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  • Her favourite word is colleague.

NDP MP for Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 29% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter @ParlAmericas @minoutavarezm Avec la délégation de @ParlAmericas aujourd'hui ! https://t.co/pS9qx6VomI

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Madam Speaker, the Prime Minister decided to appoint Madeleine Meilleur, an individual who made financial contributions to the Prime Minister's leadership race, as commissioner of official ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, the Liberals made big promises about how they were going to fix the problems with the temporary foreign worker program. Unfortunately, the Auditor General's ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to talk about our seniors, a growing segment of our population. Seniors worked hard to ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, while the Liberals keep repeating that they are strongly committed to fully protecting the supply management system, today's report from the Auditor General suggests ...

Spoke in the House on Public Service Labour Relations Act Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. I certainly do not have the legal knowledge that he does, however, what really struck me with ...

Spoke in the House on Gender Equality Week Act Mr. Speaker, achieving gender equality is non-negotiable. There is no doubt about it. That is one of the NDP's core principles, actually. It is always at ...

Posted on Twitter L’atteinte à l’indépendance du vérificateur général est inacceptable https://t.co/d9NVrVxvAg

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the government still does not seem to have grasped the urgency of the situation. The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada is simply not ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the Phoenix fiasco has been dragging on for a year and a half, and there is still no light at the end of the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 My wish is for all Canadian women, everywhere in the country, to have access to a program like the one Quebec has had since 1983. I ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Déclaration du NPD à l’occasion de Pâques « Canada's NDP https://t.co/OvZsZkKTH1

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award and Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under ... Okay. I will quickly thank the three ministers and their teams for their preparation and today's presentations. Mr. Duclos, last time you appeared before this committee, ...

Posted on Twitter Tunnel Casavant: la route 235 vaut son pesant d’or | Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe https://t.co/qHlP7JaIkJ

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. You chose to start by providing statistics on suicide in general. You noted that soldiers and veterans were at risk of suicide ...

Posted on Twitter Je suis fière de me joindre à l'AFEAS Richelieu-Yamaska afin de souligner leur 50e anniversaire de fondation. photo… https://t.co/WMewFicuGd

Posted on Twitter 35ième exposition annuelle de l'atelier libre de peinture de Saint-Hyacinthe, beau pour les yeux et bon pour le coe… https://t.co/eXCv6Qv3Zc

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks to all the witnesses. Ms. Ballard, allow me to thank you especially. Your story inspired this bill and your testimony ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Mr. Chair, I want to thank all of our witnesses. Mr. Lafrance, although the sponsor of the bill decided to withdraw clauses 6 and 7, it ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to begin by thanking my fellow member for introducing this bill. Women now have their place in the labour force. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies and 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award I just want to thank you for your confidence. It is my pleasure to accept this responsibility, especially as I have been able to participate in ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all the witnesses for contributing to our study. More specifically, I want to thank Mr. Bach for insisting ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Assisted death up for vote NDP MP's Murray Rankin and Brigitte Sansoucy hold a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, May 19, 2016, to provide an update on the NDP efforts to amend C-14. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Broadbent Institute paper makes the case for proportional voting system In the last federal election, only 131 of 338 candidates received a majority of votes and some — such as NDP MP Brigitte Sansoucy, Conservative MP Bernard Généreux and Liberal MP Denis Lemieux — won their ridings with just slightly above and below 30 ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Broadbent Institute paper makes the case for proportional voting system In the last federal election, only 131 of 338 candidates received a majority of votes and some — such as NDP MP Brigitte Sansoucy, Conservative MP Bernard Généreux and Liberal MP Bernard Généreux — won their ridings with just slightly above and below ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-245 An Act concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada