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NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Didsbury Review New Democrats stunned, angry at MP who jumps ship to join Ontario Liberals "Glen didn't reach out to any of us, didn't talk to any of us about this," said London MP Irene Mathyssen, who succeeded Thibeault as caucus chair. "We're sad, we're disappointed because we were all, I think, very fond of Glen." Even Thunder Bay MP John ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Hanukkah to all those in #LdnOnt & across Canada celebrating the first night of Festival of Lights.

Posted on Twitter Congrats to #LdnOnt's @BrickBooks on the @ggdavidjohnston literary award for Arleen Pare's Lake of Two Mountains.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #SeasonsGreetings #LdnOnt! Friday I'm hosting a Christmas Open House, drop in and share some holiday cheer: http://t.co/J0nSUV6zEy

Posted on Twitter Wrong spending priorities, poor fiscal management, that's #CPC govt. 1st Veterans Affairs, now more corp oil welfare: http://t.co/x7vH0zKClf

Posted on Twitter With the Christmas break coming, my final blog post for 2014: http://t.co/7wvLXD2QhS

This week

Posted on Twitter #ldnont It's a lovely time at Fanshawe Pioneer Village with families, kids and Saint Nicholas. Watch on Christmas Eve http://t.co/ltIYCicW70

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, nobody believes that stuff anymore. Conservatives are failing veterans and refusing to take responsibility, veterans like Richard Brown, injured on duty and unable to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition addressed to the Minister of Health and the House of Commons in regard to the need for a federal strategy ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have closed nine regional veterans offices, gutted the department and fired front-line staff that helped veterans access disability, health and pension services. ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I must apologize, but I was so dazzled and mesmerized by the splendour of the tie of the President of the Treasury Board that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives are failing veterans right across the board. They stand in the House and dismiss the crisis that they created when they gutted ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Irene Mathyssen elected as NDP National Caucus Chair Before being elected MP in 2006, Irene Mathyssen served as MPP and cabinet minister in Ontario. She will be the 5th woman to act as Caucus Chair for the NDP (after Audrey McLaughlin, Judy Wasylycia-Leis, Jean Crowder and Nycole Turmel). In addition to ...

Mentioned by London Community News Irene Mathyssen elected as NDP caucus chair It was announced on Dec. 3 that her NDP colleagues had elected London-Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen as National Caucus Chair. “I am honoured and determined to represent my colleagues with conviction and energy,” said Irene Mathyssen. “The NDP is ...

Mentioned by London Free Press London NDP MP Irene Mathyssen voted caucus chair 0 London MP Irene Mathyssen will help lead her NDP colleagues into a crucial election year after being appointed Wednesday as the Official Opposition party's top-ranking member. Mathyssen, who has represented the riding of London-Fanshawe since 2006, ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, here we are again standing in the House and talking about another omnibus budget bill designed to ram through hundreds of changes with little ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-211, An Act to establish a national day to promote health ... Thank you very much for being here. It's good to hear from you and always delightful to see you, Senator Greene Raine. You all touched on ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, when our veterans were asked to serve, they did not hesitate. Why will this minister not honour that service? Nearly one in six full-time ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... I hope so, Minister. I too have been visiting museums. I have some quite interesting ones in my riding, but I'm hearing a slightly different story. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government funding through Status of Women Canada: (a) what funds, grants, loans and loan guarantees has the government issued in the city of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Ms. Kagan, for all the information you have brought to the committee. I want to continue on ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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