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NDP MP for Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Le Détour Cheese Factory Mr. Speaker, the 29th annual World Cheese Awards just wrapped up in San Sebastian, Spain. This is a major competition in the world of cheese making. ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, so many questions and so few answers. I cannot say that I have many answers in the comments I will be making in the ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, this morning's job numbers confirm that the Liberal's economic plan is going nowhere. The economy is getting shakier and shakier. We lost 8,700 more ...

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 ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, last week, in a fit of candour, the Minister of Finance finally admitted what we have been saying all along: the infrastructure bank will ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, my question follows up on the previous question. The Liberals are saying that we need to negotiate with the provinces to correct this oversight. ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, I would like to remind the minister that a confidential internal report by his own department called the situation critical. Economic development in the ...

Posted on Twitter @niroscience My pleasure. Thanks for your interest!

Posted on Twitter @niroscience This is not about inheritance. It's about the sale of the farm.

Posted on Twitter @niroscience You are now taxed more selling to your kids, at the same price, than to a stranger. I just want to level the playing field.

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act moved that Bill C-274, an Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transfer of small business or family farm or fishing corporation), be read the second ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Basically, Mr. Speaker, their defence is that they are as bad as the Conservatives were. In a fit of honesty, the Minister of Finance admitted that ...

Posted on Twitter My bill to facilitate family transfers of farms and SMEs will be debated tonight. Listen to my speech live on CPAC at 5:30. #C274 #ndp

Posted on Twitter Mon projet de loi facilitant le transfert familial des PME & fermes sera débattu ce soir. Suivez mon discours sur CPAC à 17h30. #C274 #npd

Posted on Twitter Très honoré d'avoir assisté à l'assermentation de @EricForestRiki comme sénateur. Au plaisir de travailler avec toi! https://t.co/QvITnzzU7l

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-29 Thank you very much. I will now move on to Ms. MacEwen. With regard to employment insurance, the government seems to be reinstating the definition of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-29 Thank you, Mr. Chair. This was done in the past, but there were always limitations ensuring that the provisions were not addressed satisfactorily. Mr. Chair, I ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think the Advisory Council on Economic Growth plays a pivotal role in the policy directions the government is taking right now. ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Liberals bait-and-switch on infrastructure We are sounding the alarm bells,” NDP Finance Critic Guy Caron said in a recent interview. Caron, an economist before entering politics, points to two recent government documents. In dense, technocratic business language they set out the Liberals' plan ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Sun Liberals bait-and-switch on infrastructure We are sounding the alarm bells,” NDP Finance Critic Guy Caron said in a recent interview. Caron, an economist before entering politics, points to two recent government documents. In dense, technocratic business language they set out the Liberals' plan ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Fall Economic Statement 2016 Thank you very much. Minister and deputy minister, welcome. I'll start in English. I asked you a question yesterday in the House about where in the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I am going to continue in the wake of Ms. O'Connell's remarks and speak to the representative of the Canadian ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget My point, I guess, is the fact that we're considering right now, and we hear the government musing about, asset recycling, which is basically privatizing public ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. As I have very little time, I am going to quickly choose the people I want to talk to. This question goes ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you very much. Thank you to all of you. I have seven minutes and there are eight witnesses. This is going to be rather difficult. ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'What you're seeing is people starting to mobilize,' Angus, Ashton, Julian, Singh, among those expected to run in ... Among those believed to be considering a run at the top NDP leadership race are, from the top left, NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Peter Julian, Niki Ashton, and Liberal MPP Jagmeet Singh, and above left, NDP MP Guy Caron. Already confirmed out of the race are ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Finance committee to hold emergency CPP meeting Friday The Standing Committee on Finance will hold an emergency meeting Friday, after four members requested the meeting on Sunday. The meeting was requested by Conservative MPs Lisa Raitt, Ron Liepert, Phil McColeman and NDP MP Guy Caron, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Finance committee to hold emergency CPP meeting Friday The Standing Committee on Finance will hold an emergency meeting Friday, after four members requested the meeting on Sunday. The meeting was requested by Conservative MPs Lisa Raitt, Ron Liepert, Phil McColeman and NDP MP Guy Caron, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs using tours, lobbying this summer to gain support for private member's bills NDP MP Guy Caron with Margo Murphy, president of the Conception Bay Chamber of Commerce, left. Right, Liberal MP Ahmed Hussen with members of Boilermakers Union Local 146 and the Canadian Building Trades. Both MPs have done regional ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-274 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transfer of small business or family farm or fishing corporation)