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  • His favourite word is charter.

NDP MP for Châteauguay—Saint-Constant (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 52.00% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the level of distress among our veterans has become quite alarming. Despite the Conservatives' promises, absolutely nothing is changing. In 2009, the government promised ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased today to be speaking to Bill C-27 at report stage, which gives veterans hiring priority in the public service. First of ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Maria Mourani: "Je choisi le NPD" http://t.co/4MG2oGaSB0 #polcan #npd

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as 2 more staffers file lawsuits ... for MP Helene Leblanc, and Melanie Bellemare, who was working for MP Francois Choquette, have each filed lawsuits claiming wrongful dismissal. Like Fabiola Ferro, who took legal action earlier this month against New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine for ...

Mentioned by Didsbury Review NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as two more staffers come forward Like Fabiola Ferro, who took legal action earlier this month against New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine for wrongful termination, Taibi and Bellemare allege the party tried to stifle their attempts to come forward. Taibi says one of her former colleagues verbally ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Jean-Michel Pépin Mr. Speaker, Montreal's south shore region received a number of honours during the annual Baseball Québec conference last weekend. Among the recipients was Jean-Michel Pépin, a ...

Posted on Twitter Question au ministre concernant un milliard promis aux #veterans en services et indemnités detourné au trésor public https://t.co/aHpCKHxcs0

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' hypocrisy has reached new lows. They love to talk about how they have increased budgets for veterans over the past few years, ...

Posted on Twitter Ma question d'hier sur le manque d'écoute du ministre des anciens combattants #npd #polcan https://t.co/l4rjfBdFDr

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, for the first time in months, the Minister of Veterans Affairs will be going to Quebec City to meet with groups of former soldiers. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP staffer's harassment lawsuit was brewing before other revelations Former NDP staffer Fabiola Ferro's legal action against her former boss, NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine (Chateauguay-St. Constant, Que.), was headed for the courts by Oct. 24, four days before an NDP MP shocked Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau (Papineau, Que.) ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Westman Journal Former NDP staffer files wrongful dismissal suit against MP over toxic workplace Fabiola Ferro also alleges in her statement of claim, filed Friday in Ontario Superior Court, that the party offered her a new job on the condition that she agree not to sue MP Sylvain Chicoine and the NDP. The lawsuit comes to light as political parties grapple with the issue of sexual ... "It was a question of mutual accusations by employees, it has nothing to do with an accusation of harassment against a sitting member of Parliament. It's very important to get that right." Neither Mulcair nor Chicoine addressed the MP's ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Mulcair defends MP named in suit "There's no accusation of harassment against a Member of Parliament. These are cross-accusations between employees," Mulcair told reporters at a daycare photoop Friday afternoon. "It has nothing to do with an accusation against a Member of Parliament." NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine faces a wrongful dismissal suit filed by a former employee who says she faced a "toxic" and "humiliating" work environment rooted in sexism and was fired after formally complaining about the alleged bullying. Fabiola Ferro also alleges ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Ex-staffer sues NDP MP, alleges 'sexist attitude' by colleague Ex-staffer sues NDP MP, alleges 'sexist attitude' by colleague 0. Jessica Hume. (Andre Forget/QMI AGENCY). By Jessica Hume, National Bureau. Friday, November 7, 2014 6:28:18 EST PM. NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine is being sued by a former staffer who ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @Min_Lebel veut absolument changer le nom du pont Champlain? Le seul changement qui ferait l'unanimité: Le pont Samuel de Champlain! #polcan

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I move that the third report of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, presented on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, be concurred in. This being ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, what a lack of class and transparency. When we ask the Minister of Veterans Affairs what is taking him so long to implement the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, after confirming the first Canadian air strikes in Iraq on Tuesday, Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance revealed that an estimate of the costs of the military ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Response to ISIL Thank you. Rear-Admiral Kirby, of the American army, said that the United States expected this mission to last several years—so much longer than six months or ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... I proposed this amendment because I am afraid that there could be problems, for example, in the case of a person leaving the Canadian Forces, feeling ...

Posted on Twitter Aux funérailles du Cpl Cirillo, au Christ Chirch Cathedral à Hamilton. #ripnathancirillo http://t.co/zRs0vLXUAk

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank the witnesses for joining us today to provide explanations on Bill C-27. My questions are about medical ...

Posted on Twitter Toujours au parlement dans un local sécurisé avec une vingtaine de collègues. Toujours un peu ébranlé, mais la tension baisse. #ottawa

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter and Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... I did not say that this was a waste of money, but rather that the number of commemoration days was being increased. Regardless, I would like ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Fleming, I want to ask you a question concerning the transition period you mentioned in your opening statement. You said it ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for being here. This will definitely help us with our study on the review of the New ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you. I would like you to go back to the support given to your family. Some witnesses have told us that the wives of military ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you for those explanations. Mr. Chartrand, I would like you to come back to the issue of discrimination against reservists. Apart from the fact that ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-429 An Act to amend the Radiocommunication Act and the Telecommunications Act (antenna systems)