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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.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Entrevue à CFIM - Radio des Îles - Bilan de la session parlementaire qui s'est terminée hier à Ottawa https://t.co/3eTc0MVBSl #polCan #polQc

Posted on Twitter Saignée de RCan dans l'Est, on veut nous faire croire que 30m de moins pour le TJ @iciestduquebec = pas un service de moindre qualité ? Allo

Posted on Twitter Charcutage sauvage de l'info dans les régions du Qc pour RCan le TJ @iciestduquebec passe de 60 à 30m http://t.co/DlKrVPOyHY #Polcan #PolQc

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)

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui - Deuxième heure de débat sur ma motion - M535 - visant à combattre le cynisme et à soustraire les... http://t.co/joAHCGBXxl

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui - Deuxième heure de débat sur ma motion - M535 - visant à combattre le cynisme et à soustraire les... http://t.co/RhvQl6lPI0

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Un parti qui refuse de jouer avec les règles traditionnelles du pouvoir. Je vous invite à suivre @Forcedemocratie ! #FetD #polCan #polQc

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)