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NDP MP for Terrebonne—Blainville (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Posted on Twitter Excited to speak with the @CarletonNDP about digital rights! #ndp #cdnpoli

Two days 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter Le NPD croit que les citoyens méritent des réponses à leurs questions à la Chambre des communes! #NPD #polcan http://t.co/6bgrxl2NzO

Posted on Twitter J'ai célébré le 50e anniversaire de la chorale de la paroisse Saint-Louis-de-France hier! Félicitations! #npd #polcan http://t.co/xqBZPJrsh0

This week

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Posted on Twitter Je suis en route pour le souper bénéfice de la Maison Adhémar Dion :) #NPD #polcan

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Malheureusement les Conservateurs ont voté contre le projet de loi #C486 pour mettre fin aux minéraux de conflit dans le Congo #npd #polcan

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 ...

Mentioned by CTV News NDP MP apologizes, withdraws unusual crowdsourcing perks A Quebec NDP MP is apologizing on Monday after offering a bizarre perk to anyone who donated $50 to her online fundraising campaign. Charmaine Borg, who represents the riding of Terrebonne-Blainville in Quebec, came under fire over social media ...

Posted on Twitter So regarding my crowdfunding campaign I apologize for anyone who got offended with the perks. I didn't see it that way and am changing it

Two weeks ago

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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)