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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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted Yes on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted Yes on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

This week

Posted on Twitter @ycrepeau https://t.co/bY7TyZapBS

Posted on Twitter @ycrepeau https://t.co/vauUKlxxV6

Posted on Twitter Devastating bombings in #Mogadishu, Somalia. Our condolences to all affected. // Attentats effroyables à… https://t.co/hBc9CgRYuP

Posted on Twitter My thoughts on Trump & Iran: this important deal must continue. We must work together & avoid unilateral action. ​#cdnfp

Posted on Twitter Trump & Iran: l'entente est importante; il faut la maintenir & éviter actions unilatérales​. Il faut que les alliés travaillent ensemble.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter What a short-sighted, small-minded, terrible decision: U.S. withdraws from @UNESCO https://t.co/WSLUaoGrFv

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, the Human Rights Tribunal was clear: the government must stop taking legal action against indigenous children who need medical treatment. That is clear and ...

Spoke in the House on Journalistic Sources Protection Act Madam Speaker, I thank my colleagues for their warm reception. I am delighted to rise here this morning to speak to Bill S-231 on the protection ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his very interesting speech. I was paying close attention. The Conservatives and the Liberals sometimes tell us that we ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, in fact, I was rising to ask my colleague if he believes that we should immediately increase our humanitarian aid given the horrors he ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, when called upon to comment on the referendum in Catalonia last week and again today, the Prime Minister refused to say anything about democratically ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals claim to have stepped up for peacekeeping, but there is no peacekeeping mission. They claim to have stepped up for international development, ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Madam Speaker, today marks the International Day of Peace. Canada often holds itself out as a peacemaker. However, if we truly want peace, we need to ...

Spoke in the House on Stanislav Petrov Mr. Speaker, this week we learned of the passing of Stanislav Petrov. Stanislav Petrov was on duty at a Russian nuclear early warning centre in 1983 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I fully support the proposed changes. I was planning to move a motion to have the Standing Committee on Foreign ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 demonstrate their talents to local Members of Parliament In Montreal, Laurier—Sainte-Marie Member of Parliament Hélène Laverdière met with her constituent and WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 member Vyolaine Dujmovic, who will compete in Autobody Repair. At the same time, WorldSkills Team ... "I'm so proud to ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 demonstrate their talents to local Members of Parliament In Montreal, Laurier—Sainte-Marie Member of Parliament Hélène Laverdière met with her constituent and WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 member Vyolaine Dujmovic, who will compete in Autobody Repair. At the same time, WorldSkills Team ... "I'm so proud to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Mauritania That leads me to another question. Elections were held in Mauritania three years ago. Unless I am mistaken, the opposition has boycotted those elections. One way ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our two witnesses for their excellent presentations. I'll print them and keep them on my desk. I don't ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Before I begin, I want to say how pleased I am to see a woman back on the other side ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Dade, thank you for being with us again this morning. Your presence is always appreciated. I understand that the renegotiation of ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing by the Parliamentary Budget Office and Library of Parliament on studying ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Forsyth, thank you for your very interesting presentation and for suggesting areas in which Canada can show leadership and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of the Honourable Stéphane Dion to the Position ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you for joining us this morning and for your very insightful presentation. I would like to talk about the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thanks to the two witnesses for being here this morning. Ms. Greenwood, thank you for your presentation. I hope we ...

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)