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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.

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Didn't vote on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. To start, I would like to say that the people whose aggressive comments were reported here this morning by Mr. ...

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-12, which has the pompous title of “drug-free prisons act”. In fact, it will never have this ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, let us start by respecting the little commitments that have been made. The Secretary General of Amnesty International is wondering why just 163 of ...

Posted on Twitter Mes questions d'aujourd'hui sur les réfugiés syriens et l'inaction du Canada / My questions on Syrian refugees https://t.co/oOECsYcAS1 #NPD

Posted on Twitter Mes pensées sont avec les Philippines / My thoughts are of the #Philippines today #NPD #NDP

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter À la touchante vigile pour se souvenir des 14 femmes décédées il y a 25 ans et de toutes celles victimes de violence #Poly25ans #6décembre

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, that is not all. The UN has asked developed countries to take in 100,000 additional Syrian refugees. What has Canada committed? A big fat ...

Posted on Twitter Dernière journée du #costumier de #RadioCanada aujourd'hui. Une perte inestimable pour notre culture! #sauvonsradiocanada @AmisRadioCanada

Posted on Twitter Enchantée de rencontrer @ValerieAmos de @UNOCHA à #CHC2014 / Delighted to meet @ValerieAmos today at @HumConference http://t.co/Z1jvApeiGK

Posted on Twitter .@jessiecthomson Very happy to be here at #CHC2014 Jessie! Thanks for all your hard work!

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank everyone for their very interesting presentations. Mr. Legrenzi, you mentioned in your presentation that air strikes posed ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll ask my questions in English to avoid any further complications in translation. Thank you very much to all the witnesses for ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the World Food Programme suspended its aid to Syrian refugees for lack of money. This program was helping 1.7 million Syrian refugees scattered ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, the bill we are debating today on supervised injection sites is, quite simply, a very bad bill—and there is no other way to describe ...

Spoke in the House on Université de Montréal Carabins Mr. Speaker, on the weekend, the Percival-Molson stadium in Montreal was host to a sporting event that filled me and all Montrealers with pride. At the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank all the people who have come today to provide these very interesting presentations. There have also been ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, in a moment, I will ask for the unanimous consent of the House to table documents in both official languages. During question period, the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Committee Business and Briefing on Freedom of Religion in Nigeria I would like to briefly go back to the comments my Liberal colleague made a few minutes ago. In his view, the persecution is clearly not ...

Spoke in the House on La Francophonie Mr. Speaker, we wish Ms. Jean the best of luck. We are convinced that she would make an excellent secretary general of La Francophonie. In the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you very much. Thank you very much to both witnesses and for very interesting presentations and comments. I think I've taken a couple of pages ...

Two months 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 The Globe and Mail Canada must do more to prevent unsafe abortions Hélène Laverdière is the NDP MP for Laurier-Sainte-Marie in Quebec and Niki Ashton is the NDP MP for Churchill in Manitoba. This week, Canada will host an international summit on maternal, newborn and child health, following from the 2010 G8 Muskoka ...

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 ...

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 ...

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