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NDP MP for Jeanne-Le Ber (Québec)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to continue this discussion, but from the point of view of the consumer. I live in an urban riding. I have ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Hommage à nos groupes communautaires / Tribute to our community groups: http://t.co/bASH1N5wAj #merci #Verdun #VerdunLuv #SudOuestMtl #npd

Spoke in the House on Jeanne-Le Ber Community Support Mr. Speaker, I would like to acknowledge the work of hundreds of organizations in my riding, Jeanne-Le Ber. I am very proud to work alongside the ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to add my voice to the discussion on Bill C-26, an act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague across the way talked about the need to deflect radicalization. As my colleague, the member for Davenport, mentioned earlier, one of the ...

Posted on Twitter My statement about the possible demolition of the #NCC: http://t.co/FNeGUnqfCT #SudOuestMtl #LittleBurgundy

Posted on Twitter Ma déclaration à propos de la possible démolition du #NCC: http://t.co/jIGNekF5dW #SudOuestMtl #PetiteBourgogne

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Champlain Bridge Mr. Speaker, instead of closing the debate on changing the name of the Champlain Bridge, the Minister of Infrastructure told us that he was working hard ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras Thank you. In a changing world or a changing environment in any country that's gone through this type of upheaval, a healthy judiciary is key. As ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have been listening to the debate this morning with very keen interest. I am hearing a lot of numbers thrown around about how ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis Genocide, the attempt to eliminate a people, is a very complex and layered process, and the reaction to that can be as complex and layered as ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, be it grain transport or rail safety, the Conservative government continues to drop the ball. The people of Jeanne-Le Ber are worried. Since 2011, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, even though I represent an urban riding, I have a petition here signed by over 100 people who are citing the right to save ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras Thank you. We've encountered each other a couple of times now and I'm always fascinated and my head is full after meeting with you, with the ...

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

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 ...

Two months 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 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)