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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

This week

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/UMdwtrl0TD

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Souvenirs d’un conflit : La Première Guerre mondiale à Drummondville https://t.co/PGMbp8lOCQ

Posted on Twitter J'ai eu l'opportunité de visiter hier des pondoirs d'un des pionniers de la production d’œufs avec des poules en li… https://t.co/46fVUYxZVt

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/HPZp9XMNg0

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Cette fin de semaine à Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey avait lieu la 65e édition de la Fête des labours. Cet événement rasse… https://t.co/1bXS7FvPUh

Posted on Twitter Je tiens à féliciter l'ensemble des candidates et candidats des circonscriptions de Drummond Bois-Francs et Johnson… https://t.co/NalbWW8sUJ

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-23: Investing in Our Future Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you everyone. Thank you very much for your time and for sharing your experiences with us. My question is ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Action Plan for Official Languages 2018-23: Investing in Our Future Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank all of you for being here with us. Some of you are appearing before the committee for a second time. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, it is always a pleasure to stand in the House to continue debate and to promote official languages across the country. On March 28, ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-411, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act (understanding of official languages). Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House ...

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

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, last week, genetically modified wheat plants were discovered along the side of an Alberta road, even though the cultivation of genetically modified wheat for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the first petition I am presenting today has to do with free prescription birth control. As set out in the petition, the costs of ...

Spoke at the Library of Parliament committee on Certificate of Nomination of Heather P. Lank to the Position of Parliamentary ... Ms. Lank, congratulations on your appointment. That is a very important position for us, parliamentarians, but also for all Canadians, who can benefit from the Library ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to French-Language Training in the Field of Nursing in Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for being here today, Commissioner and Mr. Wagg. It's really a pleasure and an honour to have you ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)