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NDP MP for Berthier—Maskinongé (Québec)

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

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Didn't vote on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Flooding Mr. Speaker, for the past few weeks, residents of Berthier—Maskinongé have been struggling to cope with flooding. The rising flood waters have had a major impact ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise today to speak to Bill C-291. I would like to take a few moments to thank emergency services, the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects I would like to thank all the witnesses for their presentations today on this important study on farm debt. Mark Wales, you spoke about the need ...

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, major flooding is having a huge impact on many municipalities in Berthier—Maskinongé and across Quebec, including Yamachiche. I have two questions today. First, what ...

Posted on Twitter Au gala #edis2017 de la Jeune Chambre de la #Mauricie Félicitations à tous les lauréats!! https://t.co/hICXe9DswZ

A month ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Debt in the Agriculture Sector and its Effects Thank you, Chair. I would like to thank the witnesses for their presentations today. I'm happy I get to ask a question and that we were ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the dean of Dalhousie University's faculty of management made it very clear that, if the Liberals really want to help the dairy industry ...

Posted on Twitter @kingofsky_3 @JohnBrassardCPC @BobBratina @MPCelina @blainecalkinsmp @CanningsNDP

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to present petition e-513 along with the paper version. The five drafters of the petition are in the House today. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, although I congratulate the government for its investments to help women who are victims of sexual assault, unfortunately the Prime Minister did not answer ...

Posted on Twitter Je tiendrai une conférence de presse aujourd'hui 13 h. I will hold a press conference today at 1:00 pm. Centre Block-Édifice du Centre 130-S

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation) Okay. I think we're all very hopeful that a long-term solution will be possible—hopefully within the three months—but are there any other kinds of options aside ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, Brian Mulroney, who is pushing for the government to put an end to our supply management system, is going to advise the Liberal ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation) Thank you, Chair. I'd like to thank our witnesses before committee today on this study on animal transport. I'm just trying to go through this. When ...

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

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation) Transporting animals is stressful, especially when they're young. It's the first time, they're being weaned, and they're taken away from their mothers. When they're transported.... I ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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

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. ...

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. .

More than three months ago

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, ...

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 ...

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