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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Louiseville Buckwheat Pancake Festival Mr. Speaker, the 38th edition of the Louiseville buckwheat pancake festival is happening from September 30 to October 9. Since 1978, this fun and friendly event ...

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted No on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted No on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Posted on Twitter Yoga! https://t.co/paLzT9uAKl

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Mulcair to take a back seat, pave way for leadership candidates to shine in coming months Potential leadership contenders are NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Peter Julian, and Ruth Ellen Brosseau. While no one has formally ... But after the Montreal caucus meeting, NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby, B.C.) said his party is “united” and ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada Border Services Agency’s Duties Deferral Program as well as other issues ... Thank you, Chair. I miss working with you on ag, but it's nice to see you today. I'm just going to ask you a few more ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, dairy producers continue to pay the price for the Liberals' inaction. After promising to fix the problem of diafiltered milk, which is costing Canadian ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-2 Amend the Income Tax

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Que du plaisir au fête des moissons de St-Justin! Bravo à toute l'équipe de bénévoles :) https://t.co/mIbvKRlhZo

Mentioned by Solid Waste & Recycling The Push for a Canadian National Food Strategy SWR's "Organic Matters" columnist Paul van der Werf was in Ottawa September 12 with NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau to promote her food waste reduction private members bill, Bill C-231. Enactment designates October 16 of each year National Food Waste ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Press conference in Ottawa today at 11:30 on my bill C-231(Food Waste). Follow us! https://t.co/VgzI477Vb1

Posted on Twitter Conférence de presse à Ottawa dès 11h30 sur mon projet de loi C-231 (Gaspillage alimentaire) sur https://t.co/VgzI477Vb1

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @samdinicol @NDP_HQ congratulations!!:)

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @GJBurke amazing! I'll show my mom :) thanks Greg!

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss Canada Border ... Thank you, Chair. I would just like to thank my colleague, Randy Hoback, and the Conservatives for coming forward with this study. I think we all ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star NDP's Tracey Ramsey went from factory floor to floor of the House: Delacourt Ramsey was front and centre back in May when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stormed across the floor of Parliament and accidentally elbowed NDP colleague Ruth Ellen Brosseau in the chest. A photo taken by Conservative MP Michelle Rempel shows ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Ruth Ellen Brosseau Ruth Ellen Brosseau was one of the key NDP MPs to be re-elected on October 19, 2015, with a lead of nearly 9,000 votes over her closest opponent. More than 22,900 voters entrusted her to take on a second mandate as the Member of Parliament for ...

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Madam Speaker, first it was Neuville and Mascouche. Now it is Saint-Cuthbert's turn to get an airport that it does not want. Residents, elected officials, and ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today about the motion from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. We have been calling for the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP table GMO labelling bill, again The NDP have once again introduced a private member's bill aimed at bringing mandatory GMO labelling onto Canadian food shelves. At a press conference in Ottawa Tuesday, agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau and Quebec MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault said ...

Spoke in the House on Airport Project in Saint-Cuthbert Mr. Speaker, there is a plan to build an airport in Saint-Cuthbert, in my riding. There is no social licence for the project, but the minister ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP table GMO labelling bill, again The NDP have once again introduced a private member's bill aimed at bringing mandatory GMO labelling onto Canadian food shelves. At a press conference in Ottawa Tuesday, agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau and Quebec MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault said ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses for their presentations and their participation in this study. I remember when I first came ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, Bill C-14 violates Canadians' rights, and it is truly appalling to see this government making excuses. The Prime Minister promised to do things differently, ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are in a mess entirely of their own making. The NDP tried to bring all parties together at the special committee. We ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, the fact is that the government is failing to protect supply management and Canadian dairy farmers. Canada has rules on diafiltered milk, but the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank all the witnesses who are with us today. We all agree that it is very important to ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) That was something that was brought up in the 41st Parliament. It was before committee a few times. Towards the end and especially during the campaign, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses for being here today. We are pleased to see you before the committee again. I ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Mr. Chair, I would just like to add my voice to that of Chris. I think I said it a little while ago. It's kind of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think this has been a really great committee. In the last Parliament, we did study the CETA deal. A lot of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-231 An Act to establish National Food Waste Awareness Day and to provide for the development of a national strategy to reduce food waste in Canada