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June 1st, 2012

Major Changes To Ei: Unacceptable For Estrie

SHERBROOKE, June 1st, 2012 — New Democrat MPs Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke), Jean Rousseau (Compton–Stanstead), Pierre Jacob (Brome-Missisquoi), as well as the Mouvement des chômeurs et chômeuses de l’Estrie and the Fédération des travailleurs du Québec (FTQ), slammed radical changes to the EI program by the Conservative government, this morning.

May 18th, 2012

Canada Summer Games: Pierre-Luc Dusseault Invites His Mp Colleagues To Sherbrooke

From August 2 to 17, 2013, the country's top athletes will gather in Sherbrooke

May 14th, 2012

Shale gas: conservatives must act and impose promised regulations

Stephen Harper must protect Canadians and consider the harmful environmental effects

OTTAWA, May 14, 2012 – NDP Environment Critic, Megan Leslie, took advantage of Stephen Harper’s meeting with Polish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, on the subject of shale gas to criticize Conservative inaction on this issue.

May 10th, 2012

Towards A New Partnership With Quebec Municipalities

NDP Leader wants to strengthen relations between Ottawa and cities and towns

GATINEAU, May 10, 2012 – In a speech before members of the Quebec Union of Municipalities today in Gatineau, Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair committed to restoring the voice of towns and communities in federal politics.

March 29th, 2012

The Conservative Budget: No Relief For Quebecers

From Old Age Security to health care, conservative cuts will hurt families

OTTAWA, March 29 2012 – Families, older people and workers are once again the biggest losers in the Conservative budget, according to NDP leader Thomas Mulcair.

February 13th, 2012

My motions to the Ethics Committee

Last week, I tabled two motions for consideration at the House of Commons Ethics Committee (they are on tomorrow's agenda) which seek to address my questions regarding the Lobbying Act investigation procedures of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as well as the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Since the Act came into force, the RCMP have never followed up on any file which was submitted to them for investigation by the Lobbying Commissioner.

January 16th, 2012

NDP Leader Meets Local Figures To Discuss Infrastructure Plans

This article is from the Sherbrooke Record.

Evan LepageSherbrooke RecordJanuary 16, 2012

The interim leader of the New Democrat Party Nycole Turmel was in Sherbrooke Monday to meet with local politicians and business figures regarding the state of infrastructure in Quebec and what the role of the federal government needs to be on the provincial and even municipal level.

January 16th, 2012

Urgent Infrastructure Investment Needed: Turmel

Crumbling municipal infrastructures requires immediate and stable investment

SHERBROOKE, January 16 2012—As part of her tour of Quebec, New Democrat Leader Nycole Turmel took part in a roundtable discussion on infrastructure today with elected officials from Montérégie and Estrie. Turmel reiterated New Democrat support for municipal efforts to convince the government to act on this issue.

December 31st, 2011

2011 in review: Pierre-Luc Dusseault talks about becoming youngest MP ever elected to Parliament

Althia Raj Huffington Post Canada December 28, 2011

Pierre-Luc Dusseault was 19 years old when he became the youngest MP ever elected to the House of Commons.

November 29th, 2011

Conservatives Trying To Hide Their Inaction On The Environment

Withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol meant to hide Conservative inaction on environment and jobs