois was ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network Accused killer said he wanted to prevent Marois from speaking on election night A gunman shot two men that night, killing lighting technician Denis Blanchette. Police arrested Bain at the scene. He faces 16 charges, including first-degree murder. QMI Agency received the recording, as well as several other documents allegedly written by ...

Mentioned by CANOE Alleged separatist shooter rants, cries A judge agreed Wednesday that Bain, a fishing-lodge owner, was ineligible for legal aid. He faces 16 charges after stage technician Denis Blanchette was shot and killed during Premier Pauline Marois' victory speech on the night of the Sept. 4 election.

Mentioned by CTV News Richard Bain to defend himself on trial Denis Blanchette was killed in the attack while his colleague Dave Courage was seriously injured. Marois has said she believes she was the target of a political assassination attempt. Bain told the court last month he makes $36,000 a year and can't afford a ...