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NDP MP for Laval (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 43.30% of the vote.

Three days ago

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

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Armed Forces Mr. Speaker, on November 1, I had the honour of participating in the inauguration of a commemorative monument in honour of veterans of Portuguese origin at ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise this evening and speak to Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, first, I would like to thank my hon. colleague from Sudbury for sharing his time with me. I would also like to commend my ...

Spoke in the House on Fair Elections Act Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Mother's Day, was a very happy day in my riding. I had the opportunity to visit a seniors' residence, which hosted a number ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, yesterday we celebrated Mother's Day. I marked the occasion with a number of mothers who live in one of the many seniors' homes in ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the residents of my riding are concerned about the future of their mail system. Small businesses are watching their operating costs skyrocket. Seniors and ...

Spoke in the House on Debt Mr. Speaker, I took part in a few community events over the past two weekends. Many of my constituents told me that they are very concerned ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, on May 2, 2011, when I was elected, I had to come to Ottawa right away to attend the training and orientation sessions for ...

Mentioned by EMC Kingston Improving the rights of aircraft passengers Recently, a bill that aims to better protect the rights of flight passengers underwent a reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-459 (An Act respecting the rights of air passengers) has been put forth by NDP MP for Laval José Nunez-Melo. If adopted, this bill ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada (blog) Is the Air Passenger Bill of Rights Ready to Take Flight? The Conservative Party may not be in support of the Air Passenger Bill of Rights, but an increasing number of Canadians are, according to José Nunez-Melo. He is the NDP Member of Parliament who introduced Bill C-459 in December and that proposed legislation has received plenty of attention this month following a deplorable flight delay aboard a Sunwing Airlines flight on February 8. Passengers were ... That committee is headed by Larry Miller, the Conservative MP for Ontario's Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound riding.

Mentioned by Globe and Mail Airlines need to do better If the industry does not take more initiative, MPs should consider changes to federal law similar to the ideas contained in the proposed Bill C-459, introduced by José Nunez-Melo, an NDP MP from Laval, Que. The Air Passengers' Rights bill sets out the right ...

Mentioned by Updated News Canada 'procrastinating' on improving air passenger rights An MP who introduced a bill to better protect plane passengers, such as those stuck in a grounded aircraft for over 13 hours in Toronto in early February, says Canada has been slow to improve legislation for inconvenienced air travelers. José Nunez-Melo ...

Mentioned by Yahoo! Canada Shine Canada 'procrastinating' on improving air passenger rights José Nunez-Melo, the MP for Laval, Que., suggests that U.S. regulations are far more consumer-friendly. For example, passengers who have been stuck on a grounded U.S. flight for more than 30 minutes after their scheduled departure have the option of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada 'procrastinating' on improving air passenger rights José Nunez-Melo, the MP for Laval, Que., suggests that U.S. regulations are far more consumer-friendly. For example, passengers who have been stuck on a grounded U.S. flight for more than 30 minutes after their scheduled departure have the option of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-459 An Act respecting the rights of air passengers