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  • His favourite word is language.

NDP MP for Jeanne-Le Ber (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.70% 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 ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Voices in VERDUN speak out against poverty! #cacv #projetpal http://t.co/TwR0K9ONTN

Posted on Twitter Les voix de Verdun s'élèvent contre la pauvreté #cacv #projetpal http://t.co/BDYSRuPspM

Posted on Twitter 1 of the greatest privileges of an MP is welcoming new #citizens. MT @CitImmCanada The Canadian family is growing! http://t.co/ikNoZMnYZs

Posted on Twitter 1 des meilleurs privilèges de député=saluer nouveaux #citoyens MT @CitImmCanada La famille canadienne s’agrandit! http://t.co/myWL9bRPzS

A week ago

Posted on Twitter 25e anniversaire de casa CAFI! Super soirée félicitations! #verdun http://t.co/98SbGehJpb

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 Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, this closure motion is particularly disturbing. As my hon. colleague said, there was an agreement in terms of the debate continuing and then voting ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Conservatives continue to #fail to protect #officiallanguages http://t.co/5ajxWk040f #cdnpoli #NDP

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Challenges Faced by North Korean Refugees Thank you. You also took part of my question too, but that's okay. I understood your explanation and what you were saying, but just as you ...

Spoke in the House on Combatting Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Timmins—James Bay for his very eloquent understanding of the situation. We did work together on the committee for Bill ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting two petitions on behalf of my constituents. Both of them are protesting the changes to Canada Post that will put an ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq by ISIL/Daesh Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you. This is my first time meeting you and hearing from you. Your knowledge and the information you bring to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, I have listened with interest to a number of interventions this evening on this very scary and dangerous event that is happening in the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, my hon. colleague for Halifax, in her very eloquent speech on the environment, touched on a link between the existence of species and our ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I have a question for my colleague. I represent an urban riding that has a farmer's market, the Atwater Market. I also shop at ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Rights of Women in Afghanistan Thank you, Ms. Haag, for your presentation. I've been scribbling notes and trying to figure out where I was going to start. I'm a big fan ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Thank you both for being here. I would like to join my colleague in commending the efforts of Nevsun in taking steps forward into a more ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I apologize because I am going to have to go to the dark side again. I appreciate the speech from my hon. colleague and ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Thank you, Mr. Chair. In your presentation and a number of times in your responses, you've raised the issue of cultural bias and so forth, and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I ask that my colleague just elaborate a bit more on the connection between trade and human rights. The government wants to tell the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation in Camp Ashraf Thank you for your testimony. Thank you for your words of insight. With what you've been telling us about in terms of the collusion, for lack ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities I have a whole slew of questions. If I had an hour, I wouldn't be able to ask them all. I'll touch on what was brought ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Getting back to human rights, the nuclear negotiations and so forth should be better linked, but for me the issue is human rights in Iran. Mr. ...

Mentioned by CJAD Montreal Honours Nelson Mandela "I think it's important for everybody to take a moment and celebrate this extraordinary man and the lessons he taught us," said Tyrone Benskin, NDP MP for Jeanne-Le Ber, who was at the commemorative service. Montreal mayor Denis Coderre was also on ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP's Tyrone Benskin broke rules, ethics watchdog finds New Democrat MP Tyrone Benskin broke the conflict of interest rules for parliamentarians by not declaring a tax debt, federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson says. (Tyrone Benskin/Facebook). New Democrat MP Tyrone Benskin broke federal conflict of ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP's Tyrone Benskin Broke Rules, Ethics Watchdog Finds New Democrat MP Tyrone Benskin broke federal conflict of interest rules by not declaring a tax debt, Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson says in a letter to the politician. Dawson also uses the letter to renew her call for the power to levy fines against MPs who ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP's Tyrone Benskin broke rules, ethics watchdog finds New Democrat MP Tyrone Benskin broke the conflict of interest rules for parliamentarians by not declaring a tax debt, federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson says. (Tyrone Benskin/Facebook). New Democrat MP Tyrone Benskin broke federal conflict of ...

Mentioned by Owen Sound Sun Times NDP MP Tyrone Benskin has problems with federal taxman OTTAWA — NDP MP Tyrone Benskin's debt to Revenue Quebec isn't the former actor's first brush with the taxman. Court documents obtained by QMI Agency reveal that in 2003, the Canada Revenue Agency took Benskin to federal court over $135,473.03 in ...

Mentioned by London Free Press NDP MP Tyrone Benskin has problems with federal taxman 0 OTTAWA — NDP MP Tyrone Benskin's debt to Revenue Quebec isn't the former actor's first brush with the taxman. Court documents obtained by QMI Agency reveal that in 2003, the Canada Revenue Agency took Benskin to federal court over $135,473.03 in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-427 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (income averaging for artists)