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NDP MP for Manicouagan (Québec)

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

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, across the country, first nations communities run into serious problems when it comes time to vote. As we heard in committee, it is hard ...

Spoke in the House on National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day Act Mr. Speaker, during my speech on Bill C-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day, I will explore the ethical side of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Youth Employment Strategy Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to impress upon the House the necessity of reviving Service Canada's skills link program, which is part ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, specifically the Sept-îles regional office: (a) what are the existing standards and procedures to be followed by ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the appalling comments made by the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development are inexcusable, because they are recurrent. Furthermore, they clearly demonstrate that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to submit to the House a petition that attests to the need to give special status to Gatineau Park to preserve ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Marine Mammal Regulations Mr. Speaker, unlike many of the issues that are brought before the House of Commons, which are quite abstract, this bill on the Marine Mammal Regulations ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, in 2007, the Prime Minister announced that he was committed to resolving the some 800 specific claims that were gathering dust on a shelf. ...

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. ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... To your knowledge, were legal counsel in your department also asked to give their opinion on the legitimacy, or at least the potential contentiousness, of the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Good morning. Your presentation was on devolution. However, there is one element that you did not bring up during your presentation, and I have not seen ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 30b and 35b under ... Good morning, Mr. Minister. I have four series of questions to ask you. I will try to be brief, but should we run out of time ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Ms. Dagenais, gentlemen, I have to admit that I was quite shocked when I read about the extent to which the government has delegated the responsibility ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-9, An Act respecting the election and term of office of ... In light of what you experienced in 2009-10 and the fact that your concerns and recommendations were given very little consideration, what measures do you think ...

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, ...