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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

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 ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Posted on Twitter Forces et démocratie devient officiellement un parti ! http://t.co/euTN3Ikhzt @lp_lapresse #Polcan #Polqc Détails : http://t.co/p5c32V749s

Posted on Twitter "@lavantageqcca: Forces et Démocratie - Parti reconnu par Élections Canada http://t.co/jxx6JWIxQd" #Polcan

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Rencontre avec le "monde" de l'Édition: enjeux et défis - j'ai aussi fait quelques trouvailles ! #PolCan #PolQc #FetD http://t.co/jEoUn9pUii

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter [Estrie] En tournée de consultation aujourd'hui - de belles rencontres avec des élus - citoyens - regroupements -... http://t.co/1dNsgks9bW

Posted on Twitter Doublons la mise ! http://t.co/iZMBSxOQXY levée de fonds pour lutter contre le projet Énergie-Est @Coulepascheznou ! #tlmep #polcan

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Hier,j'ai rencontré des membres du conseil d'administration de Via Rail ainsi que son nouveau PDG M. Yves... http://t.co/FcfcJD6j28

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Two months 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 ...

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)