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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Sending our love and condolences to all Mancunians today. #Manchester, your courage and spirit will never be defeated.

This week

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, this morning, the United States began the process of renegotiating NAFTA, and I agree that it came as no surprise. Ninety days, that is ...

Posted on Twitter Tous les libs& cons qui votent pr intérêts privés, contre opinion publique #c322. Temps que min agisse pour sécurité #transportactif #polcan

Posted on Twitter Libs & cons have decided to vote against public & for private interests #c322. Time to use min's so-called powers for #railsafety #cdnpoli

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, that was a year and a half ago. When he was an ordinary member, the Prime Minister said urgent action was needed to repeal ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Chair, I thank the ministers for being here this evening. I will use my speaking time to ask questions. However, I would first like to ...

Posted on Twitter @adhillonDLL, votez OUI à #C322 ce soir! Min. des transports doit agir pour la sécurité du public et du #transportactif #polca

Posted on Twitter @NDiIorioMP, votez OUI à #C322 ce soir! Min. des transports doit agir pour la sécurité du public et du #transportactif #polcan

Posted on Twitter @F_ElKhoury, votez OUI à #C322 ce soir! Min. des transports doit agir pour la sécurité du public et du #transportactif #polcan

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, last Thursday, the minister himself admitted what everyone already knows, and that is that more fatalities occur when people cross railway tracks illegally than ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, it certainly sounds as if someone else wrote that. In the debate yesterday on our motion calling for an in-depth study of the infrastructure ...

Spoke in the House on Railway Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I listened to my colleague's comments with interest. Notably, I listened to the comments of my colleague on the Conservative side. He seemed to ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, every day, thousands of cyclists and pedestrians cross railroad tracks at unprotected locations to avoid long detours. They have been asking for years for ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, media reports have revealed that money stolen from Bill Browder by a Russian crime syndicate has ended up in 30 Canadian bank accounts. We ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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, Mr. Ambassador-Designate, for being here with us, and for your interesting words. I agree entirely with the fact ...

Mentioned by Hungarian Free Press Canada's New Democratic Party has serious concerns about erosion of democracy in Hungary The comment was made by Hélène Laverdière, the NDP's Critic for Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for the riding of Laurier – Sainte-Marie. HFP asked Ms. Laverdière to comment on the many rule of law violations in Hungary, the attacks on ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I sincerely thank the two witnesses for their substantive and interesting presentations. I must mention two of President Trump's tweets ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'She challenged us': MPs praise Malala Yousafzai's Parliament speech, opposition urges more funding for girls' education To some extent she challenged us,” said NDP MP Hélène Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte Marie, Que.), her party's foreign affairs critic. “I think we should be up to this challenge. Up to this challenge also includes investing money in girls' education ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for being here this morning. I counted, and I have 10 questions. I probably won't be ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you. Regarding Russia specifically, the government is talking about re-engaging with the country. This seems very good, but is there a general plan? We're well ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Subject-matter of Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Office of Infrastructure ... Mr. Lachance, I have the pleasure and the honour of representing the riding of Laurier—Sainte-Marie where the Jacques-Cartier Bridge ends, and where the main means of ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Zakydalsky and Mr. Michalchyshyn, thank you very much for joining us this morning and for making your presentations. You mentioned the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... I would bring up a point regarding what Mr. Fragiskatos just said. I remember that, in my previous life, people appointed as ambassadors, for example, were ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Spencer: From lost passports to international kidnappings, consular policy needs a refresher Though foreign policy experts are focused on the latest Trumpisms, NDP MP Hélène Laverdière nonetheless convinced the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development this week to begin a proper study Canada's consular apparatus ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Montreal MP pitches plan to create railway pedestrian crossings An NDP MP wants to make it easier for pedestrians and cyclists to cross railway tracks by forcing rail companies to build crossings in some locations. Montreal-area MP Hélène Laverdière introduced a bill Thursday, saying she was inspired to move on the ...

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

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberals accused of misrepresenting arms export control regime NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, left, said she's disappointed that the governing Liberals defeated her motion to establish a parliamentary oversight committee for arms exports, though Liberal MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, right, argues that it was unnecessary ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) World Vision's Hope in Fragility event, April 12, 2016 World Vision Canada health expert George Hanna speaks to MP Karen Vecchio about tracking child malnutrition. World Vision photograph by André Forget. World Vision Canada VP of programs and policy Jamie McIntosh greets MP Hélène Laverdière.

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