François Choquette Member of Parliament Drummond
  • Critic for Official Languages
  • Chair of the All-Party Climate Change Caucus

October 14th, 2016

Canadians demand a fair and local voting system

Over 37,000 Canadians contributed to consultations on electoral reform held by NDP MPs over the last four months. A mix of public town hall meetings, online outreach and mailed surveys found that 84% of participants want an electoral system where a party’s seats in the House of Commons is a fair reflection of the share of votes they receive.

September 16th, 2016

NDP Caucus outline top priorities for fall session

Following their fall strategy meeting, New Democrat MPs laid out their plan to hold the Liberal government to account during the upcoming parliamentary session.

August 16th, 2016

Flooding: Choquette calls on the Trudeau government to take action

Heavy rains that fell last Saturday have caused damage and problems for many residents of Drummondville. Climate change will continue to trigger extreme weather conditions. That is why it is crucial that the Trudeau government act now to fight climate change by helping municipalities like Drummondville, so that they can invest in climate change adaptation measures.

June 14th, 2016

NDP calls for mandatory labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods

New Democrat MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) tabled Bill C-291 this morning calling for the mandatory labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods.

June 8th, 2016

François Choquette calls on government to Force Air Canada to comply with the Official Languages Act

François Choquette, MP for Drummond and Official Languages Critic, called on the government to take action to force Air Canada to comply with its obligations under the Official Languages Act.

June 6th, 2016

Protest in Ottawa

On Thursday, June 2, MP François Choquette (Drummond) attended a protest on Parliament Hill organized by milk producers from Quebec and Ontario to demand that the Liberal government move quickly on the issue of U.S. imports of diafiltered milk, which is threatening the income of Canadian milk producers.