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Liberal MP for Pontiac (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Maple Syrup-Themed Postage Stamp Madam Speaker, the production and consumption of maple syrup and related activities are an important part of Pontiac's culture and economy. One might say the people ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Saturday night, I attended the final performance of ‘We Will Rock You’ put on by the very talented students at Phil… https://t.co/6oS373a62F

Posted on Twitter Samedi soir, j’ai assisté à la dernière performance de “We Will Rock You” réalisée par les élèves très talentueux d… https://t.co/onPwQOFjln

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 Thank you. That's helpful, and in that vein of depoliticizing, I will go strictly to substance on an interesting issue raised by the electricity association around ...

Posted on Twitter J’ai eu l’honneur de demander au Chef @PerryBellegarde quels changements les commettant(e)s autochtones et non auto… https://t.co/MuJYKRgPOi

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to ask National Chief @PerryBellegarde about the change that Indigenous and non-Indigenous constitue… https://t.co/Ar7Emg50vY

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 Thank you, Minister, and thanks to the civil servants who support the minister. This legislation comes after so many years of frustrated democracy. Just to set ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Posted on Twitter Il n'y a pas de meilleur exemple de la dualité linguistique que le Pontiac. Je suis ravi qu'après 10 ans de sous-in… https://t.co/WzZtQrwNgb

Posted on Twitter There is no better example of linguistic duality than the Pontiac. I am pleased that, after 10 years of underfundin… https://t.co/NJV3ukhedg

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, National Chief Bellegarde. It's really wonderful to have you here. Thank you for your testimony. I have two very quick questions. Number one, I ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report ... Okay. In terms of future opportunities for the commissioner's office to engage in that auditing function at an international level, it strikes me that there is ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses, Mr. Obed in particular. Mr. David and I are familiar with each other as well. I've never ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-69 Thank you to our witnesses, including the civil servants who work so hard to support our ministers. I think your appearance here is an important aspect ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you, Chair. Minister and officials, thank you very much for your presence here. It's important for our committee to have this opportunity to have fulsome ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. We appreciate the testimony and the written substance as well. I'm interested in the intergovernmental dimension of ...

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 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Quebec support the construction of a bicycle path in Chelsea William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, and Stéphanie Vallée, Member of the National Assembly for Gatineau, Minister of Justice and Minister Responsible for the Outaouais Region, today announced that the governments of Canada and Quebec will ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 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 ...

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 ...