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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, 4 million people are living with food insecurity and 850,000 people visit food banks every month. In Canada, 31 billion dollars' worth of food ...

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter As part of #WorldFoodDay, I asked the government if it could confirm that it will develop a pan-Canadian food waste… https://t.co/YZvwNOVy5U

Posted on Twitter Dans le cadre de la #JournéeMondialeDeLalimentation, j’ai demandé au gouvernement s’il pouvait nous confirmer qu’il… https://t.co/a5Mb0vUAZl

A week ago

Spoke in the House on 40th Edition of the Buckwheat Pancake Festival Mr. Speaker, I want to take this opportunity to highlight the 40th edition of the Louiseville Buckwheat Pancake Festival, which runs from September 28 to October ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Liberals do not listen to Quebec producers. Family farms are at risk, and the next generation of farmers is worried because with this agreement ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Dairy Industry Mr. Speaker, since the new NAFTA was signed, I have received many emails and calls from young Canadian farmers who are really afraid and who feel ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am rising in the House today to table a petition in support of postal banking. Quite a few people have signed this petition. ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Liberals told the House over and over that they would defend our supply management system. They have broken that promise. Once again, dairy, ...

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement Trudeau a encore sacrifié nos producteurs de lait dans le nouvel accord commercial avec les ÉU-Mexi… https://t.co/SEdBb2hex3

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, Bill S-3, an act to amend the Indian Act, still contains gender-based discrimination. The Superior Court of Quebec ordered Canada to address all exclusions ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, when it comes to pipelines, it is the same old story from both the Liberals and the Conservatives. Quebeckers have lost faith in the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times From CPTPP to NAFTA, trade to top agenda in the House this fall NDP House Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé, Que.) said last week that her caucus remains opposed to the CPTPP agreement, highlighting concerns over the deal's impact on the Canadian auto sector and concessions on dairy. “Obviously I ...

Posted on Twitter Cérémonie inaugurale du projet La Clef des Champs. BRAVO👏🏼 🗝familiale St-Barthélemy tous les bénévoles et Carrefou… https://t.co/rGFe9kouVO

Posted on Twitter My heart is with the @HumboldtBroncos tonight for the home opener. Watching the game from Surrey with… https://t.co/yNyEpAQHEc

Posted on Twitter Le gouvernement libéral compte encore une fois laisser tomber nos producteurs sous gestion de l’offre. C’est très i… https://t.co/BlHZT29cNf

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jagmeet Singh tours Quebec, where the NDP faces a fight to hang on With a tour of four ridings in the Montérégie region of Quebec just south of Montreal — as well as the riding of NDP House Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau in Berthier–Maskinongé — Singh is trying to highlight the province's renewable energy sector ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by National Observer Trudeau questioned in House of Commons about bonuses for pipeline executives Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Ottawa, NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP MP from the Quebec riding of Berthier-Maskinongé, appears at a news conference with her leader, Jagmeet Singh, in Ottawa on Jan. 31, 2018. File photo by Alex Tétreault. Trudeau responded by ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Chair. I would like to say how happy I am to see you guys again. I wish it were in different circumstances, but it's ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca The Sprout: From grain concerns to humble pie and everything in between Conservative MP Randy Hoback will fill in for Alberta MP Earl Dreeshen, while NDP Deputy Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau will fill in for the party's new agriculture critic Alistar MacGregor. Both Hoback and Brosseau served on the agriculture committee ...

Mentioned by CTV News Key bills to watch in the House, Senate this sitting NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau rises to question the government during Question Period in the House of Commons, Monday, January 29, 2018 in Ottawa. ... It also requires these events be reported on in some detail to Elections Canada. It is among the ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Lana Payne: Add women, change politics Labour Minister Patty Hajdu, NDP House Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel showed that solidarity among political parties is possible. Working together to see the quick passage of Bill 65, which lays out how federally ...

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 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 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 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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