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NDP MP for Laurier—Sainte-Marie (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 38% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter And coming from him! MT"@ottawa_jen: Liberal MP @Kevin_Lamoureux just told @HLaverdiereNPD to "calm down" about human rights abuses & arms."

Posted on Twitter On est en 2016,pourtant les libs coupent l'aide au loyer de la garderie du Complexe Guy-Favreau https://t.co/P3AiXnV2FS #polcan@scottbrison

Posted on Twitter Je commence mon discours sur ma motion pour créer un comité pour examiner des exportations d'armes. Écoutez https://t.co/vmFztBPjMu à 10h!

Posted on Twitter About to begin a speech on my motion to create Parliamentary oversight for arms exports. Tune in: https://t.co/FPDY8wy7O0 at 10am! #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter Le #NPD propose des mesures de surveillance en matière de vente d'armes https://t.co/YyJazGx5yA #polcan

Posted on Twitter New Democrats move to create a committee to oversee all current and future Canadian arms exports https://t.co/3YIlEiUAcl #NDP #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Child Care Madam Speaker, supposedly we have a feminist Prime Minister and a government that thinks work-life balance is a priority. However, people in Laurier—Sainte-Marie and all across ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, if that is what it means to be clear, I have seen better. Last June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs stood by silently as ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we have reached a watershed moment for nuclear disarmament. The Secretary General of the United Nations and several countries want to initiate negotiations to ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Peace Mr. Speaker, on this International Day of Peace, we celebrate the important role women play in peace processes around the world. When women's groups are included ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, I want to know whether the directive that allows the use of information obtained through torture will remain in place. Meanwhile, today we learned ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, this morning we learned of allegations that implicate both CSIS and the RCMP in the report of three Canadians being tortured in Syria between ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, a number of reports have revealed massive problems with Canada's arms exports program. We already know that Canadian weapons exported to Saudi Arabia have ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the question was not just about human rights. The question is about an independent public inquiry. The very day that we learned that Canada ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would first like to make a brief comment on the situation at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. I, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security What you said about participation in the reconciliation or peace negotiation and things like that was very telling. We also see it in Syria where women ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Khalaf and Ms. Abdallah, thank you for your very touching and very moving testimonies. Congratulations on your work. I will echo ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security As I pointed out, I believe this is very important. Yesterday, there was an interesting report on Radio-Canada. It was from the area around London. People ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberals block motion to convene subcommittee on arms trade At the House of Commons Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee meeting Tuesday, all Liberal MPs present voted against the motion by NDP MP Hélène Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte-Marie, Que.) to establish a subcommittee on arms controls ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security and Briefing on the Mandate Letter of the ... Mr. Minister, your mandate letter also mentions transparency and openness. In relation to contracts for arms sales abroad, the Prime Minister said today that he would ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security Thank you very much. Thank you for joining us today. Those three presentations have addressed some key issues regarding the participation of women. I found the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'Huge irony' in male-dominated study of women, peace and security, says MP “It's 2016, after all,” said NDP foreign affairs cricic Hélène Laverdière, the vice chair of the House of Commons standing committee on foreign affairs and international development. “I'm not even asking for parity, but I find it surprising that, for ...

Mentioned by Embassy News (subscription) 'Huge irony' in male-dominated study of women, peace and security, says MP “It's 2016, after all,” said NDP foreign affairs cricic Hélène Laverdière, the vice chair of the House of Commons standing committee on foreign affairs and international development. “I'm not even asking for parity, but I find it surprising that, for ...

Mentioned by BNO News Canadian politician Jean Lapierre among 7 dead in plane crash off Quebec Jean Lapierre, who served as a member of parliament from the 80s through 2007 and who was frequently seen in the media as a political commentator, was among those killed, MP Hélène Laverdière says. More to come.. Seven people have been killed after ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security and Briefing on the 2015 United Nations Population ... I can continue in English. I found your last intervention particularly interesting. Congratulations also on the announcement yesterday by the Government of Canada, which I think ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing with appropriate officials from Global Affairs Canada to provide members with ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd also like to ask about the possible reopening of our embassy in Tehran. Obviously, I approach the matter from a different ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe loses Laurier-Sainte-Marie riding The Bloc Québécois leader was vying for the seat he held there for 21 years, but after a very tight race, it went to Hélène Laverdière — the NDP MP who ousted him in a big upset in 2011. In that election, Laverdière defeated Duceppe by 5,382 votes ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Election results: Close three-way race in Laurier-Sainte-Marie The race in the central Montreal riding of Laurier-Sainte-Marie started as a faceoff between Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe and the NDP's Hélène Laverdière, the woman who ousted him in 2011. With some results in shortly after the polls closed, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-398 An Act to amend the Patent Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes)