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Winter Festival in Madawaska—Restigouche  Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise to tell the House about a wonderful initiative in my riding, Madawaska—Restigouche. This year, a number of communities in East Restigouche have gotten together to plan and organize a regional winter festival. What makes this initiative so s

December 1st, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Immigration  Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship tabled the 2018-2020 immigration levels plan. This multi-year plan will grow the number of permanent residents Canada welcomes annually. Today being the last day of National Francophone Immigration Wee

November 3rd, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Agriculture and Agri-Food  Mr. Speaker, as we all know, Canadian farmers are essential to the vitality of our rural regions and make a significant contribution to our national economy. Our government has placed a focus on agriculture, investing $100 million in agricultural science, improving the transport

October 23rd, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

NAFTA Renegotiations  Mr. Speaker, clearly, a few moments ago, a good portion of the House was unable hear the response from our colleague from Oakville North—Burlington. I think you yourself were not able to hear her response. How can we make sure that all parliamentarians are able to hear responses

September 26th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Francis Deschênes  Mr. Speaker, last week, Constable Francis Deschênes was providing assistance to some motorists near Memramcook, New Brunswick, when a collision took his life. This is a huge loss, particularly for Nova Scotia RCMP, for New Brunswick and for constable Deschênes' hometown, Sainte-

September 18th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my NDP colleague, who has done fine work on the Standing Committee on Official Languages, which is a dynamic committee. I would like to know what he thinks about the fact that these senior officer positions, including the position of Commissio

June 13th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Madawaska—Restigouche Graduates  Mr. Speaker, June is a rather special month. It marks the beginning of the summer and the end of the school year. I would like to take this moment to wish all of the 2017 grads of Madawaska—Restigouche the best of luck in their choices after high school graduation. I am talkin

June 5th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, Canadians with disabilities face challenges every day that prevent them from fully participating in activities in their communities and in their workplaces. We have a duty to reduce barriers to accessibility and provide equal access and equal opportunities for all Ca

May 31st, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

First Nations  Mr. Speaker, our government believes that Canada's most important relationship is the one we have with our first nations. Today I would like to pay tribute to three communities that play an important role in the development of northern New Brunswick. In my riding of Madawaska—R

May 30th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, I thank my honourable colleague for his question. I know that the issue of a mandatory secret ballot seems to be important to the official opposition. However, after hearing from many witnesses and taking the time to reflect on everything that we read and heard, a

May 16th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, first of all, I would like to point out that my colleague, with whom I had the opportunity to work on the joint committee on physician-assisted dying, is remarkable. Her general knowledge allowed her to make an important contribution to the committee's recommendati

May 16th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, I am delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the debate on the motion presenting the government's proposed response to Bill C-7. This bill takes a historic step in labour relations for the RCMP and in Canada. If the bill passes, RCMP members and reserv

May 16th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Madawaska—Restigouche  Mr. Speaker, this year, we are celebrating Canada's 150th birthday. I have the privilege of representing the beautiful and proud riding of Madawaska—Restigouche, which has become what it is today thanks to all of its founding communities: the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Acadians, Irish,

March 23rd, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, as my colleague from Trois-Rivières did, I would first like to inform the House that I am not an expert in tax policy and tax loopholes. My colleague has made three proposals, and I have a question about the one concerning amnesty. I think he was referring to pe

March 7th, 2017House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal

Governor General's History Awards  Mr. Speaker, today I rise in the House of Commons to congratulate the winners of the 2016 Governor General's History Awards, which were awarded this past Monday, November 28, at Rideau Hall. The awards celebrate the exemplary work of teachers, writers, filmmakers, scholars, stude

November 29th, 2016House debate

René ArseneaultLiberal