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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Cons lose another court case - this time omnibus budget bill http://t.co/fnbveSXTYp

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter STATEMENT BY THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION ON STEPHEN HARPER’S REFUSAL TO LAUNCH AN INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED... http://t.co/lBggsOJXdI

This week

Posted on Twitter I am proud to wear blue to support Anti-Bullying Day today. http://t.co/8mJfgfhVv1 is Canada’s First... http://t.co/p1C9ccb9xN

Posted on Twitter I have updated my website with recent news stories and columns. Please check out http://t.co/2JRmG9Acqb http://t.co/HBpMsIKGuX

Posted on Twitter The Parliamentary Internship Programme is accepting applications for 2015-2016. The deadline is January 31st.... http://t.co/ets1cpqQ1Y

Posted on Twitter I am proud to support this grassroots campaign in support of a nation inquiry for missing and murdered indigenous... http://t.co/tXFWjNv5Z7

A week ago

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen Locals fight to honour hero who blocked thalidomide The campaign is on to have one of Cowichan's most heroic former residents recognized nationally. Kelly Black, with the assistance of Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder, has started a push to have Dr. Frances Kelsey honoured as a person of national ...

Didn't vote on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Didn't vote on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) House work on harassment progresses, but damage to Grit MPs done, say ... NDP MP Jean Crowder (Nanaimo-Cowichan, B.C.) said the way the harassment allegations have been dealt with has been a missed opportunity to “examine our own household,” and said she feels the same way about how quickly the House resumed its ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gov't on collision course with Yukon First Nations: federal NDP The national NDP critic for Aboriginal Affairs says the federal government is headed on a collision course with Yukon First Nations. Jean Crowder, MP for Nanaimo-Cowichan, has been questioning Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt in the House of ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, rates of violence against women are going up, not down. That is the evidence needed that the government's policies are simply not working, especially ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Mr. Speaker, I am rising to speak on Bill S-6, an act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the first nations that I cited are not alone. The Peace Valley Landowners Association and first nations in Alberta have also recently joined the ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital and Departmental Expenditures and Operations 2014-15 Thanks, Mr. Chair. I want to begin by thanking the minister for coming, but I also want to acknowledge the new deputy minister, Ms. Swords. Of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is very interesting, as I rise to speak to the motion put forward by the member for Toronto—Danforth, to hear people talk about ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Conservative tough on crime agenda is disproportionately impacting aboriginal women, who now make up fully one-third of all incarcerated women in Canada. The ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moved for leave to introduce Bill C-638, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck). Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to the speech by the member for Yukon. I want to indicate clearly in this House that the New Democrats ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, it sounds like we are reading different Auditor General's reports. Food prices in the north are not going down. Ask any northerner who has ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-638 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck)

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Mr. Christopherson pointed this out. It's not just the cost of setting up online petitions and administering those online petitions. There are additional costs that can ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

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 ...

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)