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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

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 days ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House to table a petition with respect to the Algoma Central Railway passenger rail. The petitioners are from Sault Ste. ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the tragedy that took the lives of Doloris Perizzolo and Lucie Aylwin at the Algo Centre Mall must never, ever be repeated. Let me ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

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.

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 week ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, the president of the World Bank is chastizing the international community for failing miserably in its response to the Ebola pandemic. The World Bank ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, it is quite ironic that we have the Liberal opposition saying that it is reluctant to support the bill. If Liberals are reluctant, then ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to table today. The first petition is with respect to the subsidies the government had cut for the ACR line. ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, the Minister of International Development as well as the parliamentary secretary said that it was not one without the other. Yet when we have ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks 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.

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)