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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Laval (Québec)

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

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)

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, people in my riding are angry about the government's decision to get rid of home mail delivery, and so they should be. This will ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to recognize the initiative of my colleague from Vancouver East, who moved this motion. She has raised an important issue that should ...

Spoke in the House on Deportations Mr. Speaker, although we have been closely monitoring the outcomes of immigration cases in my riding of Laval, there have been more than five cases of ...

A month 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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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