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  • His favourite word is quebec.

Conservative MP for Chicoutimi—Le Fjord (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Voted No on Vote #176 Motion for closure

Voted No on Vote #177 Government Business No. 9 (Proceedings on Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to ...

Voted No on Vote #178 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, enough is enough. It is time to send a message. The Minister of National Defence completely abandoned the Canadian Forces during years of incompetence. ...

Spoke in the House on Forestry Industry Mr. Speaker, according to an article on the CBC, softwood lumber experts expect that prices will continue to go up. They are also saying that it ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston. Since the very beginning of what would become Canada, the French language has ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the government is constantly using words such as “inclusive” and “transparent” to describe its judicial selection process. Those are nice words and all, but ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, again, the Liberals only fix their mistakes once they have been exposed. With their partisan “Liberalist” tool, the government could promote judicial candidates who ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the housing situation in this country is catastrophic. Prices continue to climb beyond what Canadians can afford, especially in big cities. According to the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, today I am pleased to present petition e-3254, which 672 people have signed. We know that Air Canada received hundreds of millions of dollars ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Countervailing and Antidumping Duties on Imports of Canadian Softwood Lumber by the ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I would like to thank the minister for being here this afternoon. Minister, CUSMA was a golden opportunity for the government to ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Madam Speaker, before the pandemic, the unemployment rate was below 6%. Now that we are in the economic recovery phase, we expect the rate to start ...

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 ...

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 ...