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Liberal MP for St. Paul's (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Wow lotsa smart women on @TheAgenda today and yesterday !!!! Thnx #bindersfullofwomen !!

Posted on Twitter Court of Appeal upholds landmark ruling on rights of #Métis http://t.co/aNj3tZZub3 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Court decision on #Daniels appeal http://t.co/EC775JRVg4 #cdnpoli #Métis #non-status #aboriginal

Posted on Twitter Barbara Hall @OntHumanRights eloquent as always on 'competing rights' no 'heirarchy of rights' on #EqualityDay #OlderWomensNetwork #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Fantastic 2hear @OntHumanRights Commissioner #BarbaraHall #EqualityDay Celebration http://t.co/hY6w2NxfoJ #cdnpoli http://t.co/TRzeB4qk0G

Posted on Twitter Marion Lynn winner http://t.co/hY6w2NxfoJ Feminist of the Yr Award at annual #EqualityDay celebration #cdnpoli http://t.co/5Enc7jAmeK

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes 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 Justice Mr. Speaker, on Friday I asked the Minister of Justice if he would be meeting with the families of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday aboriginal organizations were very clear that the government's proposed elections law will have devastating impacts on the democratic rights of indigenous people in ...

Two weeks 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 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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, on Tuesday, the Minister of Health misled this House by stating that the Public Health Agency had come into force under the current government. ...

Spoke in the House on Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Mr. Speaker, the report of the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women was a complete betrayal of our responsibility to missing or murdered indigenous women ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, in reference to my S. O. 31 earlier today, I would like to ask for unanimous consent that the House table, in both official ...

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 in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, yesterday at a summit in St. Paul's with all levels of government, we heard clearly from our citizens that they are appalled at the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is International Women's Day. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the successes of women and girls and to renewing our resolve to ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, today the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women tabled its report. I ask the chair of the committee, the member for Mississauga South, ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thanks very much. I too want to thank you for all your life's work on children and youth. Our country is a better place because you're ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thanks for all your work, and also to the Canadian Women's Foundation. It's really important. I'd like to tap into your expertise on trafficking and how ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you very much. First, I want to thank the committee again for hearing from the families. I think it really changed a lot. It really ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you again. One of the things we heard from others and from government officials is that the data isn't as good as it should be. ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Land-Use and Sustainable Economic Development Thank you. Over the last couple of years, the ATRs were top of mind for many communities and municipalities. The Canadian Bar Association has said that ...

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, Stéphane 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)