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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

A week ago

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, ...

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, the member touched on many subjects. One of them that is near and dear to my heart, as everyone heard after question period, is ...

Spoke in the House on National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad that I am the one who will be asking the question here, because I have many people who trap in my ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the days are counting down for passenger service on the Algoma Central Railway, yet the minister has not even bothered to respond to three ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a few petitions. The first petition is with respect to the hopes of many. It is signed by people from ...

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 in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to table petitions on behalf of people from Sault Ste. Marie, Echo Bay, Prince Township, Searchmont, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, on January 28, CN announced it will terminate passenger services on the Algoma Central Railway because the government changed the subsidy that offset 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is odd that the Minister of Health could not respond. The Prime Minister promised honest reconciliation as far as the historic 2008 residential ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the other petition is about the cuts to the Algoma Central Railway line. I am pleased to rise on behalf of people from Sault ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Kapuskasing Northern Times (subscription) Alternative Health store: Now open for business Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes and Kapuskasing Mayor Alan Spacek joined together Monday to officially welcome a new business in Kapuskasing, Alternative Health Solutions. Owner Julie Fortin welcomed friends and guests for the ...

Mentioned by Kapuskasing Northern Times (subscription) Dental Spa – Offering three distinct health services under one roof 0 The official grand opening of the new health centre in Kapuskasing. The centre will provide dental hygiene, massage therapy, and chiropractor services. Pictured from left to right is Serene Pederson, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Billings council lobbies against further cuts to post office services KAGAWONG—With Billings' council letting Canada Post officials know they are upset with further cuts being proposed for the Kagawong post office, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes has indicated that the post office will remain open during ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Hwy 11 reopens/route 11 est maintenant réouverte (Smooth Rock Falls to/à Fauquier) @moosefmckap @cinnfm @CKGNNouvelles

Posted on Twitter Route 11 fermé entre Smooth Rock Falls et Fauquier. Transport a pris le bord du chemin et ils sont en train de le sortir @ckgnfm @cinnfm

Posted on Twitter Traffick not flowing on Hwy11 between Smooth Rock Falls & Fauquier. Transport in ditch with Tow truck & police on seen. @moosefm

Posted on Twitter Held constituency clinics in Manitouwadge, Pic Mobert F.N., Whiteriver & Hornepayne today before calling it a night in Kapuskasing.

Posted on Twitter Prov. of Ont. needs to invest in better winter road maintenance. Snow packed roads becoming the norm. Travelled all day on snow/ice roads

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter Nice sunny day for travelling to Constituency clinics in Chapleau, Wawa & Dubreuiville. Roads are however mostly snow packed and iced up

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Is there a list of what the contaminants are and how much it costs to clean those sites? If there's a schedule to get them done, ...

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)