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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Heartbroken about loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. Deepest condolences to his loved ones.

Mentioned by West Island Chronicle Lac St-Louis MP safe from Parliament Hill shooting Federal Lac St. Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia is safe from this morning's shooting at the National War Memorial on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the Chronicle has learned. His Pointe Claire office said Scarpaleggia, a Liberal MP, did call in to say he was off ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Fisheries Act is the federal government's main and, by far, most powerful legislative instrument for protecting Canada's lakes, rivers, and streams. In other ...

Posted on Twitter Motion du #PLC demande au gouv. de communiquer régul. sur les mesures protégeant la population contre les maladies dangereuses comme Ebola.

Posted on Twitter #LPC motion calls on fed govt to regularly communicate steps it is taking to protect public from spread of dangerous diseases like Ebola.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Amazing turn out at the Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle Liberal nomination meeting!!

This week

Posted on Twitter Le #PLC investira dans notre avenir avec rigueur et de façon responsable, tout en respectant l’environnement et en écoutant nos communautés.

Posted on Twitter #LPC will invest in our future in a responsible and disciplined way, while respecting the environment and listening to our communities.

A week ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... It has been a long day, Mr. Chair. It was second reading, of course. I have a few questions. You mentioned the right of the victim ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the “Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality” are weaker than drinking water standards in other national jurisdictions. Canada has no standard for certain substances, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to speak to this motion. I will be sharing my time with my colleague from Halifax West. The Cacouna ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, to date the government has failed in its feeble attempts to reach its own greenhouse gas reduction targets. The cause of this failure: federal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on Georgian Bay Channel to Lock 45--Port Severn Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in the House today to discuss Motion No. 502. The motion asks the federal government to invest money ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Walter Pacholka Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay respects to a true gentleman, Walter Pacholka, who passed away earlier this summer. I am grateful and honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Government Spending Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's initial response to the global economic crisis was to tell Canadians that it provided some great buying opportunities. Then the Conservatives ...

Spoke in the House on George Gate Mr. Speaker, this past summer, the world of swimming lost a true giant. It was in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, for over three decades, at what was Canada's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act No problem. The results must be provided to the minister no later than one year after the completion, with all results being reported for trials or ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you, I appreciate that. I find it odd as to why we don't have a stronger bill, because they're the same corporations that are in ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Scarpaleggia says 'Let's Talk' with constituents When he is not working in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Lac St. Louis MP Francis Scarpaleggia likes to make sure that all constituents in his riding, roughly 42,000 doors, can be heard if need be. And while e-mail and telephone calls are very helpful, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Case of Sergei Magnitsky Thank you, Mr. Chair. This is an extremely fascinating presentation. In terms of the judiciary in Russia, I understand how you can have corrupt government officials ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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)