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Conservative MP for Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 45.70% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Entrevue au micro de @RDSca avec le maire @CussonAlexandre #JDQ2015 http://t.co/SlearmIG84

Posted on Twitter Aux @Jeuxduquebec avec le maire @CussonAlexandre pour encourager l'équipe du SLSJ vs Centre-du-Qc! http://t.co/c8v3SMcicd

Posted on Twitter #polcan #cdnpoli @DevEconCan @CanEconDev http://t.co/HVQwsRtNhp

Posted on Twitter Notre gvt contribue à favoriser l'essor du tourisme hivernal, secteur profitable à l'économie #polcan http://t.co/qFfmFqDMI2

Posted on Twitter En direct du relais-cabane de St-Majorique ce matin! #polcan http://t.co/CX8f8IyPS5

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Just finished a roundtable in Quebec City: #economy, jobs creation and long term prosperity. Our gvt listens and takes action #cdnpoli

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, we have been ready for business since April 1 of last year to receive projects from provinces and municipalities. In the provincial-territorial component of ...

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

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, we have doubled the gas tax fund and made it permanent. This year, since the beginning of the program, the new building Canada fund ...

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

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, since we took office in 2006, Canada has consistently ranked atop the G7 countries in total investment in infrastructure as a percentage of GDP. ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, when the Prime Minister gave this interview, he was talking about the people of Quebec. I travel around Quebec regularly and I can say ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the new building Canada plan is the longest and biggest ever in the country. We have done that with respect for jurisdictions. That is ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, that is exactly what we are doing. We have introduced the largest and longest infrastructure plan in Canadian history in partnership with the provinces ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Champlain Bridge Mr. Speaker, we are proud of our progress on the new bridge over the St. Lawrence, the new Champlain Bridge. The process has been open and ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the preamble to the question is entirely false. I had the pleasure of being at that meeting. The Caisse de dépôt et placement du ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP MP Corrects Tory Minister's 'Baseless' Talking Points On Wednesday, NDP foreign affairs critic and former public school teacher Paul Dewar took to Facebook to post his corrections to a statement on the Iraq mission released by Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Denis Lebel. Dewar, unsurprisingly, gave Lebel's ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NDP MP and former teacher Paul Dewer 'schools' Tory on ISIS combat memo An NDP Member of Parliament has grown so frustrated by government talking points on Canada's military presence in Iraq that he has returned to his roots as a public school teacher and graded them. Harshly. Paul Dewar took umbrage with a “fact sheet” released by Conservative MP Denis Lebel, which sought to counter the current confusion about the Canadian military's role in Iraq by, in part, saying the media has been dishonest about what role the military was playing in the battle against ISIS militants. The issue ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Fairview Post Warkentin announces gas tax funding Chris Warkentin, MP, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced Nov. 18 that the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by SooToday.com Federal Gas Tax Fund supports infrastructure in Sault OTTAWA - Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions ...

Mentioned by SooToday.com Federal Gas Tax Fund supports infrastructure in Sault OTTAWA - Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities, and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun MPs' $1.4B summer spending spree Infrastructure/Quebec regional economic development Minister Denis Lebel was the biggest spender in cabinet this summer, having handed out $400.2 million in cheques, including $425,000 to organizers of the RBC Canadian Open Golf Tournament in Montreal. (Simon Clark/QMI ... The minister who signed the most cheques this summer was Heritage Minister and Winnipeg MP Shelly Glover with 126 cheques worth a combined $15.4 million, mostly to summer festivals, arts and culture groups, and sporting events.

Spoke at the Transport committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA POST CORPORATION, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you committee members. It's a pleasure to see all of you again, and I'm looking forward to continuing to ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 5b under INFRASTRUCTURE, COMMUNITIES AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It is always a pleasure and an honour to be here. First I would like to congratulate you, Mr. Chair, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Expenditure Plans for Transport Canada in 2012-13 and Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, thank you for the invitation to meet with the committee today to address our main estimates, and update ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-57 An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to amend the Aeronautics Act, the Canada Marine Act, the Marine Liability Act and the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Members of the committee, I am very happy and honoured to be here with you. Mr. Chair, thank you for ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-52 An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air and railway transportation and arbitration)

Spoke at the Transport committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-13: Vote 60b under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you for the invitation to meet with your committee today to provide an update on the transport, infrastructure, and ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-2013: Votes 5b and 10b under ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES ... Thank you very much. It is a pleasure to be with you today to speak about some aspects of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and to ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, Mr. Bourdon, and members. Thank you for the opportunity to be here to discuss these proposed amendments to the Railway ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 55 and 60 under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you for inviting me to meet with the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities to provide an update ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-17 An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act