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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Sudbury (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

This week

Posted on Twitter Depuis les annonces du budget de 2016, des investissements de 718,7 millions de dollars ont donné lieu à 348 projet… https://t.co/qhaYlwJJOy

Posted on Twitter We are on track and firmly committed to ending, by March 2021, all existing long-term drinking water advisories on… https://t.co/P8RctrJMhZ

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) Feds give Sudbury researcher $1.4 M to study dementia in Indigenous seniors A Sudbury researcher is getting $1.4 million from the federal government to study dementia in Indigenous seniors. The announcement was made in Sudbury by MP Paul Lefebvre on behalf of health minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. Dr. Janet McElhaney and her ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we know there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to first nations education. We also know that the best way to improve first ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Toutes nos félicitations, Josée, pour ce prix fort bien mérité! Art Gallery of Sudbury's chair wins provincial volu… https://t.co/iI5Xp4QtIc

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Sudbury study looking back to move forward Sudbury Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre announced the funding at a press conference Monday at Health Sciences North on behalf of Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. The money is coming from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. "I would like to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds give Sudbury researcher $1.4 M to study dementia in Indigenous seniors A Sudbury researcher is getting $1.4 million from the federal government to study dementia in Indigenous seniors. The announcement was made in Sudbury by MP Paul Lefebvre on behalf of health minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. Dr. Janet McElhaney and her ...

Posted on Twitter Une chercheuse de Sudbury s’attaque aux maladies liées au vieillissement dans les communautés des Premières Nations… https://t.co/VzEbMkD8lj

Posted on Twitter I'm proud to announce the Government of Canada, through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is investing mo… https://t.co/6mkQyuRdcb

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Nine stories to start your week Funding announcement. Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre is set to announce funding for an innovative research project on aging in Indigenous populations this morning, on behalf of Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas. The announcement will take place at 9 a.m ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Call Centres—Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall 2017 Reports of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. On your comments, most of the calls in our offices—I'd say almost 50%—are with respect to people having a hard time reaching ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister Duclos, thank you, and welcome to our committee. Like my colleague Mr. Samson, I am very happy and very proud of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I won't repeat a lot of the great comments that were made around the table. I'll go straight to one of my ...

Posted on Twitter All citizens are encouraged to wear a red scarf and participate in Reseau ACCESS Network's "Bundle Up In Red" campa… https://t.co/jyBGflPi16

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star MP touts federal housing strategy Paul Lefebvre, MP for Sudbury, met with Greater Sudbury officials to share details of 10-year, $40-billion National Housing Strategy that will help reduce homelessness and improve the availability and quality of housing for Canadians in need. “I had a ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada That's great, that's fine, because I'm looking at the macro level right now. We're going to have the time to deal with all of your reports ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System We cannot ask for an update after four months, but we could after a year. I suggest therefore that Mr. Clarke withdraw his motion and come ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here today. I am going to follow up on what my colleague, Mr. Arseneault, was saying ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Secondary Supply Chain Products in the Forestry Sector in Canada Thank you, Chair. I'd like to continue on Mr. Falk's question with respect to this movement and the support that the federal government can continue for ...

Mentioned by Northern Ontario Business Investment in greening northern business Staff of Morin Industrial joined Paul Lefebvre, MP for Sudbury in celebrating a $119,255 investment by FedNor in reThink Green, which Morin Industrial has partnered with their initiative Green Economy North. Several members of reThink Green were also ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Custom Duties, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor ... Again, thank you, everyone, for being here this morning. I just want some explanation before I start the questions. Mr. Ossowski, you say the system we ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Madam Speaker, today I have the great honour and pleasure to speak to Bill C-63, the budget implementation act, 2017, no. 2. In recent days, we ...

Spoke in the House on Paulette Gagnon Mr. Speaker, my riding of Sudbury is the future home of Place des arts, the largest cultural centre that Canada has seen in the past 25 ...

Spoke in the House on Movember Mr. Speaker, the Movember campaign begins today. The purpose of this campaign is to raise awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, men's mental health, and suicide ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Madam Speaker, in the Sudbury riding, we are proud of our cultural and artistic sector, which is a major contributor to the prosperity and economic diversity ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, as you know, I own a small business and had a career in tax law. The discussion on tax reform created many concerns for ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to have this opportunity to rise to speak to this motion today. I would just like to say where I ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Gaétan Gervais Mr. Speaker, on this September 25, Franco-Ontarian Day, I want to honour a man to whom we Franco-Ontarians owe a big part of our identity: Sudbury's ...