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Liberal MP for Papineau (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 52% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter The Phoenix pay problems are unacceptable. A new working group of Ministers will take further action to fix them: https://t.co/65Fv9CsWMM

Posted on Twitter Les problèmes de paye de Phénix sont inacceptables. Un nouveau groupe de travail de ministres agira pour les régler: https://t.co/xc4t0TQjFi

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Saskatchewan bound - looking forward to hearing from farmers & Regina students. See you tomorrow!

Posted on Twitter Direction Saskatchewan – j’ai hâte d’avoir des nouvelles des agriculteurs et des étudiants de Regina. À demain !

Posted on Twitter Skills training in Guelph yesterday. Thanks to @LinamarCorp for investing in Canadian talent – and letting me test… https://t.co/T15Fz2qsMP

Posted on Twitter Formation spécialisée à Guelph hier. Merci à @LinamarCorp d’investir dans le talent canadien – et de me laisser tes… https://t.co/vyF3CJMSkG

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Justin Trudeau's not-so-excellent marijuana townhall Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his drug czar, Scarborough MP Bill Blair, took questions at a marijuana townhall sponsored by Vice Canada and streamed live on Twitter Monday night. And thus began Justin and Bill's cross-country tour to sell marijuana ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net PM's pot 'hypocrisy' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smoked marijuana as an MP but he has not suffered the same consequences as Canadians who are slapped with simple pot charges, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday —an example, he says, of "abject hypocrisy." Mulcair took ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Justin Trudeau's Liberals refuse to adopt marijuana decriminalization Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and MP Bill Blair participated in a Vice event at the news outlet's Toronto office Monday. During the discussion, Trudeau recounted how his father helped his late brother avoid having a criminal record after a pot ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca PEI's LGBT community meets with Trudeau's special advisor Members of the LGBT community had a chance to air their thoughts to a right hand man for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Monday in Charlottetown. MP Randy Boissonnault met with stakeholders as part of his cross-country trip and appointment as special ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Tom Mulcair challenges Justin Trudeau on pot possession comments OTTAWA – The federal NDP is challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's assertion that he wants to make things more fair for those charged with pot possession only after marijuana becomes legal in Canada. New Democrat leader Tom Mulcair says his ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Federal NDP challenges Trudeau for specifics following pot remarks OTTAWA — The federal NDP is challenging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's assertion that he wants to make things more fair for those facing pot-possession charges once marijuana becomes legal. New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair said Tuesday his party ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, we are proud to be following through on our commitment to strengthen the independence of the parliamentary budget officer; to make him or her ...

Spoke in the House on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Laurentides—Labelle for his question and for his tireless work on rural issues. For people who live in ...

Spoke in the House on Aviation Security Mr. Speaker, the safety and security of Canadians and indeed all travellers are extremely important to this government. That is why we work every day to ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I have answered the question a number of times in this place. What I continue to work on is focusing on the things that ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the abuse of omnibus legislation under the previous government was egregious and something on which we committed to take action. That is why in ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to confirm that this is exactly what we signed an agreement to do with the B.C. government, and indeed with all ...

Spoke in the House on Steel Industry Mr. Speaker, I can go one better. I was in China last year and actually brought it up directly with the Chinese leadership. The issue of ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, it was a tremendous honour today to welcome Malala Yousafzai in this House, and I agree with the member opposite that it was a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted No on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Didn't vote on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-613 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Access to Information Act (transparency)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on NATO'S Strategic Concept and Canada's Role in International Defence Cooperation Thank you very much, Chair. I went from having seven minutes with each of you to having five minutes with both of you, so I will ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, ... I'd like to go back to the exchange you had, Mr. Matas, with a member of the government side. You made a very strong statement that ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017 Thank you very much. I'm pleased to see you here today. This is the second time I have attended a committee meeting like this one; I ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017 Thank you very much, Chair. I'd like to start with the CTC, with you, Michele. A number of people were talking about their experiences from Canada ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Standing on Guard for Thee: Ensuring that Canada's Immigration System is Secure It seems to me that, particularly for a department that is so wrapped up in life-altering decisions for people, we have to go to a higher ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you. I just want to support what the general consensus is. I think it makes sense not to define too much what the study is ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-12: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 20b, 25b and ... Thank you. That's one of the overall concerns. You talk about the sale as being a way of limiting liabilities to the taxpayer because, yes, the ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Committee Business and Briefing on Land Management Requirements Thank you very much, Chair. I thank you very much for this presentation. As you may know, I'm subbing in, so I don't have quite the ...