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  • His favourite word is region.

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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Madam Speaker, what concerns me somewhat are the asylum claimants. I would like to know if they will have the opportunity to file a complaint. Given ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 In your introduction, you said that we need to make a shift to production 4.0, which includes robotization, megadata, and automation, and that these are not ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Could we implement a procurement policy that applies to all three countries? I know that there are lower carbon footprints, but I want to know whether ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to share my time with my colleague, the member for Niagara West. I did not hesitate to vote in favour of ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Canadian aluminum sector is dealing with competitors who have little concern for labour standards or protecting the environment. The new NAFTA is not ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, aluminum is one of the three economic drivers in Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean. Some 33% of Canada's aluminum is produced there. Our region will be one of ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Deputy Prime Minister did not manage to reassure aluminum workers when she met with Mr. Maltais yesterday. As long as Mexico is allowed ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Sylvain Maltais of the United Steelworkers is here today to express workers' concerns about the fact that the North American aluminum market is not ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, unless we were to abandon NAFTA, there could be no worse free trade agreement than the one Canada just negotiated. It is simple: the ...

Spoke in the House on Jean Pagé Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honour one of the great sportscasters from back home. Jean Pagé passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, knowing that ...

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

More than three months ago

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 ...