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Forces et Démocratie MP for Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia (Québec)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Débat en pm #Motion535 contre le cynisme politique et le pouvoir des partis de museler les députés. http://t.co/asbMjOI1rl #polcan #FetD

Posted on Twitter Il est grand temps de revenir à ce qui devrait être : la démocratie. http://t.co/HmrnXwbSxv

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Work of Members of Parliament Mr. Speaker, tomorrow I will have the pleasure of opening debate on Motion No. 535, which is designed to empower MPs so that they can defend ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Mon collègue de @Forcedemocratie @jflarose siège présentement au Comité permanent de la défense comme membre de plein droit ! #FetD #PolCan

Posted on Twitter Vrai à Qc et Féd @sylvieaubutsrc Mobilisation à New Richmond: [...] selon des participants "On s'attaque aux régions" disent-ils #rceq #FetD

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Appuyons massivement ! #FetD #polqc #polcan “@CRE_GIM: Pour plus d'infos sur le mouvement #PasToucheMaRegion : http://t.co/7ZT0vBLMGa”

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Mentioned by The True North Times NDP Defect Forms New Federal Political Party With Ex-Bloc MP A new tyke will sit at the kids table from now on. As of this week, Former Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin and serendipitously named NDP defect Jean-François Larose have formed a new political party that seats both of them in the House of ...

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, on the weekend, thousands of people marched in Sorel to demonstrate their opposition to the unchecked use of the St. Lawrence River for exporting ...

Mentioned by The True North Times NDP Defect Forms New Federal Political Party With Ex-Bloc MP A new tyke will sit at the kids table from now on. As of this week, Former Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin and serendipitously named NDP defect Jean-François Larose have formed a new political party that seats both of them in the House of ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Merci ! Photo de @jflarose de @Forcedemocratie Une banière claire sur notre position @NonEnergieEst #FetD #Polcan http://t.co/QpJ7hzPCcY

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Ministerial Statements Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to speak today in this chamber where democracy is upheld. I would like to dedicate my opening words to the ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Fourth Quebec MP quits federal NDP Larose is joining Jean-François Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, to form Forces et Democratie, a party they say will be dedicated to defending the interests of Quebec's regions. Fortin quit the Bloc last summer, after hard core sovereigntist Mario Beaulieu ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Jean-François Fortin, Jean-François Larose form new political party Ex-Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, who has been sitting as an Independent since the summer, represents the riding of Haute-Gaspésie-La Mitis-Matane-Matapédia. Newly defected New Democrat Jean-François Larose represents the riding of ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Quebec MP quits federal NDP to form new party with ex-Bloc MP Larose is joining Jean-François Fortin, a former Bloc Québécois MP, to form Forces et Democratie, a party they say will be dedicated to defending the interests of Quebec's regions. Fortin quit the Bloc last summer, after hard core sovereigntist Mario Beaulieu ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Quebec MP quits NDP to start new party with ex-Bloc colleague Larose is joining Jean-François Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, to form Forces et Democratie, a party they say will be dedicated to defending the interests of Quebec's regions. Fortin quit the Bloc last summer, after hard core sovereigntist Mario Beaulieu ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans confirmed the MLI library closure, in violation of the Official Languages Act and against Commissioner Graham Fraser's advice. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, more and more megatankers are travelling down the St. Lawrence River. At the same time, the government is moving full steam ahead with promoting ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to see the NDP supporting the position that many people in the region have been arguing for since June. I will ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Marine Transportation Mr. Speaker, business people who contact the government want it to understand their needs and support them in their activities. Transport Canada's administrative burden forced Meridien ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, in its August 19 report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, the TSB, concluded that it is the role of government to implement a ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)