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NDP MP for Terrebonne—Blainville (Québec)

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

A month ago

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Conservatives must amend digital privacy bill NDP MP Charmaine Borg (Terrebonne-Blainville) has written to Industry Minister James Moore urging him to amend Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act. The bill would allow private companies to preserve and share their clients' personal information with other ...

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Justice claims that a recent unanimous decision by the Supreme Court in Spencer is in keeping with the spirit of his ...

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, last Friday, the Supreme Court reiterated that police must obtain a warrant from the court to obtain a customer's IP address. This decision casts ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present four petitions. The first petition calls on the government to decontaminate the former Saint-Maurice shooting range as soon ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, according to the privacy commissioner, 97% of companies collect personal information about their clients. In the digital age, that information can be shared or ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, with each passing day we have another reason for not trusting Conservatives to protect Canadians' personal information. Today, La Presse revealed that more than ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, despite the concerns that have been raised about the new privacy commissioner's background and his potential conflicts of interest, he himself believes that Bill ...

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 in the House on Corporate Social Responsibility of Extractive Corporations Outside Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I would first like to congratulate my colleague from La Pointe-de-l'Île on introducing this bill. This issue has been troubling me for a long ...

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 in the House on Fight Against Homelessness Mr. Speaker, last week I visited organizations that fight homelessness, and I would like to convey their concerns about the refocusing of the homelessness partnering strategy, ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Charmaine Borg's Complaint About 'Misogynistic' Tory Attack Rejected OTTAWA - The Speaker of the House of Commons has rejected a New Democrat MP's complaint about what she termed a "misogynistic" personal attack launched against her by a Conservative senator. Charmaine Borg had asked Speaker Andrew Scheer to ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Speaker rejects NDP MP's complaint about Tory senator's 'misogynistic' letter NDP MP Charmaine Borg asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, December 9, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. The Speaker of the House of Commons has rejected a New ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star Speaker rejects NDP MP's complaint about Tory senator's 'misogynistic' attack OTTAWA - The Speaker of the House of Commons has rejected a New Democrat MP's complaint about what she termed a "misogynistic" personal attack launched against her by a Conservative senator. Charmaine Borg had asked Speaker Andrew Scheer to ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Lakritz: Cast off victim's cloak, Charmaine! NDP MP Charmaine Borg should tuck the gender card back into the deck. Playing it is not legitimate in this instance. When Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais sent her a letter accusing her of being whiny, ignorant and useless, a politician who was elected by “fluke” ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Stupidity, but not sexism, on Parliament Hill Over the past few days, a Conservative senator and a NDP member of Parliament have been giving lessons in how not to conduct a civilized argument. On display have been the worst tendencies of the ... blasts NDP MP for advocating Senate abolition. NDP MP Charmaine Borg says a senator wouldn't have attacked her in a letter if she was an "old white man. ... MPs has garnered mixed reactions. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he supports the idea, but Conservative MP Paul Calandra was more guarded. CP Video ...

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