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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Central pop se poursuit aujourd’hui jusqu’à 16h. Allez faire un tour au parc Sainte-Thérèse pour rencontrer nos ar… https://t.co/I0gkAJyHqD

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the new comprehensive and progressive agreement for trans-Pacific partnership, or CPTPP, will have a devastating impact on Canadian workers. At a time when we ...

Spoke in the House on Latin American Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to celebrate Latin American culture. Later in my speech, I will explain why it is so ...

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Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the NDP is fighting to create good jobs and protect the environment. The Liberal government, on the other hand, is going to make a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to talk about the environment and the economy of the future as part of the debate on our ...

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A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the plastics charter that the Prime Minister signed at the G7 disappointed almost everyone. The Prime Minister did not even mention a strategy for ...

Posted on Twitter Un événement à ne pas manquer au profit du Centre de ressources pour hommes Drummond le samedi 30 juin dès 18h30 au… https://t.co/n8w6lLqyKV

Posted on Twitter La mélodie du bonheur nous a offert toute une gamme d’émotions en fin de semaine! Félicitations aux Productions A… https://t.co/eniSNxj103

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, once the cannabis is put to a vote in the Senate, it will be sent back to the House with nearly four dozen amendments. ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, it is important to rise to speak to this fundamental bill. As I mentioned earlier, at 138 pages, Bill C-59, an act respecting national ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to talk about the environment in the House of Commons. That is why I ran for politics, to defend the environment, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to French-Language Training in the Field of Nursing in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before me I have the Action Plan for Official Languages—2018-2023: Investing in Our Future, which includes an investment of $174.3 million in ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities I do not have much time left. In any case, we have covered a lot, I think, but I would like to go back to what ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for being here today. I want you to know that it is by no means for ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of you for being here. Thank you very much for being here today. I'll begin ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... What does this business of the number of clicks mean? Is it that the government simply wants to make sure that its information and advertising is ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Thank you very much. I am François Choquette, the MP for Drummond, Quebec. I am the NDP critic for official languages and vice-chair of the Standing ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... When you do make it to Quebec City, you'll have to visit Drummondville. It's only an hour and a half away. You'll obviously have to try ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for being here today. My name is François Choquette, and I represent the riding of Drummond, in the Centre-du-Québec ...

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 ...

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)

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