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  • His favourite word is liberals.

NDP MP for Outremont (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 44% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter When you’re dealing with a bully, at some point you’ve got to stop backing up. #NDP #cdnpoli https://t.co/cEeRBqr2vP

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter En ce jour de Yom HaShoah, nous honorons ensemble les 6 millions de Juifs qui ont péri lors de l'Holocauste et jurons de ne pas les oublier.

Posted on Twitter On Yom HaShoah, we come together to honour the lives of the 6 million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust and vow to never forget.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Je souhaite que cette fête printanière soit remplie de beaux moments pour vous et vos proches. Joyeuses Pâques!… https://t.co/HIbSmEY21h

Posted on Twitter May this holiday be filled with joy for you and your loved ones. Happy Easter! https://t.co/s6u2OtiS6z #easter https://t.co/ZSbDmxzj2Q

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs The industry minister, Mr. Speaker, really? As Canada marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, we are all reminded of the sacred duty ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the justice minister does not get to blame the Supreme Court. She is responsible for the nominations, and she is responsible for the delay. ...

Spoke in the House on Judicial Appointments Mr. Speaker, the question was this. How many cases have been thrown out in the time she has been Minister of Justice? She knows the answer, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Posted on Twitter My family and I extend our best wishes to all those marking the start of Passover today. On behalf of @NDP_HQ, Chag Pesach Sameach!

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak to the budget that was recently tabled by the Liberal government. First, I ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister committed to forming a government that, unlike the Conservatives, would be “open to discussion and debate”. He also vowed that he ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, speaking of Liberals helping themselves, there is more news today regarding the Prime Minister's illegal vacation to a private island. We have learned that ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Liberal platform complained that Stephen Harper's climate plan included “arbitrary targets”. The Liberals then adopted exactly those targets, and in this year's budget, ...

Spoke in the House on Aerospace Industry Mr. Speaker, Canadians were shocked last week to find out that after receiving hundreds of millions in government funding, Bombardier executives were ready to pocket $32.6 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star Peel Region MPP Jagmeet Singh testing the waters to replace NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair More than a half dozen New Democrat insiders, both in Toronto and in Ottawa, have told the Star that Singh is leaning heavily towards entering the race to replace Thomas Mulcair. Federal MPs Charlie Angus and Guy Caron are also expected to announce ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca BC MP Peter Julian announces NDP leadership candidacy B.C. MP Peter Julian has announced he will be running for leadership of the NDP, making him the first to come forward since the party voted to oust Thomas Mulcair and seek a new leader last spring. Julian, the MP for New Westminster-Burnaby, emphasized ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Thomas Mulcair blasts Liberals in Hamilton visit Federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair says the Trudeau government can help Hamilton and other manufacturing communities by standing up to new American president Donald Trump when it comes to trade. “I think the number one thing that Mr. Trudeau could do ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by New Delhi Times Denouncing Islamophobia while ignoring terror Canada's parliamentarians led by NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal MP Frank Baylis recently passed a motion “condemning all forms of Islamophobia”. Initially, some Conservative MPs declined to give unanimous consent, but under threat of being ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Denouncing Islamophobia while ignoring terror Canada's parliamentarians led by NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal MP Frank Baylis recently passed a motion “condemning all forms of Islamophobia”. Initially, some Conservative MPs declined to give unanimous consent, but under threat of being ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Q&A: Former NDP MP Joe Comartin on NDP leader Tom Mulcair What do you think of Thomas Mulcair's original decision to stay as leader until somebody new was chosen? I didn't agree with it. I thought that when you have a vote like that you lose such credibility in the country. We get very little attention in the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on New Process for the Nomination of Supreme Court Justices Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to welcome the minister to the committee and thank her for being here today. I'd like to begin by setting ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you. I do appreciate your opening on that with regard to the difference between “real reality”, as you just said, and “reality”, so let's stay ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Mr. Chairman, we're supposed to be looking at these things as a continuum. The speaker continues to go back to his original motion. He keeps explaining ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-476 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-600 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for charitable gifts)