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  • His favourite word is language.

Liberal MP for Madawaska—Restigouche (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. With regard to the motion, I'm taking a little detour to comment on what our colleague Mr. Chong told us. We talked ...

More than three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #24 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Didn't vote on Vote #25 Motion for closure

Didn't vote on Vote #26 Government Business No. 7 (Business of the House and its committees)

Didn't vote on Vote #23 First report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations (amendment)

Didn't vote on Vote #21 Government Business No. 3 (COVID-19) (amendment)

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Enumeration of Rights Holders Thank you. So it is to get more accurate numbers. Although you haven't yet told us what your recommendation to cabinet will be, we have all ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Enumeration of Rights Holders Thank you, Mr. Chair. It is true that we invited the cream of the crop to our first formal meeting. The bar has been set very ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business I would like to add something for committee members. Last year or the year before, we visited western Canada. Statistics show, as Mr. Généreux can attest, ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, Mr. Généreux. I have prepared a motion to this effect. I will read it to you and will then send it to you in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I have been listening with great interest to the comments made by my esteemed colleague from Montarville. It is odd that the Bloc Québécois, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I was listening to what my two colleagues were saying, and I completely disagree, especially with the comments made by my colleague from Mégantic—L'Érable ...

Spoke in the House on 2019 General Election Mr. Speaker, in 2015, Canadians placed their trust in us to put an end to 10 years of austerity. Four years later, our numbers do not ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Budget Request of the Office of the Auditor General for 2019-20 Thank you, Mr. Chair. This meeting is televised. I want to provide some context for Canadians before I start my questions, Mr. Ricard. I want to ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Equipping Officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, of the ... I am the newest addition to this committee. I am the youngest permanent member. Yet this is the fourth meeting where Mr. Christopherson, with all due ...

Spoke in the House on Liberal Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives want to govern, but Canadians have not forgotten their record from the last time. Here are a few of the Conservatives' highlights. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on State of Canada's Francophonie and Annual Report of the Commissioner of Official ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to your chair of office. Welcome, everyone, once again. Mr. Théberge, in your introduction, you used a sentence that I myself ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Records Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in the debate on Bill C-93 at second reading. This bill will make things fairer for Canadians and their ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, today, May 3, is World Press Freedom Day. As we celebrate media independence, let us not forget that a free press is a cornerstone ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of La Francophonie Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day of La Francophonie, and it is an honour for me, and all Acadians, to talk about official language minority ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the Standing Committee on Official Languages and I are extremely proud to be starting our study on the modernization of the Official Languages Act, ...

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), ...

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 ...