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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 No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, the entire month of February is Black History Month. It is a history that is marked by pain, but also by courage, hope and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Holiday Season Mr. Speaker, we are approaching the end of this parliamentary session, which was marked by a record number of time allocation motions imposed by the Conservative ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Huffington Post Canada 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 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 ...

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