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  • Her favourite word is homelessness.

NDP MP for Hochelaga (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 31% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, there is a red light flashing in the Minister of Health's office, but she does not seem to see it. The Public Health Agency ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke in the House on An Act in Relation to Firearms Mr. Speaker, my colleague raised several extremely important points. People around the world these days know that gun control cannot be taken lightly. I am concerned ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, contrary to what they tried to make us believe, the Liberals never intended to recognize the right to housing. To no one's surprise, the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, given that the government has begun a new round of consultations on a human rights-based approach to housing, I rise today on a point ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, my colleague said that the Canada summer jobs program has offered many more jobs for young people. Yes, many more groups received funding, but ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister's Trip to India Mr. Speaker, the bad news keeps flooding in regarding the trip to India. La Presse is reporting this morning that the government may have extrapolated the ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, yesterday we learned that Donald Trump wants to go after our industries yet again. First it was softwood lumber, now it is the aluminum ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I agree that organizations that receive government funding should not infringe on the rights guaranteed by the charter. My colleague said that students should ...

Posted on Twitter @sherirbenson bravo to Sheri for this so important initiative to eradicate homelessness

Posted on Twitter Un pas de plus vers la réconciliation! Le projet de loi C-262 de mon collègue, @RomeoSaganash, a été adopté hier en… https://t.co/JPrztZHI9V

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Un an après les attentats de la mosquée de Québec, il est temps plus que jamais de nous rappeler ce que sont les vr… https://t.co/4UQ5dLVwtF

Posted on Twitter « Nous nous engageons à rétablir le service à domicile ». Ce sont les paroles de @JustinTrudeau. Pourtant, hier, le… https://t.co/014MBcAwBD

Posted on Twitter Félicitations aux futurs mariés, Gurkiran Kaur et notre leader Jagmeet Singh! 👏🧡 https://t.co/RJEnebxaE0

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter Félicitations au Capitaine Kumar et son équipage du Ottawa Express gagnants de la Canne à Pommeau d'Or 2018 https://t.co/mx8VKcR104

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Good morning. Thank you for being here. My questions are in the same vein as the previous questions. First, I ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, ladies. Thank you for being here. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Nunavik with my ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will ask my questions in French. CHRA and FRAPRU are both talking about housing strategies based on human rights and the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership Okay. It was said earlier that personal debt has been increasing for a number of years. I had a figure of 165%, and you mentioned 167%. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies If I understand correctly, the provincial government has picked up the funding of social housing, which was once done by the federal government. That is also ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My thanks to everyone for being here. I have been hearing some very interesting things today. I am going to ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Challenge Accepted! Canadian leaders to give up their seats to acknowledge that 'Girls Belong Here' on International ... ... Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet; Conservative MP for Lethbridge, Rachael Harder; Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations, Michael Grant; Director of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Dr. Jennifer Adams and many other distinguished Canadian ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-265 An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-264 An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the committee for allowing me to appear today. As a point of information for Ms. Copps and Ms. MacLeod, I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I am very grateful. I will read my report in French. We in the NDP decided to work on several ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Judicial recount confirms NDP's Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet won in Hochelaga Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, New Democratic MP for Hochelaga, has had her win confirmed in a judicial recount. (Jaela Bernstien). 2 comments. New Democratic candidate Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet has been confirmed the winner in the riding of Hochelaga after a ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Federal government loses hard drive with information on more than half a million ... Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, NDP deputy critic on HRSDC matters, said it's disappointing the government isn't following its own security protocols when handling sensitive personal information of Canadians. “That's too dangerous to let especially that kind of ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Federal government loses hard drive with information on more than half a million ... Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, NDP deputy critic on HRSDC matters, said it's disappointing the government isn't following its own security protocols when handling sensitive personal information of Canadians. “That's too dangerous to let especially that kind of ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Federal government loses hard drive with information on more than half a million ... Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, NDP deputy critic on HRSDC matters, said it's disappointing the government isn't following its own security protocols when handling sensitive personal information of Canadians. “That's too dangerous to let especially that kind of ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Federal government loses hard drive with information on more than half a million ... Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, NDP deputy critic on HRSDC matters, said it's disappointing the government isn't following its own security protocols when handling sensitive personal information of Canadians. “That's too dangerous to let especially that kind of ...