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  • His favourite word is francophone.

Liberal MP for Madawaska—Restigouche (New Brunswick)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Madawaska—Restigouche Mr. Speaker, this year, we are celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. I have the privilege of representing the beautiful and proud riding of Madawaska—Restigouche, which has become ...

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

A week ago

Mentioned by satPRnews (press release) Atholville's Performance Space Gets a Makeover René Arseneault, Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), today announced funding of $75,000 for modernization of the performance space at the Alma Community Centre in Atholville. He made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... I don't want to be redundant by asking you all the questions that my colleagues asked you. However, as my Acadian colleague, Mr. Samson, said at ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Full Implementation of the Official Languages ... Mr. Grammond, thank you for meeting with us. We have only six minutes, and time is going quickly. What do you think is the easiest way ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, as my colleague from Trois-Rivières did, I would first like to inform the House that I am not an expert in tax policy and ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Committee Business Mr. Chair, I have a question regarding the form and not the substance of the motion. When our colleague, Mr. Di Iorio, read the motion, he ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... That is the problem in Canada, which is the most beautiful country in the world—and I truly believe that. We have to respect the federal and ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Still on that same subject, you should know that francophones outside Quebec have had to fight long and hard for years and years. First, section 23 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. That was a great question. Thank you for your answers and for your wisdom, Mr. Corbeil. I understand that something very simple ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank Mr. Neve, Mr. Leuprecht, and Ms. Vaugrante for being here today. As the chair pointed out, ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau I'm kidding. Honestly, thank you. I want to add some things to the first part of our friend Darrell Samson's brief remarks. Since being elected, I've ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Governor General's History Awards Mr. Speaker, today I rise in the House of Commons to congratulate the winners of the 2016 Governor General's History Awards, which were awarded this past ...

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, middle-class Canadians are working harder than ever, and yet many of them are worried that they have not saved enough for their retirement. Can ...

Spoke in the House on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, as we get ready to go back to our constituencies next week, I would like to take this opportunity to talk about Remembrance Day ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Mr. Speaker, in response to our colleague’s intervention referring to the la-la land of unicorns and smoke and mirrors, I would like to ask her how ...

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, from the marketplace to Canadian homes, drones are becoming more important and prevalent. This can cause security risks that must be considered. My riding ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I must admit that I have been very touched by all the praise that our colleagues in the opposition benches have been heaping upon ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Saint-Leonard Improving Key Underground Infrastructure Thanks to Government Funding René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Chuck Chiasson, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Victoria-la-Vallée, on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Saint-Leonard Improving Key Underground Infrastructure Thanks to Government Funding René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Chuck Chiasson, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Victoria-la-Vallée, on behalf of the ...