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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

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

This week

Spoke in the House on 275th Anniversary of Saint-Philippe Mr. Speaker, 2019 is an important year for Saint-Philippe because it is celebrating its 275th anniversary. I have to admit that I have soft spot for ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Seniors' Organization in Saint-Philippe Madam Speaker, today, I am pleased to tell you about an organization that improves the quality of life of people 50 years old and over. I ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1 under ... My thanks to the witnesses for being here and for giving us information to supplement everything the Minister told us earlier. I would like to go ...

Posted on Twitter Très belle soirée pour souligner les 100 ans du #CN avec le président Sean Finn , le sénateur Dawson et mon collègu… https://t.co/G5UKVkuR9c

Spoke in the House on World Milk Day Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, farmers from across the country and around the world will celebrate World Milk Day. In Quebec, more than 5,000 farms with an average ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on African Swine Fever On another subject, Canada organized a first international forum on the ASF that welcomed 150 delegates from 15 countries. A map was submitted showing the countries ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Madam Speaker, let me repeat that we are committed to fully and fairly supporting supply-managed farmers by giving them $3.9 billion in compensation for any negative ...

Spoke in the House on Hélène Sentenne Foundation Mr. Speaker, the Fondation Hélène-Sentenne will be celebrating its 30th anniversary on May 16. This arts and culture organization was named after the Town of Candiac's ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Essex for raising this important issue. The Government of Canada fully supports dairy, egg and poultry farmers, as ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Canadian farmers produce world-class pork. The Canadian pork that is exported to China is subject to routine inspections. On May 1, the Canadian embassy ...

Spoke in the House on Motorcycle Safety Mr. Speaker, with the nice weather at our doorstep you have surely noticed more motorcycles on our roads and that is good. As a motorcycle enthusiast ...

Posted on Twitter Belle annonce au cœur des Jardins du Québec pour la création d’une Chaire de recherche en conservation et restaurat… https://t.co/6o2Z3XpT5n

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Official notices of non-compliance from China for exports of Canadian canola seeds My thanks to all of the witnesses. I was a farmer and experienced crises a bit like the one that you have faced. I would like ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Perception of and public trust in the Canadian agricultural sector Thank you, Ms. Nassif. Thank you to the witnesses. I'd like to follow up on what Mr. McLellan started talking about. Like you, I was a ...

Posted on Twitter J'ai passé la nuit à voter à la Chambre des Communes et j'en ai encore pour plusieurs heures. Je le fais parce que… https://t.co/GVK5rPB64b

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Posted on Twitter Happy to announce more than $ 166,000 to improve our knowledge of the environment, wildlife and marine protected ar… https://t.co/p2sQUH6Ikt

Posted on Twitter Heureux d’annoncer plus de 166 000$ pour améliorer nos connaissances sur l’environnement, les espèces sauvages… https://t.co/KuFIFrnyBa

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Support of Indigenous Canadians in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Industry Thank you very much to all the witnesses. Right now, the House is considering a bill to protect First Nations languages. I think our witnesses speak ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Support of Indigenous Canadians in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Industry I am asking that question because I am the member for La Prairie. In my riding, a lot of croplands were given to the Kahnawake community, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Mental Health Challenges that Canadian Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers Face and Support ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to the witnesses. Their comments are very interesting. In general, the big problem for farms is succession. I am wondering ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Mental Health Challenges that Canadian Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers Face I would first like to thank all the witnesses. Mr. Dreeshen and Mr. Shipley will probably share my opinion, given that they used to be farmers ...

Mentioned by PerishableNews (press release) Government Of Canada Invests In Quebec Dairy Processing Expansion & Modernization Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament (La Prairie), Jean-Claude Poissant, along with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Member of ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada invests in Quebec dairy processing expansion and modernization Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament (La Prairie), Jean-Claude Poissant, along with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Member of ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - The Government of Canada invests in Quebec dairy sector 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament (La Prairie) Jean-Claude Poissant and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility ...

Mentioned by Hill Times There's a world of opportunity for Canadian agriculture and food ... MacAulay, we will continue to work together with the provinces, territories, farmers, industry and all Canadians to create jobs, growth and opportunities for Canadian farmers and farm families and all Canadians, writes Liberal MP Jean-Claude Poissant.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MPs who farm: How a committee's mental-health study is hitting close to home Four of the committee's members are farmers. Liberal chair Pat “Mr. Tomato” Finnigan owns a tomato, cucumber and pepper operation in Nova Scotia. The party's parliamentary secretary, Jean-Claude Poissant, is a retired dairy farmer. Among the ...

Mentioned by Devdiscourse Canada announces renewal of Advisory Services and Prime-Vert Agri-Environment Program Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, and Laurent Lessard, the Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, made the ...