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  • His favourite word is colleague.

NDP MP for Louis-Hébert (Québec)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, this weekend, CN paid for advertising in the Quebec media. CN clearly does not plan on painting the bridge. It is even prepared to ...

Posted on Twitter Pont de Québec : les conservateurs pas intéressés à respecteur leurs promesses : http://t.co/fCcB6gBPrL #polcan #villequebec

Posted on Twitter Au Brunch 40ème de la Société historique du Cap-Rouge. En vitrine, les prix remportés par la Société #villequebec http://t.co/cFsyv5NAbL

Posted on Twitter En 1ère partie, EDO, un groupe de Limoilou http://t.co/HlpQyJxKKh

Posted on Twitter À la Ninkasi pour spectacle rock progressif au bénéfice de CKIA #villequebec #ckia

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Au 23ème buffet gastronomique d'Adaptavie avec. @AnnickPapillon #villequebec

Posted on Twitter À Place Ste-Foy pour la vente du coquelicot. Merci Québec pour votre générosité ! #villequebec

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for Châteauguay—Saint-Constant for his speech. We have been in politics for years now and we have seen this problem persist, ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, the mayors of Lévis and Quebec City held a joint press conference yesterday to denounce the disgraceful state of the Quebec Bridge. Like the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Beauport—Limoilou. I do not know if my colleague paid attention to whether he mentioned the budget, but I can ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. One thing always surprises me. Yes, it is good to diversify markets. However, a question came to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, let me remind the minister what the Prime Minister had to say to the Quebec City chamber of commerce in the middle of the ...

Two months 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 ...

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. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs dismiss speculation of early federal election, 'not a snowball's chance in ... The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright. NDP MP Pat Martin, centre, pictured with Treasury Board Presdient Tony Clement, right, and NDP MP Denis Blanchette, left. By TIM NAUMETZ | Published: Tuesday, 01/07/2014 5:05 pm EST Last Updated: Tuesday ...

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.