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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Bravo à #Alma pour l'obtention de la 52e finale des @JeuxduQuebec d'hiver 2017! #JDQ2017

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Merci au #mairevicto @AlainRayes pour son invitation, à la @ccibfe pour l'organisation et à la @VilledeVicto pour son accueil unique!#PolCan

Didn't vote on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Didn't vote on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Ce soir, j’ai l’immense plaisir d’être l’invité d’honneur de mon ami @AlainRayes. Souper du maire de la @ccibfe à @VilledeVicto! #polcan

Posted on Twitter Great initiative today. Talk about it! #BellLetsTalk #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Belle initiative aujourd’hui. Parlez-en! #BellCause #PolCan

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Le Point: Des familles fortes. Un Canada fort. À lire ici: http://t.co/EoLs8mtThy #polcan

A week ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Champlain Bridge Mr. Speaker, as I said recently, the NDP believes that just because it thinks it is going to snow this winter, they can take the credit ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, how interesting it is to hear the member say that things were moving along thanks to him, then to see him turn around and ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, as my colleague knows very well, we just introduced the biggest and most long-term infrastructure plan in our country's history. Wastewater treatment is covered ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his work and support on this important matter. Last week, the Prime Minister announced a significant ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, as we have already said, a legal process is underway and a ruling was recently handed down. We will continue to have discussions with ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the premise of this question is completely wrong. We already invested a lot last year in municipalities, and we will continue to do so. ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastrucure Mr. Speaker, I would like to remind my colleague that as a former minister of finance, if he believes so much in infrastructure, he should have ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, never in the history of this country has a government supported municipalities as much as we have. I realize that my colleagues do not ...

More than three months ago

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