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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.

This week

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, Robyn Young, who was in the army, had a brain tumour removed and now needs treatment to restore her sight. The minister refused to ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, to avoid hearing complaints from veterans, the Conservatives simply eliminated the satisfaction survey of the department's clients. In 2010, the satisfaction rate dropped drastically ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter “We cannot protect our freedoms by sacrificing them.” @ThomasMulcair tackles Harper’s #C51: http://t.co/N4oGIoOufQ #cdnpoli #ndp

Posted on Twitter « Sacrifier nos libertés pour les protéger, ça n’a aucun sens. » @ThomasMulcair contre #C51 : http://t.co/aPCZBGG7R5 #polcan #npd

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Envoyons un message à Stephen Harper: Choisir entre notre sécurité et nos droits? Non merci.; http://t.co/mb0O5KxC2V #NPD #polcan

Posted on Twitter Tell Stephen Harper: We don't have to choose between security and our rights http://t.co/dvDnqSwNwY #NDP #cdnpli

Posted on Twitter Au Centre Canadian Tire pour encourager le Canadien! #GoHabsGo http://t.co/7HegkVaSpX

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, while the Conservatives are also spending hundreds of millions of dollars on the war in Iraq, they are making our reservists wait nearly two ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen NDP MP rejects former Hill staffer's lawsuit NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine is standing firm in his claim that his former Hill staffer defamed him by circulating to the news media accusations of sexism when her wrongful dismissal case hit the courts last fall. Fabiola Ferro sued her former employer, the MP for ...

Posted on Twitter Le @pontmercier sra fermé en direction de la #rivesud de vendredi 23h00 à lundi 5h00 http://t.co/3faf1QzP2B

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, our veterans deserve better. They deserve more than an infographic off-handedly posted on Twitter as the minister's response to the recommendations of the Standing ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, just recently, the government spent some $700,000 on legal fees in a court battle against veterans. I think the government does not get it. ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Railway Museum Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-651, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Railway Museum. Mr. Speaker, I would ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-651 An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Railway Museum

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, we were all pleased to hear the minister tell us yesterday that veterans would be his priority. However, that alone will not restore trust. ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, we hope the new Minister of Veterans Affairs will not take the same path as his predecessors. Our veterans have been left out in ...

Mentioned by Owen Sound Sun Times NDP MP says workplace harassment claims against him 'vexatious' 0 In a statement of claim filed with the Ontario Superior Court last November, former staffer Fabiola Ferro alleges her former boss, NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine wrongly dismissed her after she was psychologically harassed by another staffer in the same office, ...

Mentioned by CANOE NDP MP says workplace harassment claims against him 'vexatious' In a statement of claim filed with the Ontario Superior Court last November, former staffer Fabiola Ferro alleges her former boss, NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine wrongly dismissed her after she was psychologically harassed by another staffer in the same office, ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Hill staffer rejects claim harassment suit is politically motivated A former NDP Hill staffer who sued MP Sylvain Chicoine for wrongful dismissal admitted this week to having Conservative party ties, but rejected allegations that her suit and claims of sexism are politically motivated. Fabiola Ferro's lawyer filed her response ...

Mentioned by Standard Freeholder NDP MP says workplace harassment claims against him 'vexatious' In a statement of claim filed with the Ontario Superior Court last November, former staffer Fabiola Ferro alleges her former boss, NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine wrongly dismissed her after she was psychologically harassed by another staffer in the same office, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca NDP MP Sylvain Chicoine files countersuit against former staffer OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Sylvain Chicoine alleges a former administrative assistant who is suing him for wrongful dismissal is smearing his reputation. Chicoine's statement of defence and counterclaim, filed in an Ottawa court on Tuesday, accuses ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)