Jacques Gourde

Conservative Party of Canada for Lotbinière--Chutes-de-la-Chaudière

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  • Posted on Twitter
    Posted on Twitter RT @SCHL_ca: Nouvel ensemble de 46 #logementsabordables pour aînés annoncé par @JacquesGourde à Québec #GdC #SCHL http://t.co/LdTxpczRg4
    March 4, 2014
  • Spoke at a meeting of Official Languages

    I would like to introduce a motion to sit in camera, Mr. Chair.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Official Languages

    Thank you for letting me speak, Mr. Chair. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Official Languages

    As for my colleague's proposal to amend this motion....

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Official Languages

    Mr. Chair, as I have said before in this committee, I think this motion should rather be moved in the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. This is a matter of security, and nothing indicates that bilingualism is not respected in any rescue centres. The Quebec City centre has had the same staff for a number of years. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Ethics

    Mr. Speaker, senior officials at Public Works and Government Services Canada have clearly stated that there was no political interference in the awarding of that contract. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Ethics

    No, Mr. Speaker.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Ethics

    No, Mr. Speaker.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Ethics

    Mr. Speaker, senior officials at Public Works and Government Services Canada have clearly stated that there was no political interference in the awarding of that contract. Anyone who is found guilty of wrongdoing will face the consequences. Public servants are responsible for managing the entire process, including the awarding of contracts.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Ethics

    Mr. Speaker, senior officials at Public Works and Government Services Canada have clearly stated that there was no political interference in the awarding of that contract. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke about Municipalities of Saint-Édouard and Leclercville

    Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to say that two municipalities in my riding—Saint-Édouard and Leclercville—are gearing up to celebrate their 150th anniversaries. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    Thank you.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    Do you deal with realtors or do you deal directly with the companies and governments in question?

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    When you say real estate assets, do you mean residential buildings, shopping centres and land?

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    It can be a way for those companies to obtain funding for five or ten years, in the medium term, basically. Selling their shares to a pension fund gives them liquidity to grow their business and make strategic investments.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    They aren't easy to sell off quickly, but eventually, that will be necessary.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    Does it work fairly well? Is the return higher than the market rate?

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    You will resell those shares to the company itself or other parties.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    Sooner or later, be it in 15, 20 or 30 years' time, you will have to resell those shares, under the terms of your contracts.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    So you hold shares in private companies.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    The potential is there. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    It does happen, though.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    There is no time limit, even if the spouse is 20 or 25 years younger than the participant. That means that the benefits for the same employee could be paid out for 45 years.

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    My next question is for Ms. Gowing. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
  • Spoke at a meeting of Government Operations

    Thank you, Mr. Chair. ... more

    June 18, 2013,   Parliament
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