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Liberal MP for Sudbury (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, in Ontario, 25 remote first nations communities depend on diesel as their sole source of electricity. This source is neither viable nor reliable. It ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I'm not in the office today, but my team is #HumboldtStrong! Aujourd’hui, portons un chandail de sport pour souteni… https://t.co/AG6QqJzSvW

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to my colleague @GlennThibeault for getting this deal done! Sudbury needs this project! C'est une e… https://t.co/53Kp5aXpqs

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Proud to announce $250k for a new simulator at CROSH on behalf of @NavdeepSBains! @MarcSerreMP @CROSH_CRSST… https://t.co/6POO4UWwFE

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Animal rights activists to march in Sudbury The event is to take place ahead of a scheduled meeting with Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre as part of The Body Shop Canada's first National Day of Activism. "The Body Shop has a near 30-year history of campaigning against the cruel and outdated practice of ...

Posted on Twitter Ready to spend a great day on Manitoulin Island meeting First Nations leaders with my colleague @DonRusnakMP. Pour… https://t.co/cxTrU1f4w8

Posted on Twitter Sage and Time allows L'Arche Sudbury residents to 'just to laugh alongside people' ... Je suis très fier de ce prog… https://t.co/aVTajZqud6

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Posted on Twitter I am 100% behind my colleague @GlennThibeault's initiative. Sign this petition and let's get moving on a new Indoor… https://t.co/7zZL8Qi7cR

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Injection molding machine arrives in Sudbury (l-r) Sudbury entrepreneur Tom Fortin, NORCAT CEO Don Duval and Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre take the wraps off NORCAT's injection molding machine. (Heidi Ulrichsen/Sudbury.com). Sudbury's Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is adding an ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Cash infusion, new gear for NORCAT Cash infusion, new gear for NORCAT. By Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star. Saturday, March 24, 2018 1:01:14 EDT PM. Tom Fortin, left, owner of the Fortin Discovery Lab at NORCAT, talks to Sudbury Liberal MP Paul Lefebvre, right and Don Duval, NORCAT's ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Major transit boost for Sudbury Major transit boost for Sudbury. By Keith Dempsey, For The Sudbury Star. Saturday, March 17, 2018 1:19:58 EDT AM. Keith Dempsey/For The Sudbury Star Sudbury MPP Glenn Thibeault, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre, Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre and Mayor Brian Bigger ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Millions in transit funding announced for Greater Sudbury Greater Sudbury Transit is receiving $99 million from three levels of government. Sudbury Mayor Brian Bigger, Sudbury MPP Glen Thibeault, Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre and Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre made the announcement on Friday. $39 million will come from ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Grant helps L'Arche Sudbury get $50K closer to full accessibility Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre, right, joins L'Arche Sudbury community leader Jennifer McCauley and member Eddy Howard update the fundraising campaign after the organization received $50,000 through the federal government's Enabling Accessibility Fund ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... That was a comment. Thank you for being here this afternoon. I would like to first open my comments with the following: RMC, as I have ...

Spoke in the House on Accomplished Black Canadian Women Award Mr. Speaker, it is with pleasure that I speak in this House about Dr. Remi Ogundimu. Dr. Ogundimu spent her formative years in Nigeria, and served ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 months ago

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 ...

More than 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 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 ...