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  • His favourite word is languages.

NDP MP for Acadie—Bathurst (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 69.70% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have been a member of Parliament for many years, and this is the first time in Canada's history that a prime minister has ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have a feeling of déjà vu when I listen to the Liberals. In 1992—quite some time ago—when they were in opposition, Brian Mulroney ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist NDP veteran Yvon Godin won't seek re-election in his NB seat NDP MP for Acadie Bathurst Yvon Godin rises following question period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 26, 2012. Veteran New Democrat MP Yvon Godin says he won't run in this year's federal election. Godin, who has represented the ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com NDP veteran Yvon Godin won't run again OTTAWA - Veteran New Democrat MP Yvon Godin says he won't run in this year's federal election. Godin, who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Acadie-Bathurst since 1997, says it is time to go after 17 years. The former labour organizer joins a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP MP Yvon Godin won't run in the next election, sources say Yvon Godin, New Brunswick's only NDP MP, will not run in the next federal election, according to sources. Godin confirms he will make an announcement either on Friday afternoon or early next week. But he wouldn't confirm the reports of his retirement.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Yvon Godin, NDP Veteran, Won't Seek Re-Election OTTAWA - Veteran New Democrat MP Yvon Godin says he won't run in this year's federal election. Godin, who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Acadie-Bathurst since 1997, says it is time to go after 17 years. The former labour organizer joins a ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP MP Yvon Godin Won't Run In The Next Election, Sources Say Yvon Godin, New Brunswick's only NDP MP, will not run in the next federal election, according to sources. Godin confirms he will make an announcement either on Friday afternoon or early next week. But he wouldn't confirm the reports of his retirement.

Mentioned by Humboldt Journal NDP veteran Yvon Godin won't seek re-election in his NB seat OTTAWA - Veteran New Democrat MP Yvon Godin says he won't run in this year's federal election. Godin, who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Acadie-Bathurst since 1997, says it is time to go after 17 years. The former labour organizer joins a ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, whether in Moncton or Fredericton, the regional news is sacred. It is sacred because it tells us about what is happening in our own ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today because I asked a question last week about the energy east pipeline that TransCanada wants to run from ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Terrebonne—Blainville. I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-43. This is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition that has been signed by hundreds of people from my region who are saying that biodiversity and the future of ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, francophones are being treated like second-class citizens in the energy east pipeline debate. It is unacceptable that the National Energy Board is not being ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada, or the FCFA, is calling for the creation of an independent commission on the future ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Commissioner of Official Languages Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank Mr. Norlock for beginning the discussion on CBC. I agree with the hon. member when he says ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank our witnesses for being here with us today to discuss the event that occurred While looking at the video, I ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I agree with that. I think I won't need much time to relate what happened. First of all, I would like to ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business My apologies to the interpreters. When this kind of thing happens to me, I think of how the same kind of thing could happen to the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Whenever we talk about the economy of northern New Brunswick and employment insurance, it bothers me a little. I think people know ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Mr. Speaker, I am having a really hard time understanding why Mr. Gourde is telling us these things. He is saying that, if we want to ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to welcome our friends from New Brunswick who are here with us today. My colleagues asked me earlier if ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities and Main Estimates 2014-15: ... Commissioner, I encourage you to have a look at what transpired in the House yesterday evening on CPAC. I asked Minister Raitt questions about VIA Rail. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-497 Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (St. Croix River, Restigouche River and Saint John River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-208 An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-522 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and respecting the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (student transport)