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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

Posted on Twitter Great #DayofAction in #Sudbury with devoted volunteers. Merci de votre soutien. Good feedback at the doors! https://t.co/oasiEsrTST

This week

Posted on Twitter after a great morning family skate, we followed it up @KiviPark winter wonderland for a family ski... amusez-vous e… https://t.co/8RKbj5lxqh

A week ago

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre holding free Family Day skate Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre holding free Family Day skate. Sudbury Wolves players, Howler will be on the ice. 0. 18 h by: Sudbury.com Staff. Free Skate Day 4. (Supplied/tbnewswatch.com). You're invited to take part in the Paul Lefebvre Family Day Skate ...

Posted on Twitter Je vous invite à vous joindre à moi pour le #Jourdelafamille à l’aréna de #Sudbury ! Le lundi 19 février, venez pat… https://t.co/9eizCWXPvA

Posted on Twitter Please join me and my family for a fun Family Day skate on Monday the 19th at the Sudbury Community Arena! The fun… https://t.co/LyZ7duUb1W

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Posted on Twitter Bien que les droits autochtones et les droits issus des traités soient reconnus en vertu de l’article 35 de notre c… https://t.co/fcPyo2yOCT

Posted on Twitter We can and must do more. While Indigenous and treaty rights are recognized under Section 35 of the Constitution, th… https://t.co/UzTWFcEQqp

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Settlement Services for Syrian Refugees—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Christopherson and Madam Mendès expressed a lot of our admiration for the work you've done during this whole challenging and impressive ...

Spoke in the House on Reesor Siding Strike Mr. Speaker, February 10, 2018, marked the 55th anniversary of the terrible tragedy that happened in a community not too far from my hometown of Kapuskasing ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada Thank you. Interestingly for Quebec, I think it may have been Margo Legault or Madam Shohet who alluded in opening remarks to the province changing a ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Sudbury's seniors to benefit from grants The funding may also help replace aging equipment and renovate facilities to get new projects off the ground, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre said. Successful New Horizons for Seniors grant recipients are Finlandia Village's Kasvava Garden Initiative, with ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com (press release) Local seniors' programs will benefit from $150K in federal grants 9 press conference, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre announced small grants adding up to about $150,000 that will be spread out over several local organizations that serve seniors. The goal of the federal program is to empower seniors, encourage them to share ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... Okay. Ms. Bertrand, what I especially take from your comments is that we can do more. That's what you said. At least you are open. However, ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Canada Summer Jobs application period extended Canada Summer Jobs application period extended. By Sudbury Star Staff. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 9:07:57 EST AM. Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre is encouraging Sudbury not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses to apply for ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... On that very topic, in Mr. DesRoches’ testimony before this committee in 2016, he said that there was a different approach from the one you were ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by TCT More northern Ontario kids to start coding through federal program Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre says the training will start for students in elementary school. “Basically, we're seeing a lot of our kids right now on their telephones,” he said. “They're watching, they're playing games and now this will be teaching them how ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, last election, we ran on a platform to help the middle class and those working hard to join it, including middle-class families like those ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Sudbury Indie Cinema gets almost $300000 Sudbury Indie Cinema gets almost $300,000. By Star Staff. Thursday, February 1, 2018 1:46:42 EST PM. Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre, Theatre Cambrian executive director Dennis Cropper, and Sudbury Downtown Independent Cinema Co-operative members Beth Mairs ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Raymond Théberge to the Position of Commissioner of ... Yes, but I think one of my fellow members is going to want to come back to his question. Mr. Théberge, I, too, would like to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...