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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.

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Coupes à la SRC : La saignée - mon texte dans Le Devoir -Un retour au M-Âge http://t.co/jxcu1gDDkm #radiocanada #polcan #polqc

Posted on Twitter Bonne Fête nationale du Québec ! http://t.co/eviao7KMCI

Posted on Twitter Drapeau du Québec - Pour ceux qui veulent afficher leurs couleurs [tout au long de l'année] ! J'offre un drapeau... http://t.co/LBeirjdR8m

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Et le nouveau chef du #BlocQc est Mario Beaulieu #polqc #polcan http://t.co/nujahDHc63

Posted on Twitter [Chefferie du Bloc Québécois] Le grand dévoilement se fera bientôt! http://t.co/BABjeQAqOy

Posted on Twitter [Dévoilement du nouveau chef du Bloc Québécois] Plusieurs entrevues ce matin, dont celles à Salut Bonjour et RDI... http://t.co/1dlHiLhS9e

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, on one hand, we have the Liberal and NDP leaders who are hiding under the robes of the Supreme Court justices to avoid having ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Conservatives said that federal penitentiaries have the tools to prevent helicopter-assisted escapes. That is true. What they did not say is that ...

Spoke in the House on Presence in Gallery Mr. Speaker, I seek the unanimous consent of the House to move the following motion: Given the National Assembly of Quebec's passage of Bill 52, the ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the workers at the Eastern Quebec Seafoods plant deserve better than platitudes from the minister. They deserve that the government stop treating them with ...

Spoke in the House on Champlain Bridge Mr. Speaker, following the election in Quebec, senior Conservatives said that they were eager to work with the new government on major files. I would like ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, it is all well and good to have a new government in Quebec that just tabled a new budget, but the fact remains that ...

Spoke in the House on Sports Mr. Speaker, on Friday, in response to my questions about Athletics Canada's unexplained and incomprehensible decision to hastily back out of the Coupe-Québec des nations 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on Sport Mr. Speaker, the 2014 edition of the Coupe-Québec des nations will take place in Montreal in September. This event will provide a unique opportunity to showcase ...

More than three months 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 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 ...

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)