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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 33.80% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleagues, and especially the member for LaSalle—Émard for sharing her time with me. I also want to congratulate her for her ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, VIA Rail is trying to put an end to its passenger rail service in eastern Quebec and New Brunswick. They have temporarily added extra ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I would like to present a petition that has been signed by hundreds of people in my riding. It is about the Cap-des-Rosiers ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Acadie—Bathurst. He is clearly the best defender of official languages in Canada. He worked very hard ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, every day people are expressing concern about the Chaleur Terminals project to export oil from Alberta's oil sands through the port of Belledune in ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Assaults Against Public Transit Operators Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Pickering—Scarborough East. Bringing this bill forward in the House is laudable. The statistics he quoted are ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I would invite the parliamentary secretary to read the judgment, where it clearly states that Fisheries and Oceans did not do its job. The ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the parliamentary secretary. Her presentation was thoughtful and there were interesting elements to consider. I do worry about her ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank the witnesses. It has been a pleasure. This is very interesting. I would like to continue ...

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amedment Act, (2014) I would like to point out a discrepancy. In the Parliament of Canada Act, in the oath taken by members of the Board of Internal Economy, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) The criteria establish that bills and motions must not concern questions that are substantially the same. You are saying that the distinction to be made here ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-614 An Act respecting VIA Rail Canada and making consequential amendments to another Act

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) I just wanted to ask one quick question. Because Bill C-563 was presented at first reading, I guess this bill might have been inspired in part ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-600 An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act (homosexual activities)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-599 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Gaspésie and Îles-de-la-Madeleine region)

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) Yes, although I suspect that the law itself might not be challenged, certainly when it gets to sentencing, I would fully expect that there's going to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you. Again, thanks to all of you for coming. It's been an informative session. Ms. Macklin, I certainly appreciate the fact that you filled in ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) Mr. Chair, I have a few questions for Mr. Lavoie. If Bill C-560 is passed, will it have an impact on all the provinces with their ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Fish Component of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Okay. On another line of questioning, Royal Greenland lands an awful lot of product in Quebec. There have been a lot of questions regarding traceability in ...

Mentioned by National Post letters: 'Trust educators to suck the fun out of life' Abortion issue is not going away. Re: MP Wants Vote On Sex-Selective Abortion, March 26. Stephen Harper's repeated promise not to reopen the abortion debate has him painted into a corner. Having deemed M-408 (a motion condemning abortion based on sex), non-votable (drip), four MPs who are members of the sub-committee on Private Members' Business — Tories Dave MacKenzie and Scott Armstrong, Liberal Stéphane Dion and Philip Toone of the NDP — now find themselves in the same predicament.

Mentioned by Macleans.ca (blog) How Mark Warawa's motion was rejected NDP MP Philip Toone asked a few questions about the jurisdictional rule. Liberal MP Stephane Dion argued that Motion 408 was similar in subject matter to Motion 312, which the House had already voted. Conservative MP Scott Armstrong then commented ...

Mentioned by Strathmore Standard Committee finds sex-selective abortion motion non-votable Warawa's next step would be appealing to the full House of Commons. "That's never happened before, and if they break the rules that's what will happen," he said. NDP MP Philip Toone rejected the motion as "going back to the same debate" about abortion.

Mentioned by Welland Tribune Committee finds sex-selective abortion motion non-votable Warawa's next step would be appealing to the full House of Commons. "That's never happened before, and if they break the rules that's what will happen," he said. NDP MP Philip Toone rejected the motion as "going back to the same debate" about abortion.

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Committee finds sex-selective abortion motion non-votable Warawa's next step would be appealing to the full House of Commons. "That's never happened before, and if they break the rules that's what will happen," he said. NDP MP Philip Toone rejected the motion as "going back to the same debate" about abortion.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservatives and NDP agree on decorum. Sort of. It depends. She was talking about a point earlier in the afternoon when New Democrat MP Anne-Marie Day wondered whether “the minister for butchering employment insurance is even looking for new ways to further restrict women's access to benefits.” Philip Toone ...