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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.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted No on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

Posted on Twitter "Débat ajournement 23 novembre 2016" : https://t.co/dNnyBqUinA via @YouTube

Posted on Twitter "François Choquette à l’émission Revue politique – Édition du 23 novembre 2016" : https://t.co/DSxq96yiF6 via @YouTube

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, as I have already said, every year we meet seniors who tell us that the pension plan is not very generous and that it ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I believe I have three minutes. Just before asking my questions, I would like to table a notice of motion. I believe ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, I thank and congratulate my hon. colleague from Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques for his excellent work. He has done a tour through my constituency of Drummond. ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-18, an act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to seek further clarification on the question that I asked the Minister of Canadian Heritage ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities and Translation of Quebec Jurisprudence Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to the witnesses for being here today to talk about access to justice. I know your priority is translation, especially ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Canadian Heritage announced her intention to modernize the rules governing how the government provides bilingual services across Canada. That is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House once again to present dozens of petitions signed by many people who are outraged that GMO ...

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement peut agir beaucoup plus rapidement, il ne doit pas attendre jusqu’en 2019. https://t.co/dYCVjbHNUX #NPD #polcan #OLLO

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/ULWEM7MYj4«Je salue l’annonce du gouv., mais je pense qu’il ne faut pas seulement changer les règles, il faut un projet de loi

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you. I will now move on to the two other groups. Aboriginal ancestral knowledge was ignored for a certain period, but is being considered increasingly ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to make a slight detour before getting to today's topic, immigration. You may know that Senator Chaput introduced a bill ...

Spoke in the House on Operation Red Nose Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House today to say that the weekend of November 25 and 26 marks the start of the ...

Posted on Twitter Écoutez ma déclaration sur Opération Nez rouge #Drummondville @ONezrouge https://t.co/iqeOQGoIef

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement libéral ne répond pas clairement sur le principe du « Par et le pour » des services aux... https://t.co/DM9AJOlg1g

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, this evening, I once again have the pleasure of speaking about official languages. As my colleagues know, I am a tireless supporter of official ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Boivin, thank you again for being here and for sharing your expertise. It is very helpful to us in updating the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-238 Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, I would like to thank you for introducing your private member's bill. It is greatly appreciated. The fact that ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you. Thank you very much for your time here and for your explanation. I was really interested in what you said about the English-speaking persons ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities and Annual Report on Official ... Exactly. The roadmaps preceding that of 2013-2018—I am talking about the roadmaps, but there was also Stéphane Dion's action plan for official languages and so on—included ...

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 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 ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP MPs Have Donated To Quebec Separatists, But So Have Tory MPs NDP MPs François Choquette, Anne-Marie Day and Alexandre Boulerice made financial contributions to Québec Solidaire, a left-wing sovereigntist party, as recently as 2012. ... “In Quebec, he is much softer on nationalism, but in the rest of Canada, he's ...

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

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements Niki Ashton Carol Hughes Jean-François LaRose Francine Raynault François Choquette Nathan Cullen Fin Donnelly Alex Atamanenko Brian Masse Paul Dewar Charlie Angus Linda Duncan Irene Mathyssen Claude Gravelle Hélène Laverdière Hoang Mai Peggy Nash ...