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  • Her favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Joliette (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, door-to-door mail delivery is a local service that strengthens our communities and helps keeps seniors and people with reduced mobility involved in society. Last ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you. I was a farmer too. Our farm was not very big, but we were still thought of as farmers. That allowed us to sell ...

Spoke in the House on National Health and Fitness Day Act Mr. Speaker, as many people know, I will be 70 next year, and it has never occurred to me to stop being active. This summer, I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Given how much time I have left, my next question will be for all of you. Bill C-18 makes changes to nine federal statutes and is ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Subclause 114(2) of Bill C-18 increases the maximum penalties provided for in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act. Why increase that maximum amount? Moreover, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech on the importance of question period. Question period is meant to inform the Canadian public about what ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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 ...