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  • His favourite word is economy.

Liberal MP for Louis-Hébert (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

This week

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @Gray_Mackenzie @atRachelGilmore « My Struggle: Book Two: A Man in Love » by Karl Ove Knausgard ;)

Posted on Twitter Tonight is the second night Conservatives are wasting about a million dollars of taxpayers’ money for silly partisa… https://t.co/jHKnjm9fhh

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak to the motion moved by the hon. member for Carleton. This gives me the opportunity to talk about ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, before I begin, I should mention that I will be sharing my time with the member for St. John's East. Today, I want to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), our investments at multilateral development banks, or MDBs, serve multiple purposes, including promoting inclusive global economic growth, strengthening relations in ...

Spoke in the House on Supporting New Parents Act Madam Speaker, the member said that her son played hockey, which is not inexpensive, and that she benefited from the tax credit. As a kid, I ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure and an honour for me to speak to Bill C-74, the budget implementation act, which is important for us and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, we reached an agreement with Kinder Morgan to purchase the existing pipeline as well as the Trans Mountain expansion project. We believe that this ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Madam Speaker, we know that for the vast majority of middle-class Canadians, their home is their most important investment, the most important one they will make ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Government of Canada defines the middle class using a broader set of characteristics than merely income. As such, there is no official statistical ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @ireneerutema Merci Irénée!

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Quebec support better public transit services for Québec City residents The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Member of Parliament for Québec City; Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance; André ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Financial support for four thriving young businesses in the Québec City area Government of Canada awards more than $560,000 in financial assistance to Virtual Construction & Technology BIM One, Nuutok Entreprise, inbe™ and Amotus Solutions. QUÉBEC CITY ... The repayable contributions were announced today by Joël Lightbound ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter En cette semaine de la santé mentale, il faut #PARLERHAUTETFORT pour la santé mentale et prendre le temps d’en appr… https://t.co/qdxrrGJGZG

Posted on Twitter @gerarddeltell Deal! ;)

Posted on Twitter @gerarddeltell Oui, je serais curieux d’en savoir plus sur la sage décision du Canada sous Paul Martin de ne pas dé… https://t.co/LTNVpByYAe

Mentioned by CBC.ca Governor General considers honouring Azzeddine Soufiane for bravery during Quebec City mosque attack "Mr. Soufiane has acted heroically in his very last moments to save the lives of other at the peril and risk of his own," said Joël Lightbound, the Liberal MP for Louis-Hébert. He said he is "supporting the candidacy of Mr. Soufiane to be recognized ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) The Government of Canada is making a significant investment in restoring free passage of American eel between the ... On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joël Lightbound, MP for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, announced today that the Conseil de la Nation huronne ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - Announcement of contribution from Fisheries and Oceans Canada under the Oceans Protection Plan QUÉBEC, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, will ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberals under pressure from all sides to give Davie shipyard work, keep Quebec City seats in 2019 Quebec Parliamentarians are putting pressure on the government to save jobs and give more work to the struggling shipyard. Quebec City Liberal MP Joël Lightbound, pictured in November, is advocating the Davie shipyard be considered for contracts ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-63 I'll be very quick. I want to thank Mr. Kmiec for his extensive research on the Asian infrastructure bank. I'm sure he would have noted that ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Austin, in a way you answered my question earlier when you said that national security agencies weren't necessarily included in the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, I would like to thank the witnesses for being here with us today. Obviously, SCISA deals with national security ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act and Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Thank you very much. This is very interesting testimony. I only have five minutes, so I'll ask you to try to keep your answers as short ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to welcome all the witnesses appearing today. Since I will be speaking French, I suggest that you use the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy Act and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Offices of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. We've talked about how the act was supposed to be technology neutral. We've heard stories, for instance, of CSEC collecting metadata of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Therrien, I have two questions to ask you. I asked these questions last week when we met with representatives of different ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... I'll start, Mr. Chair, and then I'll share the rest of my time with Mr. Rusnak. I thank the witnesses for being here with us today. ...