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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.

Two days ago

Mentioned by Benzinga Minister MacAulay begins his Growing Canadian Agriculture Tour in Quebec OTTAWA, June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, joined by the Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, will start his Growing Canadian Agriculture tour in Quebec on June 25 at the Marché des jardiniers de La ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Farmers' Market in La Prairie Mr. Speaker, the Marché des jardiniers in La Prairie is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The minister and I will be heading there next Monday ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Posted on Twitter Soirée électorale en direct d’Ottawa... une équipe du tonnerre 😊 https://t.co/H6r85ZNAaD

A week ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government strongly supports supply management and is committed to maintaining it. The Prime Minister, the Minister of Agriculture, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I welcome the opportunity to further address the member’s question on a carbon price in agriculture. In fact, in many ways agriculture is leading ...

Posted on Twitter Toutes mes félicitations @cafreeland pour le prix de diplomate de l'année du magazine @ForeignPolicy ! Une belle pr… https://t.co/UfW4nnNP5f

Posted on Twitter Félicitations à mon ami Joe Norton qui s'est fait élire Grand Chef de #Kahnawake ! À notre prochaine rencontre !… https://t.co/YZYOEqvo0Y

Posted on Twitter Congrats to my friend Joe Norton who got elected Grand Chief of #Kahnawake ! I'm looking forward to our next meetin… https://t.co/windMRXAJb

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Mental Health Challenges that Canadian Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers Face Most big businesses already have human resources in place to help employees when they go through a hard time in the workplace, but it isn't quite ...

Posted on Twitter @VilleSteCath @UMQuebec Bravo qqu quel travail d’équipe!!

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government strongly supports the supply management system and is committed to maintaining it. The Prime Minister, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to meet Quebec Poultry Farmers in Ottawa! We talked about international trade and public confiden… https://t.co/QoVcWe4jXL

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1 under ... Thank you. In processing companies and farms, the workforce is constantly being discussed. In addition, there is a labour shortage in all areas. Are there discussions ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his question and for introducing a bill to create a national local food day. I am pleased to tell ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague across the way with whom I had the pleasure of travelling two weeks ago as part of a ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Quebec support better public transit services for Greater Montréal Area residents Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Jean-Claude Poissant, Member of Parliament for La Prairie; and Richard Merlini, Member of the National Assembly for La Prairie, attended a ground-breaking ceremony ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Pauline Miron Gaudreau Mr. Speaker, I would like to pay tribute to an exemplary person, a person who has always been willing to help others and put people first, ...

Spoke in the House on National Local Food Day Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Kootenay—Columbia for introducing this bill for our farmers. More and more consumers now want to know where their ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... Okay. Consumers are often very critical of GMOs, changes, fertilizers and herbicides. We know that you have sites to explain all that. However, do you have ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Role of Food Inspection Agencies in the Context of Free Trade Agreements My other question is along the same lines as Mr. Berthold's. It's more for Mr. Seppey. When we know we are going to discuss trade with ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada Invests to Strengthen the Dairy Industry Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, speaking at the Dairy Farmers of Quebec Annual General Meeting, today announced an investment of over $2.2 million under the Growing ...

Three months 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Revenue Minister Lebouthillier hires new press secretary amid string of staff changes She hired Jérémy Ghio, a former aide to Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, on Jan. 29. Up until the end of January, Mr. Ghio had been working as a legislative assistant to Liberal MP Jean-Claude Poissant on the Hill. Mr. Poissant represents the ...

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 ...

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 ...