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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 Indeed! From Twitter to Question Period, some nasty talk in Canadian politics http://t.co/GqAGldDaat @BruceAnderson #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Thank you @OttawaMorning 4 @leelagilday Her music&her comments on missing&murdered indigenous women very powerful #cdnpoli #MMIW

Posted on Twitter Fantastic! "@OttawaMorning: WINTERLUDE WARMUP:The power of @leelagilday #Studio12 http://t.co/v7psefhMQu http://t.co/IlM4HKJXv9" #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Indeed! MT "@BailyRoe: Gr8 2hear @AnthonyGermain on @TheCurrentCBC this morning; one of CBC's best interviewers. More please." #cdnpoli

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Fantastic celebration of #NWT - Gr8 2C Hon Ethel Blondin-Andrews ThankU Premier McLeod 4your work on #MMIW #cdnpoli http://t.co/tfIGt3iFrd

Posted on Twitter Excellent: @ScottBrison: Middle class Canadians paying a hefty price for poor infrastructure http://t.co/CkArbQMOeX #cdnpoli #infrastructure

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed every January 27 to mark one of the darkest atrocities in human history, the systematic killing of six ...

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 ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, we now know that first nations on reserve have been excluded from Canada's job numbers. The government is flying blind when it comes to ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), the transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk and moose: (a) since 2006, what government funding has ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, newly elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde vowed yesterday to keep pushing for a national public inquiry into missing ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, northerners are fed up with the environment minister's litany of denial. The people of Rankin Inlet are scrounging through the dump for food. Does ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, the minister should know that the Auditor General said that the program was not effective; it is abject failure. Rather than fixing it, ministers ...

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 ...

Three months 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, ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 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 ...

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)