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  • Her favourite word is nations.

NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 51.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the mobile ultrasound program has dramatically improved maternal health outcomes for the Nishnawbe Aski Nation in northwestern Ontario. The current sonographer will retire soon. ...

Posted on Twitter Quite the conversation at #DrugsOverDinner tks to @CCSAcanada for #naawcanada http://t.co/FCgOv06vr1

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter On my way to @playfoodandwine for #DrugsOverDinner to mark #NAAWcanada @CCSAcanada after votes for discussion on drugs and addictions.

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor (press release) (blog) Hughes lauds community activists' Christmas gift programs in Parliament OTTAWA – The strength of our communities lies in the efforts of organizations, businesses, and individuals who give of themselves for the benefit of those less fortunate, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes delivered a heartfelt ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Volunteers Mr. Speaker I rise to pay tribute to organizations, businesses, and individuals who give so much to ensure that people of all circumstances can celebrate the ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, again, I must reiterate this. They are trying to make it look as if they did not cut any funding out of public safety, ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to table two petitions. The first petition is with respect to stopping the cuts to our ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Happy golden anniversary to Russ and Linda Aelick. Congratulations on such an impressive milestone.@LindaAelick http://t.co/avp5HEwzxy

Posted on Twitter So much to chose from at Mavis' craft show at #ELSS, from jewelry to a variety of crafts, to baked goods and clothing. It's on til 4 p.m.

Posted on Twitter Nothing like starting the day with breakfast at Masonic Lodge,Eliiot Lake . They serve breakfast every Saturday for a great price ($5).

Posted on Twitter Extraordinary performances at #ELATES Comedic Persuasions theatre productions tonight In Elliot Lake. http://t.co/jY7C1h3Oi8

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Development Mr. Speaker, after years of inaction by federal and provincial governments, New Democrats are working to get the job done on the Ring of Fire. Today, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today and table two petitions. The first petition is from people from Elliot Lake, which happens ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker it is difficult to accept that in the 10 years since Amnesty International Canada released a major report documenting the violence against this country's ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, the New Democrats have been consistently opposed to the Conservative omnibus budget bills, just like we were opposed to the Paul Martin Liberal omnibus ...

A month ago

Mentioned by SooToday.com Hughes: Let's not act in haste Wednesday's attack on Parliament Hill was a terrible event, but it is important that the government take time to digest what has happened and not rush into legislation that might interfere with the rights of Canadians, says Carol Hughes, MP for ...

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Is Canada under attack? A view from the office of Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Police officers are taking cover behind an police cruiser near the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. Photo supplied by the office of Carol Hughes, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP.

Two months ago

Mentioned by APTN National News NDP MP says Aglukkaq 'disgusting' for question period heckling of national ... NDP Carol Hughes says she still believes Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq was “disgusting” for heckling during a question period debate over the need for an inquiry into the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women across the country.

Mentioned by news.com Parliament needs to approve armed conflict mission to Iraq | l'approbation du ... - Wawa The Prime Minister should honour his commitments when it comes to Canadian participation in armed conflicts, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes. Hughes took part in an emergency debate on sending Canadian troops to Iraq ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Plaque unveiled Blind River marina honouring Evelyn Bell who turned 100 the ... Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, Councillor Vyrn Peterson, Sherri Blanchet, Mayor Sue Jensen and the birthday gal in front, Evelyn Bell at unveiling of a plaque at the Blind River Marine Park recently. Photo by KATHY McCLUSKEY/FOR ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ... Thank you very much. I have a list of questions. One of them I'll ask that you respond to now, and the rest you can respond ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Would you be able to table that with the committee? You don't have to do that right now, but if you could table it with the ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order Mr. Chair, I will share my time with Vice-Chair Jean Crowder. Thank you very much for your submission. Given the numbers that are out there now ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 3c under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ... Well, what can I say in 40 seconds? To perhaps stay on the same theme, when we are looking at the decontaminated sites, Wikwemikong first nation ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce I think some of what we hear right now was reiterated in the skills shortage study we did at this committee last year. I was at ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Thank you very much. I would hope the committee would actually support this. During the discussions on the Elections Act, I know there was an issue ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women I really appreciate your taking the time to be part of this study. You've talked about a strategic, multipronged approach. You also talked about the coherent ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Based on a lot of the information we've had from testimony both here and on the ground, it's evident that a lot of amendments have been ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-411 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease registry)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-354 An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989)