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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Outremont (Québec)

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

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter My message to Canada following today's brutal and cowardly attack: http://t.co/KoDsOmUlE3 #cdnpoli #OttawaShooting

Posted on Twitter Mon message suite à l'acte de haine et de brutalité d'aujourd'hui: http://t.co/rJ6ZakSx8l #polcan #fusilladeottawa

Three days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Fier d'appuyer la motion pour décerner le titre de «citoyenne honoraire du Canada» à Malala Yousafzai #polcan

Posted on Twitter Proud to second the motion to bestow the title of “honourary Canadian citizen” on Malala Yousafzai #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Proud to second the motion to bestow the title of “honourary Canadian citizen” on Malala Yousafzai (@malala) #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Fier d'appuyer la motion pour décerner le titre de «citoyenne honoraire du Canada» à Malala Yousafzai (@malala) #polcan

This week

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, when did the Prime Minister decide that bird watchers were enemies of the Canadian government? Last week, we learned that it takes nothing more ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is getting ready to present an economic update and he has a choice to make: he can focus on creating quality ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

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 ...

Three weeks 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.

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)