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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.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

This week

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Delta cannabis producer secures $40m supply agreement with New Brunswick New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant (right) with René Arseneault, Liberal MP for Madawaska-Restigouche, announcing the loan agreement with Zenabis. Zenabis is the only company in Canada to have received direct investments from both provincial and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) New Transition Home for Women and Children in Northern New Brunswick 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 Corporation (CMHC), ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System ... I do not know whether that is a good sign. It seems so difficult to do what, for me, a neophyte as regards Statistics Canada, initially ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Thank you, Mr. Chair. Whatever time I have left I'll be giving to my colleague Mr. Serré. Welcome gentlemen. As neither a scientist nor an engineer, ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, as we all know, Canadian farmers are essential to the vitality of our rural regions and make a significant contribution to our national economy. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act As I have often heard, the safeguard of francophone culture is Quebec culture. This ignores Netflix's knowledge of francophone culture outside Quebec. I like this perspective. ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank our witnesses for being here today. Since I'm not a regular member of the Standing Committee on ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Thank you. I'll continue in the same vein as Mr. Choquette and follow up on Ms. Lapointe's questions. The Commissioner of Official Languages has oversight authority ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-21 My thanks to the witnesses for being here today. Their remarks are very enlightening. Ms. Bos, I have a practical question. I see how the ease ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will share my time with Mr. Samson. I would like to go back to the answers given by Mr. Corbeil and ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-21 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, thank you very much for being here. Thank you for your clear and unambiguous answers. My questions will be about the ...

Spoke in the House on NAFTA Renegotiations Mr. Speaker, clearly, a few moments ago, a good portion of the House was unable hear the response from our colleague from Oakville North—Burlington. I think ...

Spoke in the House on Francis Deschênes Mr. Speaker, last week, Constable Francis Deschênes was providing assistance to some motorists near Memramcook, New Brunswick, when a collision took his life. This is a ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my NDP colleague, who has done fine work on the Standing Committee on Official Languages, which is a dynamic ...

Spoke in the House on Madawaska—Restigouche Graduates Mr. Speaker, June is a rather special month. It marks the beginning of the summer and the end of the school year. I would like to ...

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, Canadians with disabilities face challenges every day that prevent them from fully participating in activities in their communities and in their workplaces. We have ...

Spoke in the House on First Nations Mr. Speaker, our government believes that Canada's most important relationship is the one we have with our first nations. Today I would like to pay tribute ...

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, ...

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 ...