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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.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, soldiers in uniform were targeted in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. We are concerned about their safety both here and abroad. As a result, Department of ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Press is reporting that an employee of the Canadian consulate in Turkey was hospitalized after opening a suspicious package. Similar packages were ...

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Une image vaut vraiment mille mots! #polcan http://t.co/K7BcTSiD8a

Posted on Twitter "@LP_LaPresse: Zehaf-Bibeau avait séjourné dans un refuge d'Ottawa http://t.co/EFogmleFjS" curieuse de savoir où il a pris son arme! #polcan

Posted on Twitter "@IvisonJ: It's on days like these that my respect for Tom Mulcair grows." #cdnpol @ThomasMulcair

Posted on Twitter Toujours debout! Still standing! Après l'orage, le beau temps.No bowing to fear! Non à la peur! #polcan #cdnpol http://t.co/ubrSUeBQFT

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter "@LeDroitca: Éditorial: Maintenir la paix http://t.co/mdpti2ssII #gatineau #ottawa" Sages propos qui alimenteront notre réflexion #polcan

Posted on Twitter Déclaration de Thomas Mulcair - YouTube https://t.co/3MWtVG5TCx #polcan

This week

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks 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 agree that it is difficult to be against Bill C-32, but some criticism has been expressed, particularly about the bill's enforceability. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Correctional Investigator tabled his annual report. Less than 5% of Correctional Services' total budget is allocated to correctional reintegration programs, and that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amedment Act, (2014) Actually I'm going to quote from our Library of Parliament— I will do so because it is excellent. I put a question mark beside this as ...

Spoke in the House on Service Canada Mr. Speaker, last Friday we learned about the closure of the Service Canada office in the Gatineau sector. Once again, the government is making service cuts ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, thank goodness I have seen the light. That is what I am tempted to say to the hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs. That said, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition to the House signed by Canadians from across the country. The petition is about the devastating cuts ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, what the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice seems to be forgetting is that the government promised to be transparent and more open ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, the three prostitutes, or former prostitutes, were seeking a ruling declaring that three Criminal Code provisions—provisions that criminalize various prostitution-related activities—infringe on the rights ...

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. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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