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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Two days 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 ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks @M_Mantha for hosting a "kick off the holiday season" reception. It was nice catching up with you and so many others.

Posted on Twitter Happy 60th birthday Craig Maxwell. I enjoyed the opportunity to have shared this special day with you. http://t.co/ogdhDhVPxX

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Much excitement @EchoBay 's Parade of Lights. This float is Santa's Workshop "0n Vacation". Awesome night! @M_Mantha http://t.co/Vsp8pnVYjn

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Posted on Twitter Congratulations National Chief Bellegard!@ChiefsofOntario @perrybellegarde

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, I want to reiterate the fact that there are over 460 pages in this budget bill, with over 400 clauses, and there have been ...

Posted on Twitter Fantastic time presenting at Commons Inst Aboriginal Mawi'omi 2014 conference-much thanks to correspondence from @ChiefPaibomsai and WRFN

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister of Canada Mr. Speaker, as the holidays approach, our thoughts turn to giving, and who needs to be given something more than this government, which deserves to be ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the reality is that there are still far too few shelters and resources for women in the north. Despite the fact that they face ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to table petitions from constituents from Elliot Lake and Blind River with respect to CPP and ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act The member may be saying that is false, Mr. Speaker, but this is exactly what has occurred. Let me first talk a bit about the bill. ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have made all their changes to the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health and its partners without consulting the affected community. The Canadian ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter At HAT/VST Caucus HIV breakfast: closing the Gap - Gender and HIV in Aboriginal Communities in Canada.

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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)