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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Le #PrixNobel de la Paix sera remis @nuclearban demain. Lisez mon blogue: Armes nucléaires: un échec pour la politi… https://t.co/FfKRSeJ0Ls

Posted on Twitter With the @NobelPrize for Peace awarded to @nuclearban this weekend, a repost of my article: I Am Ashamed Of Canada'… https://t.co/4nVhs3fNpN

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, 70% of the children at the early childhood centre at the Guy-Favreau complex are the children of federal public servants, but the government now ...

Spoke in the House on Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her hard work on this file, which I have obviously been following very closely. I have ...

Posted on Twitter L'attaque odieuse contre les Casques bleus en RDC est la pire attaque contre les forces de maintien de la paix de l… https://t.co/MhgEW0y2pE

Posted on Twitter The attack on @UN peacekeepers in DRC – the worst attack on UN peacekeepers in recent history - is abhorrent, and t… https://t.co/AnUaPdMT3z

Posted on Twitter Canada must stop being dismissive of a nuclear ban - The Globe and Mail https://t.co/1tG8KH6ZgF

This week

Spoke in the House on Ensaf Haidar Mr. Speaker, it is with great sadness, but also with a lot of hope, that I rise today to recognize the efforts of Mrs. Ensaf Haidar, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the reaction to Trump's decision yesterday was swift around the world, from the UN to the EU, to France and Sweden, to name just ...

Posted on Twitter Blogue: Anniversaire de la Convention d'Ottawa : où est le Canada? «Le gouvernement ne peut pas continuer de clamer… https://t.co/rOqBD2pg42

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is dangerous and ill-advised. It will compromise peace efforts, and it violates international ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, that all sounds nice, but the government is not actually doing anything. The Saudi-led bombing campaign of Yemen, and its merciless blockade, has killed ...

Voted No on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #429 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #428 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

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 in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, in his apology to the LGBTQ2 community yesterday, the Prime Minister acknowledged that there is still much work to do. A bill to expunge ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, this morning a brief was submitted to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asking her to include Canadian officials in her investigation into ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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, ...

A month 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, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Very good. Thank you. Now, I'd like to discuss one of the main problems with the bill. I imagine you're familiar with the document produced by ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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)