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  • Her favourite word is aboriginal.

Liberal MP for St. Paul's (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 40.60% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Plays to raise awareness about deficiency of #VitD http://t.co/s14Q0Yr9Ug #cdnpoli #health

Posted on Twitter Impt today to join @YWCA_Canada in their #NOTokay #VAW campaign @JustinTrudeau @JudyFooteMP @HedyFry #cdnpoli #MMIW http://t.co/jABod8gId9

Posted on Twitter Indeed @mdentandt HE is theMinister.Is he sayingAG is wrong?This govt has no clue bout 'ministerial accountability' #cdnpoli #nutritionnorth

Posted on Twitter Wow"@mdentandt: 'The NDP may choose to criticize the bureaucrats who administer this program,'says Valcourt, defending Nutrition North. Wow"

Posted on Twitter Excellent press conf w @RightTheWrongCA re their campaign for dignity & justice 4 #thalidomide survivors #rightthewrong #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Miigwetch!MT"@APC_CPA:What a gr8 conference call w #TeamTrudeau #Indigenous candidates!Thank u @Carolyn_Bennett 4 joining us! #LPC"#cdnpoli

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, uncovered government documents have revealed that the Conservatives have been secretly shifting over $500 million allocated for the already underfunded infrastructure needs like water ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Family Doctors Mr. Speaker, next week is Family Doctor Week. I am proud to stand in the House to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of family doctors to the ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, for a very long time, since the cancelling of the funding of Sisters in Spirit in the Native Women's Association of Canada, we have ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, in the wake of SARS, the Naylor report made it clear that Canada needed a public health agency headed by a chief public health ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you very much. Thank you to the witnesses. This was extremely helpful. We've heard that this bill is a good first step but that there ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, Toronto Mayor-elect John Tory is committed to working with all levels of government to invest in the infrastructure on public transit, essential to making ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, on the UN International Day of the Girl and inspired by the fearless advocacy of Nobel laureate Malala, we must reflect on the action ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... As you know, Minister, this bill has been hailed as a significant component of the action plan for missing and murdered aboriginal women. From coast to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you for coming, Minister. I have three questions. The first is with regard to the issue you raised around prevention. When we did the post-market ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thanks very much. Thank you both for coming. From what you have laid out and what you're already doing at CIHR and PHAC, I think it ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you all. I'm afraid that our track record at parliamentary committees, with this government being able to use its majority to put in recommendations and ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you very much. I thank all the witnesses. I was very pleased that we were having an adult conversation about this based, hopefully, on evidence, ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Subject Matter of Wills and Estates Again, I think the committee was pretty clear that the status quo is not okay, but what was attempted would have a whole bunch of unintended ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order When we heard from the federation and the band last week, they said that they hadn't asked for this indemnification, so clause 4 we see as ...

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Liberal MP Tours Grey Bruce The Liberal critic for Aboriginal Affairs had a whirlwind tour of Grey and Bruce Counties over the weekend. Doctor Carolyn Bennett -- the Member of Parliament for St. Paul's in Toronto -- was in the region primarily to speak at the Municipal Campaign School ...

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Liberal MP in Our Region Liberal MP Doctor Carolyn Bennett will be the guest speaker at the Municipal Campaign School for Women at the Bluewater Education Centre in Chesley. Bennett -- the Liberal Critic for Aboriginal Affairs -- will also meet with the Chief and Council at Saugeen ...

Mentioned by APTN National News Liberal MP fighting to save committee into missing and murdered Indigenous ... Liberal MP, and Aboriginal Affairs critic, Carolyn Bennett says the committee will have to be reconstituted or resurrected when Parliament returns. Tags: Featured, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, Special Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Aboriginal education: Canada's moral obligation, constitutional responsibility Canadians believe in equality of opportunity and understand that access to education for all children is an issue of fundamental fairness. Let's get on with it. Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, who represents St. Paul's, Ont., is her party's aboriginal affairs.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) First Nations Transparency Act passes, opposition critics call it 'paternalistic' Accountability: NDP MP Jean Crowder, left, and Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, centre, criticized Bill C-27, the First Nations Transparency Act, but Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, right, said it will benefit First Nations. By BEA VONGDOUANGCHANH | ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, St├ęphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-260 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (mandatory long-form census questionnaire)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-568 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (mandatory long-form census)