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Liberal MP for Westmount—Ville-Marie (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 37.20% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Jonathan Kay. While an editor at National Post, he made room for different opinions to be expressed, including occasionally mine

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, our veterans had every reason to be furious when the government announced that it was closing nine service centres in order to save a ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her comments. Everyone in this chamber agrees that sexual crimes are among the most horrible crimes ...

Posted on Twitter Appalled by moves from Gambia and Uganda to further persecute LGBT people: http://t.co/0KKIyjP8uJ

Posted on Twitter Dégoûté par la persécution des personnes LGBT par les gouvernements de la Gambie et de l'Ouganda: http://t.co/gJy6spGxiz

Posted on Twitter La rotonde - un lieu de calme aujourd'hui http://t.co/NCsGlmcxYh

Posted on Twitter The Hall of Honour of Parliament's Centre Block - a place of tranquility today http://t.co/LjobHQT3tg

Posted on Twitter My statement in the House about #ChildrensRights: http://t.co/nhbgQtDwe4 https://t.co/MRTqMpvvOn @UNICEFLive

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Children's Rights Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Canada played an important role in drafting ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, despite our soldiers' pleas, the government closed nine veterans' service centres to save a few million dollars. We have learned that Veterans Affairs Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I think we can all agree that some of the most despicable crimes in our society are committed by sex offenders. The government speaks ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Didn't vote on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Didn't vote on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my question is aimed at trying to understand something here. My hon. colleague spoke about the need in some cases to protect informants or ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CJAD Montreal's Remembrance Day — in photos and video More than a thousand people gathered at McGill University for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal. They were joined by Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, Westmount MP Marc Garneau, and Senator Jacques Demers. The lower field on the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke in the House on Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent Mr. Speaker, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent put his country above himself every day during his 28 years in the Canadian Armed Forces. He served as a ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Sitting out elections In this file photo, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird (left), Liberal MP Marc Garneau, (centre) and NDP MP Paul Dewar, right, arrive at the airport, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 in Baghdad, Iraq. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz ORG XMIT: ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Marc Garneau Sows Confusion Ahead Of Iraq Combat Mission Vote Foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau sowed confusion about the Grits' decision-making as he tried to distance himself from comments he made earlier. Speaking to CBC's "Power & Politics" Monday, Garneau told host Evan Solomon that the Liberal vote would ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Liberals will support Iraqi combat mission after voting against it, Garneau says “We will of course support what is eventually decided by the government, because we know that we're sending our men and women into combat,” Liberal MP and foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau said on Tuesday. “Once the decision is made by the ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Canada wouldn't lose face by refusing to help in airstrikes, say Liberals "I'm offended by the prime minister's comment that Canada won't be taken seriously if it doesn't participate in air strikes," Liberal foreign critic Marc Garneau said. "No one has accused Canada of not pulling its weight in the past 20 years or even the entire time ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Marc Garneau celebrates anniversary of his first flight into space at school ... Despite Garneau's busy schedule as the Liberal Critic for Foreign Affairs, Mahabir noted the MP still attended a special dinner the night before to help fundraise for scholarships awarded annually to two deserving Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute students.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, gentlemen, for your remarks this morning. At the outset I'd like to make it clear where my party stands on Iraq and ISIS. Yes, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you. Dr. Singer, you talked about saving brains. I'm a big subscriber to those first thousand days as well. Your focus was on things such ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, Mr. Chair. My first question is to Mr. Gillespie. Congratulations on the successes that KINSA has had. I certainly understand your point about well-trained ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Corporate Practices by Companies Supplying and Manufacturing Products in Developing Countries for ... I was staggered to find out that perhaps as many as five million women work in Bangladesh in the textile industry—a truly staggering figure. It really ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, L20 and L25 under ... I was hoping to obtain an answer because I did not get one from the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. Switching over to something that is ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you. Again, I have a question for both of you, starting with Mr. Kramer. On the issue of economic sanctions and acting not just reactively ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Of course, the success and the future of Ukraine will depend on putting in place a government that eventually will be elected, going beyond just seeing ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you, Mr. Chair. Given what's happened in the last month in Crimea, and what Russia has done, and the fact that we're now talking and ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-564 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (time limit)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-510 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-420 An Act to establish the Office of the Commissioner for Children and Young Persons in Canada