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NDP MP for Outremont (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Had fun giving out candy tonight! Joyeux #Halloween! http://t.co/Bl4wXmZPNi

Posted on Twitter À l'occasion du 30e anniversaire des tragiques massacres de 1984, l'heure de la justice et de la guérison a sonné. http://t.co/05KrpPZWsR

Posted on Twitter On the 30th anniversary of the tragic anti-Sikh massacres of 1984, it is time for justice and healing. #cdnpoli http://t.co/Oe67bwB7tQ

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, two out of the five positions are vacant. The last time the Prime Minister consulted on this, he got an answer for us from ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, what this former Supreme Court justice is telling the government is to stop riding the wave of emotion and to rationally examine the tools ...

Didn't vote on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Le #NPD s'oppose au plan de fractionnement des revenus du @premierministre. C'est trop coûteux et n’aide pas la majorité des familles.

Posted on Twitter The #NDP is opposed to the @pmharper income splitting plan: it costs too much, and brings no benefit to most Canadians #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter I was thankful to be given the opportunity to speak today at the Women's Forum. #WFDF14 #cdnpoli #NDP

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, as we just heard, yesterday many of us were able to attend the regimental funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo. His family, friends, colleagues and ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) After failure in 2009, NDP tables another environmental bill of rights The NDP is again trying to pass a bill which would enshrine environmental rights in law. NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair says the private member's bill introduced by Edmonton MP Linda Duncan would safeguard the right of present and future generations to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) The speeches: Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau address the nation The speeches: Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau address the nation. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau each made national addresses Wednesday evening. Below are the transcripts of each speech.

Spoke in the House on Ministerial Statements Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for Catherine and me to be here today and to rise in this House. Yesterday, a crazed gunman came here ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we stand here today united, united in our determination to keep this land strong and free. We are all committed to that goal. We ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, actually, he has repeatedly refused to respond. Since the Ebola outbreak began, the Minister of Health has sold off $1.5 million worth of protective ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday Canadians saw a tragedy play out in the community of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. This morning that tragedy, of course, was only magnified when we learned ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, after weeks of delaying getting the Canadian-made Ebola vaccine to Africa, a prominent Canadian expert is calling on the Conservative government to cancel its ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

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 ...

A month ago

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.

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)