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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

Posted on Twitter 15e Journée du Souvenir Trans: contre l’intolérance envers les personnes transgenres, transsexuelles et intersexuées #TDoR #trans

Posted on Twitter Avec Patricia de l'Université McGill pour #WomeninHouse / With Patricia from McGill U for #WomeninHouse #cdnpoli #NDP http://t.co/I9DQLT14bV

Posted on Twitter Journée nationale de l'enfant: Je vous écoute! @UNICEFQuebec @UNICEFLive #timetobeheard #NPD http://t.co/YWCTjG02Tb

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter On this #WorldToiletDay, learn about the tremendous impact of sanitation efforts on girls' education.http://t.co/07zO8V6RFT #cdnpoli #NDP

Posted on Twitter En cette #journéemondialedelatoilette, prenons conscience de l'impact de l'accès à la sanitation envers le développement. #polcan

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Child marriage fight needs more funding, aid groups say http://t.co/pZ9EzVsoN9

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, it is just an ineffective and counterproductive policy. We are not the only ones who are concerned about how Canada is handling the Ebola ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the problem is that the policy just does not work. If the government does not want to send doctors to West Africa to deal ...

Spoke in the House on LGBTT Organizations in Laurier—Sainte-Marie Mr. Speaker, on October 18, as I do every year, I had the pleasure of attending the rainbow gala, which is an opportunity to celebrate the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, today is Halloween, but CBC creators and friends really have nothing to celebrate. The broadcaster shut down its props workshop last year and will ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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