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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

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the Union des municipalités du Québec, which represents 300 municipalities, is considering going to court to contest the end of door-to-door mail delivery and ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, the former president of the Quebec City chamber of commerce has clearly stated that the federal government is responsible for the mess in the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Aux hivernales de Cap-Rouge. Pain amérindien en cuisson http://t.co/HUN01xNLaQ

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, last week, the Prime Minister was on tour in Quebec City. He put in a brief appearance at Carnaval, but once again, he did ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, hockey season is in full swing. In June, one team will win the Stanley Cup. Imagine if come September, all those players end up ...

Posted on Twitter Dans quelques minutes, mon discours sur la sécurité du Parlement #polcan

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Françoise Abanda de Montréal s'est incliné mais a offert du beau tennis. Bravo Françoise ! #fedcup

Posted on Twitter Au PEPS au tournoi de la #FEDCUP

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, this is the 86th time they are using measures to speed up legislation. That is not something to be proud of. The minister himself ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter À Laurier Québec pour le gâteau Optimiste du carnaval avec Annick Papillon et Anne-Marie Day http://t.co/5cSfMgMyc1

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her speech. She mentioned something that I believe is critical to democracy. When a power is granted, there must ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her speech. Some of the things she talked about were a bit different from what I ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, this is the 85th time allocation motion. Once again, the government is disrespecting the people's house. In the parliamentary process, there are steps we ...

Mentioned by Life in Quebec This article first appeared in the December 2014 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. By Michael Bourguignon. A visit to the riding office of Louis-Hébert MP Denis Blanchette immediately reveals an eclectic taste in art. Upon closer inspection, the visitor quickly sees that all the works are by local artists, and that's just the way M. Blanchette likes ...

Posted on Twitter Avec ma duchesse Marie-Andrée à qui je souhaite Bonne Chance pour le couronnement. http://t.co/esPwZGBKre

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 ...

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 ...