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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

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, indigenous people in B.C. say that they are heartbroken by the Site C betrayal, and it is not difficult to understand why. The Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister once said that the Chinese dictatorship is something that he admired. We now learn that that was not a slip of ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Hon. Mauril Bélanger Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to rise today to pay tribute to a great parliamentarian on behalf of all members of the New ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, are we talking about people “facing the death penalty” or people “in countries that use the death penalty”? The Prime Minister is trying to ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, Canadians also thought they were electing a government that was going to respect Parliament. They wanted that change. Whether it is the Latvian deployment ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs How about a vote, Mr. Speaker? The Minister of Immigration promised that Canada would never sign an extradition treaty with China so long as China still ...

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted No on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted No on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we need only to look at article 4 of the Paris agreement to see that they have yet to do anything to fulfill our ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, on this step-by-step approach, let us suggest that one of those steps should be actually voting for nuclear disarmament. I was in Paris with ...

Posted on Twitter Happy and relieved to learn that Kevin Garratt is home safe and sound with family. Our thanks to all those who helped secure his release.

Posted on Twitter Heureux et soulagé d'apprendre que Kevin Garratt retrouve sa famille sain et sauf. Nous remercions ceux qui ont travaillé pour le libérer.

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Nos pensées vont à la famille d’Anastasia De Sousa, tuée il y a 10 ans, et à toutes les victimes de la fusillade au Collège Dawson.

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts are with the family of Anastasia De Sousa, murdered 10 years ago, and with all the victims of the Dawson College shooting.

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Very glad to hear that @CUPW and Canada Post have reached a tentative agreement. #NDP will always fight to protect collective bargaining.

Posted on Twitter Très heureux que le @STTP & Postes Canada soient arrivés à une entente de principe. Le #NPD luttera toujours pour protéger les négociations.

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada B.C. MP Nathan Cullen won't seek to replace Mulcair as NDP leader Veteran B.C. NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he won't be in the running to replace Thomas Mulcair as leader. By: Staff The ... OTTAWA — Veteran NDP MP Nathan Cullen was seen as a front-runner to succeed Tom Mulcair as party leader, but not any more.

Mentioned by Toronto Star MP Nathan Cullen rules out bid to replace Mulcair as NDP leader OTTAWA—Veteran British Columbia MP Nathan Cullen says he won't be mounting a bid to succeed Thomas Mulcair as the leader of the federal New Democrats. Cullen, first elected in 2004 to the sprawling northwestern B.C. riding of Skeena-Bulkley Valley, ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Justin Trudeau 'manhandled' MP in Commons uproar, opposition says The prime minister apologized after accusations of pushing NDP MPs, triggering a shouting match between him and Thomas Mulcair. The incident took ... OTTAWA—Parliament turned downright ugly when an impatient Prime Minister Justin Trudeau crossed the ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Thomas Mulcair 'unlikely' to run for office in 2019 Thomas Mulcair may be on his way out of politics. In an interview with Montreal's La Presse newspaper, the Interim-NDP leader said it was unlikely he would run for MP in his riding of Outremont again. An NDP staffer confirmed Mulcair's comment to ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Tom Mulcair quitting politics before next federal election Thomas Mulcair says he is leaving federal politics before the next election. Ian Kucerak / Edmonton Sun ... In an interview with La Presse, the Member of Parliament for Outremont said he has no intention to run for office again. Though his party lost ...

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)