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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Nice meeting this morning with @cdnhealthfood to discuss the priorities and challenges of the organic sector! https://t.co/TXPHVUrTUT

Posted on Twitter Belle rencontre ce matin avec @cdnhealthfood pour discuter de nos priorités et des enjeux du milieu bio ! https://t.co/6hqMzTZOew

Yesterday

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)

Three days ago

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Belle soirée bénéfice avec Mgr. L’évêque Gendron et mes collègues @BShanahanLib et @AlexandraBrStL https://t.co/JaQN9AgvoC

Posted on Twitter Super Tournoi Lassonde-Tyler avec les Sages de la Rive-Sud - tous les joueurs ont 70ans et+ !! Ici le hockey, on ar… https://t.co/SL8HMISkbk

A week ago

Posted on Twitter At the AGA of Egg Prod of Qc, I highlighted the importance of this innovative sector so close to our communities! T… https://t.co/DEHMcTQw3c

Posted on Twitter À l'AGA des Prod d'œuf du Qc, j'ai souligné l'importance de ce secteur innovant et près des communautés! Le #GC app… https://t.co/gtvqNnQXzj

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Shefford for his excellent work as a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food. ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Role of Food Inspection Agencies in the Context of Free Trade Agreements ... Thank you. During the study of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on the impact of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement on Canada's agriculture and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Grain Transportation Backlog Similarly, we agree that Bill C-49 must be passed quickly. That being said, I realize that this bill alone will not be enough. We have talked ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, this budget builds on budget 2017. We have recognized agriculture as a key economic sector for Canada. We are investing over $150 million in ...

Spoke in the House on Great Big Crunch Mr. Speaker, today for the third year in a row I welcomed to Parliament Hill dozens of children and representatives from Food Secure Canada on the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Parent, thank you for your testimony. A number of my friends are veterans. There is one with whom I go motor ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you for your comments and presentations. It's always interesting. You know that you are also part of the recipe. We want to export up to ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses. It's always nice to eat tasty strawberries, especially since they are available for longer and longer ...

Spoke in the House on National Suicide Prevention Week Mr. Speaker, no one is immune. The mental health statistics for those working in agriculture are alarming. Calls for help and suicides are twice as high ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, we are investing in Canada's dairy sector in order to innovate and modernize it. Our program provides $250 million for dairy producers and $100 ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, this agreement will create opportunities for farmers across the country. We immediately began discussions with supply managed sectors that I have been involved in, ...

Spoke in the House on 100th Anniversary of Delson Mr. Speaker, Monday marked the launch of the festivities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Delson, the community where my riding office is located. Founded in ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of our witnesses. First of all, I want to congratulate producers. Reducing one's environmental footprint by 15% ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Renewal of the Permanent Exhibition in the Grand Gallery of Exporail in Saint-Constant SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Jean-Claude Poissant, MP for La Prairie, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced $210,000 in funding for Exporail, the rail transport museum in Saint-Constant ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Renewal of the Permanent Exhibition in the Grand Gallery of Exporail in Saint-Constant SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Jean-Claude Poissant, MP for La Prairie, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced $210,000 in funding for Exporail, the rail transport museum in Saint-Constant ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Canada and Quebec support the development of a tourist attraction in Saint-Constant SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in developing dynamic, prosperous communities and preserving Canada's diverse heritage. Jean-Claude Poissant, Member ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Canada and Quebec support the development of a tourist attraction in Saint-Constant SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in developing dynamic, prosperous communities and preserving Canada's diverse heritage. Jean-Claude Poissant, Member ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Quebec support the development of a tourist attraction in Saint-Constant SAINT-CONSTANT, QC, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in developing dynamic, prosperous communities and preserving Canada's diverse heritage. Jean-Claude Poissant, Member ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agrifood Mr. Speaker, our government is a strong proponent of supply management. Our party fought to implement supply management and we will continue to defend it. We ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you. First, I want to thank our guests for their testimony. My first question is for Mr. Thevathasan. Mr. Thevathasan, I come from a dairy ...

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 ...

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 ...