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Best of: Political Blunders

Whilst strutting across the aisle through a crowd of people in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Trudeau accidentally elbowed NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau...

Alistair MacGregor: Cooking up a national food policy

Cowichan Valley Citizen - Cowichan ...Cowichan Valley CitizenFood matters, and its journey from the farm to the factory and the fork is an important topic.

NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau to endorse leadership contender Guy Caron

NDP leadership hopeful Guy Caron will receive the endorsement of well-known Quebec MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau on Tuesday. “I support Guy Caron because he understands...

Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

The Globe and MailWe have had concerns over the NAFTA renegotiation for a long time, “said Agriculture NDP spokesperson Ruth Ellen Brosseau”. Canadian Ambassador to...

Dairy Trade Spat: Canada replies to Trump

“Trump's words confirm our fears of his presidency. We have had concerns over the NAFTA renegotiation for a long time, “said Agriculture NDP spokesperson Ruth...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau not running for NDP leadership

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau talks with media during a press conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood ...and...

Canadian political surprises of 2016

(blog) (blog)Even more shocking, though, was the vicious, vulgar and misogynist hatred visited on the recipient of Trudeau's elbow, NDP MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau. To...

2016 Year In Review: A look back at the events that shaped our world (April – June)

18: Furor erupts when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wades through a crowd of opposition members in the House of Commons and elbows NDP MP Ruth...

A critic without a seat: Opposition parties forced to get creative on East Coast

(subscription) (subscription)As a contrast, in massive losses in Quebec for the NDP, Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who was the Ontario bartender/manager who won a seat...

The power of the personal apology

Politicians are often terrified to admit they messed up. In May, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to be the House of Commons disciplinarian to...

Jacksonville Bold for 8.16.16 — Must-see TV

(blog) (blog)“Former and current Jax councilmen close ranks, back Clay Yarborough in HD 12” via AG Gancarski of – The endorsers: Michael Corrigan,...

Help Us End Food Waste In Canada Now

NDP MP Ruth-Ellen Brosseau is the author of the private member's bill C-231 winding its way through parliament. She penned a blog explaining why she's...

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

(subscription) (subscription)... former Trade Committee Chair Randy Hoback, Conservative MP Dave Van Kesteren and NDP Trade Critic Tracey Ramsey. It is scheduled from 10am...

The Sprout: Trade committee to weigh ag issues

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Good afternoon and welcome to The Sprout, where your host hopes everyone had a marvellous long weekend. For those looking for...

NDP's Tracey Ramsey went from factory floor to floor of the House: Delacourt

Ramsey was front and centre back in May when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stormed across the floor of Parliament and accidentally elbowed NDP colleague Ruth...

Jacksonville Bold for 07.19.16 — Getting to 'Yes'

(blog) (blog)Council members Garrett Dennis, Joyce Morgan and Matt Schellenberg, in a meeting of the Neighborhoods, Community Investments, and Services committee raised serious questions...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau

Ruth Ellen is currently the Agriculture and Agri-Food Critic for the second opposition party in the House of Commons and vice-chair of the NDP National...

Canada well-positioned to weather fallout from UK decision to leave EU: Trudeau

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel wrote that Canada “will have many roles to play” in maintaining political stability in Europe. “I think related Canadian policy will...

Jacksonville Bold for 06.14.16 — Atrocity exhibition

(blog) (blog)Uber lambasts John Crescimbeni: “For months, we have been working with Chairman Schellenberg and members of the Council on sensible regulations like those...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, All-Party Committee Agree To Accept Trudeau's 'Elbowgate' Apology

NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who is travelling in China on parliamentary business, said in a statement she wants everyone to move on. "It is...

How the NDP became the villain

While the Ottawa bubble laid most of the blame on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's unprecedented conduct, many in the public focused on faulting the reactions...

Elbowgate is one of the stupidest things to hit Canadian Parliament

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, the aforementioned NDP member, stated that she left after being elbowed in the breast because “it was very overwhelming.” OK, but why?...

D'AMATO: Vicious online abuse directed at Brosseau reveals ugly truth

He wouldn't have grabbed a fellow MP's arm without permission, nor would he have accidentally collided his elbow into another MP, Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who...

'Elbowgate' melee a sign of 'escalating aggressions' in the House: May

... chamber in an effort to trigger a vote on the Liberals' contentious medically assisted dying bill. Trudeau elbowed NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of #elbowgate backlash on Twitter

(subscription) (subscription)The aftermath of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's elbow incident is evidently continuing in the online trolling of NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Despite...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau Says She's Faced Accusations Of 'Crying Wolf' After Trudeau Dust-Up

NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau was elbowed in the altercation. Brosseau, who teared up several times during the interview, recalled how she felt herself beginning to...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of personal attacks since being elbowed by Trudeau

Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she has faced personal attacks since she was elbowed in the House of Commons by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including that...

After #elbowgate: Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of personal attacks

OTTAWA -- Quebec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she has become the target of personal attacks from members of the public since she was...

The Gargoyle: The epic elbow episode and more

For instance, the accidental victim of the Commons clipper, the NDP's Ruth Ellen Brosseau, is the self-same MP who, the night previous to the unfortunate...

Justin Trudeau apologizes to Ruth Ellen Brosseau

Media placeholder. Play Media. 1:43. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes to NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, and the House, for his actions in the Commons.Trudeau...

Trudeau accusé d'avoir brusqué Ruth Ellen Brosseau aux Communes

Justin Trudeau est accusé par les partis de l'opposition d'avoir été physiquement agressif à la Chambre des communes mercredi et d'avoir heurté la députée du...

New Democrats set to name Tom Mulcair's replacement in fall 2017

OTTAWA — The federal NDP has opted for an extended leadership race to replace Tom Mulcair, as it looks to name a new leader between...

Liberals defeat NDP motion on diafiltered milk as dairy farmers protest

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP, Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois all voted in favour of the motion – sponsored by NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Tuesday's...

Liberals defeat NDP motion on diafiltered milk as dairy farmers protest

(subscription) (subscription)The NDP, Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois all voted in favour of the motion – sponsored by NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. Tuesday's...

Open house in Sebringville celebrates former Perth-Wellington MP Gary Schellenberger

It became clear soon enough, though, that the event was as much a heartfelt tribute to Gary Schellenberger the man as it was to Gary...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau open to NDP leadership

Ruth Ellen Brosseau NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Thursday, May 28,...

NDP, Quebec farmers call on feds to fix milk protein issue immediately

(subscription) (subscription)From left to right: Dairy Farmers of Canada Director Pierre Lampron, NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau, dairy farmer Real Gauthier and NDP...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau Won't Close The Door On Possible NDP Leadership Bid

SaultOnline.comOTTAWA — Ruth Ellen Brosseau's name was thrust back into the spotlight Thursday after she opened the door to a possible NDP leadership bid while...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau won't close the door on possible NDP leadership bid

OTTAWA -- Ruth Ellen Brosseau's name was thrust back into the spotlight Thursday after she opened the door to a possible NDP leadership bid while...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau candidate à la direction du NPD?

L'élection de Ruth Ellen Brosseau avait fait couler beaucoup d'encre. La jeune femme, qui baragouinait alors le français, avait fait un voyage à Las Vegas...

Female leadership for the NDP

... I just don't think voters will take a party led by a member of my generation seriously, unfortunately, and I'm suspicious of anyone whom...

Dairy farmers warn of more cows on the Hill over milk protein issue

(subscription) (subscription)“This issue was inherited from the previous government, and we are working with the industry to resolve this issue,” he said in response...

« Je pensais que Tom allait rester »

ICI.Radio-Canada.ca - Ruth Ellen BrosseauICI.Radio-Canada.caRuth Ellen Brosseau affirme qu'il est encore trop tôt pour analyser en détail le résultat du vote de confiance à l'endroit...

This is Mulcair's moment of truth

People keep asking me how Tom Mulcair is doing and I forthrightly answer with my own question: How do you think he is doing when...

Ruth Ellen Brosseau intéressée par chefferie du NPD? - Écho de Maskinongé

Écho de MaskinongéRuth Ellen Brosseau intéressée par chefferie du NPD?Écho de MaskinongéCertains membres ont d'ailleurs décrit le NPD comme le parti du «changement prudent». Ruth...

Liberal Government Ignoring Warnings, Leaving Farmers Behind On Trade

NorthumberlandView.ca (press release) (registration) (blog)That makes no sense,” said NDP Agriculture critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau. “While the Liberal government barrels ahead, without mitigation and compensation,...

Wall a leader

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, NDP agriculture critic, came to the meeting to discuss the situation. The premier's response via twitter was not about any agriculture point,...

Budget largely silent on agri-food commitments

(subscription) (subscription)The lack of a PACA fix drew ire from both Conservative Agriculture Critic Chris Warkentin and NDP Agriculture Critic Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Tuesday.

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Matthew Dube Back Mulcair Ahead Of Leadership Vote

OTTAWA — After a week of bad press for Tom Mulcair, his supporters are starting to speak out in favour of the beleaguered NDP leader.

NPD: Ruth Ellen Brosseau appuie Mulcair

Ruth Ellen Brosseau, qui avait fait les manchettes en 2011 lorsqu'on a appris qu'elle était partie en vacances à Las Vegas au beau milieu de...