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NDP MP for Manicouagan (Québec)

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

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Good morning, gentlemen. Mr. Beynon, in your presentation, you identified the use of lands and resources as one element to facilitate access to capital on reserves. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government's mismanagement has also taken its toll on education. The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador is now turning to ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @ThomasMulcair utilise le terme #indolence pour décrire "l'opposition" libérale aux mesures intrusives conservatrices. #C51 #NPD #POLCAN

Posted on Twitter "@LeNordCotier: Minganie - Telus pourrait brancher la Basse-Côte à la haute vitesse http://t.co/VngqyPMqSf" #Manicouagan #NPD

Posted on Twitter "@iciestduquebec: Côte-Nord : l'école de Godbout reste ouverte http://t.co/yc02stwrCv" #NPD #Manicouagan. http://t.co/4ZwYmzSsg4

Posted on Twitter Jonathan Genest-Jourdain on Aboriginal Affairs http://t.co/3rrHDAKo49 via @openparlca

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as federal ministers prepare to sit down with provincial, territorial and aboriginal leaders to discuss the crisis we are facing, with more than 1,200 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Child Poverty -Mr. Speaker, it is said that a bad start in life translates into inequality during childhood and is associated with the underutilization of individual potential. The ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, the reality for too many northerners is seeing their seniors scrounging for food in garbage cans and being unable to feed their children nutritious ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, this speaking time I have been given allows me the opportunity to share my initial thoughts on the routine nature of the government's surveillance ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Jonathan Genest-Jourdain dresse un bilan positif de 2014 | Le Nord-Côtier: http://t.co/tulubNtO19

Three months ago

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

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, first of all, I would like to indicate that I will be sharing my time with the member for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing. The underlying impetus for ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...