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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

Spoke in the House on CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to congratulate CPAC, the Cable Public Affairs Channel, on its 25th anniversary. In 1992, several cable companies joined forces to ensure ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, does the Prime Minister really not understand the difference between a contract to manufacture and his responsibility to sign the export permits? That is ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Federal NDP candidates make final appeal ahead of leadership vote ... for outgoing leader Thomas Mulcair. And all four said they are the candidate to unseat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government. Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, Quebec MP Guy Caron and Ontario MP Charlie Angus and Ontario legislature member Jagmeet ...

This week

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Hébert: Fading NDP could resurrect Bloc Québécois For a taste of the challenges that could await Thomas Mulcair's successor in Quebec, consider the following: On Tuesday, Longueuil-Saint-Hubert MP Pierre Nantel told le Devoir that he and possibly others might prefer to sit as independents than to ...

Mentioned by Red Deer Advocate (subscription) Hébert: Fading NDP could resurrect Bloc Québécois For a taste of the challenges that could await Thomas Mulcair's successor in Quebec, consider the following: On Tuesday, Longueuil-Saint-Hubert MP Pierre Nantel told le Devoir that he and possibly others might prefer to sit as independents than to ...

Posted on Twitter Very sad to hear that Arnold Chan has passed away. He was a dedicated MP and will be missed. Our condolences go out to his family.

Posted on Twitter C’est avec tristesse que nous apprenons le décès d’Arnold Chan, un député dévoué. Nos pensées et condoléances vont à sa famille et proches.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Always an honour to stand with @UFCWCanada // C’est toujours un honneur de me tenir aux côtés de TUAC. #canlab… https://t.co/XBJLMeVVuI

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing the best to colleague @Judy_Foote. Our thoughts are with you and your family, Judy.

A month ago

Posted on Twitter 🌈 Bonne Fierté! Happy Pride! 🦄 #FierteMTL https://t.co/ZslnkmucOF

Posted on Twitter Terrible news from Barcelona. We stand with Spain and all those impacted by this terror attack.

Mentioned by Jacobin magazine An Opportunity for an Alternative in Canada The leadership race that was set in motion for Canada's federal New Democratic Party after then-leader Thomas Mulcair was ousted at the party's April 2016 convention is entering its home stretch. ... Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is proposing such an ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Niki Ashton's youthful NDP leadership team comes from across Canada NDP MP Niki Ashton is trying for her second time to become her party's leader, having first run in the 2012 race that saw outgoing NDP leader Thomas Mulcair elected and Ms. Ashton ultimately placing seventh. If poll results this month are any ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Thomas Mulcair and all federal NDP leadership candidates skipping Stampede Thomas Mulcair and the four candidates running to replace him as leader of the federal New Democratic Party are not planning to attend the Calgary Stampede this year. The lack of attendance makes the NDP an outlier among other federal parties.

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister promised that, unlike Stephen Harper, he would work with all parties to get good things done. However, when a member of ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister used to attack Stephen Harper for taking indigenous people to court, but he is contemptuously picking up exactly where Harper left ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister says over and over again that he is helping the middle class, but his infrastructure bank will impose tolls and fees ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister seems to believe that because the Liberals got 40% of the vote, it is okay if they only keep 40% of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, I think it is entirely possible that the Prime Minister does not understand some of the things he says, but is he actually telling ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, there is a term for someone who commits to something in writing and then reneges on that commitment. It is called a con job. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Madeleine Meilleur to the Position of Commissioner of ... The Minister of Justice called you herself. I see absolutely no reason for the Minister of Justice to be involved in the appointment of the commissioner ...

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)