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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Chicoutimi—Le Fjord (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 37% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Prime Minister did not seem too concerned about the situation he created in quarantine hotels. As though it were not bad enough ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government has a real genius for announcing poorly designed policies. The Prime Minister recently announced new quarantine measures for travellers, but they ...

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted Yes on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted No on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, instead of focusing on the pandemic and getting Canadians vaccinated, the Liberals decided to introduce Bill C-21 last week, once again hurting law-abiding gun ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Madam Speaker, if I were a member of the Liberal government, I would be embarrassed to repeat the same thing week after week. I wonder if ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, while the Liberals are searching the globe for a vaccine supply, we could have produced one in our own backyard at Université Laval's Infectious ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the pandemic has highlighted how underfunded Canada's provincial health care systems are. All of the provinces have asked for an increase in health transfers. ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, we know that, at the beginning of the pandemic, the government was slow to respond at the borders. Then, the authorities lacked guidelines for ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the government keeps singing the same tune. It keeps telling us everything is fine. The fact is that Moderna announced on Friday that it ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, the Canada Economic Development Agency, or CED, has traditionally contributed to the development and diversification of the economy in the regions. Yesterday, the government ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic I think that's a canned speech. According to a survey conducted by the Université de Trois-Rivières in Quebec, the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region is apparently the most economically ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic According to a survey conducted by the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières' research institute on small and medium size businesses, the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean region would be the ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Good afternoon. Mr. Chair, many Canadian citizens who had been abroad were repatriated because of COVID-19. However, some are still stuck there. That is the situation ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, it's an honour to sit in the House today and voice the concerns of the people of Chicoutimi—Le Fjord in these uncertain times. Parliament ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Subject matter of Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Votes 1b and 5b under ... I'm still concerned. We're talking about pilots, but you know that some of them can't even complete their 140 flying hours a year because there aren't ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT in Iraq Thank you for being here today. Mr. Rouleau and Mr. Paul, I would like to talk about the lack of ground air defence, which hinders our ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-4 Finally, I would like to ask you one last question. Between the position of the president of the Syndicat des travailleurs de l'aluminium d'Alma, Mr. Sylvain ...

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 ...