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  • Her favourite word is exports.

NDP MP for Laurier—Sainte-Marie (Québec)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Delighted to meet with amazing Canadian doctor Tarek Loubani @trklou to hear about his work saving lives in #Gaza.… https://t.co/FjvjwFjFw8

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

Posted on Twitter Merci @ThomasMulcair pour ton dévouement, ton intégrité et ton sens du devoir. Tu as marqué le paysage politique du… https://t.co/phjP68lo8n

Posted on Twitter To my amazing friend @PaulDewar: Thank you for being you. Tu es un être humain exceptionnel. https://t.co/V5dIzVcRKG @NDP @NPD_QG

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleagues, both Liberal and Conservative, for their expressions of sympathy following the sad news we heard this morning ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MPs saddened by news of Dewar's terminal cancer diagnosis NDP MPs kept their chins up and continued their work on Tuesday, just hours after former NDP MP Paul Dewar revealed his brain cancer diagnosis was terminal. When stopped and ... “It's very saddening news,” said NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, crying softly.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Saudi Arabia is now the largest non-U.S. destination for Canadian military exports, but how many exports were sent to the U.S.? Well, we do ...

Posted on Twitter Le NPD appuie fermement l’adhésion du Canada au Traité sur le commerce des armes. Toutefois, le projet de loi #C47… https://t.co/mtYMzLUHrb

Posted on Twitter If the experts who led the fight for the #ArmsTreaty are saying #C47 isn’t good enough, then the Liberals need to f… https://t.co/YuXkhh51ZZ

Posted on Twitter Trudeau's bill #C47 does not meet the spirit or the letter of the #ArmsTreaty. Watch my speech explaining why the… https://t.co/eVbSAR7lGQ

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, repression has intensified against women defending their rights in Saudi Arabia. Many have been arrested, detained, and charged with crimes such as “suspicious contact ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I want to start by reminding the House of certain facts, to counteract the falsehoods spread by some government representatives over the last few ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Thank you very much. I would like to return to an issue Ms. Vandenbeld touched on, something called results-based management, or RBM. I tend to agree ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for joining us this evening, Madam Minister. I would like to start by emphasizing that I ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Israeli supreme court gave the green light to demolish Khan al-Ahmar, a Palestinian Bedouin village. Many Canadians have written to me to underline ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Child Labour and Modern Slavery and Human Rights Situation in Democratic Republic ... Thank you, Mr. Tshisekedi, for your very insightful presentation. Like Ms. Vandenbeld, I wanted to ask you what Canada could do, but I think you already ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I find it interesting that the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development is the one answering questions this evening, seeing as the arms ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am here to talk about the sale of Canadian helicopters to the Philippines, whose president said that he once threw someone out of ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Madam Speaker, when the Liberal government announced that Canada would finally accede to the Arms Trade Treaty, I was very happy, and I congratulated the government ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I will be brief since we have to go to vote soon. I would like to move a motion, which ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement Thank you very much. I'd like to ask you a more political question. I don't know if you be able to answer it. You mentioned that ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would first like to thank our three witnesses who came to talk to us about extremely important issues. I ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you all for your presentations. Thank you for mentioning human security, an expression that we are unfortunately hearing less and less often here. Ms. Talbot, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank you all for your testimony today. First, I must say that I completely agree that we ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Liberal MP sponsors UN nuclear ban petition despite government opposition In June 2017, the House voted on NDP MP Hélène Laverdière's motion that would have, among other things, called on the government to support the treaty. Damoff was among the 245 MPs who voted against the motion. Laverdière said that it's “rather ironic ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Dissident Voice Canada's Social Democrats Suppress “Palestine Resolution” NDP House Leader Guy Caron mobilized an unprecedented number of current and former MPs, including Murray Rankin, Randall Garrison, Craig Scott, Tracey Ramsey, Alexandre Boulerice, Hélène Laverdière, Nathan Cullen and others, to vote against debating ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Support pours in after former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain tumour Speaking at the NDP policy convention in Ottawa on Saturday, current NDP MPs Hélène Laverdière and Charlie Angus took the stage to wish their former colleague a speedy recovery. "He has served our party, this city and this nation with such integrity," ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Former NDP MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with cancer Quebec MP Hélène Laverdière added that Dewar is a fighter and offered encouragement as he undergoes treatment for a brain tumour that was removed this week. “He is a man of principle,” she said in French, as hundreds of NDP delegates rose to their feet ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Support pours in after former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain tumour Speaking at the NDP policy convention in Ottawa on Saturday, current NDP MPs Hélène Laverdière and Charlie Angus took the stage to wish their former colleague a speedy recovery. "He has served our party, this city and this nation with such integrity ...

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)