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  • His favourite word is virus.

Liberal MP for Ottawa—Vanier (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Toronto Star Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger's funeral ends with gender neutral rendition of 'O Canada' OTTAWA—A who's who of Canadian politics turned out Saturday for the funeral of veteran Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger, a solemn service that ended on a joyful note — with mourners singing a rousing, gender-neutral rendition of O Canada. The 61-year-old ...

Mentioned by Oye! Times Mauril Bélanger's Funeral Ends with Gender-Neutral Version of O Canada Veteran Liberal MP for riding of Ottawa-Vanier for 21 years through eight elections, Mauril Bélanger, was laid to rest on Saturday amid the voice of a gender-neutral version of O Canada sung at the ceremony. Hundreds gathered to remember the popular ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa MP Mauril Bélanger, who died of ALS, honoured at funeral Longtime Ottawa MP Mauril Bélanger, who died earlier this month after a battle with ALS, was laid to rest Saturday with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and former governor general Michaëlle Jean among the dignitaries in ...

Mentioned by 660 News City Hall flags at half-staff in memory of Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Bélanger OTTAWA — Hundreds of mourners gathered in Ottawa, Saturday, for the funeral of Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Bélanger. Bélanger died on August 15 following a nine-month battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was diagnosed with the ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Gender-neutral version of O Canada sung at Mauril Bélanger's funeral Mourners at longtime Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger's funeral sang his gender-neutral version of O Canada as the ceremony came to an emotional close on Saturday, with hundreds gathered to remember the popular politician known for his dedication to the ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Mauril Bélanger remembered as 'the glue' that binds as mourners bid final adieu Veteran Ottawa-Vanier Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger was remembered Saturday as a man of the people who inspired hope in those who'd lost faith in politics. As the Canadian flag flew at half-mast at City Hall and on the Peace Tower, approximately 1,200 ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Puisses-tu reposer en paix, cher Mauril. Voir la nécrologie... https://t.co/Aq9WNStid5 #polcan #Ottawa

Posted on Twitter May you rest in peace, dear Mauril. See obituary... https://t.co/Aq9WNStid5 #cdnpoli #Ottawa

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you for keeping the Bélanger family in your thoughts and prayers during their time of bereavement #cdnpoli https://t.co/mRUU7fbNjo

Posted on Twitter Merci de garder la famille Bélanger dans vos pensées et vos prières en cette période de deuil. #frcan #onfr #polcan https://t.co/Yn3300EYeZ

A month ago

Posted on Twitter À titre de président d'honneur du @concoursjrg je vous invite à y participer en grand nombre https://t.co/InE38kNNyt #frcan #onfr #polcan

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Here is an update on my private members' bill which aims at rendering our national anthem gender inclusive https://t.co/35ONmTX2kq #cdnpoli

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act (via text-to-speech software) moved that the bill be read the third time and passed.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act (via text-to-speech software) moved that Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender), be read the second time and referred to a committee. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Briefing on the current Roadmap for Official Languages Have any translation bureau positions been eliminated in the past few years? If so, what kinds of positions were eliminated? How many positions were eliminated? Will ...

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender). Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to introduce this bill, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-210 An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, three times over the course of the 41st Parliament, I asked why the government of the day was still deporting citizens of Burundi. I ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Interprovincial Transit Strategy in the National Capital Region, developed and released in 2013 by the National Capital Commission, the City of Ottawa, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by Canadians from across Quebec and Ontario who are calling on the Government of Canada to pressure the Government ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the crisis and violence in Burundi are worsening with the approach of the July 15 presidential election. In my opinion, the Canadian government should ...

Spoke in the House on Albinism Mr. Speaker, I will be talking about the same subject as my colleague from Newmarket—Aurora. Albinism is a rare, hereditary genetic disease found all around the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Just out of curiosity, has anyone ever run into Help Lesotho? It's a group that's funded mostly out of Ottawa that helps girls in Lesotho. They've ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Also it's something we value in all fields of endeavour in Canada. You said there were eight, and this is something that interests me. I think ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Thank you, Mr. Martin. I am not very familiar with this subject, but I hope that my questions will not repeat those that have already been ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Committee Business and Briefing on Freedom of Religion in Nigeria The concern I have is that—and I don't have all the statistics that back your affirmation that the Christians in Africa are the most persecuted—I have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-624 An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke at the Finance committee on Emerging Digital Payments Systems I don't know whether the committee would consider that, because they are quite present throughout the country. Mr. Saxton brought it up, as we just heard. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 5b, 10b, 15b, 20b, 25b, 45b, 50b, ... Back to double bunking for a minute. According to the Correctional Service Canada’s 2011–12 report on plans and priorities, and I'm going to quote two passages, ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to apologize to Ms. Nott and Mr. Spreekmeester. I'll be diverting our attention and, hopefully, I'll have time to get ...