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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

Posted on Twitter Tories suggest missing aboriginal women related to domestic violence /via @globeandmail http://t.co/Lutj8iCVOO #cdnpoli #MMIW #Inquirynow

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter ThankU4allUdo"@Canadamidwives: Thanx @Carolyn_Bennett 4mtg @Canadamidwives & NACM.We appreciate ur support #midwives http://t.co/P7PhcqwsPF"

Posted on Twitter Impt @CihrLaw event “Carter v. Canada: A Monumental Milestone in #EndofLifeCare” livestream at 1130 https://t.co/Z2arGJePca #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Let me know if I shd tlk to her again!!!

Posted on Twitter Rumour is S6 will allow our committee to come soon !!!

Voted No (against her party) on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter I disagree using a PMB to fix CON caucus problems-doesn't seem right that a caucus member wd be expelled by secret ballot @johangreg #C586

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, I would ask if the member could explain why anti-Semitism is different from all other forms of discrimination and racism.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is with some sadness that I rise today in response to what we have heard so far from government members. This issue should ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is clear that this week's national round table on missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will not replace a national public inquiry. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital I had sent a letter last week to Chris. In looking at the work plan, we didn't seem to have microfinancing, which is an area where ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Day of the Midwife Act Mr. Speaker, it is my great pleasure this afternoon to support a good bill introduced by the member to establish a day in honour of the ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives keep trying to deny it, but they actually cut the building Canada fund by 90% and now are trying to mislead Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government has refused to meaningfully consult with aboriginal communities. It has damaged the relationship, but also damaged the economy. Today's report from the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you all. I particularly appreciated all of your focus on the young boys. As a mother of two sons, it's worrying every day that kids ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, today, Dignity for All highlighted the shocking extent of hunger in Canada, especially amongst aboriginal peoples and northerners. Food bank usage is up 25% ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on a Code of Conduct for Members committee on Code of Conduct for Members I mean the rules of privilege and the process. I think what we've really been asked to do here is to look at the behaviour outside ...

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government is cynically trying to balance its budget by holding back money that is allocated to Canadians with disabilities. In previous years, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Thomas Mulcair, Mark Adler, And Carolyn Bennett Reflect On Horrors Of Holocaust Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett was the first to pay tribute, just before question period, to the six million "daughters and sons, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters" killed in the genocide. Bennett called on her colleagues to give special meaning to the words ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital and Departmental Expenditures and Operations 2014-15 Thank you very much. Thank you very much, Minister, for coming to committee. I think we're very disturbed that some of your colleagues have chosen not ...

More than three months 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 | ...

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)