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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

Voted Yes on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I would like to express the profound disappointment I have, and I think a lot of the members on this side of the House ...

Posted on Twitter 💔 sous le choque. Les mots me manque. Tristesse #TorontoStrong

A week ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our supply management system is being threatened from all sides. If it is not a Conservative member saying he wants to eliminate our supply ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, that is correct. I would like to thank the hon. member for Niagara Falls for his point of order today on the breach of ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thoughts and prayers for family and friends @HumboldtBroncos 💔de tout cœur avec les familles éprouvées #HumboldtStrong

Posted on Twitter @BardishKW Happy birthday!

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, Air Canada flight attendants have filed complaints against the airline for sexual harassment and discrimination. Although the airline claims it has zero tolerance for ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister held a fundraiser yesterday in Montreal. Stephen Bronfman was there, but that comes as no surprise. Let us not forget that ...

Spoke in the House on An Act in Relation to Firearms Madam Speaker, I quote: Clear ministerial accountability to Parliament is fundamental to responsible government, and requires that Ministers provide Parliament with the information it needs to ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I would just like to say how frustrating it is having time allocation brought forward on an important piece of legislation we have been ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, almost a year ago, the Liberals refused to listen to the NDP and remove the section on grain transportation from their omnibus transportation bill. ...

Posted on Twitter Aujourd'hui, une première historique a eu lieu à la Chambre des communes. Les député(e)s néo-démocrates se sont exp… https://t.co/0tohXuVvq4

Posted on Twitter 🙌 it's time for action #moveourgrain @L_MacAulay @MarcGarneau 🚂 🌾 https://t.co/5uBdZhKf0M

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter ❤️Love this! Thank you @PoliLego #IWD2018 #InternationalWomensDay #cdnpoli #cdnpoli #PressforProgress https://t.co/erTAWIJF3V

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Globe editorial: More Ruth Ellen Brosseaus, please Ruth Ellen Brosseau became a symbol of the Orange Wave that earned a free seat in Parliament for anyone with the foresight or folly to stand as a Quebec New Democrat in 2011. She also became a bit of a laughingstock. Well, Ms. Brosseau, the ultimate ...

Mentioned by Infosurhoy Don Martin: Ruth Ellen Brosseau's political rise a welcome triumph NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau rises to question the government during Question Period in the House of Commons, Monday, January 29, 2018 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. What happened in Vegas ended up as a very public triumph for an underrated ...

Mentioned by CTV News 3 big stories you might have missed on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 A political success story on Parliament Hill, a “dark day” for sports after doping suspensions get overturned, and a legal fight heats up over a name on a licence plate. 1. The political rise of Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Power Play host Don Martin writes ...

Mentioned by CTV News Don Martin: Ruth Ellen Brosseau's political rise a welcome triumph ... Don Martin: The political rise of Ruth Ellen Brosseau to NDP House leader is a welcome triumph on Parliament Hill.

More than three months ago

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