François Choquette Member of Parliament Drummond
  • Critic for Official Languages

April 13th, 2016

François Choquette calls for investments in social housing

Drummond MP François Choquette rose in the House of Commons on Tuesday to draw the Liberal government’s attention to the need to invest in social housing. Mr. Choquette met with representatives of Drummondville’s municipal housing office prior to the tabling of the 2016 Liberal budget to gain a better understanding of the social housing situation in the greater Drummond area.

April 13th, 2016

Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet presents Housing recommendations

Today, New Democrat Housing critic Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) released the report from her cross-Canada housing tour. After a three-year tour of more than thirty communities, Boutin-Sweet reports that the situation is devastating.

April 5th, 2016

Liberal government ignoring warnings, leaving farmers behind on trade

Despite warnings from Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about the negative impact of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal on Canada, Liberals are pushing ahead while refusing to commit to compensation for industries that will be hurt.

March 29th, 2016

François Choquette calls for postponing the installation of the new machine translation tool

François Choquette, MP for Drummond and NDP Official Languages Critic, wrote to Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, to urge her to postpone implementation of the controversial new machine translation tool, which is to become available on April 1, 2016.

March 23rd, 2016

Mulcair: Budget a missed opportunity to reduce inequality

Canadians had high expectations for today's Liberal budget, but what they got instead were missed opportunities to tackle inequality and backtracking on key commitments. They shortchanged First Nations education by $230 million and First Nations child welfare by $130 million in the first year alone.

March 18th, 2016

Letter to the horourable minister of Canadian Heritage

François Choquette, MP and critic for official languages, wrote a letter to the honourable Mélanie Joly, minister of Canadian Heritage, to transmit its recommendations for Official Languages for the next federal budget on March 22, 2016.