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NDP MP for Vaudreuil-Soulanges (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 43.60% of the vote.

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Mentioned by National Post Ottawa shooting witness from inside Parliament: 'There is still an active shooter ... OTTAWA — NDP MP Jamie Nicholls swings open the door to the stairwell, his face frantic: “There's a security threat. There's an active shooter. Get to cover.” Behind me, a House of Commons security guard blows past, hand on his holster. It is shortly before ...

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter We heard shots during our caucus, yelling and fled for safety. I am safe in lockdown.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Le #PCC et les libéraux ont rejeté notre motion. "Le #NPD rejette tout projet pétrolier dans le Port de Gros-#Cacouna http://t.co/tKIZ9T1FY3

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Mon nouveau bulletin électronique! // Ny new e-newsletter! http://t.co/jeA98NkwOh #polcan #cdnpoli #npd #ndp #cacouna #transcanada

Posted on Twitter I am proud to give local photographers an opportunity to have one of their photos published in my 2015 calendar! http://t.co/ZLB1KsmNLX

Posted on Twitter Je suis fier d’offrir aux photographes d’ici la chance de voir leurs œuvres publiées dans mon calendrier 2015! http://t.co/UweQ5WoF3U

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we in the NDP respect science just as we respect the law. At home, we have a piece of legislation called the Environment Quality ...

Posted on Twitter #Cacouna : le #NPD revient à la charge http://t.co/dQskq61CZK #polcan

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, the member mentions appeasement. He mentions terrorists and terrorism. I am disturbed by the gross simplification in the House, in the debate, and the ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to start today, in discussing this bill, by telling where this legislation has actually come from. It was about 44 years ...

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin by saying that we will oppose this Conservative bill. This bill does nothing for victims, it is unconstitutional and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the speech from my colleague; however, I have a question for him. We regularly speak to people across Canada. I know that ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to address some of the comments the member for Cambridge has been making during this debate. We should not live in ...

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, there have been 74 time allocation motions, as disturbing as that is; as you know, it is the curtailment of debate in the House. ...

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to share with my colleague and Conservative members the comments of Michael Parkinson, the community engagement coordinator for the Waterloo Region ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities I want to continue on the emerging sectors of the economy that I was mentioning and give a chance to the other witnesses to answer this ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you. My next question is for Ms. Gionet. I am James Nicholls, the deputy NDP critic for official languages. Regarding the data you collected, I ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you. I just find the lack of transparency regrettable, Mr. Chair, coming from Monsieur Gourde. I've been here for three years now. Monsieur Gourde has ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. My question is for Mr. Dubé. I know that in terms of immigration in Moncton from 1997 to 2001 there were 8.8 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities and Main Estimates 2014-15: ... We have heard the same thing from other witnesses, talking about road map programs not receiving the funding on time. It really does hamper the abilities ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Dr. Galbraith, thank you for being with us. As an economist you have a great name, following in the footsteps of another ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on CBC/Radio-Canada's programming following recent budget cuts Ms. Kinch, in a moment I'm going to ask you to confirm if these 10 job cuts in Quebec are the only ones that will be ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... We've talked about in the short terms that natural gas won't answer the energy crisis in Ukraine. To be realistic, researchers at Stanford and the University ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Voting on Bill C-45: So much standing, sitting and signing of Christmas cards 8:06pm. For whatever reason—in celebration of the his side's slow vote?—the NDP's Jamie Nicholls just tweeted this picture of a sloth. 8:08pm. And now a penis joke, courtesy of Tony Clement. #SlowVoting by NDP now succeeded by quick voting by Liberals.

Mentioned by CBC.ca (blog) CNOOXen Watch: Pro-merger lobbyists hit the Hill to sell the deal September 6: Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney; September 12: Conservative MP Rona Ambrose (Note: Filing lists her as "Member of Parliament", not minister); September 13: New Democrat MPs Helene LeBlanc and Peter Julian; September ... September 25: New Democrat MPs Jamie Nicholls, Peter Julian and Dan Harris and OLO staffers Tim Howlett and Steve Moran as well as separate meetings with Liberal Leader Bob Rae and Liberal MPs Scott Brison, Wayne Easter, David McGuinty, Geoff ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail 'I love Big Bird!': The best tweets from MPs watching the presidential debate Treasury Board President Tony Clement: “I love Big Bird! RT @mebuell Democracy at work, folks. Our politicians are approachable, across all parties. Case in point? @tonyclementcpc”. NDP MP Jamie Nicholls: “I like big bird too, but I prefer Ernie and Bert.

Mentioned by West Island Gazette Public get chance to voice opinions on proposed changes to federal ridings in ... The public in the Off-Island region west of Montreal can get more details about proposed changes to the federal electoral ridings in their area in the coming weeks during a series of open houses, one held by local MP Jamie Nicholls, and another held by the ...

Mentioned by CJAD NDP urges government to get tough on gas "Like all Montrealers, we're all scratching our heads about why gas is so expensive," says Jamie Nicholls, the NDP Natural Resources and Energy critic. The official opposition in Ottawa is calling on the Conservatives to create an ombudsman position to monitor gas prices. ... The MP is also calling on the Federal government to stop subsidizing the gas companies to the tune of $1.3 billion a year. "Those are your taxes that are going towards this industry and you are not seeing any benefit at the pump." Share This ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-395 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transportation benefits)