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NDP MP for Nanaimo—Cowichan (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Didn't vote on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Didn't vote on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Didn't vote on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Surrey North for that very eloquent presentation of the NDP support for the Canada-Korea free trade agreement. In the ...

Posted on Twitter Yesterday I made a speech regarding the Justice for Animals in Service Act, also known as Quanto's Law. To view... http://t.co/Nq3GvDBUwE

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/TwZ6lwz7Gu #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Newton—North Delta for her very kind comments. She has also done yeoman's work in the House, particularly ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two sets of petitions signed by hundreds of people from Nanaimo—Cowichan who call upon Parliament to refrain from making any changes to ...

Posted on Twitter A reminder of what happened with neighbours to south after tragedy http://t.co/QxkQQzY4XE #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter So far govt is not replying to questions on civil liberties #cdnpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter Worth reading http://t.co/idjaBqY8xt

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, first nations children receive 22% less funding from child welfare services than what other children in Canada receive. That is a fact, and it ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions to present. Two of the petitions are with regard to a moratorium on GM alfalfa. The petitioners outline concerns with ...

Posted on Twitter I have also updated my website with a number of my recent columns, speeches and questions in the House of Commons... http://t.co/mLq5c5S7bs

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the final arguments in the first nations child welfare case continued today at the Human Rights Tribunal. First nations children receive 22% less funding ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, before I begin my speech, as other members have done, I would like to convey condolences to the families of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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)