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Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word was nations.

Last in Parliament October 2015, as NDP MP for Manicouagan (Québec)

Lost his last election, in 2015, with 18% of the vote.

Statements in the House

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, the report on plans and priorities mentions the upcoming expiry of the targeted funding in economic action plan 2012 for supporting the construction and renovation of schools on reserves. How many schools were built with the help of this additional funding and how many schools were renovated?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, under Infrastructure and Capacity, we find no mention of the construction of new housing. Why?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, I am interested in specific claims.

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, what is the government's total financial liability for land claims?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, I have another question.

When will the five-year review of the mandate and structure of the specific claims tribunal be completed?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, a more detailed answer would have been appreciated.

What percentage of the community infrastructure improvement fund will be allocated to building law enforcement facilities on reserves, including prisons and police stations?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, is the minister aware of the need for new housing?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, we are in the same situation as the last time I asked him some questions. He is passing the buck.

How much of the water and waste water systems budget will be dedicated to developing drinking water regulations?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, we have excellent researchers on the NDP staff.

Between now and March 31, 2019, the department expects only 87% of first nation drinking water systems to meet prescribed standards.

How many first nation communities have waste water treatment systems that currently meet effluent quality regulations and guidelines?

Business of Supply May 13th, 2015

Mr. Chair, in how many first nations communities does the drinking water system comply with the standards set out in the guidelines for Canadian drinking water quality?