François Choquette

Party: NDP
Riding: Drummond
Province: QC
Status: Re-Elected


Summary

François Choquette has made environmental action a priority since being elected MP in 2011. He introduced legislation to protect rivers from development, voiced opposition to hydraulic fracking in Drummond, spoke out against an oil port in Cacouna Bay due to the threat it posed to beluga whales, took part in the regional effort to safeguard the Forêt Drummond, supported a Canada-wide energy efficiency program, and organized car-free days in Drummondville. He has served as NDP Deputy Critic for the Environment and sat on the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development. He currently chairs the All-Party Climate Caucus.