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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Health Canada’s study on neonicotinoid pesticides: (a) what is the mandate of the study; (b) when will the study be completed; (c) will ...

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House today, at about 9:00 p.m., to work for the people of Drummond. The Conservatives had opportunities ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the National Energy Board, the organization that is responsible for overseeing the safety of oil pipelines, estimates that it will have to spend $21 ...

Two 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 in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today because thousands of people in Drummond are opposed to the Canada Post cuts. People in my riding are ...

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 in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Prime Minister demonstrated the full breadth of his ignorance regarding the fight against climate change by opposing it to job creation. His ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I did not think it was possible, but the Conservatives' legendary incompetence when it comes to protecting the environment has just reached new heights. ...

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 in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this week is Canadian Environment Week, and today is World Environment Day. Many environmental groups have taken this opportunity to meet with members of ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, a former Conservative environment minister, the member for Thornhill, is complaining that his government is not getting enough credit for its efforts combatting climate ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... The percentages attributable to the economic downturn, basically those tied to the federal government. Thank you kindly, Mr. Hamilton. I'd like to congratulate you, minister, on ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin You are absolutely correct when you say that science is essential. Fortunately, the Experimental Lakes Area was saved just in time. Unfortunately, the federal government is ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Mr. Chair. My questions are for Ms. Patricia Chow-Fraser. Among other things, you talked about the consequences of climate change on the water quality ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Mr. Chair. This is a very fast-paced meeting. Mr. Sopuck had some questions and comments I was very interested in. I find that the ...

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 ...