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  • His favourite word is colleague.

NDP MP for Beloeil—Chambly (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 31% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Canadians' overall distrust of our security agencies is a direct consequence of the fact that we have no mechanism to provide real-time oversight and ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-21 Thank you. I want to clarify some aspects. You mentioned the importance of redress and being able to refer to an independent body in the event ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, a report from the correctional investigator has sounded the alarm on the situation of young adults in federal prisons. They are vulnerable to exploitation, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #362 on Bill S-226 Provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross ...

Voted Yes on Vote #361 on Bill S-231 Amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources)

Voted Yes on Vote #360 on Bill C-345 Amend the Canada Labour Code (pregnant and nursing employees)

Voted Yes on Vote #359 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Voted No on Vote #358 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Posted on Twitter « Quand les gens le rencontreront, ils se rendront compte qu’il est très dynamique, très intelligent... » #polcan: https://t.co/f5x0xkWmCx

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-21 Okay. Thank you. With regard to my next question, we had this same issue with Bill C-23. Of course, we recognize that regulation is part of ...

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Two weeks ago

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Posted on Twitter Finalement, un grand merci à @ThomasMulcair qui a été un mentor et un chef extraordinaire. Il laisse un grand héritage à notre parti. Merci.

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. MacDonald, I want to go back to the question of diasporas, because if that's what's explaining a concentration at certain border ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. MacDonald, I want to go back to the question of diasporas, because if that's what's explaining a concentration at certain border ...

Spoke in the House on Gilles Plante Mr. Speaker, it is with mixed emotions that I rise to recognize the political career of Gilles Plante, mayor of McMasterville and reeve of the Vallée-du-Richelieu ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition signed by residents of Beloeil—Chambly. They are calling on the Minister of Immigration to grant permanent resident ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Road to Mental Readiness Program Thank you for your indulgence, Mr. Chair. I will be brief. First of all, I would like to thank you for being with us and for ...

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. It is interesting, because one of the things he emphasized was the idea of combining this with ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, no decision has been made, except for the tender notice on Buyandsell.gc.ca . Therefore, we have to really wonder what the government's intention is ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, in addition to having to deal with the botched Phoenix pay system, public servants have now learned that their privacy was breached because of ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, we want to uphold NAFTA's track record, but that record shows that Canada is the most sued country under NAFTA's investor-state dispute settlement mechanism. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to the committee, I suppose. We'll see how that plays out, but as you said, we will try to stay collegial. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill S-231 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Senators, Mr. Deltell, thank you for being here. I don't often do this in the presence of witnesses, but I'm going to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a question for the representative of the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, but first I want to speak to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Justin Trudeau takes a lot of questions, but doesn't always answer The NDP leader was aggrieved at Trudeau's response to a question from NDP MP Matthew Dubé. Dubé had asked why a future prime minister wouldn't use the formal creation of a weekly prime minister's question period as an excuse to only appear at ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: Spies, scribes and the French election “A number of government agencies continue to spy on journalists across the country and the Liberal government has yet to take any action,” said MP Matthew Dubé, the NDP's public safety critic. “When we attack the freedom of the press, we're attacking ...

Mentioned by VICE Montreal Cops Have Tracked a Journalist's Cellphone for the Past Year Asked directly by NDP Member of Parliament Matthew Dubé on Monday about whether he'll issue a directive to create more formal rules around how police deal with journalists, Goodale would only say that "we take the freedom of the press in this country ...

Mentioned by VICE Montreal Cops Have Tracked a Journalist's Cellphone for the Past Year Asked directly by NDP Member of Parliament Matthew Dubé on Monday about whether he'll issue a directive to create more formal rules around how police deal with journalists, Goodale would only say that "we take the freedom of the press in this country ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Mulcair's Leadership Not The Only Question New Democrats Face Matthew Dubé, a re-elected NDP MP from Quebec, feels differently. He's part of a caucus of Quebec delegates strongly supporting Mulcair. Dubé credits Mulcair's strong performance in the House of Commons with helping defeat Conservative prime minister ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Politicians compete in a game of West Block Trivia With another year of political theatre behind us, The West Block invited Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, Conservative MP Lisa Raitt and NDP MP Matthew Dubé into the studio to see how closely they've been paying attention. The lively round of political trivia ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-201 An Act to amend the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (independent assessment)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-658 An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to reduce the incidence of concussions in amateur sport

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-650 An Act to amend the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (independent assessment)