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NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Telephone townhall with #ldnont voters, @alexboulerice & @ThomasMulcair starts at 7pm, looking forward to hearing people's questions.

Posted on Twitter Calling on @susantruppe to stand-up for constituents & democracy, vote against #unfairelxnact. http://t.co/bZ1SNJd0FH http://t.co/VZ6IlSXLN9

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @EdHolder_MP & I provided Canadian flags & pins, boys of #LdnOnt Jr. Mustangs provided the SILVER Medal performance! http://t.co/pMOKz5FLYK

This week

Posted on Twitter #LdnOnt's Sochi Olympian @DuncBadunc is auctioning off a special item to support #veterans & http://t.co/gpg4oHhHFW: http://t.co/2qkpwHo0Hv

Posted on Twitter A good news update on preserving part of #LdnOnt #Heritage: http://t.co/pUAGmwQ5xb

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Treated my #LdnOnt staff to lunch at 8 Cuisine in our riding. Thanks to Alyan & staff for warm welcome! http://t.co/2BwofJk4yl

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, we need a government that believes in supporting public broadcasting, not dismantling it. CBC/Radio-Canada plays a unique role for both our official languages, but ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from Londoners who are very concerned about recent deaths in the city of London in regard to permanent residency applications. ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

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 in the House on Former Auditor General Mr. Speaker, there was a time when Conservatives listened to Sheila Fraser and acknowledged her expertise, but that time seems to have passed. Now they are ...

Spoke in the House on Search and Rescue Mr. Speaker, a year ago, the Auditor General delivered a stark warning. Search and rescue services were in dire need of serious work. Now, a year ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, you may have noticed that during every question period for the last eight years Conservative members have risen in the House to rail against ...

Spoke in the House on Chinese Veterans Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to honour a fellow Londoner whom I have known since I was four years old. Hank Wong is ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, instead of passing the buck, let us see if we can get a real answer to this question. Caring for our veterans is a ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition that is the result of a recent tragedy in London, Ontario. The point is to draw attention to the increasing ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I've been looking forward very much to having a chance to talk to our witnesses, but before I do, I ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I want to say thank you to all of you. I learned something important today and I appreciate the clarity ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Witnesses, thank you very much for being here. I have to tell you how impressive the work that you do ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'll share my time with Mr. Genest-Jourdain. Thank you, Madam Turpel-Lafond, for your advocacy and for presenting here tonight. I ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by London Free Press Change text size for the story The drive to save London's fugitive slave chapel has found a big booster in NDP MP Irene Mathyssen. Mathyssen, the party's deputy heritage critic, is bringing the Official Opposition's heritage critic Pierre Nantel to town Friday to see the reminder of the city's ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada August 29 Should Be Chris Hadfield Day To show your support for this motion, please download and sign the petitions and template letter to your MP in support of M-477. Both the petition and letter are .... Follow Irene Mathyssen, MP on Twitter: www.twitter.com/@irenemathyssen. FOLLOW CANADA ...

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca NDP MP proposes Chris Hadfield Day NDP MP Irene Mathyssen (London-Fanshawe) presented a motion in the House of Commons this week to honour the remarkable achievements and contributions made by Colonel Chris Hadfield. The motion states, “That, in the opinion of the House, 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