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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Veuillez noter que mon bureau sera fermé du 22 décembre au 2 janvier 2015 inclusivement pour la période des... http://t.co/RPm0SIgyOV

Posted on Twitter Je souhaite de joyeuses fêtes à tous les citoyens et citoyennes de Drummond! http://t.co/kupPczWE2y

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter La semaine dernière à Ottawa, j'ai organisé une rencontre avec des représentants de l'initiative Dialogues pour... http://t.co/wV0yxhFDu2

This week

Posted on Twitter Message aux citoyens de la circonscription de Drummond: Veuillez noter que mon bureau sera fermé du 22 décembre... http://t.co/POqXVgiC2i

Posted on Twitter Ce matin, j'ai fait la tournée des maisons d'hébergement pour personnes âgées dans le MRC de Drummond afin de... http://t.co/12bqzLcXyd

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A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, whereas China and the United States have struck a deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the most recent Canada-U.S. air quality agreement presented by ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Motor Vehicle Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I unfortunately listened to the speech by my colleague with a great deal of fear and concern. I will nonetheless make my speech on ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House once again to talk about the fight against climate change. As we know, the UN climate change conference is ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to once again defend the interests of my constituents in Drummond, and across Canada, regarding the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Mills, for being with us today. I agree with you that garbage is not a waste but, rather, a ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to talk about Canada's Species at Risk Act. This week, COSEWIC stated that the status of the beluga, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it is hard to trust a minister who would rather attack her own constituents than tackle their problems. As the the United Nations conference ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I would like to revisit a question that I asked the hon. Minister of the Environment concerning a report issued by Germanwatch. This report ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses today for their recommendations. From a federal perspective, they are really interesting. The federal government ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 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 ...

Three months ago

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. ...

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 ...