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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.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, many people have spoken out about the troubling disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. However, here in Canada the ...

Posted on Twitter My question today: What will it take for this government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia?… https://t.co/0qyb531rSz

Posted on Twitter Ma question aujourd’hui : Que faudra-t-il pour que le gouvernement défende les droits de la personne et arrête la… https://t.co/AVGwvsUZn9

This week

Posted on Twitter Growing evidence against Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Khashoggi is deeply disturbing. I urge #Canada to s… https://t.co/tOHbtXagRy

Posted on Twitter Les preuves de plus en plus nombreuses contre l’Arabie saoudite concernant la disparition de Khashoggi sont extrême… https://t.co/h0tt6ypNRr

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, I want to thank our colleague from Fort McMurray—Cold Lake for introducing this motion to instruct the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, trying to get a seat on the Security Council is commendable, but the government’s strategy simply does not cut it. Canada lags far behind ...

Posted on Twitter Félicitations @DenisMukwege et @NadiaMuradBasee pour avoir remporté le prix Nobel de la paix. #NPD vous soutient da… https://t.co/eWxmXjGMwR

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @DenisMukwege and @NadiaMuradBasee for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. @NDP supports your work endin… https://t.co/33ZFiZ9KQH

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the planned demolition of the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar by the Israeli government contravenes international law. The European Parliament, for example, passed a ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, today, much to the surprise of experts and the international community, the Liberals endorsed President Trump's devastating war on drugs. Meanwhile, President Trump was ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister says that his government will always defend Canadian values and human rights around the world. According to a recent Ipsos poll, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I am struck by something you said. You said it is often left to the discretion of the officer. In ...

Mentioned by Palestine Chronicle Canadian Zionists' Unprecedented Smear Campaign against Dimitri Lascaris At the behest of CIJA, MP Hélène Laverdière called Lascaris “anti-Semitic” while Jagmeet Singh inferred as much. Here's the background: after an August 29 demonstration opposing B'nai B'rith's smears against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, ...

Mentioned by Mondoweiss Canadian politicians lead unprecedented smear campaign against advocate for Palestinian rights At the behest of CIJA, MP Hélène Laverdière called Lascaris “anti-Semitic” while Jagmeet Singh inferred as much. Here's the background: After an August 29 demonstration opposing B'nai B'rith's smears against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times A dozen MPs won't run again in 2019, starting 'snowball effect' with more to come, say insiders NDP MPs David Christopherson, Hélène Laverdière, and Conservative MP Bev Shipley all announced in the last week they will not seek re-election in 2019, adding to a list that has now reached a dozen, and political insiders expect this is the start of a ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Quebec NDP MP Hélène Laverdière won't run in 2019 OTTAWA—Hélène Laverdière, a prominent New Democrat from Quebec whose support helped Jagmeet Singh win the party leadership last year, will not seek re-election in 2019 after eight years in the House of Commons. The Montreal MP said she remains ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MP who beat ex-Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe twice won't run again MONTREAL — Hélène Laverdière, a popular NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next year. Laverdière says she will be 64 next April and that it is time to pass the torch.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Montreal-area MP Hélène Laverdière won't run again | CBC News Hélène Laverdière, a popular NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next year.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the export of Canadian military goods and technology: (a) how many export permits has the Minister of Foreign Affairs approved since she was ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, no parent wants to see their children ripped from their arms, but that is what is happening at the Mexican border where the Trump ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... When we receive delegations, I sometimes think there are things we could learn from them. Perhaps you could give us a course on being polite during ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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)