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NDP MP for Gatineau (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter "@NDPMikeC: Excited to be participating in @nikiashton's 3rd Women's Forum des femmes.. http://t.co/z6rFmfvcAV #WFDF14" Bien hâte aussi :)

This week

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I will follow in my colleagues' footsteps because we have just gone through some unusual events on Parliament Hill, events that affect not only ...

A week ago

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 ...

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

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

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I too want to thank our witnesses. All of this is extremely interesting. We had been expecting this bill for a long ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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