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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to talk about the environment and the fight against climate change as we debate a motion moved ...

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter Reminder! Tomorrow debate on the bilingualism of judges at the Supreme Court. Watch it here https://t.co/beC0V6rKDc #polcan

Posted on Twitter Rappel! Demain débat projet de loi sur le bilinguisme des juges à la Cour suprême. Regardez le ici https://t.co/z39TT7DTXH #polcan #frcan

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Drummondville Region Mr. Speaker, 2017 is a special year for a few of the organizations that are the pride of the people of Drummondville. In arts and culture, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted Yes on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted Yes on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/Bld2t4ukcg

Posted on Twitter Saviez-vous que 187 municipalités du QC et ON appuient la projet de loi sur bilinguisme des juges à la Cour suprême? https://t.co/eUXsIrZx53

Posted on Twitter Did you know that 187 municipalities of QC and ON support the bill on bilingualism of judges at the Supreme Court? https://t.co/LF9AiIOIcv

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure for me to rise in the House to talk about marine protection, biodiversity, and marine protection areas across Canada. This ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/NZdFTnu2bD

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Okay, let's talk about the quasi-criminal penalties; I don't know the exact terms. In short, that exists. However, certain less serious offences could be resolved internally, ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Unfortunately, that is a way of not moving forward with recommendation 4, which asked the government to mandate Statistics Canada. I understand that Statistics Canada wants ...

Spoke in the House on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Mr. Speaker, I would also like to commend the excellent work done by my colleague from Port Moody—Coquitlam on protecting the environment and all aquatic resources ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here, Mr. Thibodeau. I already know something of your situation. When Graham Fraser's special report on Air Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me as well to rise in this House and speak to a bill that will benefit pregnant and nursing ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two series of petitions to table on behalf of the people of my riding, Drummond. The first calls on the Government of ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business and Election of Vice-Chairs Mr. Chair, let me conclude by saying that, these days, we hear a great deal about how difficult it is for official language community media to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the government is putting the environment in the Drummond area at risk because of its catastrophic management of 9,000 tonnes of toxic materials in ...

More than three months 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 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 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 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 ...

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 (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 results 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 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 ...

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