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  • Her favourite word is food.

NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Chair. I'd like to follow up on something my colleague, Ms. Raynault, touched on when she mentioned the closing of the research farm in ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, during the clause-by-clause examination of the grain transportation bill, we learned that the Conservatives did not include an actual timeline in their bill, despite ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... The amendment states: That Bill C-30, in Clause 9, be amended by replacing line 15 on page 5 with the following: “is $250,000.” Basically, we want ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, I have been paying attention. I spoke on Bill C-30, and we have been studying it in committee every day. I want to know ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to once again thank the witnesses for being here and for being so understanding of the restraints and changes we've ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... For any relationship to work properly, there has to be communication. Without that it just doesn't work; there's a complete breakdown. I think that's why we're ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness and Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada ... I'd like to thank our witnesses once again. I think we could all agree that we're all on the same page. We have to get this ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, last week, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs proposed amendments to create new mandatory service agreements. Today, the CEO of CN ...

Spoke in the House on Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, we are standing up to fight for farmers. Conservative members are now agreeing with the NDP about serious problems with this new grain transportation ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, millions of tonnes of grain are about to spoil. However, the minister continues to tell farmers to wait. The Conservatives cannot seem to grasp ...

Spoke in the House on Promotion of Local Foods Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise in the House in support of my colleague's bill. I sincerely congratulate her on her work, her dedication and ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, delays in grain transportation are a major problem for farmers. This crisis has been going on for months, but no legislation has been passed. ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Grain Logistics System in Canada We've had several witnesses come to committee, and they've talked a lot about penalties. We know that farmers are being hit hard. Internationally too with our ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Grain Logistics System in Canada We have to make sure that gets into our recommendations; we've got to whack them. But I think everybody has a role to play in this. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... It's a start, but keep the ball rolling. Chair, I'd like to thank you, Randy, and most of all, our witnesses today. I know we've talked ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP MP And Single Mom Ruth Ellen Brosseau Finds Confidence In House Of ... Canada Politics News. Ruth Ellen Brosseau Ndp Rookie Mp Louiseville Que. Ottawa Sun: 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. Read the whole story at ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Federal department needs to 'come clean' about data breach, NDP says Among those affected borrowers is Borg's stepfather, and fellow NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau. A coalition of affected borrowers has sent letters to MPs asking for answers about the breach, and Borg has also written to Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart ...