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Liberal MP for La Prairie (Québec)

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

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

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

Two weeks 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 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) New aquatic centre in the works thanks to funding from the governments of Canada and Quebec Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie, and Nicole Ménard, Member of the National Assembly for Laporte and Chair of the Government Caucus, today announced that the governments of Canada and Quebec will each invest close to $4.2 ...

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

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the United States is our neighbour and our most important trading partner. Agricultural trade between Canada and the United States is worth $47 billion ...

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

A month ago

Mentioned by food in canada Funding for Canada's maple syrup sector to help develop new markets Jean-Claude Poissant, member of Parliament for La Prairie and Parliamentary secretary to the minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; and Denis Paradis, member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, made the announcement today on behalf of Lawrence ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Tapping into new market opportunities for Canadian maple products Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, Denis Paradis, made the announcement today on behalf of Minister of ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Tapping into new market opportunities for Canadian maple products Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, Denis Paradis, made the announcement today on behalf of Minister of ...

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

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Investment of $16.69 million in infrastructure at Collège Montmorency will support research and innovation activities LAVAL, QC, April 21, 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 Canada NewsWire (press release) Investment of $16.69 million in infrastructure at Collège Montmorency will support research and innovation activities LAVAL, QC, April 21, 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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on World Health Day Mr. Speaker, we are all directly or indirectly affected by mental illness. Whether a loved one, a friend, or a colleague, no one is immune. On ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, our government is proud to recognize the agriculture and agri-food sector as one of Canada's main economic engines. This budget will help the agriculture ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Great Big Crunch Mr. Speaker, today at 2:30 p.m., thousands of children, parents and teachers across the country will bite into an apple to raise all Canadians' awareness about ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-23 to expand pre-clearance activities. Pre-clearance is a system that has been around for ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, we are proud to invest $350 million in assistance for dairy producers and artisanal cheese makers to modernize and improve their long-term competitiveness. These ...

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 ...