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NDP MP for Acadie—Bathurst (New Brunswick)

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have another petition to present from over 200 people from my riding of Acadie—Bathurst. The petitioners maintain that a reduction in service could ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Ms. Lalonde, we are talking about welcoming immigrants in the universities, in the small communities and so forth. Does that create a problem? I am asking ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Yvon Godin optimistic about future of Via Rail in Maritimes Yvon Godin, says he is feeling "optimistic" that Via Rail service will continue to the Maritimes. The New Democratic Party member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst says he met with Canadian National Railway officials last week along with NDP Leader Tom ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, what the member for Markham—Unionville just said is not true. It is not true that the NDP is opposed to the temporary foreign worker ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present. The first petition I have the honour of presenting has been signed by 200 people. The petitioners are ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities I would like to come back to Mr. Aucoin. The question was an important one. ACOA is working in the regions and has been helping them ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities I know about divided families. I come from a family of 11 children, of whom I am the 11th. In 1972, not one of us was ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, we have been in the House for many years. When the Conservatives were in opposition, they were the ones yelling at the Liberals, saying ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I begin, I want to thank the witnesses for being here with us today. The committee decided to do a study ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Do not worry about it, Mr. Speaker; they do not care about the trains. Will the Minister of Transport meet with the mayors and the public ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Canadian Heritage Official Languages Annual Report 2011-12 and 2012-2013 Annual Report of ... I think that's unfortunate. This is the second time. The motion concerns the study on the economic situation of official language minority communities. This is a ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, last Friday, mayors from New Brunswick and eastern Quebec met in Campbellton to put together a plan to save passenger rail service in their ...

Spoke in the House on Supreme Court Act moved that Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages), be read the second time and referred to a committee. ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, this morning, the Acadie Nouvelle reported that mayors from New Brunswick and eastern Quebec have banded together to save passenger rail service in eastern ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to welcome Ms. Bernard and Mrs. Salesse. It is a great pleasure to see you here. It is regrettable that, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Statutory Review of Part XVII of the Criminal Code I do not agree with that. I think it would be relevant to provide some examples. You must be familiar with the Caron case in Alberta. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Okay, and I don't want to start to pick a fight over this here, but I just want to get that straight. It looks like it's ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal New Brunswick communities could lose Via Rail service, says Opposition OTTAWA - The federal New Democrats are pushing the Harper government to save a vital rail line in eastern Canada. New Democrat MP Yvon Godin warns that, without federal help, communities east of Quebec will lose the already reduced service that Via ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Maritimes could lose Via Rail service — NB MP Acadie-Bathurst New Democrat MP Yvon Godin warns that, without federal help, communities east of Quebec will lose the already reduced service that Via Rail provides in the region. CN Rail has announced it will abandon a 70-kilometre stretch of track ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Save Via Rail service in NB communities, urges NDP The federal New Democrats are pushing the Harper government to save a vital rail line in eastern Canada. Acadie-Bathurst New Democrat MP Yvon Godin warns that, without federal help, communities east of Quebec will lose the already reduced service that ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Eastern Canada could lose rail service without help from feds: NDP New Democrat MP Yvon Godin warns that, without federal help, communities east of Quebec will lose the already reduced service that Via Rail provides in the region. CN Rail has announced it will abandon a 70-kilometre stretch of track between Miramichi ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NDP calls on feds to cough up rail money OTTAWA – The federal New Democrats are pushing the Harper government to save a vital rail line in eastern Canada. New Democrat MP Yvon Godin warns that, without federal help, communities east of Quebec will lose the already reduced service that Via ...

More than three months ago

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)