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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Petite lecture @BDrainvillePQ http://t.co/Q19XwyJm8Q #TLMEP @Forcedemocratie s'oppose aussi au projet Énergie Est @Coulepascheznou #polcan

Posted on Twitter Faux @BDrainvillePQ Forces et Démocratie à Ottawa @Forcedemocratie est contre le pipeline énergie Est #TLMEP #polcan #polqc

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Des réformes démocratiques à l'agenda ! #polcan #polqc #FetD http://t.co/S1utzMqliq

This week

Posted on Twitter En onde dans quelques instants sur la chaîne @versusbsl

Posted on Twitter En onde dans quelques instants sur le chaîne @VersusBSL (radio Web). On parle politique et régions ! http://t.co/cE1QicZub7 #polqc #polcan

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Raïf Badawi: 2ème séance de coups de fouet reportée -Arabie Saoudite- Maintenons la pression ! Détails : http://t.co/OMvuNWfvzm #Polcan

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, if I may, I would like to join my colleagues in thanking you, the staff of the House and the security personnel, including the ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to rise in support of Motion No. 535, which I moved. First of all, I want to thank ...

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 Work of Members Mr. Speaker, people have become extremely cynical when it comes to politics, and we must recognize that. It is our responsibility to question how we do ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last week a group of Quebeckers from Lanaudière and the Lower St. Lawrence were in Ottawa and came to Parliament Hill to speak out ...

Spoke in the House on Forces et démocratie Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to confirm that Forces et démocratie met all of the criteria set out by Elections Canada and is now a ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the truth behind TransCanada's energy east project is that the pipeline would have a serious impact on fragile natural environments and the people living ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the Lac-Mégantic disaster showed that everyday citizens are the ones who have to assume the risks, including the financial risks, of shipping oil. Elected ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders moved: That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: (a) to add the following after Standing Order 14: “14.1 For the purposes of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Fourth Quebec MP quits federal NDP to form new party with ex-Bloc MP 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 Huffington Post Canada Jean-Francois Larose Quits NDP To Form Party With Ex-Bloc MP 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 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 ...

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)