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Q & A: Brosseau flourishes in Commons after rough start as 'Vegas girl'

In 2011, Ruth Ellen Brosseau was elected as an NDP MP in a Quebec riding where she hadn’t even campaigned. Brosseau was an accidental politician: She had helped manage a pub at Carleton University, did not speak French well, and had travelled to Las Vegas during the campaign to celebrate her birthday. 740 more words


Lunch with NDP’s Ruth Ellen Brosseau: Harassment ‘happens everywhere’ - even Parliament Hill

OTTAWA – She worked in restaurants and bars for years, infamously managing a campus pub when she was unexpectedly elected as an NDP MP in 2011. 1,689 more words