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  • Her favourite word is process.

NDP MP for Nanaimo—Cowichan (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

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

Posted on Twitter The Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce has sent out a notice that there is a: Book of Condolences for Corporal... http://t.co/aBnj9K3QlU

Posted on Twitter Govt continues to ignore fact that FN child welfare services are underfunded by 22% #Witness4FirstNationsKids

Two days 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter The First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo will host a candlelight vigil to mourn the loss of innocent lives as a... http://t.co/RUyqrVX4aN

Posted on Twitter “@mrabson: Valcourt says kids on reserve have right to same services as kids elsehwere. #bn”- yet fails miserably to fund

Posted on Twitter And Valcourt cites Jordan's principle which his dept fails to implement in its spirit & intent #Witness4FirstNationsKids

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 ...

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)