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NDP MP for Châteauguay—Saint-Constant (Québec)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Soutien aux soldats canadiens: le #NPD se réjout des demandes des militants du NPD http://t.co/4yQ7ZmrEay #polcan

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the new veterans charter has major shortcomings. There are many problems with the delivery of services to veterans and the government knows it. Instead ...

Spoke in the House on Battle of Vimy Ridge Mr. Speaker, I am greatly honoured to rise today to commemorate the anniversary of one of the Canada's most significant military victories, the Battle of Vimy ...

Spoke in the House on Tax Evasion Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to take part in the debate on Motion No. 485, moved by my colleague from Rivière-du-Nord, which deals with tax ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

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 in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the government is dragging its feet in another file. Veterans are still waiting to hear whether they will be compensated for their pensions, which ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Campagne audacieuse du CALACS de Châteauguay afin de dénoncer les agressions sexuelles. BRAVO! http://t.co/myvMtlS4kJ

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 in the House on Former Canadian Forces Members Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise and speak to Bill C-568, which was introduced by my colleague from Saint-Jean. I thank him for his ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Conservatives continue to fail on rail safety http://t.co/Q9yV1uPJky #ndp #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Les conservateurs continuent d'ignorer la sécurité ferroviaire http://t.co/eoaTj4JWDN #npd #polcan

Posted on Twitter Conservatives misled Candians on CPP/QPP http://t.co/l7WPFJCLdM #ndp #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Les conservateurs trompent les canadiens sur le Régime public de pensions http://t.co/Dz1KCgqLtm #polcan #npd

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, instead of negotiating a new agreement, the Conservatives have chosen to transfer health care costs to the provinces and to turn their backs on ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am presenting a petition on behalf of dozens of my constituents. They are calling on the Government of Canada to create an ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thanks again, Mr. Chair. Above all, I want to thank the witnesses for joining us and for participating in our review of the Enhanced New Veterans ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, in light of the Conservatives' devastating decision to close veterans offices, the Charlottetown municipal council has called a meeting with the minister responsible. Nonetheless, ...

More than three months ago

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)