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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 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)

Three days 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes 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 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

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks 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

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I congratulate my hon. colleague. He raised some important points about wealth indicators in Canada. For example, in my riding, Sherbrooke is one of ...

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!

Posted on Twitter Le fleuve menacé par le plastique http://t.co/zw1jYDRY9U #polcan Dérivé de l'industrie du pétrole + îlots plastiques des océans: Pollution!

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Municipality of Stoke Mr. Speaker, I would like to share some good news about my riding. However, first, I would like to recognize a great Canadian. Germain Nault, a ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my colleague and acknowledge her contribution to this debate. Why did the government not split the bill in two ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have here a petition signed by hundreds of people who are imploring the government and Transport Canada to give the Sherbrooke airport the ...

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)