Ruth Ellen Brosseau is a Quebec and Canadian politician who was elected to the House of Commons as a New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in the May 2, 2011, general election. She currently represents the riding of Berthier–Maskinongé in central Quebec.
A native of Hudson, a town near Montreal, Ruth Ellen has a ten-year-old son named Logan of whom she is very proud.
Ruth Ellen studied advertising and integrated marketing at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. She has also worked with the public as the assistant manager of a restaurant, and has been an animal welfare activist in her community.