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  • Her favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 42.70% of the vote.

A month ago

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I will begin by condemning the frankly contemptuous and disgraceful tone taken by the Minister of Justice, as well as the words he used ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, first we had Bill Graham and David Pratt, two former Liberal ministers who never hid their enthusiasm for the American missile defence shield. Now ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, according to the Department of Defence's timeline, the contract to replace the CF-18s will not be finalized until 2018. That is the best-case scenario. ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, obviously NDP members are the only ones working in the House tonight. I am very proud of them. I am very pleased to rise ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, this is a strange atmosphere in which to start my speech on Bill C-6 but I will jump right into it anyway. I first ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the minister is making a mistake by asking the Canadian Forces to investigate their own problems. I do not understand what he does not ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, according to media reports, it seems that the government has decided to rewrite the specifications for the fighter jets that will replace the CF-18s. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, that is just as ridiculous the second time around as it was the first. The F-35 program has been through so many ups and ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Sexual Assault in the Military Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Harris will use the remainder of my time. I want to come back to you, Major-General Cathcart. I am still struggling ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America, Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to join my colleagues in congratulating you on your appointment. I also want to take a moment to ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank each of the witnesses for their presentation. My questions are for Mr. Joyce and Mr. Béland. This ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. First, I would like to thank the witnesses for their presentations. My first question is for Mr. Robertson. Mr. Braun, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Merci beaucoup, monsieur le président. Je veux tout d'abord remercier les témoins de leurs présentations. Ma première question s'adresse à M. Saideman. Je voudrais revenir sur ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you kindly, Mr. Chair. Mr. Roussel, let me start by thanking you for a most informative presentation. I'm delighted to welcome a fellow colleague from ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you very much and congratulations on being elected as chair of this committee, Mr. Norlock. I thank the witnesses for their presentations, which were very ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you. I want to pick up on something my colleague, Mr. Lemieux, mentioned earlier. It had to do with giving our producers greater access to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements ... Masse Paul Dewar Charlie Angus Linda Duncan Claude Gravelle Hélène Laverdière Hoang Mai Irene Mathyssen Peggy Nash Marjorlaine Boutin-Sweet Randall Garrison Anne Minh-Thu Quach Laurin Liu Élaine Michaud Dany Morin Denise Savoie Mike Sullivan Thomas ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Fight, fight, fight To AbitibiBowater retirees with Élaine Michaud. I spoke to people in Louiseville and Berthierville with Ruth Ellen Brosseau. In Trois Rivieres with Robert Aubin. In Mascouche with Manon Perreault. In Quebec City with Annick Papillon, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) FOR THE RECORD: Nycole Turmel: 'Are you ready to fight?' To AbitibiBowater retirees with Élaine Michaud. I spoke to people in Louiseville and Berthierville with Ruth Ellen Brosseau. In Trois Rivieres with Robert Aubin. In Mascouche with Manon Perreault. In Quebec City with Annick Papillon, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) OFFICIAL CIRCLES: Will there be shuttles to the All-Party Party? It's nice to see that despite what rancour may come in Question Period, the All-Party Party is still alive and well in 2011. It's a tradition worthy of preserving. MPs Élaine Michaud and Marie - Claude Morin.

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette NDP surge takes toll on Tory bastion In Portneuf-Jacques-Cartier, incumbent independent candidate André Arthur was trailing behind his NDP opponent Élaine Michaud. Ahead of Monday's vote, BQ leader Gilles Duceppe, Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff and Conservative leader Stephen Harper ...