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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.

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Didn't vote on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Spoke in the House on Holiday Season in Madawaska—Restigouche Mr. Speaker, as we go into the holiday season, I want to take this opportunity to thank the people of Madawaska—Restigouche for placing their trust in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie Right. I am an Acadian from New Brunswick, and I completed all my law studies at the Université de Moncton, which is small but has an ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie Earlier you said you were drawing on everything that's produced here, all the briefs that are submitted to us and excerpts from evidence we've received. There ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie I'm going to try to share my four minutes with Mr. Samson, who is so generous in that regard. I'll try to be as brief as ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have a question for my colleague from Richmond—Arthabaska. He extolled none of the virtues of the current government, and yet he could have ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to continue along the same lines as my friend Mr. Clarke. First, I would note that the Liberal Party is ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, due to the current crisis facing the francophone community of Ontario, official languages minority groups have reason to wonder if their rights will be ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Mr. Doucet, we're talking about the federal government's obligation to implement positive measures, but the division of power, federal and provincial jurisdictions, is always there. The ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Thank you, Ms. Fortier. Thank you for being here, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Dupuis. We already met previously. Two days ago, we received representatives from Juristes ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, today, Franco-Ontarians are rallying in response to the Ontario Conservative government's decision to abolish the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner and cancel ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Yes. I have only three minutes. The more we look at the issue and share ideas, the more we see that we'll have to focus on ...

Mentioned by Mirage News Renovations at L'Atelier des Copains will Improve Operations and Employee Safety René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Modernization of the Official Languages Act Ms. Lapierre and Ms. Lavoie, welcome. We met not long ago, Ms. Lapierre. I must say your three proposed amendments are right on the money. I ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, in September, the government released a report, saying that Canada's economy was strong and growing and that by this time next year, the typical ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to know what my colleague from Alfred-Pellan thinks about the Conservative opposition's chest thumping, as it claims to be protecting Canada's ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague from Acadie—Bathurst asked our colleague from Edmonton West an excellent question earlier, but we have not had an answer. In case he ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Madam Speaker, I have a question for my colleague from Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles. We saw the previous government's antics with respect to the Canadian Charter of Rights and ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) New federal funding will help improve women's economic security in New Brunswick On behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women Canada, René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska—Restigouche, today announced Government of Canada funding for a project that will increase women's economic ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Renovation of Edmundston Shelter The announcement was made by René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing ...

Mentioned by fiddleheadfocus.com New Brunswick Botanical Garden to mark 25th anniversary 11, emcee Josée Landry, director of the New Brunswick Botanical Garden will introduce at 4:45 p.m. René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for the district of Madawaska-Restigouche. Other speakers will include: at 4:50 p.m., Francine Landry, minister of ...

Mentioned by fiddleheadfocus.com New Brunswick Botanical Garden to mark 25th anniversary 11, emcee Josée Landry, director of the New Brunswick Botanical Garden will introduce at 4:45 p.m. René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for the district of Madawaska-Restigouche. Other speakers will include: at 4:50 p.m., Francine Landry, minister of ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Communities in New Brunswick to benefit from improved water and wastewater infrastructure René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska–Restigouche, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Gilles LePage, Minister of Labour, Employment and ...