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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 Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House with respect to petitions from St. Charles, Chelmsford, Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury. The petitions are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted No on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Posted on Twitter DÉCLARATION DU NPD POUR LE MOIS DE L’HISTOIRE DES FEMMES - http://t.co/Dj6NJhApSl

Posted on Twitter STATEMENT BY THE NDP TO MARK WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH - http://t.co/ccvXKK8uJu

Posted on Twitter DÉCLARATION DU NPD POUR LA JOURNÉE NATIONALE DES AÎNÉS - http://t.co/MvGNMkEoRA

Posted on Twitter STATEMENT BY THE NDP ON NATIONAL SENIOR'S DAY - http://t.co/xkjesIKDvv

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, just on that follow-up I can say that this is a government that receives fossil awards. In June, I put a question to the ...

Posted on Twitter LES CONSERVATEURS PEUVENT RENDRE LA PÉRIODE DES QUESTIONS PERTINENTE - http://t.co/ZGi1Chad2m

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.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, it is shameful that we go through what we do here in the House, but I do apologize, and I withdraw the remark.

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, we will call a national public inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women within the first 100 days of a New ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, this is basically what we have been seeing over and over again. It is a government that keeps saying it is all about transparency ...

This week

Posted on Twitter 80's fashions was the fad last night @Hornepayne at the "Back to the 80's Bash" fundraising dance. My, my, certainly brought back memories!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House to present petitions from my constituents about pensions. They are upset that the government raised the eligibility age to ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, we have an important vote tonight on an important debate. I ask my colleagues on the other side to do the right thing, to ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the remarkable, extremely talented, passionate, and hard-working member of Parliament for Timmins—James Bay. While I am happy ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)