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  • His favourite word is regions.

NDP MP for Compton—Stanstead (Québec)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter "@MEveLacas: Septembre 2015, Téléjournal Estrie passe à 30 min. Pour l'équipe en place, tout reste à voir." Les régions écopent encore a RC!

A week ago

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)

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, here we are at the report stage of Bill C-44. It is therefore the perfect time to discuss the Act to amend the Canadian ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Agencies Mr. Speaker, I want to draw your attention to little-known agencies that work tirelessly in Quebec. With the help of volunteers or workers who are often ...

Spoke in the House on National Fiddling Day Act Mr. Speaker, I am excited and honoured to speak about a bill that originated in the Senate. However, it would have been nice if it had ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Care for Veterans Mr. Speaker, all the members who have spoken to this point have basically said the same thing. Yes, we really need to support our veterans, regardless ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I commend the contribution of my colleague from Thunder Bay—Rainy River to this debate. This is a debate has been going on for some ...

Posted on Twitter C'est le coeur gros que je quitte le Quilles-O-Dons de l'#ASJHE félicitations a toute l'equipe de Ghyslain Lemay! http://t.co/JoJpxETSPo

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the fresh produce industry is extremely vulnerable to non-payment issues because of the perishable nature of the goods. When a client goes bankrupt, it ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the esteemed member for Pontiac. For a first speech on a bill this fall, there are some ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter #JourDuSouvenir a East-Clifton: le plus vieux #cenotaph au Québec érigé en 1919! Aidons a le sauvegarder! http://t.co/YqrEwGeEeJ

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui une pensée spéciale pour Germain Nault décédé dernièrement, mais aussi pour tous nos glorieux vétérans. http://t.co/ozkfNAkEhD

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui 2 premières de 12 cérémonies pour le #JourduSouvenir afin de rendre un hommage plus que mérité à nos vets http://t.co/wX0ytwy0Fi

Two 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Heureux d'avoir siéger avec @RE_Brosseau et Francine Raynault au comité AGRI, elles font un travail fantastique!

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to start by thanking everyone for being here today. I have a few questions, and they don't have to do ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Economics of Policing and Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My thanks also go to Mr. Tupper and Ms. Thompson for joining us. One of the items that concerns me ...

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)