Jacques Gourde

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Andrew Scheer's Win Shows Conservatives Wanted 'A Little More Stephen Harper': Insiders

Bernier organizer and Quebec MP Jacques Gourde said: “In the end, it was a referendum on supply management, and Maxime lost his bet.” Speaking after...

Opposition asks 18 times, but Trudeau won't answer on ethics commissioner meetings

Conservative MP Jacques Gourde asked Trudeau that question twice, and both times, as before, Trudeau said he was pleased to work with the commissioner and...

Conservatives blast Trudeau's 'obvious ethical missteps' despite promised fundraising legislation

QUEBEC CITY — The Trudeau government's new rules to expose — but not eliminate — so-called cash-for-access fundraisers are a smokescreen to cover their ethical...

Gérard Deltell Looms Large Over Conservative Leadership Race

OTTAWA – An emerging Conservative star won't only be watching candidates scramble with their French skills at the Tory leadership debate in Quebec City next...

Four Quebec MPs endorse Scheer for Tory leadership

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative Quebec MPs Alain Rayes, Pierre Paul-Hus and Luc Berthold throw their support behind Andrew Scheer in the party's leadership race.

@Kady: Not all Conservative leadership websites are created equal

You can also scroll through the three endorsements Bernier has picked up thus far from his caucus colleagues — Alex Nuttall and Jacques Gourde, who...

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: Bernier staking out his turf in race

On a day-to-day basis, few Parliament watchers pay attention to Levis-Lobtiniere MP Jacques Gourde. On the Hill, his main claim to fame is to have...

Today Britons have to answer this important question

(subscription) (subscription)Chantal Hébert (Toronto Star): “As the long campaign to select a successor to Harper slowly gets underway, most Conservative MPs are keeping their...

Diafiltered milk confusion heats up

(subscription)“Diafiltered milk is not used in the United States to make cheese,” said Quebec Conservative MP Jacques Gourde at a committee meeting. “It was...

Ag chief of staff's conflict of interest screen a 'sham': Democracy Watch

(subscription)All three Conservative members of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee – Critic Chris Warkentin, former committee chair Bev Shipley and former parliamentary secretary...

Ag chief of staff's conflict of interest screen a 'sham': Democracy Watch

(subscription)All three Conservative members of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee – Critic Chris Warkentin, former committee chair Bev Shipley and former parliamentary secretary...

Maxime Bernier officially launches bid for Tory leadership

Bernier was introduced by his campaign co-chairman Jacques Gourde, the Conservative MP for the neighbouring riding of Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. "When a man from Beauce steps up...

QP Tuesday: Fundraising and Bill Maher

(subscription) (subscription)Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose finally got to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his justice minister's fundraising event in Toronto in question...

Chrystia Freeland Billed Taxpayers For Hollywood 'Vanity' Trip, Tories Allege

Tory MP Karen Vecchio accused the minister of double-billing by "scarfing down gourmet food" on the plane and then claiming per diems for those same...

Justice Minister under fire for shady Bay Street fundraiser, plays race and gender card

But she went even further at one point by invoking gender and race when Conservative MP Jacques Gourde asked her to simply admit she was...

Milk substitutes could see crackdown at Canada-US border

Quebec Conservative MP Jacques Gourde, a parliamentary secretary for agriculture in the Harper government, said U.S. companies “are quite imaginative in inventing products to ship...

QP Friday: Kenney leads off and fun with pot puns

(subscription)Conservative MPs focused on the state of the government's fiscal situation in Friday's QP, and MP Jacques Gourde said he wonders about “these titanic...

Who's who on the new House agriculture committee - iPolitics

Jacques Gourde Riding: Lévis-Lotbinière. First elected in 2006, Gourde is the Conservatives' deputy agriculture critic. A hay producer, Gourde has previously served as the parliamentary...

Haiti's Fraudulent Presidential Frontrunner Seizes Land for His Own Banana Republic

Workers are paid the minimum wage of 200 gourdes (US$3.53) per day, plus a plate of food — an amount which Haitian workers and other...

Conservatives call on Liberals to move forward on TPP

Jacques Gourde, the Conservatives deputy agriculture critic, challenged Freeland to support a Conservative promise to compensate dairy and poultry farmers for economic losses the TPP...

Peace MP named Conservatives' lead ag critic

Chris Warkentin, the Conservatives' MP for Peace River since 2006 and, as of last month, the MP for Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, was named Friday by interim...

Liberals triumph in Canada election

Newzy (blog)Stephen Harper's Conservatives were faring very strongly in the Quebec City area, with Steven Blaney, Jacques Gourde, Maxime Bernier and highly touted recruit Gerard...

The Election Results In Quebec Mean Very Few Seats For NDP

The Conservatives and Bloc did well for themselves in the province but the night clearly belonged to Trudeau, who also romped to victory in his...

Ministers, senior NDPers gone in Liberal sweep

All three seemed to have solid prospect for re-election and appeared to be collateral damage from an electorate determined to oust the Conservatives. Also gone...

Ministers, senior NDPers gone in Liberal sweep

All three seemed to have solid prospect for re-election and appeared to be collateral damage from an electorate determined to oust the Conservatives. Also gone...

Ministers, senior NDPers gone in Liberal sweep

All three seemed to have solid prospect for re-election and appeared to be collateral damage from an electorate determined to oust the Conservatives. Also gone...

Election results: Voters in Quebec City paint region blue | Montreal ...

On the South Shore, Conservatives Maxime Bernier, Jacques Gourde and Steven Blaney were easily re-elected in Beauce, Lévis—Lotbinière and Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis, respectively. Local NDP candidates ...

Conservative incumbent Jacques Gourde wins Lévis-Lotbinière

MONTREAL – Conservative MP Jacques Gourde has been re-elected in Lévis-Lotbinière, a seat he has held since 2006. The riding was formerly known as Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière.

Harper defends Afghan withdrawal, saying country 'not a risk' to Canada

The Conservatives are confident they will win back seats in Quebec, where they once held 10 but went down to just five seats in 2011,...

In marathon campaign, Conservatives focus on final laps

Jewocity.com (press release) (blog)In Quebec, where one poll last month put the Conservatives in fourth place, one of his highest profile candidates in the province...

Trailing in the polls, the Conservatives switch gears to the role of underdog ...

In Quebec, where one poll last month put the Conservatives in fourth place, two of his highest profile candidates in the province predicted that the...

Elections commissioner says Harper's Aussie campaign ... - iPolitics

The section of the law barring foreign involvement is titled “non-interference by foreigners” and explicitly says a foreigner may not “in any way” try to...

Lynton Crosby, Controversial Campaign Fixer, Allowed To Work With Tories: Watchdog

But Conservative incumbent Jacques Gourde said there's nothing unusual in hiring the services of an outside adviser. "When we're talking about political mechanics of elections,...

Tories aren't breaking election laws by hiring Australian, watchdog says

But Conservative incumbent Jacques Gourde said there's nothing unusual in hiring the services of an outside adviser. “When we're talking about political mechanics of elections,...

In a marathon election, Tories focused on forging victory in final laps

(subscription) (subscription)In Quebec, where one poll last month put the Conservatives in fourth place, two of his highest profile candidates in the province predicted...

Federal Election 2015: Lévis-Lotbinière riding

Summary: This is a new name for the former riding of Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, represented by Conservative MP Jacques Gourde since 2006. He is seeking re-election after...

Fifty-two vulnerable ridings from 2011 starting point for parties to target ...

(subscription) (subscription)In Courtney-Alberni, B.C., Chief Government Whip John Duncan is seeking re-election, and the ridings currently held by Parliamentary secretaries Jacques Gourde, Susan Truppe,...

Must Win Battlegrounds: How New Dems Can Wrest Victory

Four Conservative incumbents will attempt to defend their precarious position in the House of Commons -- Roxanne James (in Scarborough), Robert Goguen (Moncton), Susan Truppe...

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... is issued or lifted. Asked whether the government had conducted any studies to assess the usefulness of the new service, Conservative MP Jacques Gourde...

Envelopes sent to ministers' offices harmless

Canada NewsQUEBEC - The white powder found in envelopes sent to the riding offices of the four federal cabinet ministers from Quebec was harmless, police...

White powder sent to cabinet ministers was harmless, Quebec police say

Canada News... offices of Denis Lebel, the Conservative minister responsible for Quebec, and three other cabinet ministers – Christian Paradis, Maxime Bernier and Steven Blaney.

White powder sent to Quebec Conservative MP harmless: police

Lebel was not at the office when the package was received, but was making his way back to the riding after learning of the incident.

Haiti anti-government protesters shut down capital

Anti-government protesters shut down Haiti's capital on Monday as the country plunged deeper into political and economic crises even as many prepared for the annual...

Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate as President Martelly Installs De Facto Prime ...

Angelo Adrien, secretary general of the popular organization “Embark for Change,” was wounded by several bullets in the neck. Jean Jacques Jean Claudel, from the...

Today's Conservative case against Justin Trudeau

[The following email, which I'm posting verbatim complete with a little inter-office chatter at the top, went out from Stephen Lecce, a press person at...

Ex-Senate staffer charged with fraud

The registry of lobbyists shows that Denis Bilodeau, the president of Genome Quebec, met with Conservative MP Jacques Gourde, then the parliamentary secretary to the...

Ex-Senate staffer charged with fraud

The registry of lobbyists shows that Denis Bilodeau, the president of Genome Quebec, met with Conservative MP Jacques Gourde, then the parliamentary secretary to the...

Former Senate staffer charged in investigation linked to parliamentary renovation

The registry of lobbyists shows that Denis Bilodeau, the president of Genome Quebec, met with Conservative MP Jacques Gourde, then the parliamentary secretary to the...

Conservative MPs scramble to lock up party nominations 18 months before ...

Other Conservative MPs whose names were listed as possibly having early nominations included: Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz (Battlefords-Lloydminster); Jacques Gourde (Lévis—Lotbinière), a parliamentary secretary to...

Parliament Hill rolls out the red carpet for Aga Khan

(blog)Elsewhere in Quebec, local-ish MP Jacques Gourde attends the opening ceremonies of the 35th Salon du livre de l'Outaouais. On the opposition front, Liberal...