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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 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to table petitions with respect to the cuts at Canada Post. The petitioners are upset about the elimination of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, the NDP certainly supports Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea. We use three ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, before I start my speech, I would like to do what many of my other colleagues have done, which is to acknowledge and extend ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I rise in the House to table a petition with respect to the countless hours of service that many men and women gave ...

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.

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, after the deadly collapse of the Algo Centre Mall, the Elliot Lake commission of inquiry concluded that urban search and rescue is critical for ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I really appreciated my colleague's speech. She works very hard with the international community and brings her extensive experience to the House. Yesterday, a ...

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed a delicious whitefish dinner at @Iron Bridge #Lion's Club!

Posted on Twitter Much to choose from @Chapleau annual craft show and sale. Vendors went all out for Medieval Times theme. Wishing much success to all.

Posted on Twitter Very comfortable stay #TheVillageInnMotel @IronBridge. I recommend this motel if you're in the area.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Artist @ChristiBelcourt honoured during kick off of #Pumpking&FibreArtsFestval @UnitedChurchOfEspanola Congrats!

Posted on Twitter 3rd annual @Espanola #Pumpkin&FibreArtsFestival weekend official kicked off tonight with key note speaker Judy Martin

Posted on Twitter LES ORNITHOLOGUES NE SONT PAS DES CRIMINELS - http://t.co/qwFIyH7kNg

A month 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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 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)