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NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter # veterans #ldnont Tonight Londoners from our community, Legions, cadet corp. and police services gathered to honour all our heroes.

Posted on Twitter Don't forget Colter's Drugstore supports our local Santa Clause Parade! Local busniesses give back to the community. #localbusuinessweek

Posted on Twitter #veterans #ldnont Tonight at 7:50 pm Londoners will honour fallen comrades Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo at the Cenotaph, Victoria Park

Posted on Twitter #ldnont #veterans Join community members Oct 24, at 7:50 pm at Cenotaph, Victoria Park as we honour Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo.

Posted on Twitter #veterans #ldnont This evening, Oct. 24, just before 8 pm, Legion members and community will place a wreath at the Cenotaph, Victoria Park.

Posted on Twitter My reflections on this week: http://t.co/1NqXIYh54x

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the decision to eliminate home delivery will make Canada the only country in the G7 without door-to-door mail service, and it will make things ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions. The first is in regard to a tragedy that happened in London, Ontario, almost a year ago. It involved a ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, Canadians are telling us that they want to keep this service, but the Conservatives are not listening. Door-to-door mail delivery service will end today ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moves that the second report from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, be concurred in.

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her remarks. I have to say that they fit in quite significantly and appropriately with some work that I ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from a number of citizens of London, Ontario. They begin their petition by reminding us that Canada has long been ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from Londoners, both Christian and Muslim, asking that the Government of Canada take action in a very positive way, and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present today. The first petition is from Londoners, from both the Christian and Muslim communities, who are very upset, ...

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 ...

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