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  • His favourite word is military.

NDP MP for Saint-Jean (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 47.50% of the vote.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Combating Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great pleasure to speak to this bill without being restricted by the time limits that the Conservative government usually has in ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I listened carefully to my colleague's speech, and I commend her for her passion. She spoke about the issue of red tape for small ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness justified his inaction in terms of the management of the airspace over provincial prisons by ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) All right. I would like to discuss another aspect that gave rise to a situation that I personally experienced. When I immigrated through regular immigration channels ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, how can the Conservatives, who are supposed to be the champions of freedom, justify asking telecoms for personal information about 100,000 Canadians? If the ...

Spoke in the House on Normandy Landing Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago on the morning of June 6, 14,000 brave and fearless Canadian soldiers landed on Juno Beach in Normandy. The Royal Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am presenting a petition signed by more than 1,000 people, most of whom signed it at my constituency office. These people are ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) I have an important question to ask regarding whether it is appropriate to grant an extension. What is the amount of this award? I have absolutely ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, I am going to speak to Bill C-27. What my colleague from Québec said is absolutely true. We do not have our priorities straight. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, Eurofighter and Dassault should not have to convince the government to hold an open and transparent bidding process. That should be automatic. If the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Mr. Brazeau, in your presentation, you said that one of the problems with LMDAs was that they didn't target a specific industry. And, at the same ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to comment on what Ms. Hodgson said earlier about the matter of transferability of training and skills. You gave the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Okay. Keeping skills current is an aspect of training that we often forget about. That's especially true for the software sector. People show up for an ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Byers, you included the collecting of information in your first recommendation. I work at Statistics Canada on what is called the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject matter of clauses 242 to 251, 371 to 374, and 483 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just want to say something to Ms. Martel. We understand the logic behind her explanation, but in reality, extending the length ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce Thank you, Mr. Chair. In all the testimony we heard, the same thing almost always comes up, that is to say basic skills. The various industry ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-568 An Act respecting former Canadian Forces members

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-556 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (breath alcohol analysis)

Mentioned by Globe and Mail NDP leadership contenders scramble for top-tier status Tarik Brahmi, a Quebec MP who supports Mr. Mulcair, has laid out a similar argument, stating a victory by Mr. Dewar or Ms. Nash, who both have little profile in Quebec, would be the worst possible outcome. Mr. Brahmi went as far as calling such a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements ... Boutin-Sweet Randall Garrison Anne Minh-Thu Quach Dany Morin Denise Savoie Mike Sullivan Laurin Liu Elaine Michaud Thomas Mulcair Robert Aubin Paulina Ayala Tarik Brahmi Sylvain Chicoine Ryan Cleary Don Davies Anne-Marie Day Matthew Dube Pierre-Luc ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail The Globe and Mail THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick An NDP MP is warning party members to be wary of the “Stéphane Dion Syndrome.” In an interview, Quebec rookie MP Tarik Brahmi said he is worried that the preferential ballot at the March 24 NDP leadership convention ...

Mentioned by Globe and Mail NDP MP warns against 'Stéphane Dion Syndrome' An NDP MP is warning party members to be wary of the “Stéphane Dion Syndrome.” In an interview, Quebec rookie MP Tarik Brahmi said he is worried that the preferential ballot at the March 24 NDP leadership convention will favour the “second choice” of ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star MPs voice concerns over Libya NDP MP Tarik Brahmi raised concerns about weapons -- including landmines, munitions and chemical weapons -- floating around the country "left, right and centre" and possibly flowing across the borders into neighbouring countries. ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Weapons, militias hurdles in Libya: Canadian officials NDP MP Tarik Brahmi raised concerns about weapons - including landmines, munitions and chemical weapons - floating around the country "left, right and centre" and possibly flowing across the borders into neighbouring countries. "The movement of weapons ...