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Liberal MP for Brossard—Saint-Lambert (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter La ministre du Patrimoine canadien Mélanie Joly de passage à Brossard pour visiter la Maison internationale de... https://t.co/5Eh0UMqLXX

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Laska, the pups! Notre berger allemand qui se croit un chihuahua :-). #loveyourpet @ Brossard,… https://t.co/JuXUrIiIm9

Posted on Twitter Thank you, Minister @melaniejoly for this wonderful recognition of the passionate work Maison Internationale staff… https://t.co/qapiV8RhNP

Posted on Twitter En direct avec l’honorable Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien. Live with the Honourable Mélanie... https://t.co/eyku629YCF

Posted on Twitter En direct avec l’honorable Mélanie Joly, ministre du Patrimoine canadien. Live with the Honourable Mélanie... https://t.co/IyXba57pXS

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Quelle magnifique victoire! Une journée vraiment très spéciale pour l' @Equipe_Canada... tout simplement éblouie. https://t.co/4Dn5WRz9TG

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Brossard's 60th Anniversary Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise in the House today to mark an important anniversary in the history of my riding, the 60th anniversary of ...

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for being here. I'll follow this conversation about where to take into account the accountability and the ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, 1975 was declared International Women's Year by the United Nations. Since then, we have celebrated International Women's Day on March 8. This date has ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Thank you all for being here. To follow on Mr. Kendrick's comment on Britain, I've been reading Richard Bacon's book Conundrum.It's all about public accounts in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you all for being here. It's an interesting part of the question, but I do have another one, ...

Spoke in the House on Georgette Lepage Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart that I rise today in the House. On January 22, we lost a remarkable woman, Georgette Lepage, the ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business That's precisely one of the things I've understood from this conversation. It doesn't fit all circumstances; there's a great need for flexibility in this issue. The ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberal MP Mendes wants a Hill 'harassment watch,' after CP survey finds 58 per cent of female MPs subject to sexual ... Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes says MPs should set up an informal, cross-party support system on the Hill to address sexual harassment and sexual misconduct as the #MeToo global movement against misogynistic behaviour hits Parliament Hill. “It's a bit of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberal MP Mendes wants a Hill 'harassment watch,' after CP survey finds 58 per cent of female MPs subject to sexual ... Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes says MPs should set up an informal, cross-party support system on the Hill to address sexual harassment and sexual misconduct as the #MeToo global movement against misogynistic behaviour hits Parliament Hill. “It's a bit of ...

Mentioned by National Post Female MPs unsure what #MeToo movement means for Parliament Hill: survey Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes said she found it a useful exercise, but was also struck by how much comes down to basic good manners. “If you learn to be courteous and respectful of others, a lot of these things wouldn't happen,” Mendes said in an ...

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) MPs share stories of sexual misconduct on and off Parliament Hill “I sincerely think it's not any different than anywhere else,” said Quebec Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes. “I think it's part of something that is deeply in the male mentality, this sort of undermining of women's capabilities and talents and always ...

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) MPs share stories of sexual misconduct on and off Parliament Hill “I sincerely think it's not any different than anywhere else,” said Quebec Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes. “I think it's part of something that is deeply in the male mentality, this sort of undermining of women's capabilities and talents and always ...

Mentioned by National Post More than half of women MPs have been targets of sexual misconduct while in office: survey “I sincerely think it's not any different than anywhere else,” said Quebec Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes. “I think it's part of something that is deeply in the male mentality, this sort of undermining of women's capabilities and talents and always ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 40th report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts entitled “Special Examination Report ...

Spoke in the House on Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask for unanimous consent to revert to presenting reports from committees. We had a last-minute effort by the production people, ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, yesterday marked the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The government has put a lot of emphasis on ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Call Centres—Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall 2017 Reports of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for being here. I'm going to follow up on my colleagues' points, Mr. Christopherson's and Mr. Deltell's, ...

Spoke in the House on Queen Elizabeth II Mr. Speaker, last week our Queen and Prince Philip celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh have had the longest marriage ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank everyone for joining us today. It is clear that we are primarily focusing on the most ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in this debate on Bill C-354, which was introduced by my colleague from South Okanagan—West Kootenay. This bill amends ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Ferguson, I want to thank you and your entire team for joining us today. I will pick up where ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Before I begin my questions, I would like to clarify something. I believe the deputy minister said earlier that on-site ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-286 An Act respecting the establishment of a framework to promote the development of co-operatives in Canada and amending the Department of Industry Act and other Acts