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  • Her favourite word is farmers.

NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Cérémonie de remise de la Médaille du lieutenant gouverneur région de #Lanaudière félicitations + merci aux lauréat… https://t.co/bifLlTGLLr

This week

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, not only is there nothing in the budget for the dairy industry, but also there is still no news on granting tariff quotas under ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for her speech. In 2014, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and nine other ministers ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, I sincerely thank my colleague from Sherbrooke for all his work, his bill, and his fight to ensure that there will one day be ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on PMRA Decision concerning the neonicotinoid insecticide Imidacloprid More information, more transparency is important. First, I'd like to thank our witnesses for contributing to our study today. We have already spent two hours on ...

Spoke in the House on Aeronautics Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-341, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act (aerodromes). Mr. Speaker, first of all, I would like to thank my ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-341 An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act (aerodromes)

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on PMRA Decision concerning the neonicotinoid insecticide Imidacloprid Thank you, Mr. Longfield, and thank you, witnesses. I get a spot, so I'm taking off my chair hat and putting on the NDP member's hat. ...

Spoke in the House on International Women's Day Mr. Speaker, this Wednesday, March 8, is International Women's Day, so I am rising in the House today to remind everyone that gender equality is a ...

Posted on Twitter Ce matin, conférence de presse dès 11h30 à la salle communautaire de Saint-Cuthbert avec mon collègue de Trois-Rivières, Robert Aubin. .

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to rise in the House today to mark Canada's Agriculture Day for the first time. However, the Liberals have every ...

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, when it comes to protecting supply management, there was no clear and reassuring message from the Prime Minister on his trip to Washington or ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the survival of our family farms is a very important issue. I thank my colleague for all his work on this file and for ...

Posted on Twitter Quelle farce. https://t.co/WxlV45x8DM

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Politicos on the move this week: Parl Sec shuffle and media movement Over on the NDP benches, Daniel Blaikie is the new caucus chair, taking over from Ruth Ellen Brosseau — who is not running for the party leadership and who filled in for Charlie Angus when Angus stepped down as caucus chair in late November. Angus, of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition parties meet, plan House offensive in shadow of leadership races New Democrat caucus vice-chair Ruth Ellen Brosseau said the party is 'flexible' and is 'really looking forward to having this leadership [race] get going.' The Hill Times ... Others, like MP Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette-Témiscouata-Les Basques, Que ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition parties meet, plan House offensive in shadow of leadership races New Democrat caucus vice-chair Ruth Ellen Brosseau said the party is 'flexible' and is 'really looking forward to having this leadership [race] get going.' The Hill Times ... Others, like MP Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette-Témiscouata-Les Basques, Que ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Ruth Ellen Brosseau not running for NDP leadership Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she will not run for the NDP leadership. “No, not at all. After a bit of reflection and lots of discussion with my family and friends I have decided to stay on as the member of Parliament for Berthier-Maskinongé,” Brosseau told ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Ruth Ellen Brosseau not running for NDP leadership Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she will not run for the NDP leadership. “No, not at all. After a bit of reflection and lots of discussion with my family and friends I have decided to stay on as the member of Parliament for Berthier-Maskinongé,” Brosseau told ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) NDP elects Daniel Blaikie caucus chair Manitoba MP Daniel Blaikie was elected as the NDP's caucus chair Tuesday afternoon, replacing Ruth Ellen Brosseau as the House returns next week. Blaikie, the brother of former party president Rebecca Blaikie and the son of former MP Bill Blaikie, ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Yé #ByeBye2016 https://t.co/jlbm6AsnGb

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for their presentations today on the next agricultural framework. Mr. Vandervalk and Madam Hansen, you were talking ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Genetically Modified Animals for Human Consumption, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, ... I know you're going to talk it out—I'm sorry—but I can tell you that farmers I represent are not happy. They're not satisfied. They don't feel ...

Posted on Twitter Le Min. De l'Agri, @L_MacAulay ne veut pas que le Comité AGRI consulte publiquement l'industrie sur les compensations AECG! @JacquesGourde

Posted on Twitter Encore une fois, le Min. De l'Agri. @L_MacAulay ne veut pas répondre aux questions sur le lait diafiltré! 1 an et toujours rien de régler!

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for their important and very interesting presentations. Mr. Lefebvre, I'm a strong supporter of our supply ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework and Briefing on Bovine Tuberculosis in Alberta There's a private member's bill that has been tabled in the House and will be up for debate. It will help farmers to transfer and sell ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses who are here today for contributing to our study on the future of the Growing Forward ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework I don't know how much time I have left, but I know there were comments by Mr. Davidson and Mr. Warren about market access. I know ...

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