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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 Sorry to miss the Alex Clark Mem Concert @ St. Paul’s Cathedral tonight. Raising money for Medway Music. Info: http://t.co/kc8ssilbhi

Posted on Twitter In case you missed it on Friday. Here is my blog post from last week: http://t.co/lVFKwtpcJZ

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #NDP In Oshawa Whitby with dynamic NDP candidate Trish McAuliffe Trish will be a fabulous MP. A great health care seniors community advocate

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #ldnvotes What a great opportunity to meet the candidates running for City Council and the School Boards at the Goodwill Centre. Good idea!

Posted on Twitter #veterans London welcomes the Fall Convention of the Royal Canadian Legion. Thank you for what you do for our veterans. It's so important.

Posted on Twitter #veterans

A week 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted No on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

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, ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, more than 260,000 seniors across the country are living below the poverty line. As more Canadians retire, that number will rise, but the government ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, these are men and women who risk life and limb to serve our country. They deserve our respect and our support, yet the minister ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, I suppose it only makes sense that the Conservatives want to starve the CBC of its funding. After all, if the government is bent ...

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