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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.

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 weeks ago

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

Three weeks 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

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 ...

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

A month ago

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

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 ...

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 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 ...