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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 51.60% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Un gouvernement néo-démocrate interdirait la publicité alimentaire destinée aux enfants partout au Canada afin de... http://t.co/WzNbYIbmos

Posted on Twitter Ce matin, avec mon adjoint Daniel Lemire. Nous avons visité les résidents du Centre d’Hébergement St-Frédéric,... http://t.co/8hZoh59PH2

Posted on Twitter Ce matin, j'ai rencontré la famille Mariotti de Drummondville pour discuter du Crédit d'impôt pour personnes... http://t.co/7d6lLMa9qN

Posted on Twitter Félicitations à SOPREMA Canada, fleuron de l'entrepreneuriat drummondvillois, pour la mise en place de mesures... http://t.co/RQVFanRpyF

Posted on Twitter Par sa longévité, MicroAge représente incontestablement un bel exemple de succès tant à l'échelle locale que... http://t.co/ST3O2T4bH4

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development in relation ...

Posted on Twitter La Fromagerie Lemaire a remporté dernièrement la première position dans la catégorie "Fromage suisse" lors de la... http://t.co/f8QkCQiimB

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I would just like to remind my hon. colleague that his government slashed funding by a third and cut one-third of the scientific positions ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Mentioned by Toronto Star NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as two more staffers file lawsuits Bouchra Taibi, who was working for New Democrat MP Hélène Leblanc, and Melanie Bellemare, who was working for MP François Choquette, both accuse the party of wrongful dismissal. Taibi filed a lawsuit in the summer while Bellemare is expected to do ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, under the Conservatives we no longer have a credible mechanism to determine whether projects are socially acceptable. The pipeline assessment process has been completely ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I am rising in the House today to speak to Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, a report released this week outlines the complete failure of the Conservative government and previous governments when it comes to protecting species at risk. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also thank you, Madam Minister, for being here with us. While the minister is here, I will take this opportunity to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Mr. Speaker, of course a $1 billion liability seems like a lot. It is an improvement. Nonetheless, my colleague surely knows the estimated cost of the ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, liability in the nuclear energy sector is one of our concerns. Increasing the liability to $1 billion is a good start. However, the Japanese ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and Order ... That's excellent. Actually, I think climate change will be the challenge of our generation and future generations. The Copenhagen conference was criticized, as you know, by ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to talk about the environment once again. As everyone knows, we had the honour of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... Thank you. Because I don't have much time left, I will ask you three questions all at once. You can take the time you need to ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I ask my first question, I would like to come back to this study, which we conducted a while ago. We ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials If I understand you correctly, then, the federal government has not done anything so far in that regard; it hasn't had any involvement in the circular ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I would like to go back to the polluter-pays principle. I think this is very important to talk about within this study. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for their contributions today. I'd like to ask you about some very relevant issues, such as ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I ask my questions, I would like to say that the motion before us pertains to the management of municipal solid ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-493 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Ashuapmushuan River, Mistassini River and Peribonka River)

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements Niki Ashton Carol Hughes Jean-François LaRose Francine Raynault François Choquette Nathan Cullen Fin Donnelly Alex Atamanenko Brian Masse Paul Dewar Charlie Angus Linda Duncan Irene Mathyssen Claude Gravelle Hélène Laverdière Hoang Mai Peggy Nash ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Manitoba MP Niki Ashton joins crowded NDP leadership race Switching easily from English to French – she learned French in immersion classes – Ashton was accompanied by two NDP MP backers, Jean-François Larose from Repentigny and François Choquette from Drummond. Her announcement was made in a restaurant in ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Manitoba MP joins crowded NDP race Switching easily from English to French - she learned French in immersion classes - Ashton was accompanied by two NDP MP backers, Jean-François Larose from Repentigny and François Choquette from Drummond. Her announcement was made in a restaurant in ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Niki Ashton is the newest, youngest NDP leadership hopeful Ashton was joined at the launch by first-time Quebec MPs Jean-François Larose and François Choquette. She did not centre out any leadership rivals. “For me it is very important that we're not running against any other candidate, for us it's putting ...

Mentioned by National Post (blog) Road map to a potential NDP breakthrough This time around, the NDP are fielding François Choquette, an adult education teacher. Brossard-La Prairie: This is one of only two ridings outside the Greater Montreal Area that the Liberals won in 2008, after a recount found Alexandra Mendès beat the ...