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Conservative MP for Chicoutimi—Le Fjord (Québec)

Won his last election, a byelection in 2018, with 56% of the vote.

More than three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, under Bill C-69, all natural resource development in this country will grind to a halt. Even Quebec opposes this legislation. The Quebec environment minister ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, Canada's central bank says wage growth is sluggish. The people of Chicoutimi—Le Fjord feel like the cost of living is rising faster than their ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives left behind a $7.5-billion surplus in fiscal year 2015-16. The Liberals are being irresponsible by burying generations under a massive deficit. They ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, middle-class taxes have gone up by $800 per family. According to accounting firm MNP, nearly half of all Canadians are within $200 of not ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the government introduced the new NAFTA implementation bill. The Liberal government sacrificed dairy producers without knowing what the impact on our dairy industry would ...

Spoke in the House on Chicoutimi—Le Fjord Mr. Speaker, major economic projects are under way in our wonderful region. In that regard, I would like to once again remind the House that my ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister volunteered to renegotiate NAFTA by promising to get a better agreement. However, Canada accepted concession after concession without getting anything in ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, during today's adjournment debate, I will be talking about a human case that transcends partisanship. I am obviously talking about the case of André ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I say what I have to say, I'd like to respond to Mr. Spengemann's comment. I don't think the members of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces Good afternoon. I live in Saguenay, in a region. Often the reality of regions is different from the reality of major centres. We have little diversity, ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Richard Martel: The bench boss who found a new team Less than a year ago, Richard Martel got a call from the Conservative party asking him to consider a run for office. Denis Lemieux, the Liberal MP in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord, had resigned his seat. Martel pounced on the opportunity. “As soon as I hung up ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Conservative rally an early indicator of party's 2019 strategy As MP Richard Martel put it, they want their efforts to culminate with a Stanley Cup winning-like feeling next October. Martel kicked things off for the Tories, rallying his caucus colleagues, 2019 candidates and several hundred supporters at Ottawa's ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca University Rankings 2019 Less than a year ago, Richard Martel got a call from the Conservative party asking him to consider a run for office. Denis Lemieux, the Liberal MP in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord, had resigned his seat. Martel pounced on the opportunity. “As soon as I hung up ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Andrew Scheer welcomes former Liberal MP Leona Alleslev to Conservative caucus He highlighted Alleslev's decision to cross the floor and flagged Richard Martel's recent byelection victory for the Conservatives in Quebec. But there was no mention of Maxime Bernier — the Quebec MP who announced Aug. 23 he was leaving the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Scheer welcomes former Liberal MP Alleslev to Conservative caucus ... you're a Liberal.” Alleslev claimed her concerns about the Liberal government's handling of crucial files such as the economy and trade were met with silence. Scheer is also touting Richard Martel's recent byelection victory for the Conservatives ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Scheer officially welcomes former Liberal Leona Alleslev to caucus He highlighted Alleslev's decision to cross the floor and flagged Richard Martel's recent byelection victory for the Conservatives in Quebec. But there was no mention of Maxime Bernier — the Quebec MP who announced Aug. 23 he was leaving the ...