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  • Her favourite word is situation.

NDP MP for Laurier—Sainte-Marie (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 46.60% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' indiscriminate cuts have affected more than just rail safety. This morning, the CBC announced that it is laying off another 392 employees. ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Qn à la ministre: 400 postes abolis à CBC/SRC. Conséquences sur le mandat de notre diffuseur public? #polcan #radcan https://t.co/uddjoMdukp

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, for years the City of Montreal and the public have been asking Canadian Pacific to install new level crossings to ensure the safety of ...

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 Question à la min des transports sur la collaboration du CP pour la sécurité piétonne et cycliste à Montréal #mtl https://t.co/UyEgnkfUGe

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, is calling on the international community to do more to combat the Ebola crisis. West Africa desperately ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the Americans are specifically requesting beds and medical personnel, and so is the World Bank. The combat mission in Iraq is another issue at ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have been the hardest hit by the Ebola crisis. According to the WHO, over 10,000 cases of Ebola have ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Je serai de l'émission 2 Hommes en or diffusée ce soir à 21h à Télé-Québec pour revenir sur les événements survenus au parlement #2HO

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, together, Canadians are celebrating the courage of Malala Yousafzai, as well as her hope for a world in which all girls have access to ...

Posted on Twitter Comme disait @ThomasMulcair, nous sommes 35 millions à pleurer caporal Nathan Cerillo

Posted on Twitter Difficult day in Ottawa. On lockdown. My thoughts are with the family of the fallen soldier.

Posted on Twitter Journée difficile à Ottawa. Je suis ok. Mes pensées pour la famille du soldat.

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, there is a lack of transparency with regard to not only the duration of the combat mission, but also the cost. Last Friday, we ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will share my time with the hon. member for Vancouver East. Right now, we are facing an enormous crisis, one that the United ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Public Radio of Armenia Canadian MPs condemn targeting of Armenian Genocide Museum and Church ... Harold Albrecht, MP (Kitchener-Conestoga) with Hélène Laverdière, MP (Laurier-Ste-Marie), prelate Bishop Meghrig Parikian, former Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Souren Kataroyan, and representatives of the Armenian National Committee of Canada ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank all of the witnesses for their very interesting comments and statements. Because we may have ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Saving mothers and children: Plan Canada demonstrates life-changing impact ... Mrs. Laureen Harper, The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), MP Hélène Laverdière, and MP Kirsty Duncan ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I thank all of our witnesses for their presentations today. My first question is for Dr. Smith, who mentioned significant ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to both of you for a very interesting presentation on an utterly important subject. I will be very ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much, Mr. Fisher, for that very interesting presentation. Fortunately, you ended on a hopeful note although the situation is ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you very much. I would like to thank both of you for your very moving presentations. We are all very preoccupied by this situation in ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you very much for two very interesting presentations. I was hoping to listen to you and to ask you about what kind of assistance Canada ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria Thank you very much. Yes, the needs are getting greater and resources are diminishing. If we have time during the second round of questions, I would ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for your testimony. Mr. Heidebrecht, thank you very much for your presentation, which was ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Conservatives further isolate Canada with withdrawal from UN Convention on ... “It's in Canada's interest to be part of this protocol, because of the threat desertification and drought poses for many regions of the country, including the Prairies,” said New Democrat International Cooperation critic, Hélène Laverdière (Laurier–Sainte-Marie).

Mentioned by CBC.ca Federal budget expected to fold CIDA into Foreign Affairs "CIDA is not the minister's pet toy to do with what he wants to do with it," said Hélène Laverdière. The non-governmental organization sector says while it would obviously like to see more international assistance spending, the real issue now is a lack of clarity ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Federal budget expected to fold CIDA into Foreign Affairs "CIDA is not the minister's pet toy to do with what he wants to do with it," said Hélène Laverdière. The non-governmental organization sector says while it would obviously like to see more international assistance spending, the real issue now is a lack of clarity ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The Scrums: carbon emissions, political donations, sick leave NDP MP Hélène Laverdière on sick leave in the public service: I've had a 15 years career as a civil servant. The only time I really claim a number of sick leave was because I was actually very sick. And what I've known all my career, I've never met, myself, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-398 An Act to amend the Patent Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes)