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Liberal MP for Pontiac (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Annual Conference of the Pulp and Paper Industry Mr. Speaker, this week, the Quebec forestry minister, Luc Blanchette, and I had the opportunity to participate in the opening panel for PaperWeek 2018, the annual ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. It's nice to see you both again. I appreciate your bringing to our attention situations that many ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: Built Environment Thank you. My question is for you, Mr. Bernhardt. Thanks for the presentation. Are there mechanisms already available whereby Canadians can access passive house builders and ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you to all of the witnesses. I can appreciate what a challenge it is, with the restricted timelines that we have. Please understand that everyone ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter CSJ application period extended: GC accepting applications from employers until February 9, 2018. Don’t miss out. A… https://t.co/pZ0ZXWUKK0

Posted on Twitter La période de présentation de demande au programme Emplois d’été Canada a été prolongée : le GC accepte les demande… https://t.co/pbyEc6lxYB

Posted on Twitter It's official! The 40th edition of #Winterlude has begun! From February 2nd to 19th, get out and enjoy the skating… https://t.co/b5fzToDWa5

Posted on Twitter C'est officiel ! La 40e saison du #BaldeNeige a commencé !  Du 2 au 19 février à Ottawa-Gatineau, profitez du pati… https://t.co/GwGILIEjsr

Posted on Twitter Six semaines supplémentaires d'hiver? Profitez du #BaldeNeige pour faire passer le temps durant cette période froid… https://t.co/0gZU0y2dLN

Posted on Twitter Merci @L_MacAulay pour votre soutien aux producteurs biologiques canadiens! https://t.co/fbv07SnnVC

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the Canadian organic industry is one of the fastest-growing agricultural sectors in Canada. We have our farmers and organic food processors to thank for ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Senators, MPs call for $1.4-billion in conservation funding from federal government The letter drafted by Quebec Liberal MP William Amos, a former environmental lawyer, says the money is needed for development of national parks and for protected areas being created by Indigenous groups, provinces, territories, municipalities and ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 and Briefing on the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and ... Thank you. In the national capital region, the NCC is an important land manager and an important actor with powers that really have an almost municipal ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 Quite simply, this is about aligning the commissioner's role with the requirement in Bill C-57 that each target be measurable and that there be a time ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Chief Day and Chief Louie. It's very appreciated, your taking the time today and explaining your first-hand experience with this summer's really challenging events. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 Thank you, Mr. Xenos. I appreciate your testimony, and thank you for enlightening us on the nature and scope of the greening government operations outfit. The ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Organizations in the Pontiac Mr. Speaker, we are right in the middle of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, an initiative that will come to a close ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian High Arctic Research Station ... Thank you. I'd like to shift the focus a bit to the crown relationship in a context of nation-to-nation reconciliation. Obviously, the federal government has a ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege to speak on Bill C-45, because so many Canadians are talking about it right now. If one goes to a ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Families in the Rupert sector of the municipality of La Pêche will benefit from upgraded community spaces that ... The funding was announced today by William Amos, MP for Pontiac, acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED. Specifically, the announced funding was ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Shawville families will enjoy improved community spaces for a better quality of life The funding was announced today by William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Canada Economic ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Quebec Municipal Elections Mr. Speaker, as you may know, Quebec is holding municipal elections this Sunday. On November 5, the voters of Pontiac will elect 41 mayors, 243 councillors, ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo is a colleague of mine on the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and this is a subject ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Mr. Speaker, today I will be sharing my time with the member for Whitby. I would like to speak about an issue in relation to Bill ...

Mentioned by Western Producer Organic growers to study transitioning costs Canadian taxpayers will put up close to half a million dollars for a study that looks at the costs and risks of transitioning a farm from conventional to organic production. Quebec MP William Amos announced a federal investment of $462,000 in support ...

Mentioned by Western Producer Organic growers to study transitioning costs Canadian taxpayers will put up close to half a million dollars for a study that looks at the costs and risks of transitioning a farm from conventional to organic production. Quebec MP William Amos announced a federal investment of $462,000 in support ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 10th report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs in relation ...

Mentioned by New Kerala Mont Morissette regional park facilities improved with help from the Government of Canada The investment was announced today by William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, acting on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED. The funding made it ...