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NDP MP for Drummond (Québec)

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

Yesterday

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Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

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Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Canada is way behind on meeting its objectives with respect to protecting marine environments. The Liberal government committed to protecting at least 10% of ...

Posted on Twitter Semaine de l’action bénévole / 15 au 21 avril 2018 Mon adjoint Daniel Lemire m’a représenté lors de la soirée Homm… https://t.co/g3CPAIKhhV

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter Étant donné les conditions météorologiques difficiles, le bureau de circonscription est aujourd'hui fermé. Bonne journée!

A week ago

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Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, today, the Prime Minister finally unveiled the action plan for official languages. Even though there is not as much funding as communities hoped, the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

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 ...

A month ago

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 in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, more and more translation errors are being found in federal government tendering documents. Here are some concrete examples. Imagine bidding on contracts for “Computers ...

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank everyone for being with us today. I'm not a permanent member of this committee, but it is ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I want to mention that I will share my time with my charming colleague from North Island—Powell River. Bill C-68, an ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada Okay. When the Centre for Literacy existed, what was the difference in your roles? How did its goals and objectives differ from those of Literacy Quebec? ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House once again to talk about official languages and the importance of investing in our official language ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I thank my honourable colleague for his excellent speech. Not only is he doing an excellent job of combatting tax havens and fighting for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to present dozens of petitions once again on behalf of Canadians who are calling for mandatory labelling of ...

Spoke in the House on Food Labelling Mr. Speaker, on October 19, 2017, I rose in this House to discuss an issue that is very important to me and very important to the ...

More than three months ago

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)