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NDP MP for Jeanne-Le Ber (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

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

Posted on Twitter @ThomasMulcair celebrates #deepavali w/ Ontario South Asian Communuty http://t.co/YYq8ZQSXm9

Posted on Twitter Ottawa celebrates #Drepackaging #mikesullivan. Happy Celebration of Light http://t.co/dLJP28qe7w

Posted on Twitter Our hero! #alaingervais HOC Security. Thank you. Nous hero! Merci! http://t.co/wSuJZX6Jjd

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Post-Traumatic Stress Mr. Speaker, we went through a very upsetting experience this week. It serves as a reminder of the importance of taking care of the individuals who ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, after yesterday's events, I would first like to say how proud I am to be able to rise in the House and speak freely ...

Posted on Twitter Statement by Tyrone Benskin on the shootings: http://t.co/AshK2hjebb

Posted on Twitter Déclaration du député Benskin à propos de la fusillade : http://t.co/EZ51vmVrHc

Posted on Twitter Chez Moi. Merci Sécurité CDC, GRC et les Policier d'Ottawa. Infiniment merci!

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Canada MPs: Forced Organ Removal in China Beyond Question “The testimony today was sort of a tipping point in terms of our awareness in regard to organ harvesting in China,” said Tyrone Benskin, a New Democratic Party member (MP) of Parliament, echoing an earlier comment by Liberal MP Irwin Cotler during the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Forced Harvesting and Trafficking of Human Organs Okay, thank you. Also, Mr. Gutmann, you mentioned before that the economic aspect of this—I can't remember the words you used—is not as much of an ...

Three 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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