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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.

A month 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague across the way for his words, particularly that he was open to hearing amendments. My colleagues ...

Spoke in the House on Arts and Culture Mr. Speaker, this month, Montreal and the borough of Little Burgundy celebrated 75 years of the gift of music, a gift from their native son Oliver ...

Spoke in the House on Former Canadian Forces Members Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House to support Bill C-568, introduced by my colleague from Saint-Jean. It is a simple bill, but ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, he can go on and on, but the reality is that rail companies are not being transparent about these accidents. It took almost three ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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. ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Witnesses, thank you for your testimony. I'm the newest member to this committee, so it's been quite a learning experience on many levels. I thank you ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria Our history as the west, as Christians, is fraught with our own examples of similar types of behaviour. Not so long ago in the 1950s and ...

More than three months ago

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)