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NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 50.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Didn't vote on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter #LdnOn #ndp Thanks to staff and talented students of HB Beal for beautiful rendition of Jack 's letter to Canadians. http://t.co/UN6y0tGGCb

Posted on Twitter Just a reminder #LdnOnt residents free trees for planting available at my office 1700 Dundas St. while supplies last.

This week

Posted on Twitter Meeting with @WesternFair reps & touring Agriplex with #NDP MP @RE_Brosseau, talking Ontario agriculture and youth involvement.

Posted on Twitter @RE_Brosseau & I are visiting #Biotron @westernu this morning. Research on climate impact on plants & insects important for agriculture.

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, when it comes to temporary foreign workers, the government's actions never match its rhetoric. Conservatives have now been forced to bring in penalties for ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted No on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on Urban Forests Mr. Speaker, today on this National Tree Day, I would like to speak to the importance of urban forests. Urban forests impact a significant number of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

Posted on Twitter Speaking in parliament today: http://t.co/rJijLULk5i #NationalTreeDay #LdnOnt @rfldn

Posted on Twitter While supplies last, free @rfldn #MillionTreeChallenge saplings available at my #LdnOnt office during regular hours. http://t.co/xdnhRiukpA

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, if I recall correctly, my colleague was a member of the committee on the status of women in 2010 when we heard absolutely heartbreaking ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for her very instructive discussion here today. It is important for all members of the House to hear ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Conflict Minerals Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Hamilton East—Stoney Creek for a very balanced and thoughtful presentation. I also wish to thank my ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Veterans Affairs is once again insulting Canada's veterans. As Sean Bruyea said, he is now making our wounded veterans out to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I have to confess that some of what I have heard tonight from the government during this debate makes me very uneasy. Here we ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, that minister should hang her head in shame. A woman in London suffering from a terminal medical condition requested an urgent hearing, in December ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Seniors Can't Age With Dignity Under the Conservative Plan ... obstruct airflow through the ear,” says Dr. Cutler. “It can cause a lot of trouble with hearing, but as soon as the wax is removed, the problem is solved.” Follow Irene Mathyssen, MP on Twitter: www.twitter.com/@irenemathyssen. FOLLOW CANADA POLITICS.

Mentioned by 580 CFRA Radio A noteworthy exchange from question period Thursday in the House of Commons OTTAWA - The Canadian Press is always on the lookout for noteworthy or zesty exchanges on the floor of the House of Commons. On Thursday, NDP MP Irene Mathyssen asked Treasury Board President Tony Clement why more parliamentary scrutiny ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will be sharing my time with Ms. Davies. Thank you, Ms. May. I'm very interested in all this work you have ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry and Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to share my time with Monsieur Nantel. Minister, I'm going to ask you two questions in two key areas, and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Canada could benefit from a Silver Alert program, says NDP MP NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, centre, pictured with NDP MPs Pierre Nantel and Laurin Liu, says Canada could benefit from having a nationally-coordinated program that notifies the public when seniors who suffer from dementia go missing. By ALEX VRONCES |

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your expertise. I have so many questions, and I'm not sure if I can articulate all the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, Mr. Klassen, Mr. Monahan, and Mr. Goldstein, for being here. I think you've provided a really important ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your testimony, it's been very enlightening, and we truly appreciate hearing the situation from the ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to my colleague, and thank you to our witnesses. I don't want to take up a lot of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you for being here. Thank you for what you do and for the contribution you all make. I want to add my congratulations to you, ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here. This has been quite an education for me, because I'm not terribly familiar with the ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Canadian Seniors Deserve Better Than the Federal Budget Offers Follow Irene Mathyssen, MP on Twitter: www.twitter.com/@irenemathyssen. FOLLOW CANADA POLITICS. Like. 70k. Subscribe. SOCIAL NEWS. FOLLOW US. Facebook. Twitter. Apple · Android · Email · Rss. Connect with your friends. Check out stories you ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Mathyssen: Federal Budget Falls Short Putting it in Olympic terms, London-Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen says the Conservatives' budget wouldn't even make it to the podium. The NDP are calling yesterday's budget a “do nothing” budget but Mathyssen says she thinks of it as “sleight of ...

Mentioned by London Free Press Veteran services cuts rile London MP 0 Veterans across Southwestern Ontario will suffer from the federal government's closing of a veterans' services centre in Windsor, a London MP warned Thursday. “They may just simply give up and not access services,” the NDP's Irene Mathyssen ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-498 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (North Thames River, Middle Thames River and Thames River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-422 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (elimination of waiting period)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-407 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (gender balanced representation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-287 An Act respecting a Senior Consumer Price Index

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-286 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (compassionate care benefits for dependent children)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-285 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-284 An Act respecting Status of Women Canada