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  • Her favourite word is rights.

NDP MP for Laurier—Sainte-Marie (Québec)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Horrifiée par les nouvelles de #Ghouta. Que fait le Canada pour aider à arrêter le carnage? Nous devons travailler… https://t.co/Btxrvk4LPl

Posted on Twitter Horrified by news from East #Ghouta. What is Canada doing to help stop the carnage? We must work with the internati… https://t.co/YDLpm1Gwii

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Honorée de rencontrer Marie Chris Cabreros, militante pour les droits de la personne aux Philippines, au congrès NP… https://t.co/EcZbXCvmau

Posted on Twitter Félicitations au nouveau Président du NPD @MathieuVick! Notre premier président francophone! @NPD_QG @r_garrison… https://t.co/Z6NUM53DNc

Posted on Twitter Notre résolution sur les exportations d’armes et les droits de la personne vient d’être adoptée au congrès NPD! Mer… https://t.co/NWaa0Gg3kd

Posted on Twitter Bonjour du Congrès NPD! // Hello from the @NDP Convention! #Ottawa2018 @NPD_QG https://t.co/qmvKjg1vFh

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative and Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank you both very much for being with us today and for your presentations. I was ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals like to talk about how Canada is a world leader when it comes to LGBTQ rights, but we have seen no action ...

Voted Yes 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 Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for coming today and for your presentations. I would like to start with a few comments. Firstly, I am ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the war of words between the United States and North Korea and the growing tensions with Russia have led the Bulletin of the Atomic ...

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)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad and Briefing on Canada's ... Thank you. Based on the expert opinions I have heard, you will not receive an application. So there is no mechanism in place. My understanding of ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this morning, the International Criminal Court launched an investigation into crimes against humanity committed in the Philippines. In regard to the sale agreement with ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, more than 20 civil society groups in Canada have raised serious concerns about military agreements with the Philippines. Yesterday, we learned that Canada sold ...

Spoke in the House on Father Emmett Johns Mr. Speaker, today I want to pay tribute to Father Emmett Johns, better known as “Pops”, who passed away on January 13 at the age of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to present a petition by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East. The petition is based ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, since my speaking time has been cut short, I will try to stay on point. Our democracy is important and we cherish it. However, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, since the minister was appointed to oversee foreign affairs, I have sent her many letters on Israel and Palestine. I have yet to receive ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States ... You mentioned the fact that you have regular meetings with your managers to focus on the priorities, if I understand correctly. I have two questions about ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the President of Kosovo Thank you. A few months ago or last year, the committee did a study on women, peace and security. We noted what an important role women ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Arms trade hearings set to resume next week A Commons committee studying contentious legislation the government says would bring Canada into a ground-breaking UN arms treaty is set to meet next week after abruptly cancelling votes on key amendments last week. But NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you very much. Thank you very much to the three witnesses for being here. Ms. Cianfarani, I think we really agree on the basics, including ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Gentlemen, thank you for being here today. If I remember correctly, we met before, in 2012. You appeared before the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank you very much for this presentation, which was really very interesting. I paid close attention to long parts of it, ...

Mentioned by Dissident Voice Canada: NDP Leadership Candidate Jagmeet Singh embraces Imperialist Policies of Helene Laverdiere Reflecting an indifference to the injustices the Canadian government commits abroad, Jagmeet Singh's alignment with Hélène Laverdière has been all but ignored. Since the NDP foreign critic endorsed Singh to be leader of the party he has repeatedly ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) The Weekend Q&A: How'd you cope when the temperature dropped from 30 to 15 degrees overnight? Every week on the Hill, we'll ask Parliamentarians a different question on the culture of being an MP and publish their answers in this Friday feature. NDP MP Hélène Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte Marie, Que.) said she had just arrived back from her ...

Mentioned by The Sherbrooke Times Irma : The NDP is accusing the liberals of letting Canadians “The first responsibility of government is to protect its citizens, here and abroad,” says the NDP mp Hélène Laverdière. Despite the many SOS thrown by tourists in quebec in distress, Ottawa has no intention of flying to their rescue, at least for the ...

Mentioned by The Siver Times Irma : The NDP is accusing the liberals of letting Canadians “The first responsibility of government is to protect its citizens, here and abroad,” says the NDP mp Hélène Laverdière. Despite the many SOS thrown by tourists in quebec in distress, Ottawa has no intention of flying to their rescue, at least for the ...

Mentioned by Collision Repair Magazine Canada's autobody competitor demonstrates her skills for Member of Parliament Montreal, Quebec -- August 17, 2017 -- Vyolaine Dujmovic, Canada's autobody competitor at the upcoming WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi, recently got a chance to show off her skills for her Member of Parliament, Hélène Laverdière. Dujmovic is ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-322 An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

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