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NDP MP for Trois-Rivières (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53.60% of the vote.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, it is with some trepidation that I rise today to speak to Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, every time I ask a question about pyrrhotite, which is destroying thousands of homes in Trois-Rivières, the Conservative government refuses to take responsibility. Every ...

Spoke in the House on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day Mr. Speaker, with just a few hours to go before the House adjourns for the summer, I would like to take this opportunity to wish all ...

Spoke in the House on Combating Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, I do not know whether I will be finishing my session with this speech on Bill C-8, but I am always pleased to take ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I do not know how many signatures it will take for the government to listen. I am presenting another petition today signed by hundreds ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, earlier this week, my colleague from Berthier—Maskinongé asked the government about recent developments in the pyrrhotite file, and once again, the Conservatives' answer was ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, since this is the government's 74th time allocation motion, the question I am going to ask may seem sarcastic, but I am really starting ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, the Social Security Tribunal, which hears Canadians' appeals concerning employment insurance and old age security, is overwhelmed because of a lack of umpires. For ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP demands federal funding for homeowners' pyrrhotite damage Mulcair, along Trois-Rivieres MP Robert Aubin, presented the findings of a report about the pyrrhotite crisis at a press conference earlier today. Pyrrhotite is an iron sulfide mineral that causes walls and foundations to crack. The crisis in the Mauricie region has ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-2014: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 20b under ENVIRONMENT That obscures my understanding of the government's strategy even more. I'm fortunate enough to live in a riding that is home to a national park, Forges-du-Saint-Maurice, ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Gentlemen, thank you for being here with us to celebrate my induction into the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development. I ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further Thank you, Mr. Chair. Given the discussion we've been having since the meeting began, I would like to share a few thoughts with my colleagues, respectfully, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to our guests for participating in our meeting. How competition can make infrastructure dollars go further—that is the topic of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further I understand the principle you are invoking to illustrate the difference between open and closed tendering. However, I have a problem with the connection established between ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further I have a bit of an issue with another part of your testimony. You implied—and I am not saying you did that intentionally, but that is ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further From the beginning of this study, we have been hearing approximately the same figures about the costs related to competition. If there is no open tendering ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would hope that one day we could produce a report that does not only focus on the city of Hamilton. I ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The Clarity Act debate Six hours or so after Claude Patry's move from the NDP to the Bloc, the House moved to the second hour of debate on the Bloc's bill to repeal the Clarity Act last night. No less than five New Democrats—Mathieu Ravignat, Robert Aubin, Nycole Turmel, ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star NDP Leader Mulcair raps Tories for stance on resource sharing ... Michael;, and Mike Redmond, the NDP leader for Prince Edward Island. NDP MP Robert Aubin, the chair of the Quebec caucus, will also be there, as will NDP MP Dennis Bevington (Western Arctic), because Yukon NDP Leader Liz Hanson could not attend.

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Federal-provincial NDP leaders' summit to focus on economic successes The federal party's Quebec caucus chairman Robert Aubin will also attend as the province's representative since there is no Quebec NDP wing despite the fact the province elected a record number of New Democrat MPs in the last federal election. Mulcair's ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Federal-provincial NDP leaders' summit to focus on economic successes The federal party's Quebec caucus chairman Robert Aubin will also attend as the province's representative since there is no Quebec NDP wing despite the fact the province elected a record number of New Democrat MPs in the last federal election. Mulcair's ...

Mentioned by The Province Federal-provincial NDP leaders' summit to focus on economic successes The federal party's Quebec caucus chairman Robert Aubin will also attend as the province's representative since there is no Quebec NDP wing despite the fact the province elected a record number of New Democrat MPs in the last federal election. Mulcair's ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-315 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (French language)