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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Bye bye 2017!! Allo 2018 🙌 bonne année XX

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Le NPD implore Trudeau de sauver les emplois avant Noël: https://t.co/QNk2cIfAWk

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, yesterday in committee, the nominee for Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner that the Liberals imposed on us would not confirm whether he plans ...

Voted No on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues We will soon have the next agricultural policy framework. The government should perhaps be investing more in education and the adoption of best practices. In recent ...

Spoke in the House on Christmas Markets Mr. Speaker, I recently visited several Christmas markets in my riding of Berthier—Maskinongé. Christmas markets provide an excellent opportunity to discover and rediscover local products and ...

Voted No on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Climate Change and Water and Soil Conservation Issues Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank both witnesses for their participation at committee. Their experience and knowledge is really impressive. I represent a riding that ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, according to a report commissioned by Global Affairs Canada, trade with China was responsible for the loss of 105,000 jobs in Canada between 2001 ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, that is nonsense. We are talking about consultation. We want the government to work with the opposition. It seems to me that the government ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Department of ... No, it doesn't. Because they don't have the support of the federal government, it does put the Canadian organic sector at a disadvantage compared to our ...

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

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: ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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?

More than three 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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