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NDP MP for Trois-Rivières (Québec)

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I often have the habit of starting my presentations with a quote. I have another one today. All quotes have their shortcomings and do ...

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)

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, after getting rid of one out of every five employees in his department since 2010—probably more bureaucrats—the Minister of Employment has finally resigned himself ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Community Spirit in Mauricie Mr. Speaker, Moisson Mauricie just finished its campaign, and today the media in my riding are holding their charity drive. Tomorrow will be the 56th edition ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, we live in a funny world. In recent years, we have seen lots of trends, including speed dating, as though people needed to date ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives are talking out of both sides of their mouth on the pyrrhotite issue, and they are even starting to believe their own ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, I cannot help but think that the slogan “Our regions in power” has come to mean “We are abandoning your regions”. Mauricie has seen ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the government opened two new Twitter accounts, one in English and one in French, that it is marketing as Canada's voice to the world. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Churchill for her presentation. I would like to tell her that having been born in the 1960s myself, my ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Souper-bénéfice aux profits du 56e téléthon du Noël du pauvre. Paix aux cœurs généreux!

Mentioned by Brock Press NDP MP quits to start new Quebec federal party Since the NDP swept Quebec in the 2011 federal election, taking 59 of the province's 75 seats, Larose is now the fourth Quebec MP to quit the New Democrats. The chair of the NDPs Quebec caucus, Robert Aubin, accused Larose of betraying the memory of ...

Posted on Twitter Mise à jour budgétaire présentée le 12 nov. par le ministre Oliver... Évidemment la Chambre ne siège pas!

Posted on Twitter Le nom de Maurice Richard retiré de la liste ... Quelle liste? Qu'est-ce que M Lebel ne comprend pas dans la volonté de garder Champlain?

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Nos pensées et nos prières vont aux proches et à la famille du militaire assassiné ainsi qu'aux personnes blessées.

Posted on Twitter Quel travail phénoménal des forces de sécurité qui nous assurent la sécurité malgré les événements! Je vous suis éminemment reconnaissant.

Posted on Twitter Étant donné la situation délicate, pour le moment, monsieur Aubin ne sera pas en mesure d’accorder d’entrevues.

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) Fourth Quebec MP quits federal NDP to form new party with ex-Bloc MP The party's Quebec caucus chair, Robert Aubin, says Larose is betraying the memory of Jack Layton, who died a few months after leading the NDP to its best electoral showing ever. Larose is joining Jean-François Fortin, a former Bloc Quebecois MP, to form ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Jean-Francois Larose Quits NDP To Form Party With Ex-Bloc MP Larose is the fourth Quebec MP to abandon the NDP since its fabled orange wave swept 59 of the province's 75 seats in the 2011 election. The party's Quebec caucus chair, Robert Aubin, says Larose is betraying the memory of Jack Layton, who died a few ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Quebec MP quits federal NDP to form new party with ex-Bloc MP Larose is the fourth Quebec MP to abandon the NDP since its fabled orange wave swept 59 of the province's 75 seats in the 2011 election. The party's Quebec caucus chair, Robert Aubin, says Larose is betraying the memory of Jack Layton, who died a few ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Quebec MP quits NDP to start new party with ex-Bloc colleague Larose is the fourth Quebec MP to abandon the NDP since its fabled orange wave swept 59 of the province's 75 seats in the 2011 election. The party's Quebec caucus chair, Robert Aubin, says Larose is betraying the memory of Jack Layton, who died a few ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP MP quits caucus, forms new party with former Bloc Québécois MP ... forces with an independent MP to create a new, Quebec-only party. Larose is the fourth Quebec MP to abandon the NDP since its fabled orange wave swept 59 of the province's 75 seats in the 2011 election. The party's Quebec caucus chair, Robert Aubin, ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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