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NDP MP for Joliette (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 47.30% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I will have the honour of sharing my time with my colleague from British Columbia Southern Interior. As we know, the government recently authorized ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, today I would like to take this opportunity to speak to the House about the concept of privilege. As everyone knows, members of Parliament ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the funding of First Nations educational infrastructure: (a) what are the prioritization criteria for deciding in what order on-reserve schools are to be ...

Three months 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

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

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his speech and for the work that he does in the House and in his riding. ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I will begin with a comment. I find it unfortunate that a guillotine has been imposed to limit the time we have to speak ...

Spoke in the House on Skills Development Mr. Speaker, I would like to tell you about a project called Les Ateliers du Carrefour, which is facing a difficult situation. It is waiting for ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for all his hard work at committee. All of his explanations were very clear. Do we ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, the government often talks about creating jobs. It told us that it has created a million jobs. That is great, but the Conservatives have ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Smith, thank you for joining us this afternoon. According to our documents, food waste amounts to billions of dollars. Although not ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... Thank you. As part of the committee's work, we have often talked about bees. They are essential to the survival of agriculture because they pollinate everything ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for joining us today. Mr. Gooch, earlier, you mentioned that vegetables were being wasted. People are ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for contributing to our study this afternoon. My question is for the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for joining us this afternoon. Mr. Emmott, in your brief, you mention that journalists who visited ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would also like to thank our witnesses for being here. I am an MP from Joliette, north of Montreal. We have ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for being here. It's a pleasure to have you. You talked extensively about innovation in the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here with us tonight. We heard several witnesses tell us about the transport-related issue. Harvests were ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca (blog) OotD - The omnibudget vote-a-thon is on at Finance! Later this afternoon, NDP MP Randall Garrison's private members' bid to add gender identity to the Canadian Human Rights Act goes to clause-by-clause review at Justice. Back in the Chamber, the government appears to have temporarily ... New Democrat MPs Jonathan Genest-Jourdain and Francine Raynault hit the stage at the Charles Lynch Press Theatre to express their opposition to cuts to education for the First Nations community of Manawan. Representatives from Canadians for Safe Technology present ...

Mentioned by National Post Chris Selley: Thomas Mulcair, the centrist warrior Notable endorsements NDP MPs Carol Hughes, Jean Francois LaRose, Francine Raynault and Francois Choquette as well as Manitoba Deputy Premier Eric Robinson. Achilles Heel She's been brushed off as too “young and too wooden” to clinch the leadership.

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP leadership candidates' caucus endorsements Niki Ashton Carol Hughes Jean-François LaRose Francine Raynault François Choquette Nathan Cullen Fin Donnelly Alex Atamanenko Brian Masse Paul Dewar Charlie Angus Linda Duncan Irene Mathyssen Claude Gravelle Hélène Laverdière Hoang Mai Peggy Nash ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Fight, fight, fight Electrolux workers in Joliette with Francine Raynault. Mayors and members of the Sherbrooke Chamber of Commerce with Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Jean Rousseau, Pierre Jacob, and Francois Choquette. I spoke to Montrealers about affordable housing alongside ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) FOR THE RECORD: Nycole Turmel: 'Are you ready to fight?' Electrolux workers in Joliette with Francine Raynault. Mayors and members of the Sherbrooke Chamber of Commerce with Pierre-Luc Dusseault, Jean Rousseau, Pierre Jacob, and Francois Choquette. I spoke to Montrealers about affordable housing alongside ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Turmel: Quality jobs must become priority Turmel and New Democrat MP for Joliette, Francine Raynault, met today with employees of Electrolux, whose closure will lead to the loss of 1200 jobs. Jobs that will be transferred to the United States. She also spoke with workers from Kruger Products ...