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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter #CPHOC report on the State of #PublicHealth #cdnpoli focus- #demographics , #climatechange ,& #digtechnology tools http://t.co/J0pZZzZvwa

Posted on Twitter Gr8 initiative:The RBC® Black History Month Student Essay Competition - RBC http://t.co/uafUQyXbAA #cdnpoli #blackhistory

Posted on Twitter Income splitting won’t help parents who really need a tax break http://t.co/5vlMkZzWXM #cdnpoli #incomesplitting

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Congrats 2 new #Ontario mayors! @LiberalMPs_ON look 4ward 2 working w u 2 invest in infrastructure 2 make communities competitive #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Congrats!"@CVAwine: So nice 2C @Caroly n_Bennett & @SouthbrookWine at the organic reception #COTAhillday http://t.co/6bpM34q0nY" #cdnpoli

Two days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Fanatastic 2Bw #stpauls Sen Irving Gerstein at celebration4 @IrwinCotler receiving #RaoulWallenberg Medal #cdnpoli http://t.co/9pPUR0ojlU

Two weeks 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, ...

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, tomorrow Canadians from coast to coast to coast will attend vigils for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls and stand in solidarity with ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Instruction to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (violence against women) Mr. Speaker, I am starting the debate on behalf of the status of women critic, the member for Etobicoke North. This debate concerns the instructions to ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Safety Mr. Speaker, Toronto St. Paul's constituents are rightly worried about the impact of a possible rail accident in our community. Ensuring the safety of Canadians through ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is on the wrong side of history. He stubbornly refuses to listen to premiers, indigenous leadership, the international community, and most ...

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Laurier—Sainte-Marie for requesting tonight's debate. I have been listening this evening, and I think none ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)