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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.

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Posted on Twitter À Mtl pour le dîner annuel du Conseil national des chômeurs et chômeuses–CNC. Conférenciers Loraine Pintal et Pierre Céré. #Polcan #FetD

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Mon discours à la Chambre sur la tragédie d'hier - Vidéo: http://t.co/5cw9BrQWpW Verbatim : http://t.co/eflTAMotQ8 #PolCan #FetD

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Tout à fait d'accord ! “@kick1972: Ma chronique dans l'édition spéciale de LaPresse+ : http://t.co/jbXpL1Kus6” #Polcan #PolQc

Posted on Twitter En sécurité, confiné à notre bureau de la colline, frénésie et incertitude à propos des événements en cours. D'autres détails suivront.

Posted on Twitter En entrevue dans quelques instants à l'émission @Bernieretcie de Radio-Canada - Bonne journée !

Three days ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca A new NDP defection and a new political party As of this morning, the NDP is down another MP and the country is up another federal political party: Jean-François Larose, elected under the NDP banner in Repentigny, Que., in 2011, turned up at a news conference this morning with Jean-François Fortin, ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Former NDP, Bloc MPs form new Quebec-only party Former Bloc MP Jean-François Fortin and former NDP MP Jean-François Larose said the new party is dedicated to defending the interests of Quebec's regions, and decried what they saw as increasing centralization in the existing parties that ignored the will ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) New political party Forces et Démocratie is bad news for the Bloc and NDP On Tuesday, Quebec MPs Jean-François Fortin and Jean-François Larose have started a new political party called Forces et Démocratie. Fortin is a former Bloc Quebecois MP that has been sitting as an independent since last summer while Larose just ...

Posted on Twitter Allier les forces de nos régions ! Plus de détails ici : http://t.co/hXpRzN6uKJ http://t.co/traXmyTEYX

This week

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. ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the Maurice Lamontagne Institute library, Fisheries and Oceans Canada's only French-language library, is still in limbo because of the federal government. The books are ...

More than three months ago

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 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)