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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 41.40% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to join this debate and address Bill C-32, the victims bill of rights act, which sets out ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, I rise in this national victims of crime awareness week, wherein this year's theme is “taking action” to ensure that the needs of victims ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Our meeting today with regard specifically to the questions of the Kassab population comes at a time when there have been a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca The mystery of Irwin Cotler's poisoning in Russia Liberal MP Irwin Cotler claims he was deliberately poisoned during a trip to Moscow in 2006, and his story is the stuff of a Cold War spy novel. Cotler surprised people last week when he said publicly that he believed he was poisoned while on a visit to Russia ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, in response to the question of the member for Charlottetown, the Minister of Justice said that the Liberal government ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Irwin Cotler On Why He Believes He Was Poisoned In Russia Justice Minister Irwin Cotler, the MP for Mount Royal, joins supporters outside the leaders debate in Montreal on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006. The federal election will be held on Jan. 23, 2006.(CP PHOTO/Andrew Vaughan) ...

Mentioned by Owen Sound Sun Times MP Irwin Cotler says he was poisoned on Russia junket 0 OTTAWA — There are whales, whoppers and nose-stretchers, so pick your poison when it comes to the story of Irwin Cotler's brush with Russian operatives. The Liberal MP sprung the tale of how he was targeted after he and other officials and legislators ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun MP Irwin Cotler says he was poisoned on Russia junket OTTAWA — There are whales, whoppers and nose-stretchers, so pick your poison when it comes to the story of Irwin Cotler's brush with Russian operatives. The Liberal MP sprung the tale of how he was targeted after he and other officials and legislators ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network Liberal MP Irwin Cotler says he was poisoned on junket OTTAWA - There are whales, whoppers and nose-stretchers, so pick your poison when it comes to the story of Irwin Cotler's brush with Russian operatives. The Liberal MP sprung the tale of how he was targeted after he and other officials and legislators were ...

Mentioned by Simcoe Reformer MP Irwin Cotler says he was poisoned on Russia junket 0 OTTAWA — There are whales, whoppers and nose-stretchers, so pick your poison when it comes to the story of Irwin Cotler's brush with Russian operatives. The Liberal MP sprung the tale of how he was targeted after he and other officials and legislators ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the appointment to the Supreme Court of Justice Marc Nadon, and the information provided to MPs on the ad hoc committee and available ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to applications to the Minister of Justice for ministerial review of criminal convictions: (a) for each year since 2002, (i) how many applications for ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, this week I delivered the keynote address at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, a moving and inspiring gathering of dissidents and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to table a petition on behalf of Canadians who are concerned about cuts to Canada Post mail delivery that ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in the Central African Republic Mr. Chair, I would like to commend the member for Kitchener—Conestoga for his remarks this evening, both in chronological sequence and substantively. I want to say ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Tuesday, February 11th Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to begin by commending both our witnesses. I'll be putting a question to Jared Genser. I thought your independent report ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-561 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking and transplanting human organs and other body parts)

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I also want to welcome the witness. I appreciate his testimony. I want to mention this parenthetically for the record, I think ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Macrae, I want to thank you for your reporting, and particularly the courage that underpins it. I read recently your article ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you for being with us, Ms. Harrison. I was truly touched by an article you wrote in The Globe and Mail a year ago in ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka One of the things I find most disconcerting is not only the spate of human rights violations but really the accompanying culture of impunity, and the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you, Mr. Chairman. In the course of the second Universal Periodic Review in 2012, Canada made a number of recommendations. Basically the focus of its ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-537 An Act to ensure legislative compliance with the Canadian Bill of Rights and the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-54, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National ... Yes, Mr. Chairman. This is a “for a greater certainty” clause, a phraseology not unknown, ensuring that court and review board decisions accord with the following ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-359 An Act to Protect Canadian Citizens Abroad

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-339 An Act to condemn corruption and impunity in Russia in the case and death of Sergei Magnitsky

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-554 An Act to Protect Canadian Citizens Abroad