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NDP MP for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 49.20% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, since the introduction of my bill to protect unpaid interns, the government has begun taking this problem seriously. However, we are still waiting for ...

Posted on Twitter Buuuut! In Prust We Trust! #GoHabsGo

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program launched in September 2013: (a) how much money was budgeted for the program, broken down by year; ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition signed by residents of Saint-Eustache. They are asking the federal government to cancel its plans to eliminate home mail ...

Voted No on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Mon projet de loi a fait réagir le gouvernement: http://t.co/zY5cqYEH3g Stages impayés: Ottawa pourrait agir #JeunesTravailleurs

Posted on Twitter Mon projet de loi sur les stages non-rémunerés force le gouv à agir: feds about to act on unpaid interns? http://t.co/RstPhnPXGM @leeanne25

Posted on Twitter Attention Canadians... there is heckuva a party in your passport via @BuzzFeedCanada http://t.co/BMXl1AD6fP http://t.co/IRaYRdYfPa

Posted on Twitter 26 janvier 1961: Le légendaire joueur de hockey Wayne Gretzky naît à Brantford, Ont. Happy birthday @OfficialGretzky! http://t.co/LPCHSsHc7E

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter RT"@mikesgene: Federal science, technology, innovation strategy 'mostly stale air' http://t.co/X6c3Yk4XVD” #cdnpoli #cdnsci

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Federal Government Has Used Almost 1000 Unpaid Interns Since 2008 All federal agencies and departments were required to provide responses to NDP MP Laurin Liu's questions about their respective unpaid interns except for those that were part of the so-called Post-Secondary Co-operative Education and Internship Program.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to proactive enrolment for Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement benefits: (a) how many persons aged 65 and over who did not receive ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, that is nonsense. The government says that it listens to Canadians but the Minister of the Environment does not even want to put down ...

Spoke in the House on Science and Technology Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have cut $1.7 billion from science funding over the past five years. The figures speak for themselves. The National Ultrahigh-field NMR Facility ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, thank you for letting me participate in this evening's adjournment proceedings. I am pleased to have the opportunity to return to a question that ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her speech. In particular, I appreciated that she shared her personal story. She clearly understands the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-636 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (unpaid training)

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thanks to the committee for allowing me to sit today. As you know, I'm not a normal member of this committee. I'd like to direct my ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... I'd like to point out that we heard from witnesses at this committee that lowering trade tariffs is not the only way we should increase trade, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Citeau, I would like to talk about the market share that Canada lost in 2011 and 2012 following free trade agreements ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Bill ... I totally agree with you. You have a very good reputation, and the quality of your products is excellent. I can attest to the fact that ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Yes, I'm aware. I read the remarks in that connection. This is wonderful news for the industry. My next question has to do with the auto ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NDP's youngest MPs prove predictions of gaffes and goofs wrong This was the group a group of five McGill University students — Charmaine Borg, Laurin Liu, Matthew Dubé, Myléne Freeman, and Jaimie Nichols — who got swept-up by the NDP's Orange Crush in Quebec and unexpectedly got elected in the 2011 federal election. Those five were joined by a number of other NDP millennials including Pierre-Luc Dusseault, the youngest member of parliament in Canadian history, and Ruth Ellen Brosseau, the assistant pub manager who spent some of the election campaign in Las ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Charlottetown Bill seeks to cap hours for unpaid interns The bill, to be introduced today by New Democrat MP Laurin Liu, would grant interns the right to refuse dangerous work. If enacted, it would also set conditions for the use of interns and offer them protection from sexual harassment. Matt Ferguson, the brother ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-620 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (training without remuneration)

Mentioned by mysask.com Brother of deceased radio station intern hopes new bill will prevent abuse OTTAWA - The NDP is hoping to end the "Wild West" exploitation of unpaid interns with a new private member's bill that would cap the hours an intern can work for federally-regulated employers. The bill, to be introduced today by New Democrat MP Laurin Liu ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials There's a lot of education to be done. I know in my community of Rivière-des-Mille-Îles there are groups and citizens who are trying to educate consumers ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-606 An Act to amend the Interest Act (prepayment charge)

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan Thank you to our witnesses for their articulate testimony. Both of you also testified during our study on Honduras and Canada. Concerning the previous point on ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Canada could benefit from a Silver Alert program, says NDP MP NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, centre, pictured with NDP MPs Pierre Nantel and Laurin Liu, says Canada could benefit from having a nationally-coordinated program that notifies the public when seniors who suffer from dementia go missing. By ALEX VRONCES |

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects of the Global Markets Action Plan You might be able to go back to that answer later on in my questioning, but because of time I'd like to go to Mr. Schwanen. ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca St-Eustache rallies to preserve home mail delivery Canada Post workers in St-Eustache have a special delivery message for Canada's government: keep your hands off home delivery. On Saturday, Canadian Union of Postal Employees representatives and NDP MP Laurin Liu organized a rally in the North ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-409 An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (application for supplement)