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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Liberal MP for La Prairie (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement du Canada lance le Défi des villes intelligentes. Nous mettons les collectivités de partout au pays… https://t.co/rPH0NyAIWF

Posted on Twitter Our government is excited to kick off the Smart Cities Challenge, fulfilling a Budget 2017 commitment. We are chall… https://t.co/OdyIIAGANP

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women and Girls Sadly, Mr. Speaker, violence against women and girls remains one of the most widespread human rights violations, with more than one in three women experiencing physical ...

Posted on Twitter Notre plan offrira aux familles canadiennes de l'aide à accéder au logement abordable grâce à notre nouvelle Straté… https://t.co/R2rXQjoe1M

Posted on Twitter Our plan is a blueprint for removing more than 530,000 households out of housing need. #LaPrairie #TeamPoissant… https://t.co/0DHYBE1tTe

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter Our seniors are important. This is why we are helping 900,000 vulnerable seniors across Canada, of which 70% are wo… https://t.co/Ch1YndHGE9

Posted on Twitter Nos aînés sont importants. C'est pourquoi nous améliorons les conditions de vie de plus de 900 000 aînés vulnérable… https://t.co/2U31KwP236

This week

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, this side of the House supports dairy, egg, and poultry producers and supply management. We have always been very clear and have said all ...

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, we remain engaged with the other members of the TPP following the meetings in Vietnam. Our government will not sign on to just any ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank the witnesses. I have three or four questions, but we will stick to the best ones, if ...

Spoke in the House on Municipal Elections in La Prairie Mr. Speaker, the municipalities of Quebec went to the polls on Sunday. Elected municipal officials are democratic actors who play a key role in developing a ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to the witnesses. Talking about agriculture is always interesting. I was a farmer for more than 40 years. A farmer ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government is a strong proponent of supply management and supports producers and their families. We are pleased to have invested $350 million in ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for their presentations. My question is for all of you. I would like to talk about the process ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Federation of Women Farmers Mr. Speaker, since this is Women's History Month, I would like to take this opportunity today to recognize the incredible work that is done by the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada No, that is not exactly what I was aiming at. We want to put a food policy in place, but at the same time, we know ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Madam Speaker, I thank the member for Essex for raising this important question. The government fully supports the supply management system for dairy products and Canada's ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, our government knows how important farmers are to our economy. That is why it wants to ensure its measures are appropriate. I have worked ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will try to be brief. All these people participated in the roundtable I organized in my riding. I would have liked ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada I want to thank the witnesses for coming to talk to us about food policy. Before I became a member of Parliament, I was a dairy ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon. Thank you for being here today. Today, the quality of our witnesses is extraordinary. That being said, I would like ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Major renovations to Centre Denis-Lord thanks to $500000 contribution from the Government of Canada The City of Saint-Constant welcomed Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie, at a press conference held in the Centre Denis-Lord, where he announced that $500,000 in financial assistance has been granted by the Government of ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Major renovations to Centre Denis-Lord thanks to $500000 contribution from the Government of Canada The City of Saint-Constant welcomed Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie, at a press conference held in the Centre Denis-Lord, where he announced that $500,000 in financial assistance has been granted by the Government of ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...