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NDP MP for Outremont (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 56.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Great to meet @AdamGarone today, co-found of #Movember. Un plaisir de rencontrer Adam Garone, cofondateur de Movember http://t.co/SDiVMjifFy

Posted on Twitter Stand with us: http://t.co/lFYyEwbwhO #NDP #cdnpoli #ImReady http://t.co/d7gkjloBGk

Posted on Twitter Dites que vous embarquez: http://t.co/NUiuutW4By #polcan #npd #Jembarque http://t.co/YHqc9rmbs7

Posted on Twitter Stand with us: http://t.co/0BLOY1FKgU #NDP #cdnpoli #ImReady http://t.co/GRXT80WleQ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to @CanningsNDP, who was nominated as the #NDP candidate in South Okanagan-West Kootenay last night! #cdnpoli #Team2015

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter My congratulations to @RachelNotley, new Leader of @AlbertaNDP! I look forward to working together. #abpoli

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Maclean's on the Hill: Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau and Chatelaine Each week, the Maclean's politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week's news in Ottawa. This week, interviews with NDP leader Thomas Mulcair about his party's proposal for child care and Conservative MP Steven Fletcher about ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Opposition to Iraq mission bizarre New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair (C) stands to vote against a government motion to participate in U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 7, 2014. The motion passed 157 to 134. REUTERS/Chris Wattie ... But then again, Liberal MP and former justice minister Irwin Cotler – a major advocate of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine – abstained from the vote. That suggests many of them likely know their opposition is ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, it is available, but it has not been delivered. The real question is, why has it not been delivered? In 2010, the Conservative government ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, this weekend, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said that he could not discuss where Canadian aircraft would be based, as it was an operational ...

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

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, today the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development confirmed that the Prime Minister failed to meet his watered-down climate change targets. The targets ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning on the same failure of U.S. air strikes in Kobani. As the U.S. bombing ramps up, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, this weekend thousands of Canadians in cities from coast to coast to coast gathered to demand that the government launch a full public inquiry ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the question was not whether or not we would be sending them over after a vote. The question is, what are they doing sending ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, the minister throws out the word “Progressive” as if it were a slur. Yes, she was a Progressive Conservative. In the Saturday, October 4, ...

Mentioned by National Post Kelly McParland: Liberals, NDP duck and dodge, but leave the crucial question ... A 30-year veteran of Canada's Air Force who reached the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and commanded a squadron of CF-18s, Mr. Hawn rose after NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and a number of other NDP and Liberal MPs repeated their parties' opposition to ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Military Mission in Iraq Mr. Speaker, first, I would like to thank the Prime Minister for coming to the House of Commons today to make this important announcement. This should ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca A basically decent few days for the House of Commons Thomas Mulcair had asked whether any members of the Canadian military were on the ground in Syria and Stephen Harper had responded simply, “No, Mr. Speaker,” and sat back down. And now the Foreign Affairs minister was calling out in mock outrage.

Mentioned by Toronto Star Conservative government hasn't made case for Iraq combat mission, Thomas ... Conservative government hasn't made case for Iraq combat mission, Thomas Mulcair says. “The Conservative government has yet to make the case for any sort of mission in Iraq, including a combat mission,” says NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair. Share on ...

Mentioned by Brock Press What will it take for us to pay attention? In what must be one of the most viewed CPAC clips this year, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair repeatedly posed the same question to Conservative MP Paul Calandra concerning Canada's military presence in Iraq. Calandra repeatedly responded with an ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you. I do appreciate your opening on that with regard to the difference between “real reality”, as you just said, and “reality”, so let's stay ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Mr. Chairman, we're supposed to be looking at these things as a continuum. The speaker continues to go back to his original motion. He keeps explaining ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-476 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-600 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for charitable gifts)