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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.

A week ago

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 Jean-René Michaud Mr. Speaker, Gilles Michaud of Kamouraska is one of those people who gives selflessly to improve the lives of people in his community. He worked in ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the oil port project in Cacouna and the activities associated with marine traffic for the years 2013 and 2014: what statistical data has ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, there is an expression in Quebec that we used to hear all the time, until about 10 years ago or so, to the effect ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and ... That is in no way consistent with the information I had. In a modern world, information requests are indeed made electronically. People ask that we send ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the government has been irresponsible regarding the fight against greenhouse gas emissions and it is no better when it comes to protecting species. Yesterday ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... I can perhaps help my colleague with this question. Mr. Kamp, I think you are looking at this from the wrong angle. If the distance is ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-18. The official opposition supported it at second reading but will ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I am not entirely pleased to be rising in the House today. It is not because of you, Mr. Speaker. It is always nice ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on South Shore Youth Foundation Mr. Speaker, Nelson Mandela said that “the greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”. For over 20 ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to revisit a question I asked on September 24. I will remind the public of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Fergusson, could you provide more details about the options you are proposing in your report? One of them is to maintain ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...