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  • Her favourite word is section.

NDP MP for Gatineau (Québec)

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

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted No on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Posted on Twitter #C13 adopté sous baillon à l'étape du rapport par les conservatrs et ô surprise, les libéraux! Au yable l'arrêt #Spencer de la #CSC #polcan

Posted on Twitter The surveillance Bill adopted at report stage by #CPC and Ô shocking #PLC under Time allocation #C13 #ForgetSpencerRuling #cdnpol

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter "@nutgraf1: @ThomasMulcair and @pmharper on Iraq a much better day for Question Period. #cdnpoli"

Posted on Twitter "@yowflier: Must say my faith in question period somewhat restored after that exchange." #cdnpol

Posted on Twitter "@Marconomics: Les survivants du cancer méritent un meilleur accès aux prestations d’AE http://t.co/q2EtoAGy5p #NPD #polcan"

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #C36 Vote étape du rapport. Ne restera que quelques hrs de débat en 3ième lecture vendredi et vote la semaine prochaine. #polcan #Bedford

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, being concise is not my strong suit, especially since this is the 76th time the government has used a time allocation motion. Today it ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, this summer, I had the honour of travelling throughout my riding. A very popular petition was being circulated, and I will be rising often ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act moved: Motion No. 7 That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 23. Motion No. 8 That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 26. Motion ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, some moments in our careers take on a certain importance because of the wide-reaching consequences of the decision we have to make. Since Bill ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... My God, there's so much to say. I would understand the argument, if it were all about the buying close to the school and so on. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... That's consistent. I simply wanted to make sure that the logic applies across the board. Ms. Pond, I appreciated your mentioning the fact that there will ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all of you for joining us today. You are the second-last group of witnesses on Bill C-36. The ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our last group of witnesses for joining us today. Bear with me, please, because I have a couple ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am going to try to keep my sentences short and specific. I want to thank the witnesses for joining us this ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... So in that inference, then, would you see Justice McLachlin at a later date in the not-too-distant future saying again that prostitution is not illegal in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... My goodness, I don't know if it's the time, the fact that it's been three days into the hearing.… First of all, I want to thank ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to everyone here today, as well as the members of the Smith family, who are joining us via videoconference. My ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, the minister loves to do creative reading. The minister sees his laws being struck down and then claims somehow that he is winning. He ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Supreme Court also says that you need a warrant to obtain people's information. Canadians do not agree with the war that the Conservatives ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, it would be prudent to wait before moving forward with Bill C-13 and to conduct an analysis to see whether this works or not. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, in the Nadon affair, the Supreme Court told the Conservatives that they could not appoint a Federal Court judge to represent Quebec on the ...

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