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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter C'est avec stupeur que j'apprends ce matin, le décès d'Alain Côté. Je garderai d'excellents souvenirs de nos... https://t.co/9YZCSUem1O

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Manque de préposés dans les CHSLD de Drummondville https://t.co/PNfoKudv6e

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/H4YZ8Yyxt4 A Drummondville nous célébrerons la Fête du Canada au Parc Frigon dès 11 h, le 1er juillet.

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/H4YZ8Yyxt4

This week

Posted on Twitter Trudeau,«une machine à produire des phrases creuses», Thomas Mulcair https://t.co/j1d4UzGTTk

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Signez la pétition pour lutter contre les paradis fiscaux pour que tous payent leur juste part! https://t.co/7UTxTMAVdy

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, we thought that the debacle with Ms. Meilleur’s appointment had been a lesson to the minister of heritage, but no, she continues to outdo ...

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure and the honour to rise today in the House to speak to Bill S-232. If it passes, as I think ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today. I thank my colleague from Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup for talking about this report, because it is very ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' approach to official languages is a joke. The Minister of Canadian Heritage forgot to extend the interim commissioner's mandate. As of Saturday, ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I wish to point out that my parliamentary privileges, and those of the other members of the House, have been violated. The Commissioner of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Ms. Joly. I'll now turn to Mr. Hussen. Mr. Hussen, you said that an immigration policy has already been established “to increase the demographic ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House, even though it is late, because it is never too late to do our jobs as ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Thank you, Mr. Chair. It is very simple. I understand what subsection 49(1) of the Official Languages Act contains. In reality, however, this is not a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am both happy and sad at being required to stand in the House today regarding this motion, and that the NDP was required ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Yes, it is obsolete. We were asking to meet with witnesses about Ms. Meilleur's abilities. However, I have two more very short motions that I would ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, after the debacle with Madeleine Meilleur's appointment, I hope that the government understands that there cannot be any partisanship in the appointment of officers ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Mr. Chair, with your permission, first I would like to go back briefly to the defeated motion. What we have just done does not help the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Well, I should hope so, after all this time. The motion refers to the process, but that is not all. I mentioned this earlier and the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System ... Okay, it was on April 7. There you go. There is something else. We talked about the last time she met with the Prime Minister. Her ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to go back to the right to be forgotten. It’s an important issue that everyone may face some ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System You are right, Supreme Court judges must absolutely be evaluated, as should those in superior courts, who evaluate themselves. I am one who believes that there ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 (subscription) 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)

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Federal Election 2015: Drummond riding Summary: NDP MP François Choquette broke the Bloc Québécois hold on this riding in 2011. His BQ opponent this time is another former MP, Diane Bourgeois, who represented Terrebonne-Blainville from 2000 until she was defeated in 2011. Boundaries: ...

Mentioned by International Business Times AU Canada's NDP Lawmakers Facing Legal Case For Unlawful Dismissal And ... The litigant, Bouchra Taibi, was working for New Democrat MP Hélène Leblanc. Melanie Bellemare worked for MP François Choquette. Both accused the NDP of wrongful dismissal,. Lawsuit Filed. While Taibi filed a lawsuit in August, Bellemare is expected to ...

Mentioned by International Business Times AU Canada's NDP Lawmakers Facing Legal Case For Unlawful Dismissal And ... The litigant, Bouchra Taibi, was working for New Democrat MP Hélène Leblanc. Melanie Bellemare worked for MP François Choquette. Both accused the NDP of wrongful dismissal,. Lawsuit Filed. While Taibi filed a lawsuit in August, Bellemare is expected to ...

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