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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Nominate Pat Stogran https://t.co/bBl9411FdO

Posted on Twitter Un comité recommande de saborder l’ONE https://t.co/c3YFH6VCU6

Posted on Twitter #OLLO #NPD Nomination de Madeleine Meilleur: des candidats au poste confient leur inconfort https://t.co/1gsATlfqSs via @lp_lapresse

Posted on Twitter #OLLO #NPD Commissaire aux langues officielles : le fédéral dévoile son processus de sélection https://t.co/CiRhF8tlju

Posted on Twitter #OLLO Ces explications surviennent alors que la nomination de Mme Meilleur par le premier ministre Trudeau a... https://t.co/69ZW4GqSDZ

Posted on Twitter #OLLO #NPD Commissaire aux langues officielles : les Franco-Ontariens réclament eux aussi davantage de transparence https://t.co/IztSAOlyEa

This week

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Madam Speaker, this week I found out that employees at Drummond Institution received a letter asking them to pay back the emergency pay advances they received ...

Spoke in the House on 2017 Gala for Entrepreneurs Madam Speaker, I would like to commend the entrepreneurs of the greater Drummond area for their leadership. The Drummond chamber of commerce and industry hosted a ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise in the House to address an extremely important subject, that being the Liberals’ infrastructure privatization bank. I will ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Madam Speaker, apparently, it can take years to have access to rulings of federal courts in French. The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to once again table a petition about ten pages long regarding an extremely important issue in Drummond. People have been talking ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with my colleague, the member for Regina—Lewvan. It is a privilege to rise today on what happens to ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to all the witnesses for shedding some very important light on the matter. Still, I wanted to point out that ...

Spoke in the House on Ottawa River Watershed Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak to the environment because the issue is extremely important to me. I have already ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... It concerns bilingualism and the assessment of judges. It relates to the 2013 report of the official languages commissioners of Ontario, Canada and New Brunswick regarding ...

Spoke in the House on Drummond Association for the Disabled Mr. Speaker, I proudly rise in the House today to acknowledge the 30th anniversary of the Association des personnes handicapées de Drummond, or APHD. This organization ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act The story was in the media on Monday. The air transport authority seems to be having trouble recruiting people who can provide services in French. What ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Bilingualism Among Members of Parliament Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before asking my question, I want to mention that we must, as Mr. Généreux said, promote the importance of the two official ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Yes, I understand. Unless I am mistaken the Department of Industry establishes the priorities for the census questions. This is what we were told by a ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Full Implementation of the Official Languages ... Thank you, Mr. Grammond, for your explanation. You clearly set out why Supreme Court judges must be bilingual. You mentioned that the interpretation issue isn't the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Again, thank you, because we are all very much aware of what you need and what's important. I think this study on the census, and the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Basically, if we don't have a census asking all the required questions, we will never know the exact pool of people who might be considered rights ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as 2 more staffers come forward Bouchra Taibi, who was working for New Democrat MP Hélène Leblanc, and Melanie Bellemare, who was working for MP François Choquette, both accuse the party of wrongful dismissal. Taibi filed a lawsuit in the summer while Bellemare is expected to do ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts as two more staffers file lawsuits Bouchra Taibi, who was working for New Democrat MP Hélène Leblanc, and Melanie Bellemare, who was working for MP François Choquette, both accuse the party of wrongful dismissal. Taibi filed a lawsuit in the summer while Bellemare is expected to do ...

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