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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.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, my question is about the GPE. The Minister for International Development has said that Canada's job is to ensure that children are able to ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we know that education helps in preventing radicalization. Nevertheless, it has been several months since last June's replenishment conference and the Conservatives still have ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition signed by hundreds of people who are concerned about the threat against the ancestral rights of small family farmers ...

Posted on Twitter Now may not be the time for a development finance institution writes @HLaverdiereNPD http://t.co/ytkfkViWSP #cdnfp #NDP #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui j'ai présenté une pétition en Chambre sur les droits des petits agriculteurs familiaux https://t.co/IxqF1P9tYG CC @DevPaix #NPD

Posted on Twitter Mes questions sur la radicalisation des jeunes et l'education: que fait le Canada? https://t.co/hTr94UyWGp #polcan #NPD

Posted on Twitter I asked the Canadian government why they still haven't funded the @GPforEducation. No answer: https://t.co/wafjxkCRcU #NDP #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Les conservateurs sont pressés d’adopter #C51 sans que le projet de loi soit étudié. @rosanedl s’y oppose. #AppuyonsRosane

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Belle rencontre avec @BillGates aujourd'hui avec @ThomasMulcair et @PaulDewar #NPD #polcan #cdnpoli http://t.co/E57fj8JJ6V

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, this is one of those moments when I am particularly proud to belong to a party that has always unequivocally condemned anti-Semitism. Fighting racism ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the participation of foreign diplomats in partisan events, such as fundraising campaigns, may be perceived as a form of support for a political party. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, we all recognize the serious threat posed by terrorism. It poses a very real threat that we need to address in a thoughtful, effective ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we are eager to see the motion. Canadians expect any deployment of our soldiers to be debated here in the House, not on a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you both for really fantastic, very enlightening presentations. My first question is for Madam Stewart. I like your approach, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the new round of sanctions against Russia is missing the mark yet again. Vladimir Yakunin, president of the Russian Railways company, is still not ...

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 want to thank everyone who testified before the committee today. We know that the situation on the ground is absolutely horrible, ...

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. Thank you for three very interesting presentations. Of course, our aim is to look at the future for some recommendations, but maybe ...

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 thank the witnesses for appearing before the committee. Thank you, Professor Aoun. I have two questions for you. One concerns ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister Nicholson, you are talking about our evolving role on the ground. That evolution does not seem to be forced by the ...

Three months 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, Mr. Chair. To start, I would like to say that the people whose aggressive comments were reported here this morning by Mr. ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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)