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Liberal MP for La Prairie (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Federal government invests in McGill's Macdonald campus The federal government contributed $3 million to McGill led projects designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Parliamentary Secretary to the Agricultural Ministry and MP for La Prairie Jean-Claude Poissant told the assembled that in "the next three ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, our government is absolutely committed to the financial success of the fruit and vegetable industry. We are looking at ways we can support this ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Investment of $12.70 million in infrastructure at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique will support ... MONTRÉAL, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for La Prairie, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, poses no risk to human health. PED is a reportable disease at the provincial level and is not regulated ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, we are determined to protect the health of animals in Canada, and we are working with our partners to ensure that the disease is ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette McGill gets $3 million to fund research into cutting greenhouse gases Local Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia and Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Agriculture, announced $2.9 million in funding at a press conference for two McGill projects aimed at mitigating greenhouse gas emissions caused ...

Mentioned by McGill Newsroom $3 million for research to help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Jean-Claude Poissant, and Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, made the announcement today at McGill's Macdonald Campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Improving water and fertilizer management to keep agriculture and the environment green and sustainable Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant was joined today by Member of Parliament Francis Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis) to announce, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, a contribution of more than $2.9 million for two McGill ...

Mentioned by McGill Reporter $3M for research to help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Jean-Claude Poissant, and Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, made the announcement today at Macdonald Campus. The McGill-led projects will investigate ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agrifood Mr. Speaker, our government is firmly committed to the financial success of the fruit and vegetable industry. We are looking at how we can support this ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Brandon—Souris is right to be defending the needs of farmers. Our government recognizes the importance of agriculture and it will ...

Spoke in the House on Contribution of Ranchers and Farmers Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Bow River for raising the critical issue of the link between agriculture and the environment. As we ...

Posted on Twitter @soistoimeme_ca : Célébrons l'amour et la liberté d'être ns-mêmes. Luttons contre la haine et l’intolérance.#IDAHOT… https://t.co/MbHum0HGZp

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government strongly supports Canada's supply management system; all farmers, including our dairy, poultry, and egg producers; and our country's entire agricultural industry. We ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to further the discussion on the important question raised by the member Sherbrooke. This is about mandatory labelling of all ...

Posted on Twitter 12,5M$ FPT pour un centre aquatique à St-Constant au nom de l'hon. @SohiAmarjeet ac @Nicole_Menard et @BShanahanLib https://t.co/4tbJBJPlBz

Posted on Twitter J'encourage La Prairie a #PARLERHAUTETFORT en cette Semaine de la santé mentale- réduisons les préjugés &offrons du… https://t.co/8GB9hlt6ak

Posted on Twitter During Mental Health Week, let’s come together in La Prairie to learn, talk and reflect on mental health. #GETLOUD… https://t.co/gjGg7E02Ep

Posted on Twitter Happy #EarthDay! Today is a reminder to take action to protect the environment so we can always enjoy La Prairie's… https://t.co/ykHdJaSpD4

Posted on Twitter Joyeux #JourdelaTerre ! Ajd, pensons à protéger l'environnement afin de toujours apprécier la beauté du paysage dan… https://t.co/o93rBuGyIs

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses for their brief. It was very interesting. Earlier, I noted that you mention in your ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on the Estimates Process Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Pagan, I would like to hear you say a little more about transparency. On June 14 last, representatives ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to the witnesses for joining us today. Mr. Everson, earlier, you mentioned competition based on rules. Actually, Canada already has ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership The discussions have begun, but at this stage, we have to take into account what has happened in the past: on the ground, the Growing Forward ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Agriculture and Agri-Food, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. As Francis pointed out, when I was appointed parliamentary secretary, I had to comply with ethical principles. The commissioner called me. She ...