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NDP MP for Louis-Hébert (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Pont de Québec : "en faire un objet de fierté plutôt qu'un objet de honte" #villequebec

Posted on Twitter À la conférence de presse dévoilant le document de réflexionde l'Avenir du Pont de Québec #villequebec

This week

Posted on Twitter Aux retrouvailles des gens qui ont organisé la SuperFrancoFête en 1974. #villedequebec http://t.co/WfyjWLFKlx

Posted on Twitter Au lancement du nouveau site web de la Coop du marché Ste-Foy. Président d'honneur M. Jean Soulard. #villedequebec http://t.co/RDx62EvVxk

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Hommage à Michel Rivard au Parc Jean Déry à Cap-Rouge #villedequebec http://t.co/p16y2jxTbs

Posted on Twitter Avec les Acadiens de Québec pour leur fête nationale. Messe, tintamarre et souper communautaire #villedequebec

Two 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, what does a 74th guillotine mean? It means that we have one half hour to talk as we are doing now—which is not productive—one ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, construction of Quebec City's ice oval has been delayed. The federal government promised to pay one third of the cost of this infrastructure, but ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present a petition from citizens who believe that the mandate of the Office of the Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, the minister often compares Canada to other NATO countries. That bothers me because I think that an independent country should do things its own ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, last year CN produced a report about the condition of the Quebec Bridge. Even though this is a public safety issue, the CN report ...

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 ...

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 ...