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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

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, instead of helping workers who lose their jobs and fall on tough times, the federal government is doing precisely the opposite and acting like ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Quebeckers had the courage to hold a non-partisan debate on the right to die with dignity. However, the federal government has always refused to ...

Posted on Twitter [Information régionale] Nos contestations ont porté fruit - Le Journal Le Soleil se ravise et maintiendra des... http://t.co/KQG394Ufy7

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the members of Forces et démocratie agree to apply the vote and will vote in favour of the motion.

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, when the provincial premiers met in Ottawa last week, they reiterated that it is critically important for the federal government to invest in infrastructure. ...

Posted on Twitter Les @ProdLaitQc à Ottawa pour des rencontres politiques. Où sont les compensations promises par le Gvt http://t.co/Zh421Dcfh9 #polcan #polqc

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Ma réaction de ce matin à la suggestion du Conseil du Patronat du Québec de fermer des municipalités #PolCan #PolQc http://t.co/YocVcrCnIa

Posted on Twitter Ma réaction et celle de @PascalBerube sur la suggestion du CPQ de fermer les mun. dévitalisées du Qc http://t.co/rTXT3fKvkH #PQ #FetD #polqc

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, an independent study that was conducted in Quebec and made public today has confirmed communities' concerns about the possibility of an oil spill from ...

Posted on Twitter Ma question d'aujourd'hui au ministre des ressources naturelles. note: Je fais référence à l'article suivant :... http://t.co/fhWe10vVQi

Posted on Twitter Entrevue à CFIM aux Îles - Les enjeux politiques actuels (à Ottawa) - https://t.co/7SqNaN6clu #FetD #PolCan #PolQc @Forcedemocratie #IDLM

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the government has decided to postpone the budget to April at the earliest. In our opinion, that decision is completely irresponsible. Of course, the ...

Three 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 ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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)