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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter "@mspratt: @FBoivinNPD your amendment was reasonable and called for by victims rights expert. I can't understand why CPC refused." #cdnpol

A week ago

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

Posted on Twitter "@Just_In_CDN_Pol: @FBoivinNPD GO! Excellent speech and EXTREMELY well founded and developed arguments! Keep up the great work! #C26" thanks

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I am tempted to begin my speech in the House on Bill C-26 by pointing out the latest attempt by the member for Langley ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Justice is also the Attorney General of Canada. It is his responsibility to assess whether bills introduced here, in Parliament, are ...

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

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for La Pointe-de-l'Île. There are times in a person's life that are of critical importance. ...

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 Public Safety Mr. Speaker, as a former mayor of Gatineau always said, it is important to walk the talk. Unfortunately, that is not the case with the Conservatives. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Canadians were promised that cuts would not impact services, but it turns out that the Conservatives so-called deficit reduction plan is having real consequences ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter "@althiaraj: BQ MP Plamondon voted with the Conservatives and Liberals." As Min Blaney said: "the return of the prodigal son" #C51 #cdnpol

Posted on Twitter Libéraux et bloquistes qui votent avec les conservateurs pour ce projet de loi que les experts décrivent comme déficients. #polcan #C51

Posted on Twitter "@InfoNRJRougeGat: Feu à Gatineau : les jumeaux ont succombé http://t.co/p0ztovnBLX #Gatineau #Ottawa"Mon coeur saigne pr les proches! #RIP

Posted on Twitter Gaga over "Climbing every mountains" #Oscars

Spoke in the House on World Day of Social Justice Mr. Speaker, today, the UN invites us to commemorate the World Day of Social Justice. Oh, how social justice has suffered for decades in Canada at ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, one would think that the government would at least listen to its friends, and it does not have many. As former Ottawa police chief ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, it is important for me to rise in the House today to participate in this shortened debate on Bill C-32, the Victims Bill of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... This government often seems to indulge in wishful thinking, but we have to wonder about the practical aspects, as I mentioned to the witness who was ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. The discussion is very interesting. What worries me is that bills are always presented as the panacea for all problems, but once ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, witnesses. Things are a bit jumbled, but your participation is most appreciated. One aspect of Bill C-26 is the creation of a high-risk sex ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... C'est bien. I have just five minutes, so I'll proceed. It's a big bill. Since 2006, the Conservative government has taken a myriad of measures to ...

Three months ago

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 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 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 ...

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