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NDP MP for Manicouagan (Québec)

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

Two days 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

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Il faut concevoir le développement économique autrement que par l'extraction des ressources naturelles http://t.co/uMCrNyGNZN #manicouagan

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

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 ...

A month 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, ...

Posted on Twitter Mine Arnaud divise la population depuis plus de trois ans et n’a pas encore reçu le feu vert étatique. http://t.co/ACXODmG6US via @ledevoir

Posted on Twitter Le NPD à 32,4 % des intentions de vote au Qc !!! près de 10 points d'avance sur le plus proche compétiteur !! http://t.co/PnSjIcOpDi

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Le NPD en tête dans les intentions de vote au Québec http://t.co/9idP2iwvIG via @lp_lapresse

Posted on Twitter Assister à une séance d'accusation mutuelle conservato-libérale sur le détournement de la caisse d'assurance-emploi, priceless. #NDP #HOC

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the people of Port-Cartier are worried about the Conservatives' plan to close one of the local penitentiary's three units. As usual, the employees have ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the minister does not seem to be taking the matter seriously. I wonder how he would react if his home had no access to ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...