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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.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Liberals completed three rounds of preliminary talks for a possible free trade agreement with China. The media is saying that the Prime Minister ...

Posted on Twitter @vasalloum @JustinTrudeau @Bill_Morneau All in one spray + kills 99.9% of bacteria 👏 https://t.co/lHjuqkU0D7

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to funding applications from dairy producers submitted to the Dairy Farm Investment Program (DFIP) during the first application window, which ended August 29, 2017: ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to Bill C-63, a second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues According to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, on their website they talk a lot about the impacts of climate change. They talk about opportunities and the challenges ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, dairy farmers are in Ottawa today and many of them are concerned. They have a right to be concerned because even though the Liberals ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) Absolutely, she is aware of the issue. As soon as this was announced, she was hoping to get as much information as possible, because this is ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am really happy the hon. member talked about poverty, because whenever I meet with food banks or community groups, month after month, year ...

Posted on Twitter @vasalloum @MikeBossio It's time for a revolution:) We want pay equity now.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Fière de faire parti 26% femmes élues à la Chambre des communes. Mais nous avons bc de travaille à faire pour attei… https://t.co/ByUOuoJLzF

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Protective Service Madam Speaker, just over three years ago, I was in the Railway Committee Room when we heard gunshots outside our caucus room. A bullet even lodged ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Madam Speaker, on October 3, Quebec's minister of culture sent a letter to the federal heritage minister. In the letter, he was critical of the fact ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Madam Speaker, charity is usually given out of compassion and not out of fear of losing one's job. The Minister of Finance's sudden fit of charity ...

Mentioned by Financial Post William Watson: How to fix a problem like Morneau? Not with blind trusts Observing the agonies of Finance Minister Bill Morneau last week I kept thinking of Ruth Ellen Brosseau. She was the young Ottawa bartender and assistant bar manager who was elected MP for the Quebec riding of Berthier-Maskinongé in the NDP Orange ...

Posted on Twitter @vasalloum @SSEA_AESS Unbelievable:(

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada I know that my colleague on the other side talked about food waste. Food waste is something that I've been bringing up in the House since ...

Posted on Twitter 50%+1 is a majority. What number is good enough for you? Grits 39% of the vote + 100% power that's fair? *cough*… https://t.co/GHnj1biRy6

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Globe editorial: The Liberals revise their small-business tax return Remember Elbowgate? That time when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lost his cool, stormed out of his seat in the Commons, and while moving faster than was prudent on the wrong side of the aisle, elbowed NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in the chest?

Posted on Twitter @CarletonNDP Yay!! So happy seeing you guys:)

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for their participation at committee in this study and consultation on the food strategy. Canada produces the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Chair. I'm really happy the government is going forward with the promise to elaborate a food strategy. Our party has worked really hard over ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for their presentations, their participation in this consultation, and their patience. I realize that there was a ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to continue talking about buying local. In the 41st Parliament, my colleague from Salaberry—Suroît introduced a bill that would ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada I think it's really important that we look at these measures. We are the agriculture committee. I know the finance committee will be looking at the ...

Mentioned by Western Producer Ottawa tunes out prairie agricultural concerns Their agriculture critic is someone named Ruth Ellen Brosseau, another Quebec MP. Her occupation is listed as assistant manager, community activist and volunteer worker. Good luck having a deep conversation about agriculture policy with any of the critics.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by National Post NDP leadership tracker: Caron secures another caucus endorsement Her endorsement is Caron's second from a sitting member of Parliament, after Quebec MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau threw her support behind him in June. Aug. 3, 2017: Ashton goes ... The Manitoba MP's policy also includes a number of proposals adopted by the ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette NDP leadership race: Quebec MP Guy Caron adds endorsements before debate Guy has done his homework and is ready to lead,” she said in the release. Caron said the three new endorsements “represent three generations of New Democrats from different parts of Canada.” Last month, Quebec MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau endorsed Caron ...

Mentioned by The Siver Times Race to the leadership of the NDP: Guy Caron wins support It is Rosane Doré Lefebvre, a former elected Quebec, Lorne Nystrom, former mp from Saskatchewan and co-chair of the youth wing Lia Storey-Gamble. Ruth Ellen Brosseau is always the one elected to publicly support Guy Caron. Two other ex-mp, Chris ...

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

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