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  • His favourite word is languages.

Liberal MP for Madawaska—Restigouche (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 56% of the vote.

A week ago

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 ...

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 All the English communities in the urban Montreal area have their big institutions: college paper, daily paper, university hospital, etc. Port-Daniel on the far east of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Messrs. Michaud and Jolin and Mrs. Eddie, thank you for being here and sharing your respective expertise with us. Mrs. Eddie, like ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, when it comes time to file their income taxes, many people face particular challenges, especially if they live far from big cities in remote ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... Thank you, Mr. Noreau and Ms. Gaulin. I don't need to tell you how much I admire you. I'm from the Acadian community; I read L'Acadie ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Mentioned by satPRnews (press release) Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ – In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Mentioned by MilTech Government of Canada helps people in Campbellton improve their essential skills CAMPBELLTON, NB, Dec. 18, 2017 /CNW/ – In a knowledge-based economy and society, strong essential skills are critical in helping adult Canadians find and keep good quality jobs. That's why, today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Raymond Théberge to the Position of Commissioner of ... Mr. Théberge, I know that some people are questioning the process, but the process does not concern you. You went through all of the steps successfully ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Raymond Théberge to the Position of Commissioner of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Mr. Théberge. I am pleased to see you here today. I know that you are not officially our Commissioner of Official ...

Spoke in the House on Winter Festival in Madawaska—Restigouche Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise to tell the House about a wonderful initiative in my riding, Madawaska—Restigouche. This year, a number of communities ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have one question, and then I will give the rest of my time to our early childhood and education expert from ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Secondary Supply Chain Products in the Forestry Sector in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd just like to take a quick second to say something. I'm not a standing member of the committee. I'm filling in ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System What my colleague François Choquette said angers me. From the information I have received, the opposition parties were consulted. There was a leak. This morning, for ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship tabled the 2018-2020 immigration levels plan. This multi-year plan will grow the number of permanent residents ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, as we all know, Canadian farmers are essential to the vitality of our rural regions and make a significant contribution to our national economy. ...

Spoke in the House on NAFTA Renegotiations Mr. Speaker, clearly, a few moments ago, a good portion of the House was unable hear the response from our colleague from Oakville North—Burlington. I think ...

Spoke in the House on Francis Deschênes Mr. Speaker, last week, Constable Francis Deschênes was providing assistance to some motorists near Memramcook, New Brunswick, when a collision took his life. This is a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my NDP colleague, who has done fine work on the Standing Committee on Official Languages, which is a dynamic ...

Spoke in the House on Madawaska—Restigouche Graduates Mr. Speaker, June is a rather special month. It marks the beginning of the summer and the end of the school year. I would like to ...