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NDP MP for Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 36.40% of the vote.

Three months ago

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 Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, the Bioproducts Development Center supports companies as they innovate and develop agricultural and agroforestry bioproducts. We are still debating a government bill, but we ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, first of all, I would like to acknowledge the work of my colleague from Vancouver Kingsway. It was very interesting watching him confront the ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I will have, at most, 20 minutes to talk about Bill C-35. That is actually a good thing because, as you can hear, I ...

Spoke in the House on Health Commissioner of Canada Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-604, An Act to establish the position of Health Commissioner of Canada and to amend certain Acts. Mr. Speaker, in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-604 An Act to establish the position of Health Commissioner of Canada and to amend certain Acts

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Use of Eco-certification in Wild-Capture and Aquaculture Fisheries Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to direct the attention of the committee to the following motion: That the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Sébastien Sasseville Mr. Speaker, running across Canada is quite a feat. Doing it while managing a condition such as type 1 diabetes is even more remarkable. Today, I ...

Spoke in the House on Supply Management Mr. Speaker, decades of hard work by cheesemakers and dairy farmers in my riding have helped to create wealth in our rural areas. On an island ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to respond to the last question from our Conservative friends. It is up to them to determine how long the moratorium ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, sometimes it is difficult to stay on top of legislation because there is so much of it, and I was astounded to learn that ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Mr. Chair, I did not want to make the following comments while the scientists were still here, because I wanted to let my colleagues do their ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under FISHERIES AND OCEANS I'll give you my question too, Madam Minister. On December 16, 2013, just before the House of Commons took a long break from work, the National ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Good, thank you. Mr. Faber, if I may.... I thank you for being with us today. I would like to take this opportunity to use your ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry This industry has changed a great deal over the past seven or eight years. It has hit an amazing cruising speed. Does Canadian Heritage consult with ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage ... Thank you, Ms. Mathyssen. Good morning, Mr. Norlock. Thank you for joining us to talk about your private member’s bill. As you have guessed, this bill ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's Preparations for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi Thank you. I appreciate that. Mr. Wilson, I am one of those Canadians who watch bobsleigh racing on the edge of my chair and then up ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's Preparations for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Fraser, it is always very useful for us to have you here. Thank you for joining us. In the previous round ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette PurGenesis is not shuttered, president insists Boulet was responding to criticism by opposition MP François Lapointe, who represents the riding where PurGenesis built its $13-million facility, in Montmagny, east of Quebec City. In an interview Monday with The Gazette, Lapointe questioned why the ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette PurGenesis is not shuttered, president insists Boulet was responding to criticism by opposition MP François Lapointe, who represents the riding where PurGenesis built its $13-million facility, in Montmagny, east of Quebec City. In an interview Monday with The Gazette, Lapointe questioned why the ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette PurGenesis: $3.5 million in grants, no activity “We checked the official registry, and there are six employees in that company,” said François Lapointe, the opposition NDP MP who represents Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup. “They received (an average of) about $1 million a year (in ...

Mentioned by National Post Make St. Jean Baptiste Day a national holiday to 'recongnize French ... François Lapointe, the Quebec MP for Montmagny, L'Islet, Kamouraska and Rivière-du-Loup, introduced a private member's bill on Tuesday to make June 24 a ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-433 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (student transportation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-432 An Act to amend the Holidays Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (St. John the Baptist Day)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-426 An Act to amend the Species at Risk Act (funding of atlassing)

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements ... Pierre-Luc Dusseault Réjean Genest Jonathan Genest-Jourdin Sadia Groguhé Dan Harris Sana Hassainia Pierre Jacob Matthew Kellway François Lapointe Alexandrine Latendresse Hélène LeBlanc Wayne Marston Marc-André Morin Marie-Claude Morin Pierre Nantel ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Mulcair campaign blitzes province François Lapointe, the MP for Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup, and Marie-Claude Morin, MP for Saint-Hya-cinthe-Bagot, kicked off their tour in the Joliette region last week. They plan to hit the rest of the province sometime before the Feb ...