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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Hommage de #Bansky à #CharlieHebdo http://t.co/XVPymnDoue

Mentioned by The Epoch Times MP Brosseau Treats Family to Shen Yun's Cultural Spectacle NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau treated her parents to Shen Yun Performing Arts on Friday and had the pleasure of watching her teenage son's jaw drop at the classical Chinese dance performance. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times) ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Joyeux Noël // Merry Christmas #selfiestick http://t.co/CnNHQAa33Q

Mentioned by Post From 'Vegas girl' to flourishing Quebec MP - Regina Leader Quebec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau: 'I wanted to stand on my own two feet and prove everybody wrong.' Photograph by: Wayne Cuddington, Postmedia News , Postmedia News. In 2011, Ruth Ellen Brosseau was elected as an NDP MP in a Quebec riding ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Q and A: Brosseau flourishes in Commons after rough start as 'Vegas girl' In 2011, Ruth Ellen Brosseau was elected as an NDP MP in a Quebec riding where she hadn't even campaigned. Brosseau was an accidental politician: She had helped manage a pub at Carleton University, did not speak French well, and had travelled to ...

Posted on Twitter J'ai besoin de votre soutien! Faites votre don maintenant et vous aurez droit à un crédit d'impôt de jusqu'à 75% https://t.co/kOCCjlUmxo

Two months ago

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

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

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, last week the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister showed up at the UPA convention empty-handed. He also created uncertainty among farmers and cheese ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than three 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'd like to thank all of our witnesses for being here on this important piece of legislation, the agricultural growth act. It is ...

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 ...

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 ...