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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.

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Bank Fees Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, we organized a day of action on affordability in Joliette. The day was a huge success, and lots of people joined me ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for joining us on this bitterly cold Ottawa day. Mr. Wescott, in your brief, you say, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers The difference between $1 billion and $60 billion is still fairly significant. You just talked about alignment issues among federal, provincial and municipal governments. Do you ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, after innumerable photo ops and press conferences, the Conservatives are finally presenting us with their draft Canadian victims bill of rights. They have been ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Indeed, there will still be competition between Canada, Quebec and Europe. But we expect that many foreign products will enter our market. Thank you. I will ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Yes, we have been waiting for this baby for a long time. I am sure my colleagues join me in bidding Gabrielle welcome and wishing all ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be sharing my time with my colleague from Pontiac. We would have liked the government to introduce a bill, but ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, one million children are living in poverty. That is nothing to brag about. Every month, 840,000 people in Canada have to use a food ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... In a former life, I was a farmer and I saved seeds in order to use them the following year. I did not sell them. I ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...