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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 39.60% of the vote.

Three days ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada When novice MPs decide political life isn't for them Ruth Ellen Brosseau, she of the Las Vegas incident, will run again, as will at least three of the four McGill students—Matthew Dubé, Charmaine Borg and Mylène Freeman (the fourth, Laurin Liu, has not yet made a decision). “For me, this has always been the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I really enjoyed the passionate speech from my colleague, as well as all the work she does for the environment and with the environment ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Dairy Producers Mr. Speaker, I am proud and pleased to rise today in the House during the second hour of debate on Motion No. 496, which supports dairy ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to start by congratulating my colleague on his fine speech. This bill is extremely important for Canada and Quebec. As deputy ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, last Saturday, 600 victims affected by pyrrhotite came together in Trois-Rivières to discuss the outcome of the Superior Court ruling. The ruling was very ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I sincerely want to thank my colleague for her speech this evening. I know that she works very hard in her riding. She is ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to join my voice to those of my official opposition colleagues. We are opposed to Bill C-6 under its current ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak to Bill C-18, an omnibus bill that will alter a number of aspects of farm life. Bill C-18 ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the pyrrhotite problem is a serious one. It is quite troubling to see the Conservatives refuse to assume their responsibilities. Homes in the greater ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention This is very interesting. I would like to see if it is possible to bring something like this in my province, because we do have food ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank the minister and his team for their presence today at committee. As you know, we've done a lot of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Canada is a very rich country, and we do import amazing foods, but I think we produce high-quality amazing foods. The problem is distribution. We still ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ruth Ellen Brosseau's rise from paper candidate to NDP star Before they knew her name, she was instantly and derisively known as the MP for Vegas. Ruth Ellen Brosseau spent three days in Las Vegas for her 27th birthday during the 2011 election campaign and not a single day in the riding of Berthier-Maskinongé.

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness I have some questions for Ms. Miller. Your industry has been very successful, mostly because of innovation. I was wondering if you could comment on how ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank our witnesses for still being with us even after the votes. I'd like to thank you all for your ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Mr. Watts, I'm a vegetarian, so I'm a big consumer of pulses, chickpeas, beans. My son often tells me, “I don't want any more beans, Mom. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House recommitting Bill C-30, An Act to amend the ... It's because we've seen this grain crisis and the impacts it's had on farmers. We've heard testimony about how people would like something that is more ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness We also heard on Monday how the current programs have been kind of piecemeal over the past few years. Forward thinking and long-term vision are not ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca It's time for action to reduce food waste: NDP New Democrat MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier – Maskinongé) tabled a motion in the House of Commons to make reducing food waste a top priority. “The government must show leadership to reduce food waste and promote more sustainable food ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca No joke: The staying power of MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau Nearly two years into the Ruth Ellen Brosseau Experiment, she is still the unlikeliest of MPs—an assistant pub manager who was just a name on a ballot in the 2011 federal election, who had never set foot in her riding northeast of Montreal, and who famously ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Brosseau finds confidence in Commons KINGSTON, Ont. -- Two years ago, a single mom working as a bartender at Carleton's Oliver's Pub shocked herself and everyone else by getting elected as an MP. Ruth Ellen Brosseau suddenly was thrown into the national spotlight as part of Jack Layton's ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network NDP MP and single mom Ruth Ellen Brosseau finds confidence in House of ... KINGSTON, Ont. -- Two years ago, a single mom working as a bartender at Carleton's Oliver's Pub shocked herself and everyone else by getting elected as an MP. Ruth Ellen Brosseau suddenly was thrown into the national spotlight as part of Jack Layton's ...