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  • His favourite word is water.

Liberal MP for Lac-Saint-Louis (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 34.10% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, if you seek it I believe you would find agreement for the following motion. I move: That, at the conclusion of today's debate on ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin I have found over the years in looking at this issue that water is such a diffuse issue—I mean, so many people are working on it ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Youth Employment in Canada Thank you very much. I am brand new to this committee; I am substituting for someone. I've been thinking.... We all think about this issue a ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, in light of the UN report, which again sounds the alarm about the urgent need to take action to combat climate change, and in ...

Posted on Twitter Investissements infrastructurels = emplois pour la classe moyenne. @joeoliver1 doit annuler les coupes au Fonds Chantiers Canada. #Polcan

Posted on Twitter Infrastructure investment would create jobs for middle class families.@joeoliver1 must reverse the Building Canada cuts. #CdnPoli

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the government's use of job numbers from Kijiji has shown Canadians yet again that the Conservatives prefer to pick and choose unreliable numbers to ...

Spoke in the House on Transparency of Payments Made by Mining, Oil and Gas Corporations to Foreign Governments Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to start my speech by paying tribute to the bill's sponsor, my colleague from Scarborough—Guildwood. He believes strongly in this topic ...

Posted on Twitter Just asked the government why it's basing policies on data from Kijiji rather than reliable statistics. No real answer. #cdnopli

Posted on Twitter Je viens de demander au gouvernement Harper pourquoi il base ses décisions sur Kijiji au lieu des données solides. Pas de véritable réponse.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, Statistics Canada has confirmed that household debt is increasing and household wealth is linked to rising home values. Values are rising because of demographics ...

Spoke in the House on Science and Technology Fair Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate Debbie Cribb and her team at John Abbott College on hosting the 2014 Hydro-Québec Montreal Regional Science & Technology ...

Posted on Twitter Investissements infrastructurels = emplois pour la classe moyenne. @joeoliver1 doit annuler coupures au Fonds Chantiers Canada. #PolCan.  

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to wastewater produced by the hydraulic fracturing process: (a) what federal guidelines govern the release of this wastewater into Canada's watercourses; (b) what federal ...

Posted on Twitter It's #WorldWaterDay! Today, think about how you can help preserve this precious resource. #water #cdnpoli

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Nancy Charest Mr. Speaker, it was with great sadness that we learned of the sudden death of Nancy Charest. A lawyer, tax expert and member of the National ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria My question then is, how can we expect this resolution to be effective? It's obviously better than no resolution at all, but we're dealing with a ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals Thank you, Mr. Chair. My understanding is that what we're trying to do with this study is to see how the federal government, through its foothold ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to both witnesses for your testimony. I'm just trying to understand the historical arc of this issue. It was very ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Government's Role in Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse There are no specific rules apparently governing the nature of questions that may be put to the witnesses appearing before committees. So if I may just ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband ... In terms of the Gladue decision, which says that the judges should take account of the situation of an aboriginal defendant in sentencing, and so on, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 Thank you very much. This is a very interesting discussion, with multiple points of view represented at the table. That's what I guess makes it interesting. ...

Mentioned by West Island Gazette West Island MP calls on Ottawa to keep open Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue post office West Island MP Francis Scarpaleggia has added his voice to the chorus of local politicians and others lobbying federal officials to keep open the Canada Post post office in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. The Liberal MP for Lac-Saint-Louis, in letters to federal ...

Mentioned by West Island Gazette Federal West Island MP calls for hearings into Canadian rail security In the wake of an alleged terrorist plot to attack a Via Rail passenger train route, federal Liberal Member of Parliament Francis Scarpaleggia has called for hearings on Canadian rail security. On Monday, the Lac-Saint-Louis MP and Liberal critic for public ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ... Kevin Lamoureux, Dominic Leblanc, Lawrence MacAulay, John McCallum, David McGuinty, John McKay, Joyce Murray, Massimo Pacetti, Bob Rae, Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Judy Sgro, Scott Simms, Lise St-Denis, Justin Trudeau, Frank Valeriote ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca (blog) Reality Check: Conservative Spending Fictions in Budget 2013 Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ... Kevin Lamoureux, Dominic Leblanc, Lawrence MacAulay, John McCallum, David McGuinty, John McKay, Joyce Murray, Massimo Pacetti, Bob Rae, Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Judy Sgro, Scott Simms, Lise St-Denis, Justin Trudeau, Frank Valeriote ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca (blog) Politics on TV: Robocalls, Warawa and drug seizures Responding to the report was an MP panel of Candice Bergen, Randall Garrison and Francis Scarpaleggia, where Bergen noted that the government had increased the number of front-line officers, said that cuts were to redundant positions, and then tested ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca (blog) Why the Liberal Party will be opposing Budget 2013 Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ... Kevin Lamoureux, Dominic Leblanc, Lawrence MacAulay, John McCallum, David McGuinty, John McKay, Joyce Murray, Massimo Pacetti, Bob Rae, Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Judy Sgro, Scott Simms, Lise St-Denis, Justin Trudeau, Frank Valeriote ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-267 An Act respecting the preservation of Canada’s water resources

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-561 An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (mining activities)