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Bloc MP for Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 36.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Passage à Radio-Canada [Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine] cet après-midi pour discuter de sécurité ferroviaire et... http://t.co/DwzwLO3O3u

Posted on Twitter Bloc québécois - André Bellavance veut rallier les souverainistes http://t.co/0L7FpA8DwX via @ledevoir #polcan #polqc #blocqc #cdescom”

This week

Posted on Twitter André Bellavance veut démontrer la pertinence du Bloc http://t.co/oe1qcB2doe via @lp_lapresse

Posted on Twitter BLOGUE Radio-Canada: couper dans le muscle - Jean-François Fortin, député du Bloc québécois http://t.co/RiQZPPfjjk via @HuffPostQuebec

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Défi relevé à l'Aqua-neige 2014 ! Vidéo ici : https://t.co/PVSgGx48pU... http://t.co/F21gv17HSa

Spoke in the House on Hon. Jim Flaherty Mr. Speaker, it was with shock, sadness and compassion that my colleagues and I learned yesterday of the death of Jim Flaherty, who had been a ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, one of the first things the new Quebec government will do is reintroduce, as is, the bill on the right to die with dignity. ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, it is unimaginable that, in 2014, there are still tens of thousands of Quebeckers who cannot assert their right to work in French. In ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, once again, considering that this is the 61st gag order that the government has imposed since winning the 2011 election, it is clear that ...

Posted on Twitter J'interviens aux communes pour demander l'application de la #Loi101 aux entreprises œuvrant sous charte fédérale au Québec #Polcan #PolQc

A month ago

Mentioned by Straight.com Open letter: 300 researchers call for decriminalization of sex work in Canada Mr. Jean-François Fortin, MP, Interim Leader of the Bloc Québécois, Ms. Elizabeth May, MP, Leader of the Green Party of Canada,. Dear Sirs and Madam, Re: Evidence-Based Call for Decriminalization of Sex Work in Canada and Opposition to Criminalizing ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the Commissioner of Official Languages, Graham Fraser, released his final report on the investigation he was conducting on the government's commitment to close the ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Supreme Court has just delivered a slap in the face to the Conservative government, the NDP and the Liberals, all members of an ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, after a year of unilateral decisions, restrictions and deadlines, yesterday Ottawa finally gave up on its idea of imposing a job training program on ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I want to start by saying that the Bloc Québécois will support the motion to refer this question of privilege to committee. As we ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Good morning everyone. Thank you to the witnesses for being with us today. My amendment is fairly simple. Although it's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions Thank you, Mr. Chair. First off, I'd like to mention that amendment BQ-2 and amendment BQ-3 are consistent with amendment BQ-1. I'll explain the principle underlying ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-553 An Act to amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-550 An Act to amend the National Housing Act (payment to provinces)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you very much. I would like to add to the comments of my colleague, Ms. May. In fact, this motion deprives us of a fundamental ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia 2012 and ... Good afternoon. I would like to thank the committee members for their work, which is important in the circumstances. First of all, I would like to ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Claude Patry's defection to Bloc a superficial cut: Hébert MP Claude Patry, middle front, walks with Bloc Québécois members Louis Plamondon, left to right, Paillé, André Bellavance, Jean-François Fortin and Maria Mourani as they make their way to the House of Commons on Thursday. By: Chantal Hébert National ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) McMurtry, Chrétien, Romanow toasted as Modern Makers of Canada Award Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, Liberal MP John McCallum, NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Hoang Mai and Sadia Groguhé. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke. Liberal MP Marc Garneau and Liberal Senator Claudette Tardif. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Energy efficiency is key to our energy future | hilltimes.com Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, Liberal MP John McCallum, NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Hoang Mai and Sadia Groguhé. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke. Liberal MP Marc Garneau and Liberal Senator Claudette Tardif. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) That's news to Herb Gray | hilltimes.com Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, Liberal MP John McCallum, NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Hoang Mai and Sadia Groguhé. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke. Liberal MP Marc Garneau and Liberal Senator Claudette Tardif. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Week Ahead in Parliament Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, Liberal MP John McCallum, NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Hoang Mai and Sadia Groguhé. The Hill Times photograph by Steve Gerecke. Liberal MP Marc Garneau and Liberal Senator Claudette Tardif. The Hill Times ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-467 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (labour dispute)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-341 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit — new graduates working in designated regions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-234 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (maximum — special benefits)