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NDP MP for Nanaimo—Cowichan (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 48.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Cowichan News Leader Pictorial Breaking News: Cowichan MP safe during today's Parliament Hill shootings Cowichan NDP MP Jean Crowder wasn't on Parliament Hill during this morning's shootings in and around the Parliament Buildings, Crowder's staff said at her closed Duncan office. "I'm at a Canadian human-rights tribunal, in a building where lock-down is in ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo MPs not harmed in Parliament Hill shooting Jean Crowder, NDP Nanaimo-Cowichan MP, told the News Bulletin she wasn't on the hill but was at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal a few blocks away from the memorial. She said was OK but admitted to being rattled by the incident. “I saw it on Twitter ...

Mentioned by Ladysmith Chronicle Jean Crowder unharmed in Ottawa shooting Local MP Jean Crowder wasn't harmed in a shooting in Ottawa this morning (Wednesday, Oct. 22). According to reports, a soldier standing guard at Ottawa's National War Memorial was shot and killed. A gunman was said to have made it into Parliament Hill's ...

Posted on Twitter Still in lockdown at cdn human rights tribunal - asking us to stay inside

Posted on Twitter My Ottawa staff and I are fine. Our Ottawa office is closd today.

Posted on Twitter Am in a building in lockdown in Ottawa - not much other info at this point

Posted on Twitter Amnesty -Committee on rights of child says state govts cannot discriminate against child based on region #Witness4FirstNationsKids

Posted on Twitter Amnesty - under international treaties canada obligated to put rights of child first; to not discriminate #Witness4FirstNationsKids

Posted on Twitter Amnesty outlining case for Canada to meet international human rights obligations #Witness4FirstNationsKids

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moved: That the Fourth Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, presented on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, be concurred in.

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the failure of the government to protect the basic rights of first nations children on reserve is an absolute shame. We have more first ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions, all dealing with the right to save seeds. In this petition, the citizens of Canada recognize the inherent rights of ...

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

Mentioned by Nanaimo Daily News Questionnaire could compromise privacy Nanaimo - Today I received a "flyer" in my mail from MP Jean Crowder titled "Take back our coast," as I am sure many of us did. In summary, she is addressing the Northern Gateway oil pipeline. Personal viewpoints aside. .. (political and pipeline), a portion of ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Orange Shirt Day Mr. Speaker, today is Orange Shirt Day, in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to children's sense of self-esteem and well-being. It is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present. They are all with regard to the right to save seeds. Petitioners are calling upon Parliament to refrain ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, in an earlier question, the member opposite mentioned that he wondered why the NDP member was raising the issue around the Canada-China FIPA in ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, the tone coming from the opposite side of the House is deeply disturbing. MPs are raising legitimate issues with regard to the time allocation ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, for the limited time that there is, I will be splitting my time with the member for London—Fanshawe. I will begin this debate by ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Nanaimo Daily News Wood to seek nomination for federal Nanaimo NDP Whoever wins the party nomination will replace current Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder as the NDP flagbearer for the area. Crowder has announced she would not seek another term in Parliament. Nanaimo-Alberni Conservative MP James Lunney has ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ... Thank you. Minister, I want to touch on emergency management for a moment. I think you're aware that the Auditor General found that the department knew ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Thank you. This is more of a comment before I get into a question, but Ms. Ablonczy referenced leaky condos. Of course, I'm from British Columbia ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Committee Business and Briefing on the 2012 Report of the Cree-Naskapi Commission Thank you, Mr. Chair. As always, I welcome Commissioners Awashish, Saunders, and Kanatewat before the committee. I've been privileged to be here a number of times ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Subject Matter of Wills and Estates I'll try to do a recap here. First of all, we have complex land issues that don't exist in provincial jurisdictions, which you've rightly pointed out, ...

Mentioned by Cowichan News Leader Pictorial Crowder still hopeful derelict boat lobby may see results Persistence is paying off in getting derelict boats yanked from some harbours, Cowichan MP Jean Crowder says. But while the NDP member was delighted a few small crafts were removed recently from Oak Bay Marina, Crowder was anxious to anchor ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Subject Matter of Wills and Estates I have more questions than five minutes will allow for. I think you're well aware that the reason this is before the committee is the stripping ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order Thanks, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the department for coming before us. I think you are aware that when we had testimony on Tuesday, one ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order I think you probably are aware that the bill that's before the committee has no scope to deal with enrolment criteria. This bill simply indicates that ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order I want to touch on the 2011 date, because I think a number of us have some confusion. There are two pieces in the briefing notes. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-495 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Cowichan River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-421 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (nitrate reduction)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-233 An Act to eliminate poverty in Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-231 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (derelict vessels and wreck)