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NDP MP for Outremont (Québec)

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

Statements in the House

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, is the Prime Minister really telling Canadians that he has no idea at all how much it will cost? Ballpark? Nothing?

What kind of budget are we talking about? How much will Canadians pay for the Prime Minister's war in Iraq? How much will it cost for this war in Iraq?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, what is the total budget the Prime Minister has planned for Canada's involvement in Iraq? How much is this going to cost?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister told the Wall Street Journal that he had not “ruled anything out”.

Will the Prime Minister confirm that this means that he has not ruled out large-scale Canadian ground deployment in Iraq?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, is the Prime Minister considering air strikes in Syria?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Prime Minister said that he has no clue how long this war in Iraq will last. His foreign affairs minister, however, said that the fight against ISIS and groups like it could last a generation.

The United States has already been fighting ISIS under one name or another for over a decade. Is the Prime Minister really telling Canadians that he is ready for that kind of open-ended war in Iraq?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, are there any Canadian Forces in Syria right now?

Are there currently any Canadian Forces in Syria?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, we do in fact know that there are 26 soldiers, but the problem is that we asked the Prime Minister four times, on September 15, September 16, September 23 and September 24, and he gave us a different number.

The question that Canadians are asking themselves is this. How is it possible that the Prime Minister got something so simple so wrong? Why is he not able to tell Canadians straight up when we ask the question of how many Canadian soldiers are on the ground in Iraq?

He did not give us the right answer then. How do we know it is the right answer today?

National Defence October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, how many Canadian soldiers are on the ground in Iraq?

Health October 1st, 2014

Mr. Speaker, the United States has diagnosed its first case of Ebola.

Can the Prime Minister tell Canadians what precautions will be put in place to prevent Ebola from spreading to Canada?

With the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, can the Prime Minister tell Canadians what precautions are being put in place to prevent the spread of Ebola here in Canada?

Foreign Affairs September 30th, 2014

Mr. Speaker, is targeting or coordinating attacks by others a combat role? Yes or no.