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NDP MP for Terrebonne—Blainville (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Mes pensées sont avec la famille du soldat tué ce matin en avant du cénotaphe #npd #ottawa

Posted on Twitter Un mot rapide pour vous dire que je suis saine et sauve et en sécurité. Merci à tous nos gardes de sécurité qui nous protègent. Soyez saufs!

Three days 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Manifestation pour sauver la livraison à domicile de la poste au Parlement aujourd'hui #NPD #polcan http://t.co/ZFoIF1r6ov

Posted on Twitter The Government wants to send S4 straight to committee. Let's hope that they will fix it!! #ndp #cdnpoli #privacy

Posted on Twitter Je viens de débattre la Motion d'étudier immédiatement le projet de loi S4 en comité. Espérons que c'est pour l'améliorer! #npd #polcan

This week

Posted on Twitter On s'est bien amusé au déjeuner de crêpes au profit de Eau Puits Mali ce matin! #npd #terrebonne http://t.co/te5UJtJQId

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, a government report indicates that the former Saint-Maurice shooting range was contaminated as a result of National Defence activities. The land consists primarily of ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act For crying out loud. The member behind me said that because it is true. For crying out loud. They would have us believe that they can ...

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, since I do not have a lot of time, I will get straight to the point. Cyberbullying is an extremely important issue and the ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present three petitions today. The first petition was signed by people in my riding who want to ensure that ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to requests by government agencies to telecommunications service providers (TSPs) to provide information about customers' usage of communications devices and services: (a) between 2001 ...

Spoke in the House on Speaker's Ruling Mr. Speaker, I would like to welcome all of the members here in the House back to Parliament. The New Democrats worked hard this summer. They ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Hearing what the witnesses had to say was indeed very insightful. I am going to fire off my questions as ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact Thank you very much. Ms. Sproule, you said that organizations that have information on an individual's identity have a certain amount of responsibility in terms of ...

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)