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  • Her favourite word is respect.

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, 19 years ago, maternal health outcomes on Nishnawbe Aski Nation were more in line with the results we see in third world locations. The ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, federal funding for the Algoma Central Railway will expire on April 1. Without that funding, hundreds of jobs will be lost from Sault Ste. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government spending in the constituency of Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing: what was the total amount spent, from fiscal year 2010-2011 up to and including the current ...

This week

Posted on Twitter J'ai passé une très belle journée au bazzar des Filles D'Isabelle @Kapuskasing. Plusieurs ont pris le temps d'y participer.

Posted on Twitter Carnaval de Fauquier-Strictland a débuté ce soir avec une très belle Soirée Amateur au Centre Communautaire.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Members @USW NEOAC meeting @SSM continue to continue to advocate for doubling of CPP http://t.co/1ywg5OryOL

Posted on Twitter It was a great night of Country music with @TrudellMike at AMK # NDP Fundraiser tonight in # Elliot Lake @M_Mantha http://t.co/2ZTlcHgjNw

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Suzanne Shawbonquit on being nominated as the #ONDP candidate for the Sudbury by-election! http://t.co/VFq9yYGNht

Posted on Twitter Full house at USW hall in Sudbury for by-election nomination meeting #ONDP http://t.co/dhLLh47zme

A month ago

Mentioned by NorthernLife.ca Liberals angry at process, not Thibeault: association prez Sudbury's political scene was in an uproar this week when it emerged that former NDP MP Glenn Thibeault, seen at a 2013 press conference with Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, was leaving the party to run for the provincial Liberals in the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, despite the answer from the Minister of Status of Women yesterday, the reality is that the government's so-called action plan to end violence against ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I would really like to wish happy holidays to my colleagues in the House, the Parliament Hill staff, my constituents and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table petitions from people from Kapuskasing with respect to the right of small-scale family farmers to preserve, exchange, and use seeds. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to present a petition on behalf of the people of Hearst, Ontario, on respecting the rights of small family farms to ...

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 at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital and Departmental Expenditures and Operations 2014-15 I want to continue on with respect to this, because in 2013 the federal government announced changes to its on-reserve emergency management policies, which included single-window ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor 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 ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Drug safety bill could be made better if the government is interested OTTAWA – If the Conservatives can put aside partisanship and work with the opposition, then their drug safety bill can become a great piece of legislation, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes. Hughes joined debate on the bill ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Program to combat poverty on first nations cut in half says Hughes OTTAWA – Cost cutting measures are creating big holes in First Nation Budgets for programs and services that combat poverty, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes caught the government flat-footed with her question about the ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)