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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.

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Public Service Labour Relations Act Madam Speaker, I am delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the debate on the motion presenting the government's proposed response to Bill C-7. This ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Improving Services for Victims of Sexual Assault in Northwestern New Brunswick Today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced a $937,243 funding agreement with Escale MadaVic, ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Improving Services for Victims of Sexual Assault in Northwestern New Brunswick Today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced a $937,243 funding agreement with Escale MadaVic, ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Improving Services for Victims of Sexual Assault in Northwestern New Brunswick Today, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced a $937,243 funding agreement with Escale MadaVic, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Pellerin, Mr. Doucet, thank you for being here, for sharing your knowledge, and for providing us with more information about the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Okay, perfect. Thank you. I'm sorry for moving along quickly, but I have a lot of questions. There are so many exciting topics involving language rights. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Let's say that I'm from a part of the country where common law is practiced in French. I'm proud of having attended the first university on ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you for being with us. I appreciate the tone in which questions are asked and answered. It is quite different from the atmosphere the last ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Bilingualism Among Members of Parliament Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to welcome the witnesses and thank them for these excellent answers. Of course when you are the last person to ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...