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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 Auditor General report confirms what #NDP MPs have been saying, support for our #veterans isn't what it should be: http://t.co/kxg4lN5TWY

Posted on Twitter Met @canadanurses reps in Ottawa today, talked defending #healthcare & their important contributions to patient care: http://t.co/zbbFBqgfzC

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter 25yrs later, childhood #poverty is at a staggering 21%: http://t.co/SsPWxNbwM0 #NDP #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Harper's 'good news' message in #LdnOnt today is contradicted by the facts: http://t.co/eUbkNOZUFY #NDP #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter If you missed my blog post on Friday you can see it here: http://t.co/xrDbyia6wC

This week

Posted on Twitter My week this week: http://t.co/xrDbyia6wC

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, my thanks to the House for being so gracious. Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my apologies, but I have a report from the interparliamentary delegation that I would like to present to the House.

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, a new report from the College of Family Physicians of Canada highlights the failure of federal leadership under the Conservatives when it comes to ...

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Mr. Speaker, on November 3, a tragic fire broke out in an apartment building in my riding of London—Fanshawe. One resident died. This building was an ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca. As the House knows, we are debating a concurrence motion regarding ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the 2014 Shine the Light on Woman Abuse campaign kicked off in London, Ontario, on November 1 . The goal of this month-long campaign ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Actually, Mr. Speaker, we learned from yesterday's departmental performance report that the Minister of Veterans Affairs let $136 million in funding lapse last year. This is ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by London Community News Equal Pay Day spotlights wage gap between women and men Supporters of the Equal Pay Coalition, including (from left) Brenda Carpenter, Doris Hall, David Heap, London-Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen, Stephanie Joselyn-Fogarty and Annie Latham, handed out information flyers at the corner of Richmond and ...

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, ...

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 ...

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