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  • His favourite word is languages.

Liberal MP for Sudbury (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter C'était un homme de grand caractère, affable, dévoué et extrêmement loyal envers sa famille, ses amis et son pays. https://t.co/ihgQFoxKVY

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted No on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Minister Joly Announces Historic Investment in Place des Arts du Grand Sudbury Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, was joined by Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, and Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, to announce $12.5 million in cultural infrastructure funding to ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to invest $12.5M in federal funding in @maplacedesarts in downtown Sudbury! @melaniejoly @MarcSerreMP… https://t.co/nX9PwIJPT3

Posted on Twitter Fier d'avoir pris part à l'annonce historique de 12.5 millions de dollars pour le projet de @maplacedesarts… https://t.co/fNgZlUrYKr

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Some stories to start your day The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Heritage Canada, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre and Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré, as well as Place des Arts will be hosting a conference for a major announcement on Friday, Oct. 13. The announcement will be made at ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter As I look forward to the historic announcement in Sudbury @maplacedesarts I think of my friend Paulette Gagnon. You have brought us here! tx

Posted on Twitter Ce soir, je me prépare pour une annonce historique pour notre communauté @maplacedesarts mais je ne peux que penser à Paulette Gagnon.

Posted on Twitter As promised, the fed gov is recruiting veterans! Federal government launches program to help veterans find jobs https://t.co/ffxaPrThaI

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Heritage Minister making major announcement in Sudbury The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Heritage Canada, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre and Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré, as well as Place des Arts will be hosting a conference for a major announcement on Friday, Oct. 13. The announcement will be made at ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you. There is a major distinction to be made, in my opinion. We're talking here about a public office holder, a member of Parliament, or ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Management of Fraud Risk, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... I still have my five minutes? You didn't use it up? Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also thank the witnesses for being here this morning. I'd ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... If there was a review of the Official Languages Act, I think extending the act should be addressed and studied. We are currently working on a ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 6, Civil Aviation Infrastructure in the North, of the Spring 2017 ... When I look at the map, I see that it should be the great majority, if not the totality, of these. That's why I'm curious to ...

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 weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank Mr. Thibodeau for being here and for continuing this struggle for the past 17 years. I tip ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP Lefebvre announces opportunities for youth through the Skill Link program in Little Current and Espanola ESPANOLA—Last week Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced a new project that will give youth in northeastern Ontario ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Sudbury MP weighs in on small business tax changes As the Liberal government faces a backlash from small business owners over proposed changes to federal tax laws, MP Paul Lefebvre is assuring Sudburians that most people won't be affected. Lefebvre, who is a tax lawyer by trade, also owns his own ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Feds Invest $350000 With Cambrian College Photo: Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre was in Espanola on Tuesday, September 12th to hand over a cheque for $358,330 for the Youth Entreprenurships Skill Development Program. The program is being offered in both of Cambrian College's satellite campuses: ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to discuss the Standing Committee on Official Languages’ report on the Translation Bureau. Before I get into the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Mr. Chair, I'd like to thank both ministers for being with us today. Like you, Mr. Chair, I want to tip my hat to the team ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Mr. Chair, I completely disagree with Mr. Généreux. The motion before us is asking that those stakeholders be able to talk to the Prime Minister, but ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to take part in this debate today to speak to the motion by the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley. He asserts ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to mention that we have been discussing this topic for more than a year. The first time the Air Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Sudbury Mr. Speaker, I rise today to welcome to Parliament Hill many groups from the happiest city in Canada, Sudbury, which have come to advocate for the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, on March 22, our government delivered its second budget and today I rise to talk about the ways in which budget 2017 is meeting ...

Spoke in the House on Regional Economic Development Mr. Speaker, northern Ontario is a vast region with communities of all sizes scattered throughout the area. Promoting economic development is a challenge in this region. ...