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  • His favourite word is languages.

NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

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Posted on Twitter Dans la dernière mise à jour économique, au lieu de prioriser la population laissée pour compte, le gouvernement li… https://t.co/fW2GoUqOIi

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, speaking of the deficit, let's talk about the environmental deficit. Everyone knows that Canada will fall well short of its greenhouse gas reduction targets. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, according to a report released on Monday at COP24, Canada ranks 54th out of 60 on the climate change performance index. My goodness that ...

Voted No on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Official Languages does not seem to have spoken about any commitment to fund Ontario's French-language university when she met with Minister ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie Yesterday, Minister Joly testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages and said she had been asked about funding arrangements for the Université de l'Ontario ...

Posted on Twitter Carol Jolin président @MonAssemblee affirme que le gouvernement fédéral doit faire preuve de leadership afin de sau… https://t.co/bFAZycjzQN

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, I joined more than 14,000 Franco-Ontarians who took to the streets to express their anger over Doug Ford's policies. This was the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Francophonie Mr. Speaker, Franco-Ontarians wage a daily battle to protect their linguistic rights and keep the French language alive. The ideological decision made by Doug Ford's Ontario ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to you, Commissioner, and the people who have accompanied you. Before discussing the modernization of the Official Languages Act, I would ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, yesterday, our leader, Jagmeet Singh, was very pleased to have the opportunity to attend a meeting of all party leaders to discuss the situation ...

Posted on Twitter Plus de 400 personnes ont assisté hier soir à la consultation publique organisée par la Ville de Drummondville sur… https://t.co/XNpp5RiXEp

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the meeting of party leaders to discuss the French-language services crisis in Ontario is a step in the right direction. However, as much as ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Government of Canada's Support for the International Trade of Small and Medium-sized ... Absolutely. In my riding in Drummond, a number of dairy farmers have come to see me. They had applied for the dairy farm investment program, but ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chambers and Mr. Thompson, for being here today. It was very interesting to see that everybody is motivated, everybody is showing ...

Posted on Twitter .@doudroit demande au gouvernement libéral de s'asseoir avec le .@QCGN et la .@fcfacanada afin de définir ce que so… https://t.co/KoZ2aQrsbB

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the federal and provincial official languages ministers passed the buck all weekend for the protection of French in Ontario. However, they are both responsible ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement fédéral admet que les nouveaux investissements dans certaines industries seront associés à une augm… https://t.co/OkD7CXFkIJ

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement fédéral admet que les nouveaux investissements dans certaines industries seront associés à une augm… https://t.co/9PhPjD6696

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you both for being here today. The QCGN held its event on the Hill this week, and you're holding yours today, ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Power, dear colleagues, thank you very much for being here today. Your presentation is informative and will guide us, and we ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to go back to the New Brunswick issue with Mr. Chaisson. You said that New Brunswick was forgotten during the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: International Leadership Excellent. I have a question about your perception of the federal commitment to help the poorest and most vulnerable countries. You said that this $2.65 billion ...

More than three months ago

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

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)