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  • Her favourite word is farmers.

NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Nous avons demandé au père Noël un nouveau gouvernement dans un beau paquet orange en 2015:) @RobertAubinNPD http://t.co/QtsKX1gCNM

Posted on Twitter #selfie avec 'mère Noël' ce matin au guignolée Les Trouvailles de Mandeville pour faire des paniers de Noël. http://t.co/t0vHfH79FR

A week ago

Posted on Twitter .@PatriceJuneau Le gouvernent fédéral à un rôle à jouer http://t.co/soPHzqP9P1 #NPD

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

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Posted on Twitter Le plus beau chien au monde-Ozzy http://t.co/qdbuaoYYe0

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/9yL6bOrgR2

Posted on Twitter J’ai publié 6 photos sur Facebook, dans l’album Postes Canada http://t.co/SaoYC2s9hV

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Thank you, Chair. I only have a few questions. Early this morning, we heard from Mr. Laws, of the Canadian Meat Council. I asked him questions ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, according to the Coalition d'aide aux victimes de la pyrrhotite, there are apparently 10 new cases of pyrrhotite a week, and 4,000 people in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, in October, 34 Health Canada compensation professionals in Shawinigan were let go. Their jobs were transferred to New Brunswick. That represents a loss of ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Lunch with NDP's Ruth Ellen Brosseau: Harassment 'happens everywhere ... OTTAWA – She worked in restaurants and bars for years, infamously managing a campus pub when she was unexpectedly elected as an NDP MP in 2011. But even Ruth Ellen Brosseau – known as REB in inner circles – was taken aback when she arrived ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... Thank you. I have a slightly more complex question regarding a matter of high importance to the Quebec agri-food industry. The Fondation des entreprises en recrutement ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Timmins—James Bay. It is truly an honour for me to rise to speak to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, because of the lack of payment protection for produce sellers, in October, agribusinesses in Canada lost their privileged access to the United States. Will ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, over time, hundreds of high-quality Canadian cheeses have made their way to our tables. However, the Conservatives have now opened our country's door to ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I sincerely thank my colleague from Joliette for her speech this evening and also for the good work she does on the House of ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, we are entering the home stretch in the negotiations for the trans-Pacific partnership. New Zealand and the United States are demanding that we abandon ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, today I am going to speak to Bill C-18. As with all of the government's other omnibus bills, I have a bittersweet relationship with ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. I'm moving: That Bill C-18 be amended by adding after line 6 on page 101 the following new clause: REVIEW AND REPORT 153.1 ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you. The amendment proposes modifying clause 5 by adding after line 35 on page 5 the following: (3) The payment of royalties referred to in ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank our witnesses for their presentations today on this very important agricultural growth bill. I'm going to start with ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... I'd like to thank our witnesses today for their testimony and their valuable input, because this is a big bill. It has about 110 pages and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... With the comment you were making before, talking about smaller farmers and small holdings, it seems that we need to pay more attention to the different ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank all of our witnesses for being here on this important piece of legislation, the agricultural growth act. It is ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NDP's youngest MPs prove predictions of gaffes and goofs wrong 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 Vegas. At the time, political pundits warned that these 'naïve' ... "We all got paired with a mentor MP, an MP who had been here for a term or more," Dubé, now 26 years old, told Yahoo Canada News. "Folks who became sort of like parental figures, people that we ...

More than three months 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 ...

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.

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 Huffington Post Canada Two Years Later, Has the NDP's Orange Wave Receded? While they were ridiculed for their roster of pubescent politicians, freak electoral accidents, and a stunned Vegas vacationer-turned-member of Parliament, the NDP showed promise. The NDP caucus is ... Ruth Ellen Brosseau's journey as a single mother could have made her a rare parliamentary voice for so many struggling young single mothers across Canada. Yet the ... I don't know many Canadians who consult an Opposition MP's website when they are trying to get a grasp of the national news, do you? We hear ...