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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter MUST READ: The sociology of Stephen Harper http://t.co/7zkFO6VnbT #cdnpoli #MMIW

Posted on Twitter EU lawmakers threaten to scrap Canada-EU trade deal http://t.co/AYL7p8XFs6 #environment #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Creating a better inquiry http://t.co/mi0xBcH9Un via @CBAnatmag #MMIW #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Gr8"@ArezooNZ: @thevinetwayway @Carolyn_Bennett This is what I used for my research paper: http://t.co/nXv7B5GO2Q"#cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Indeed !"@ArezooNZ: @thevinetwayway @Carolyn_Bennett #LPC statement from 2010: https://t.co/pDzfBFBK5N #MMIW" #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Yes @ArezooNZ it followed the #cpc govt cancelling the funding for Sisters in Spirit #LPC #MMIW

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, members of the Ontario Bar Association described the Minister of Justice's recent fifties rant as disappointing, bizarre, frustrating, and offensive. As a parent, daughter, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the International Upper Great Lakes Study (IUGLS) commissioned by the International Joint Council (IJC): (a) what input or comment did the government provide, ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, in 2011 the government's own assessment showed that first nations' water systems were in crisis. All parties voted for a Liberal motion calling for ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, David Dodge says current low interest rates and excess manpower makes it the ideal time to make needed infrastructure investments. Instead, the government is ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, today I join thousands of medical professionals and other concerned Canadians who have come together in 16 cities in a national day of action ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Canadians are appalled to learn that the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration is threatening to unilaterally strip Canadian citizenship from people born here in ...

Spoke in the House on 70th Anniversary of D-Day Mr. Speaker, on this the 70th anniversary of D-Day, all Canadians remember the enormous sacrifice of those who fought and died to defeat the embodiment of ...

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 in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, climate change is battering our already fragile infrastructure. In Toronto this past year, we suffered the devastating effects of the ice storm and the ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order We in the Liberal Party are very sensitive to the fact that this is an agreement that was made between the first nation and Canada in ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 3c under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ... Minister, there is money, just over $1 million profiled here for matrimonial property on reserve and implementing the act. From all the testimony we had at ...

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)