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NDP MP for Terrebonne—Blainville (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 49.30% of the vote.

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is always very difficult to speak after my colleague from Acadie—Bathurst, but someone must do it, so I will look upon the task ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, on the one hand, the Conservatives are boasting about their open government policy, but on the other they want to restrict access to information ...

Posted on Twitter Pourquoi les conservateurs souhaitent-ils restreindre l'accès à l'information? http://t.co/ud34MpBiJL via @YouTube #ndp #qpq #polcan

Posted on Twitter Je viens de demander au gouv. pourquoi ils veulent restreindre l'accès à l'info en chargeant jusqu'à 200$ pour chaque demande #npd #qpq

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Subject-matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Legault, thank you for taking the time to speak to the committee today. You described a rather disturbing situation. As commissioner, ...

Posted on Twitter Avec mes amis de Frozen à @blainvilleville pour leur premier défilé du Père Noël. Bravo pour la belle réussite! #npd http://t.co/Rj2kx5RD4s

Posted on Twitter À @blainvilleville pour leur premier défilé du Père Noël. Bravo pour la belle réussite! #npd http://t.co/6KGeaHXEHZ

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF THE INFORMATION AND ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Therrien, I would like to thank you for your testimony. I would also like to welcome all my new committee colleagues, ...

Posted on Twitter Postes Canada affiche encore des profits... Est-il vraiment nécessaire d'abolir la livraison à domicile? #NPD #polcan http://t.co/ZaGYAZIxES

Posted on Twitter #privacyfail ! Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians' tax details http://t.co/O9NGUjU2t7”

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, pretty soon the people of Blainville will be the ones to lose their home mail delivery service. I have held public consultations on the ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today in the House of Commons to speak to this bill. As my colleagues before me have already indicated, ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Mr. Speaker, it is ridiculous for the Conservatives to say they are modernizing the administration of the act, when it is the law itself that needs ...

Spoke in the House on Media Literacy Week Mr. Speaker, we are right in the middle of Media Literacy Week, an annual event led by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers' Federation. Activities will take ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, the motion we are looking at today is unique in that it is the first of its kind in Parliament. We have to wonder ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have several petitions to present today. The first petition calls on the government to reject the plan to cut services at Canada Post ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Editorial: Name dropping run amok Granted, offering to say a donor's name in the House of Commons was creative, but we're relieved that NDP MP Charmaine Borg had the good sense, belatedly, to realize the practice would be wrong. The first-term Montreal MP embraced the crowdfunding ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Editorial: Name dropping run amok Granted, offering to say a donor's name in the House of Commons was creative, but we're relieved that NDP MP Charmaine Borg had the good sense, belatedly, to realize the practice would be wrong. The first-term Montreal MP embraced the crowdfunding ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NDP's youngest MPs prove predictions of gaffes and goofs wrong This was the group a group of five McGill University students — Charmaine Borg, Laurin Liu, Matthew Dubé, Myléne Freeman, and Jaimie Nichols — who got swept-up by the NDP's Orange Crush in Quebec and unexpectedly got elected in the 2011 federal election. Those five were joined by a number of other NDP millennials including Pierre-Luc Dusseault, the youngest member of parliament in Canadian history, and Ruth Ellen Brosseau, the assistant pub manager who spent some of the election campaign in Las ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Charmaine Borg withdraws crowdfunding reward offers after backlash New Democrat MP Charmaine Borg's attempt at online fundraising is getting a big thumbs-down after she offered to mention donors' names in the House of Commons. The digital affairs critic tweeted a link to her crowdfunding page Monday in an attempt to ...

Mentioned by National Post NDP MP Charmaine Borg offers to say donors' names in Parliament for $50, or ... Charmaine Borg backed down under criticism, but her crowdfunding bid has raised questions about whether the practice, in which “perks” are handed out for donations, violates the rules guiding an MP's behaviour. Ms. Borg, the first-term MP and digital issues ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Charmaine Borg's crowdfunding attempt panned New Democrat MP Charmaine Borg's attempt at online fundraising is getting a big thumbs-down after she offered to mention donors' names in the House of Commons. The digital affairs critic tweeted a link to her crowdfunding page Monday in an attempt to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to answer Mr. Seeback’s question. This bill proposes two systems. On the one hand, we have the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you very much. I want to thank you for your testimony. We have heard two different types of presentations. On the one hand, some witnesses ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact I do not know if we have a process by which you can transmit that information to the clerk, but if it were possible, it would ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament Thank you, Madam Chair. I just want to explain my reasoning and to state the reason why I will be voting against clause 10. It is ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament Thank you, Mr. Chair. The purpose of my next amendment is to amend clause 7 of Bill C-520 by replacing line 16 on page 4 of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Let me just say that I am happy to see this motion introduced before this committee. I think our committee is the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-580 An Act to amend the Privacy Act (personal information — loss or unauthorized access or disclosure)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-475 An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (order-making power)