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NDP MP for Compton—Stanstead (Québec)

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

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Summer in Compton—Stanstead Mr. Speaker, this summer, there will be lots to do for those who visit my riding, the most beautiful in all of the Eastern Townships, Quebec ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, sometimes we hear all kinds of things in the House. From time to time, we have to show some humility and move forward to ...

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 in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank and congratulate my colleague for a wonderful enumeration of what income splitting will do to Canadians from coast to ...

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 in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, it is a little insulting to hear comments such as those the hon. minister just made to the effect that we have small lobby ...

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 in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, first I would like to congratulate all my colleagues. For the past two weeks, they stood up in this House while the Conservatives and ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, the government has moved another time allocation motion. This is the 67th time. I do not think it is out of concern that the ...

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 in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, after a long wait, I am rising to speak. I was prepared to speak at 3:15 p.m. It is now 5:30 p.m. I apologize ...

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 in the House on Montreal Canadiens Mr. Speaker, while the Liberals and the Conservatives—the two establishment parties that re-struck their age-old alliance, the one where Ignatieff gave his full support to Conservative ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here, Minister. My first question is on the Canada Border Services Agency. Budget 2014-2015 does not seem to ...

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)