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  • Her favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Hamilton Mountain (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 47.20% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter No white shoes? OK. No gin? Say what???? “@CTVCanadaAM: Jeff says so! RT @mttehb: @CTVCanadaAM there's rules about gin after Labour Day?”

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter White shoes are cleaned, sprayed and put away. It's official: summer's over! #NoWhiteAfterLabourDay #SezWho #InaneRulesToLiveBy

Posted on Twitter Pensions. Sick leave. Child labour laws. Weekends. Safer working conditions. Unions built that. Thank them today. Happy Labour Day #HamOnt!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Just met with #HamOnt members of @ACSSU about the violence perpetrated by ISIS against civilians & minorities in Iraq http://t.co/xtfm3HMAbG

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Good news, South Mountain: “@HSRTransit: 44 RYMAL will be a full-service route on Aug 31st. http://t.co/mJpqnh9Sac”. #HamOnt

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Can't wait til my next Canada Day BBQ to hear Sonny Del Rio again? He's playing 12-2 pm today at St. Stephen on the Mount. @ConcessionBIA

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Comments in Media Mr. Speaker, we have all had a bit of fun with the comments from the member for Scarborough—Guildwood, who was taped talking about the Liberal leader's ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada NDP MP Says Top Tories Have Had 'Bozo Eruptions,' Too (VIDEO) "I know the Conservatives are having a lot of fun with the Liberal leader's gaffes and blunders but let us keep in mind that bozo eruptions are not exclusively a Liberal thing," said Hamilton MP Chris Charlton. And with that, Charlton set her sights on the ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, before the expiry of the Canada health accord this spring, I organized a public meeting on Hamilton Mountain about the future of our health ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today with hundreds of signatures calling on the government to urgently implement a national dementia strategy. The ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, last night the Conservatives disappointed Canadians and voted down improvements to the unfair elections act. The Conservatives opposed giving the Commissioner of Canada Elections ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a petition today in support of my Bill C-336. With the long weekend just around the corner, motorists, small ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Tories respond; change Fair Elections Act New Democratic Party MP Chris Charlton is crediting a strong show of opposition by Canadians — including Conservative supporters of the Harper government — with causing the federal government to make changes to the much-criticized Fair Elections Act.

Mentioned by Lifesite (blog) Members of Parliament rally 'round the mass grave Last week, we started the newest installment of our “Face the Children” Project, placing postcards in the mailboxes of Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton which featured her face next to a dismembered pre-born child and the banal, factual statement: ...

Mentioned by Lifesite (blog) Members of Parliament rally 'round the mass grave Last week, we started the newest installment of our “Face the Children” Project, placing postcards in the mailboxes of Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Chris Charlton which featured her face next to a dismembered pre-born child and the banal, factual statement: ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to table a petition from the incredible Braves for Development and Peace Action Team. These ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you. I think one of the challenges we've seen across the country is that oftentimes employers are.... I don't know if “forced” is the right ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the next round of criticism is coming from just behind him, as even Conservative MPs are demanding that the minister amend his unfair elections ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Pro-life group delivers graphic abortion cards to Hamilton homes A pro-life group is delivering graphic images of aborted fetuses to 50,000 homes on Hamilton Mountain. The disturbing postcards are targeting NDP MP Chris Charlton over her vote opposing a private member's bill that would open debate about when life ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Right, because I think it is possible to sustainably develop the oil sands. I want to go somewhere else with Ms. Kennedy, if I could. When ...

Mentioned by Cambridge Times Pro-life group delivers graphic abortion cards to 50000 Hamilton homes The disturbing postcards are targeting NDP MP Chris Charlton over her vote opposing a private member's bill that would open debate about when life begins. Volunteers have delivered about 2,000 since Monday. Charlton is the first Opposition MP to be ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the minister is just not convincing. The reality is that people started talking about changing election laws after widespread voter suppression calls during the ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you very much for your warm welcome. I want to thank everybody who made presentations this morning. I have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-563 An Act respecting a Lincoln Alexander Day

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you very much to departmental officials for being with us today. Five minutes isn't a lot of time, so I'm going to ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I know we're still waiting for one of the members of the Conservative Party to arrive, and we've agreed to ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you, Chair. The reality is that, as government members constantly remind us, committees are masters of their own house. We determine how we want to ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you very much to all of the witnesses. I'd like to bring Mr. Keon into the conversation today. First of all, I want to thank ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks ... Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you very much to all of the witnesses. I wish we had more than seven minutes to spend together ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-372 An Act to amend the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act (members’ staff)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-364 An Act respecting the harmonization of holidays

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-362 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (increase of maximum number of weeks: combined weeks of benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-361 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (minimum age of employment)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-358 An Act respecting the acquisition of Stelco Inc. by the United States Steel Corporation

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-357 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (arrears of benefits)