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  • Her favourite word is funding.

NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Tied for the basketball challenge 0 to 0. No prizes boohoo! http://t.co/g2OdZ9xYSE

Posted on Twitter Always a great start to the day when we eat a wholesome breakfast at Masonic Lodge in Elliot Lake.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to CWO Christopher Young on his retirement today. After 39 years with the #CanadianMilitary. Thank you for your service!

Posted on Twitter LES CONSERVATEURS DOIVENT METTRE FIN AUX « FRAIS À PAYER POUR PAYER » - http://t.co/e7aSsk2cFZ

Posted on Twitter CONSERVATIVES NEED TO PUT AN END TO "PAY-TO-PAY" FEES - http://t.co/t8KF8ZQa4b

Posted on Twitter LE NPD METTRA EN PLACE UNE COMMISSION D'ENQUÊTE SUR LES FEMMES AUTOCHTONES DISPARUES OU ASSASSINÉES - http://t.co/V3s0Wuw2IU

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP Carol Hughes speaks to Lakeview students on fracking M'CHIGEENG—Member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kaspuskasing, Carol Hughes, met with students at the Lakeview School in M'Chigeeng on June 13. Lakeview teacher Connie Freeman explained that Ms. Hughes was to talk with the students in ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives proclaim loud and clear that Canada is a leader in maternal health, but in reality, aboriginal women in Canada do not have ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Activities for Visitors to Northern Ontario Mr. Speaker, hard battles were fought to save the Chi-Cheemaun ferry and the ACR passenger service, which bring visitors to Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing in beautiful northern Ontario. From ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, on this side of the House, we actually tried to work quite closely with the government and civil society groups to address the problematic ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, as my colleague mentioned, it has been used on occasion, but this has been the norm with the Conservative government. On this bill, we ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I am not my party's critic in this area, but I do have an interest in this bill because Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing is a large riding ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, I greatly appreciate my colleague's speech on this very important issue. Again, the bill would change five different acts. Would my colleague like to ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have tabled many petitions with respect to the ACR passenger service. I am pleased to table 18 of those petitions today, with hundreds ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a couple of petitions today. Two of them are with respect to funding for the Algoma Central Railway. Most ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 SooToday.com Feds created an 'unnecessary crisis' says Hughes During a press conference Monday morning, Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt praised the work MP Carol Hughes did to help convince the government to extend a subsidy to CN Rail, allowing the ACR to operate for an additional year. Raitt said she was impressed that ... Hughes, who is the Member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing and a member of the New Democratic Party, was highly critical of the government's role in creating what she called an “unnecessary crisis.” In a release dated Monday, ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor An Island envoy to the Youth Forum of Canada relays her capital impressions Just a few people behind me was our MP, Carol Hughes. After starting up a conversation I found out that she was going to be in Ottawa this week too and I would see her again at our MP dinner. Ms. Hughes is a fun person to be around, easy to talk to and ...

Mentioned by SooToday.com Carol presses for return of ACR cash That was the message delivered by Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes in the House of Commons Thursday. Hughes tabled another in a series of petitions calling on the Conservative government to restore funding that made the service ...

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)