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NDP MP for Compton—Stanstead (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 47.60% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/dxkQbX0ghJ

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the Ferme aux Champêtreries, a social economy enterprise in Haut-Saint-François, creates jobs for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 who need ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No 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 Food Safety Mr. Speaker, free trade agreements alone will not improve our trade balance, especially not the ones negotiated by this government. For example, the free trade agreement ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, we said that we would support the bill and we will definitely do so at this stage because the bill is still a good ...

Posted on Twitter "@ThomasMulcair: What a treat to run into @DavidSuzuki in #Toronto. Keep up the great work, David! #cdnpoli http://t.co/OCHZ4Idm47" Peace!

Posted on Twitter Troquer nos libertés contre notre sécurité? Pas question. RT et envoyez un message clair à Stephen Harper : http://t.co/5hVNF95755 #polcan

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Employment and Skills Training for Offenders Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. One of my first remarks would be that it's a well-known fact that there are a lot of criminals hiding ...

Posted on Twitter Se faire traiter de "cônes oranges" par le 1er Ministre... Mmm pas sur que c'est très parlementaire ça M. Le President...

Posted on Twitter #SNL40 Made me laugh for hours tonite! Sadly we don't see much of that great sense of humour anymore. SMartin and BMurray still very funny!

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Pour votre info @AMarieDussault l'@OMM_Officiel est géographiquement sur le territoire de Compton-Stanstead et la moitié du Parc!

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, the subject today affects many more businesses across Canada than we might think. I am simply going to take the example of the manufacturing ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, the Sherbrooke airport could be an important economic development tool for the region if it could accommodate commercial flights. Our region is a major ...

Spoke in the House on Stanstead Mr. Speaker, last week, I had the opportunity to visit some businesses in Stanstead's granite industry. They make custom countertops, as well as monuments and cenotaphs. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act Minister, thank you very much for your time this morning. When these types of bills are presented, we often wonder whether there are sufficient financial and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to wish everyone a happy election year. My colleagues have certainly picked a very important topic for this first opposition day. ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I would like to once again congratulate my colleague for contributing to this debate, even though it will only last a day. The Conservatives ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Allow me to make a comment to the analysts, and to you, Mr. Chairman, as well as to the committee ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. As social democrats, we have a problem with social impact bonds as regards program governance. Will the programs be available to all ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank Ms. Doyle and Mr. Jagelewski for being here today. I represent a rural region located ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada At the end of the presentation, you said: ...whether we are talking about social innovation through social finance or some other progressive partnership program—in the absence ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada When all is said and done, we are in the midst of creating a new market and inevitably we want it to yield a return. Regardless ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Okay. Could this also apply in rural areas? I am thinking especially of examples you may not be familiar with. For example, there is less philanthropy ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Capital Diary: NDP celebrates Movember, Diane Finley loves kids' TV In the end, the winner was Nova Scotia MP Robert Chisholm for his older version of the Layton 'stache. Most intimidating moustache, named after Calgary Flames Lanny McDonald, was a draw between MPs Fin Donnelly and Jean Rousseau. NDP staffer ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail The Globe and Mail “The government is going after those who are seeking immigrant or refugee status, when it's the human smugglers who are the real problem,” said NDP MP Jean Rousseau. “We've been denouncing the situation for two months, and the border guards have ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail The Globe and Mail “The government is going after those who are seeking immigrant or refugee status, when it's the human smugglers who are the real problem,” said NDP MP Jean Rousseau. “We've been denouncing the situation for two months, and the border guards have ...

Mentioned by National Post Gun-runners and border-jumpers making a mockery of security on porous ... They're doing everything they can with the resources they have,” said Jean Rousseau, the NDP MP for Stanstead, who had been calling for beefed-up border security. Currently, he noted, whenever border guards see a vehicle blow past the border station, ...

Mentioned by Le Huffington Post Quebec Nouveau pont Champlain: une occasion ratée Député #npd Jean Rousseau parle de sécurité à la frontière canado-américaine à Stanstead. #polcan #ndp #cdnpoli ... C'était un 17 octobre - Premiers débats télévisés à la Chambre des communes Ottawa (1977) MP 144 #assnat #polqc #polcan ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail Illegal migrants breaching Quebec-Vermont border crossing “CBSA agents and the RCMP tell us that they are understaffed,” said Jean Rousseau, the NDP MP for Compton-Stanstead. Federal officials refused to comment specifically on the use of tougher rules against illegal immigration, with Public Safety Minister Vic ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-312 An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (democratic representation)