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Liberal MP for Madawaska—Restigouche (New Brunswick)

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

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Madawaska—Restigouche Mr. Speaker, with summer fast approaching, communities all across my riding will be hosting festivals, activities, and powwows. There will be something for everyone. However, the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to French-Language Training in the Field of Nursing in Canada ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Ms. d'Entremont and Mr. Wagg, and thank you for accepting our invitation. We're fortunate to have your expertise. You've ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to French-Language Training in the Field of Nursing in Canada The problem—and this is particularly the case in New Brunswick, an officially bilingual province, like Canada—is that each province delegates authority to an association of nurses. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, I too would like to commend your tireless efforts to speak French as much as possible. Your French is improving every ...

Spoke in the House on Workplace Safety Mr. Speaker, this is North American Occupational Safety and Health Week. It is an opportunity to raise awareness among employers, employees, stakeholders, and the general public ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I have a question for my colleague. First of all, I can assure her that I am every bit as anxious as she is ...

Spoke in the House on Les Éloizes Gala and the Edmunston Blizzard Mr. Speaker, there is a lot going on in my riding, Madawaska—Restigouche. The 20th edition of the Les Éloizes gala will take place in the beautiful ...

Spoke in the House on Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's Report Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to debate the matter before us this morning. This is a very awkward attempt by the opposition to avoid ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Okay, but in the case we are discussing, the enumeration of language minorities, we are talking about a very small population outside Quebec and a very ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... Right. As for radio, we are hearing from a lot of witnesses. As you say, $400 million is good, but what will happen? Fifty million dollars ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My name is René Arseneault and I am a proud Acadian from New Brunswick and minority community francophone. I am ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My name is René Arseneault, and I'm the member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, in northern New Brunswick. I am a proud Acadian. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Good morning, everyone. I thank you sincerely for having responded to our call and for being here. I am also an Acadian MP, but I am ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...