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  • His favourite word is languages.

NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 31% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted No on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Posted on Twitter Merci à mon épouse Liliana P. Moncada G et ma belle-fille Oriana Moncada pour m’avoir représenté ce soir au 5 à 7 p… https://t.co/5tmuG02SGd

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Approbation de l'expansion de Trans Mountain: «Que le gouvernement Trudeau approuve ce pipeline après avoir déclaré… https://t.co/dhfcdYbBGV

Posted on Twitter PARADIS FISCAUX: Le fédéral floué de 26 G$ en taxes et impôts chaque année Une étude révèle que l’évasion et l’évi… https://t.co/8pZvQz1eDC

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Les conservateurs votent contre la motion déclarant l’urgence climatique nationale!!! Les libéraux votent en faveu… https://t.co/voO5pz8jd9

Posted on Twitter Tel que recommandé par un groupe d'experts, le NPD s'engage à mettre en place un régime universel... https://t.co/OC5Dn0WKjJ

This week

Posted on Twitter Félicitations à Alain D'Auteuil pour son élection au district 4 de la ville de Drummondville et aux autres candidat… https://t.co/SEitYRo6vV

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, the Liberals missed the mark yesterday with their announcement about the 5G spectrum auction. Their policy will cut service to tens of thousands of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition signed by hundreds of Canadian citizens who are upset about cuts to French-language services in Ontario. Given ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Records Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House of Commons to speak to Bill C-93, an act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Madam Speaker, it is an honour for me to once again rise in the House, even at this late hour, to debate some very important issues ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie and Annual Report of the Commissioner of Official ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the three witnesses from the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for being here today. Mr. Théberge, ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in the House to speak about the environment. On February 1, I asked the Liberal government a ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I have been listening to the discussions and speeches since the early afternoon. The Liberals do not seem to realize that what they are ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in the House to talk about the environment. Today I am honoured to talk about the climate ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, once again, I have the honour to rise in the House to talk about an extremely important issue: the fight against climate change and ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Implementation of Part VII of the Official Languages Act in the Administration ... I understand your point of view, Mr. MacKinnon. What concerns me and probably concerns all official-language minority communities is what happened following this decision by the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act There has been a little debate—and you slipped in a word or two about it to our colleagues—about the famous powers for the commissioner, whether the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act and State of Canada's Francophonie Ms. Adam, I will start with a comment. I just want to offer my congratulations to you, to your board of governors, to all your full-time ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for joining us today. We have heard a lot about official language minority communities (OLMCs), which are the pillars ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Yes, I think we absolutely need that kind of definition. That will help us a lot. Mr. Tremblay, you spoke about the much talked-about language clause ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act and Subject Matter of the Interim ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank you, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Dupuis, for your very relevant presentation. Your bill is very substantive and what ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act and Subject Matter of the Interim ... Good morning, everyone. I will not be talking to you about Netflix. Actually, as everyone now knows, I have asked for legal proceedings against the Netflix ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-411 An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (understanding of official languages)

Mentioned by National Post Chris Selley: Indigenous MP opposes fellow New Democrats on official bilingualism for Supreme Court ... it might look inevitable in hindsight. For now, though, it's a rather novel objection born of a private member's bill that went down to defeat last month. NDP MP François Choquette's bill would have mandated that Supreme Court judges be fluently ...

Mentioned by National Post Chris Selley: Indigenous MP opposes fellow New Democrats on official bilingualism for Supreme Court ... it might look inevitable in hindsight. For now, though, it's a rather novel objection born of a private member's bill that went down to defeat last month. NDP MP François Choquette's bill would have mandated that Supreme Court judges be fluently ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-382 An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (Supreme Court of Canada)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-381 An Act to amend the Judges Act (bilingualism)

Mentioned by The Sherbrooke Times The liberals will vote against the requirement for bilingualism at the supreme Court Bill C-203, néodémocrate François Choquette amends the supreme Court Act by adding to the terms and conditions of appointment that the successful candidates ” understand French and English without the assistance of an interpreter “. It is identical to ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Feds must track language complaints about Hill security staff, says NDP MP 'The main problem in my opinion is the lack of leadership from the minister,' says NDP MP François Choquette. NDP MP François Choquette, pictured, wants Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly to take a more forceful role to ensure that language complaints ...

Mentioned by Burnaby Now Four NDP MPs from Quebec throw their support behind Peter Julian A rally was held in Sherbrooke, Que. on Monday by NDP MPs Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Brigitte Sansoucy, François Choquette and Robert Aubin, to announce their support for the New Westminster-Burnaby MP. “This is something that doesn't happen very often, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Four Quebec NDP MPs endorse Peter Julian leadership ... Sherbrooke Sunday evening, Julian — who represents the B.C. riding of New Westminster-Burnaby — announced that Sherbrooke MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Robert Aubin (Trois-Rivières), Brigitte Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe–Bagot) and François Choquette ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-203 An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-493 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Ashuapmushuan River, Mistassini River and Peribonka River)