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Bloc MP for Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 29% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, in the September 15 edition of La Presse, we learned that the Minister of Environment issued a ministerial order regarding Montreal's port lands at ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #885 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #884 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

This week

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, there are some politicians who believe that we should remain silent about Trans Mountain because we receive equalization payments. They have therefore entered into ...

Voted No on Vote #883 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #882 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #881 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, the House received a batch of 46 amendments to its cannabis bill, a massive amount that shows that the government has to go back ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Canadian government throws Quebec under the bus all year long, but when election time rolls out, something magical happens. On May 25, the ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak to Bill C-69. I also thank my colleague for sharing her time with me ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, today, President Trump decided to slap tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum. Since Mr. Trump's arrival, Canada has not managed to ...

Spoke in the House on Federal-Provincial Relations Mr. Speaker, last week, Quebec's National Assembly forwarded a unanimous resolution to the Prime Minister's Office to open talks on a single tax return administered by ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Quebec lawyers held a special assembly yesterday to tell their board of directors to back down. It is unacceptable for our institutions to attack ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Elizabeth May Explains Why She Sides With Tories On Summer Jobs Dispute ... favour of an opposition motion targeting controversial Liberal changes to Canada Summer Jobs funding that angered faith-based organizations. Liberal MP Scott Simms, NDP MP David Christopherson, and Bloc MPs Xavier Barsalou-Duval, Mario Beaulieu, ...

Mentioned by CTV News Babies in the House: No parental leave for MPs Ashton was the first MP to run for the leadership of a federal party while pregnant; and just a few months ago Bloc Québécois MPs Marilène Gill and Xavier Barsalou-Duval became the first sitting MP couple to have a child together. This growing ...

Mentioned by CTV News Three-month-old Ulysses joins Bloc MP parents in Commons, sounds unimpressed The high-pitched voice that briefly echoed through the House of Commons belonged not to a sitting member, but three-month-old Ulysses, perched on the knee of his father, Bloc Quebecois MPs Xavier Barsalou-Duval. Barsalou-Duval is married to Bloc ...

Mentioned by CTV News Three-month-old Ulysses joins Bloc MP parents in Commons, sounds unimpressed The high-pitched voice that briefly echoed through the House of Commons belonged not to a sitting member, but three-month-old Ulysses, perched on the knee of his father, Bloc Quebecois MPs Xavier Barsalou-Duval. Barsalou-Duval is married to Bloc ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Three-month-old Ulysses joins Bloc MP parents in Commons, sounds unimpressed The high-pitched voice that briefly echoed through the House of Commons belonged not to a sitting member, but three-month-old Ulysses, perched on the knee of his father, Bloc Quebecois MPs Xavier Barsalou-Duval. Barsalou-Duval is married to Bloc ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Bloc Québécois calls on Competition Bureau to review Netflix deal In a letter to the Competition Commissioner, Bloc parliamentary leader Xavier Barsalou-Duval called for an investigation into the tax exemption granted to the American streaming service. He accused Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly of “deliberately ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning. We are proposing that clause 192 be amended by replacing line 9 on page 110 with the following: “following year, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to be speaking to the committee today because my party doesn't often have the opportunity to do so. I know ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-275 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (business transfer)