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  • Her favourite word is quebec.

Liberal MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 39.10% of the vote.

This week

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

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

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

A week ago

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

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Tomcod Fishing Mr. Speaker, there is an impressive number of seasonal festivals for the people of Mauricie to enjoy. Although the federal government has shown absolutely no interest, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-608, An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife and ... How do you react to this opposition? Does it change things? Do you adopt different methods? How important is the public's concerns to you? Does that ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I wish to present to the House a petition calling on the government to respect the right of small family farms to store, trade ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, last month we learned that 34 federal public service jobs were being cut in Shawinigan. Those job cuts at Health Canada are added to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I want to present this petition calling on the government to respect the rights of small family farms to keep, trade and use their ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, there are many small farmers in my riding. I talked to them about this bill and they all told me it does not really ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I will turn the question back to my colleague. Do you not think that there are people who would like to have a universal ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Commissioner of Official Languages It's good to promote bilingualism during celebrations, and it is important to do so, but shouldn't the commissioner push things a little further in terms of ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act Mr. Speaker, we need to once again address the difficulties that producers and processors in the forestry industry are grappling with. Bill C-574 is fundamentally related ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Perhaps there is another way of working. Could we reconcile the historical experience of francophone communities with the large museums? In other words, do any of ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Recently, we have heard about Quebec workers being duped by bogus employment agencies in Alberta. In that situation, are you able to help people who have ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Mr. Rodgers, if I understand correctly, the arts and communications situation between francophones and anglophones is not the same in Montreal as it is in the ...

Mentioned by National Post Former NDP MP says she was pressured to fund staff in party's Quebec satellite ... Lise St-Denis is the only one of the 59 Quebec MPs elected in the NDP's 2011 “Orange Wave” who didn't contribute money from her House of Commons office budget to fund staff working in Montreal or Quebec City. Other NDP MPs from Nova Scotia, British ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Issues such as the dropout rate, literacy, the situation of women in the labour market and the lack of knowledge are certainly ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen (blog) Former New Democrat says she was pressured by leader's office to help fund ... A former New Democrat MP who crossed the floor to join the Liberals says she refused to participate in a scheme to fund NDP satellite offices in Quebec, despite pressure from the party leadership. Lise St-Denis is the only one of the 59 Quebec MPs elected in ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities and Main Estimates 2014-15: ... During your presentation, you said that the protection of Canadians' language rights was one of your program activities. It entails a number of things: conducting investigations, ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Okay. Mr. Galbraith, you talked about the importance of the quality of economic structures for minorities. As we know, until recently, all the provinces had restrictive ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Would any governing party tolerate an MP like Brent Rathgeber? At 2:11pm, Brent Rathgeber, the independent MP for Edmonton-St.Albert, took his spot along misfits row in the far left corner of the room. He turned to his left and shook hands with Lise St-Denis, the New Democrat who decided she wanted to be a Liberal, and ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Would any governing party tolerate an MP like Brent Rathgeber? At 2:11pm, Brent Rathgeber, the independent MP for Edmonton-St.Albert, took his spot along misfits row in the far left corner of the room. He turned to his left and shook hands with Lise St-Denis, the New Democrat who decided she wanted to be a Liberal, and ...

Mentioned by National Post CRTC slaps four political parties, two MPs and telemarketing firm with hundreds ... The NDP was fined $40,000 for robocalls made in January 2012 in St-Maurice-Champlain, Que., after NDP MP Lise St-Denis crossed the floor to the Liberals. The robocalls sent to constituents in the riding allowed them to be connected directly to St-Denis's ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ... Kevin Lamoureux, Dominic Leblanc, Lawrence MacAulay, John McCallum, David McGuinty, John McKay, Joyce Murray, Massimo Pacetti, Bob Rae, Geoff Regan, Francis Scarpaleggia, Judy Sgro, Scott Simms, Lise St-Denis, Justin Trudeau, Frank Valeriote ...