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NDP MP for Manicouagan (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 48.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Kachiwiss – Vigilance citoyenne face à l’exploration uranifère sur la Côte-Nord, mémoire #NPD #Manicouagan sur: http://t.co/Bw6WMiduUg

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)

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Un socialiste en cravate ? Pouvez-vous être plus spécifique, M. Valcourt ? #lequel? #NPD #QP

Posted on Twitter Questions de Genest-Jourdain au Ministre Valcourt (AANO) sur sites contaminés et consultation Innus #Mine Arnaud #NPD http://t.co/AUS2A6TFWz

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital and Departmental Expenditures and Operations 2014-15 Minister, the supplementary estimates earmark $10.5 million for the aboriginal economic development strategic partnerships initiative, aimed at increasing aboriginal participation in economic opportunities and, in particular, ...

Posted on Twitter Plan Nord et impacts sociaux #NPD #Manicouagan http://t.co/fQURK9HGcG

Posted on Twitter #PlanNord et prostitution: la ruée vers l’or à l’abri des regards sur la Côte-Nord http://t.co/V7R8B8eTJJ via @HuffPostQuebec

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, instead of accepting the Auditor General's findings that the nutrition north program is a failure, and instead of helping people in her own riding, ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... I hope your afternoon is starting out well. In the minister's presentation, he mentioned that no project would proceed in Canada unless and until a thorough ...

Spoke in the House on Drug Awareness Week Mr. Speaker, the 27th edition of Drug Awareness Week was held recently. This was an opportunity for the Centre d'intervention le Rond-Point in Sept-Îles to raise ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter 7 Québécois sur 10 en « désaccord » avec la construction d'un terminal pétrolier à Cacouna... http://t.co/HMies0Fot1 via @ScribbleLive

Spoke in the House on Citizen Consultation Preceding Natural Resource Development moved: That, in the opinion of the House, the federal government, in exercising its jurisdiction, should submit natural resource development projects to a broader consultation with ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, the opportunity I have to discuss the consideration of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder within the criminal justice system will allow me to describe the ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, members of Parliament will be engaging in a debate on Bill C-26 that is part of a process to codify aspects of punishment associated ...

Spoke in the House on Students at the Boisé Elementary School in Sept-Îles Mr. Speaker, last Friday I celebrated National Child Day, a UNICEF Canada initiative, with students at the Boisé elementary school in Sept-Îles. My conversations with the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to draw the attention of the House to the petition I am presenting. It has been signed by the people of ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, since January 2012, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has been examining an open-pit mining project on the outskirts of Sept-Îles. Because of its size, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you. Mr. Sylvestre, I've read your statement. As I am the critic for my party for aboriginal affairs, I hope that you will forgive me ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ... Very well. You can answer me in writing. Thank you, Minister. The supplementary estimates (A) allocate $127 million for the assessment, management and remediation of federal ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Subject Matter of Wills and Estates I understood that you have also worked with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada on estates-related matters. To your knowledge, has the department ever provided figures ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Subject Matter of Wills and Estates I will now talk about holograph wills prepared by individuals without the help of a notary. You know that, in Quebec, holographs have to be probated ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 3c under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ... Mr. Minister, we know that the sum of $22 million under vote 10 as well as a sum of $12.7 million under vote 1 will be ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... To my mind, the amendment, as it currently stands, speaks to the multi-stakeholder dimension that is paramount to the type of agreement and procedures we're discussing. ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) There is budget day, then there is budget night ... Peter Milliken, who drove in for the event; Andrew Scheer; NDP MPs Alain Giguère and Jonathan Genest-Jourdain; Liberal MP Mark Eyking; Brian Lee Crowley, Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; Julie Jacobson and Yaroslav Baran of Earnscliffe.

Mentioned by Yahoo! News Canada (blog) PQ politician falls asleep in legislature, says he might have sleeping disorder Other politicians caught falling asleep: Conservative MP Rob Anders in the House of Commons: Jason Kenney at Peter Lougheed's funeral service: NDP MP Jonathan Genest-Jourdain during a debate about the long-gun registry: Are you a politics junkie?

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Northwest Territories comes to Ottawa iPolitics/Cynthia Münster · Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and former MP Nancy Karetak-Lindell, currently of Northwestel Inc · NDP MPs Pierre Nantel, Jonathan Genest-Jourdain and Linda Duncan. iPolitics/Cynthia · Conservative MP Chris Warkentin, ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail Natives are under-represented in Parliament – and for women and youth, it's ... The seven are Roméo Saganash (Cree First Nation of Waswanipi), Peter Penashue (Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation), Jonathan Genest-Jourdain (Innu Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-Utenam Band), Rob Clarke (Muskeg Lake First Nation), Leona Aglukkaq (of ...

Mentioned by Paris Star Tri-council delegation to Ottawa 'unprecedented' ... other co-operative Ottawa officials, the delegation had a meeting with Liberal leader Bob Rae and MP Carolyn Bennett, Liberal critic for aboriginal affairs; and an NDP caucus made up of aboriginal affairs critic Jean Crowder, MP Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, ...

Mentioned by Brantford Expositor Tri-council delegation to Ottawa 'unprecedented' | Brantford-Brant | News ... ... other co-operative Ottawa officials, the delegation had a meeting with Liberal leader Bob Rae and MP Carolyn Bennett, Liberal critic for aboriginal affairs; and an NDP caucus made up of aboriginal affairs critic Jean Crowder, MP Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, ...