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NDP MP for Laurier—Sainte-Marie (Québec)

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Quelle tristesse! Une perte immense pour tous et toutes. https://t.co/MKltJV7wth

Voted No on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted No on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted No on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the two witnesses for their presentations today. I like to go back to English, as you ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Madam Speaker, the Environment Canada report released this week is extremely worrisome. Canada is warming at twice the global average, and things are even worse in ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Notre chef Jagmeet Singh a discuté environnement avec le premier ministre du Québec lors de leur rencontre hier.… https://t.co/7YZ6azTcHU

Posted on Twitter Let us recommit to our shared humanity instead of focusing on our differences. #InternationalDayToEliminateRacialDiscrimination

Posted on Twitter Au lieu de se baser sur nos différences, choisissons de reconnaître ce qui nous unis #JournéeInternationaleContrelaDiscriminationRaciale

Posted on Twitter Rencontre très intéressante avec Maude Pelland Tessier et Sofia García García de @SOSCV_Canada sur l'important trav… https://t.co/gBEEstZaAk

Posted on Twitter It was great to meet with @SOSCV_Canada reps Maude Pelland Tessier and Sofia García García to learn about their imp… https://t.co/P8RgLG4JNn

Spoke in the House on Petitions With regard to the announcement by the Minister of International Development that up to $50 million would be granted over two years to the United Nations ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, this week, nine men were executed in Egypt after a grossly unfair trial. These executions reflect the serious worsening of the human rights situation ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic and Briefing with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll share my speaking time with my colleague. I'll be brief. I'd like to talk about Venezuela in particular. Many people are ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Madam Speaker, I will begin where my colleague across the aisle left off and say that, yes, in principle, there are good intentions in the idea ...

Spoke in the House on Lucia Kowaluk Mr. Speaker, today I would like to pay tribute to Lucia Kowaluk, a great Montrealer who passed away on February 1 at the age of 84. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a petition in support of women of courage. The petitioners remind us that women's organizations play a key role ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Role in International Support for Democratic Development Mr. Chair, thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to speak about a colleague who was well liked across party lines; he had friends ...

Spoke in the House on Paul Dewar Mr. Speaker, I am profoundly sad to rise today to pay tribute to our colleague and friend Paul Dewar, who passed away yesterday. Paul was a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Role in International Support for Democratic Development That would be appreciated. I would now like to come back to an aspect that has already been discussed. Many Canadian institutions are involved in democratic ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2018-2019 and the voted appropriations for the Funding for the 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix: what are the details ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am grateful to you for your patience in hearing from me once again. I have difficulty seeing the problem. My Liberal ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Venezuela Thank you, Mr. Samaniego. My question is also for Mr. Guidi. You mentioned the need to support neighbouring countries, particularly to promote local integration. I guess ...

Mentioned by National Observer NDP MP Hélène Laverdière suggests Canada is complicit in war crimes in Yemen NDP MP Hélène Laverdière demanded the Trudeau government launch an independent investigation Friday, in the wake of new evidence compiled by National Observer showing Canadian weapons are likely being used in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank both witnesses for their presentations today and all the work they do over there and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (blog) Imprisoned Saudi blogger's family visits Parliament Hill Human rights activist Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, and their children, visited NDP MP Hélène Laverdière on the Hill last week to champion his case. Mr. Badawi was arrested in 2012 and faced the charge of “insulting ...

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, ...

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 ...

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)