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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 Marie-Klaudia Dubé Mr. Speaker, I would like to highlight the significant contribution that Marie-Klaudia Dubé, my riding assistant, has made to her community. On Wednesday, October 15, during ...

Spoke in the House on Care for Veterans Mr. Speaker, I am clearly quite pleased to be speaking to the motion moved by the hon. member for Edmonton Centre. This motion calls on the ...

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter We can elect the first NDP goverment of Canada, but it's going to take all of us working together. Are you ready? http://t.co/dyFlZWpAnK

Posted on Twitter Ensemble, nous pouvons élire le 1ier gouvernement néo-démocrate au Canada. Embarquez-vous? http://t.co/UqekstyBZk #npd #polcan

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks ago

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

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Posted on Twitter Sur le point de voter contre la motion de participation de la mission en #Irak. #hoc #polcan

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives want to get us involved in a new war even though they are having a hard time taking care of our veterans. ...

Posted on Twitter Quand le ministre des anciens combattants va-t-il améliorer la nouvelle charte? https://t.co/Mzgb8eQXrN #polcan #npd

Posted on Twitter Regardez : Rien ne justifie de partir en guerre. @ThomasMulcair sur la mission de combat en #Irak : https://t.co/bLDZdHjTX5 #NPD #polcan

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government's response to the unanimous report of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs is disappointing to say the least. The minister has postponed ...

Posted on Twitter Le ministre des anciens combattants doit mettre en oeuvre les recommandations du rapport maintenant! http://t.co/UCAyIPL5kS #polcan #npd

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives want to involve us in another war even though they find it difficult to provide proper care for our injured soldiers and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the minister would have Canadians believe that our veterans are rolling in money when he says that some veterans can receive as much as ...

Spoke in the House on Instruction to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I would really like to thank my colleague from Burnaby—New Westminster for moving this motion in the House. Not that long ago, we voted ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, tonight we are debating Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions. Cluster munitions can release hundreds of explosives over a ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank the witnesses appearing before us today. Their participation will help us carry out this study. We also ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank our witnesses for joining us today. Let me go back to what you were ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Okay. Like I said, I was reading what Mr. O'Toole said last week about the lump sum and the payments for transition. He made a link ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Morning Brief: December 6, 2012 As part of private members' business, second reading resumes of NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine's bill on the development of radiocommunication and telecommunication antenna systems. According to our friends at Alpheus, it's a very busy day in committees: ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Blame House security for banning vet from committee, Van Loan says Sean Casey wondered why the government had allegedly barred Sylvain Chartrand, a critic of the government's handling of veteran's health, from the meeting last week. Chartrand was apparently the guest of NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine (and it was the latter ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca (blog) Canadian veteran not welcome at defence committe? New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine wants the speaker to look into a curious incident that apparently went down earlier this week, in which Canadian Forces veteran -- and outspoken critic of the government -- Sylvain Chartrand was allegedly prevented from ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Stephen Harper falls short of pledge to improve veterans' burial fund In the House of Commons last week, New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine said the governing Tories have “abandoned” the families of deceased veterans “in their hour of need.” “The Conservatives like to pull out all the stops when there is a photo op, but ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Stephen Harper falls short of pledge to improve veterans' burial fund In the House of Commons last week, New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine said the governing Tories have “abandoned” the families of deceased veterans “in their hour of need.” “The Conservatives like to pull out all the stops when there is a photo op, but ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Stephen Harper falls short of pledge to improve veterans' burial fund In the House of Commons last week, New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine said the governing Tories have “abandoned” the families of deceased veterans “in their hour of need.” “The Conservatives like to pull out all the stops when there is a photo op, but ...

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