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  • Her favourite word is victims.

NDP MP for Gatineau (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 61.80% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Seattle!!!! Wow! Wilson! Wow! #superbowl #PackersYouSnoozeYouLose

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Didnt think #FoxOHare could compete with #PlumRangerMorelli I was so wrong! Loved #TheChase Even Mtl is in it! Tx @janetevanovich &Goldberg

Posted on Twitter Après «Charlie» | Le Devoir http://t.co/6w861WXXVy À lire absolument! Excellent texte de @mcornellier #polcan

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Vision, not personality, key to next federal election http://t.co/0UV8yvCGci Bang on! @robinvsears

Posted on Twitter #TheTarget de @davidbaldacci Excellent!On with #TheEscape Ça change des textes de lois du PCC #préfèreSuspenseàTragédie #lecturedesfêtes

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter "@Fantasio: @FBoivinNPD Félicitations!!!" Merci Martin!

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak to Bill C-32, Victims Bill of Rights Act, at report stage. This charter codifies ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. You will recall that, on Thursday, almost two weeks ago, following a motion moved by Mr. Casey regarding the Supreme Court's appointment ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, clearly 35 seconds is not long enough to list all the measures the government has passed that have then been overturned by the courts. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to ... Ms. Bourdages, did they not say more than that, that in fact it had to be expressly mentioned in the enabling legislation? Perhaps this is because ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... I am simply going to reply to that comment and afterwards I will yield the floor to my colleagues. I know the government has been talking ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the closure of the Service Canada Centre at 85 Bellehumeur Street in Gatineau: (a) why was this point of service closed; (b) what ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 2b under ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS SUPPORT SERVICE OF ... Those are the same reasons why the Liberal Party rejected it back then. I read it carefully. I am fully in favour of amending and improving ...

Spoke in the House on Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act Mr. Speaker, that was an interesting—albeit sometimes strange—speech. One thing stood out to me. There was one thing from the speech that makes me want to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... I would like him to tell me what part of the letter he is talking about. What was the commissioner saying? Let him find it. He's ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, there are lots of women of merit in Quebec, and I am not including myself necessarily, before he says something about it. Yesterday the ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, speaking of flawed processes, Justice LeBel is preparing to retire, but the government still has not told us what process will be put in ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, everyone knows that justice delayed is justice denied for everyone, especially victims. There are 31 vacancies for judges In Ontario. Some seats have even ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, the Privacy Commissioner gave the government a serious warning yesterday: its cyberbullying bill's surveillance measures clash with the Supreme Court's recent ruling in Spencer. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amedment Act, (2014) I would like to thank the people from the Library of Parliament. I have the impression that everything will go so quickly that we won't have ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... I'm the biggest guilty party, usually. Thank you for your testimony. What you and all of the witnesses who are here today have experienced touches us, ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also thank our witnesses. This group of witnesses is probably the most diverse ever, and that is a good thing. Indeed, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Senator Colin Kenny Probe Must Hear All Allegations, NDP MP Says An investigation into Senator Colin Kenny's alleged harassment of a staffer will be "a travesty of justice" if the investigator doesn't hear from women with similar allegations, New Democrat MP Françoise Boivin said Thursday. The CBC's Brigitte Bureau ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Senator Colin Kenny probe must hear all allegations, NDP MP says An investigation into Senator Colin Kenny's alleged harassment of a staffer will be "a travesty of justice" if the investigator doesn't hear from women with similar allegations, New Democrat MP Françoise Boivin said Thursday. The CBC's Brigitte Bureau ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Gatineau MP denounces Ontario government's 'cavalier' attitude on Kettle Island ... OTTAWA — The Ontario government's announcement that it would not support a bridge spanning the Ottawa River at Kettle Island demonstrates self-centred thinking, Gatineau MP Françoise Boivin said Tuesday. “Is the Ontario side just saying, 'We actually ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Gatineau MP denounces Ontario government's 'cavalier' attitude on Kettle Island ... OTTAWA — The Ontario government's announcement that it would not support a bridge spanning the Ottawa River at Kettle Island demonstrates self-centred thinking, Gatineau MP Françoise Boivin said Tuesday. “Is the Ontario side just saying, 'We actually ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Gatineau MP denounces Ontario government's 'cavalier' attitude on Kettle Island ... OTTAWA — The Ontario government's announcement that it would not support a bridge spanning the Ottawa River at Kettle Island demonstrates self-centred thinking, Gatineau MP Françoise Boivin said Tuesday. “Is the Ontario side just saying, 'We actually ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Stephen Maher: MP Brent Rathgeber's stand should give the Tories pause 11, NDP MP Françoise Boivin moved a motion at the House of Commons justice committee asking that it study allegations raised by Edgar Schmidt, a senior Justice Department lawyer who filed a lawsuit against the government in December 2012. Schmidt ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-406 An Act respecting the mandate of Status of Women Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-389 An Act to implement the recommendations of the Pay Equity Task Force