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  • Her favourite word is chair.

NDP MP for Newton—North Delta (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 33.40% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Calling on Port,Prov.& Federal govs to negotiate settlement with 600+ truckers. Too many families hurting #surreybc http://t.co/hKYsf8AyHU

Posted on Twitter Heartbreaking rally in #surreybc in support of 650+ truckers's Port licences being revoked--many with 20+yrs service http://t.co/gskYNGFkHY

Posted on Twitter When is a media "lock up" a real lock up? Thanks @Tyee_Nuttall http://t.co/Zx7wbmFvxn #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Who is driving our enforcement? http://t.co/hMNDxzpkNY

Posted on Twitter Interesting read on politics of fear http://t.co/rCLtrLUvAS

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Politics of fear? http://t.co/hFFMm1V1qh

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, youth unemployment is at 14%, and Conservatives are making it worse. The minister was warned 18 months ago that the temporary foreign worker program ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am sitting here a bit incredulous, because between the years 2000 and 2006, Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin only found time to meet ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, while the Conservatives deny reality and delay, the New Democrats propose solutions to help families. The Conservatives like to pat themselves on the back, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to speak to this opposition day motion today because after spending more than a month away from this place, almost ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Social Security Tribunal: (a) how many appeals are currently waiting to be heard at the Income Security Section (ISS), in total and ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, due to Conservative cuts, yet again the CBC board had to make difficult choices. Communities across Canada will see their local supper hour newscasts ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have failed veterans every step of the way, and they refuse to take responsibility. A 2012 Auditor General's report warned that Conservative ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure today to rise and speak in support of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Votes 1b and 5b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND ... Thank you, Minister. Minister, being a teacher I get excited when you start talking about education and all of the things we need to be doing. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject Matter of Clause 252, and 306 to 314 of Bill C-43, ... Chair, I found this morning to be maybe one of the most frustrating experiences. First, I know that the bells interfered and took a little bit ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by South Asian Link MP Jinny Sims Given Big Union Award SURREY – On Tuesday evening in Toronto, local NDP MP Jinny Sims was recognized by United Food and Commercial Workers and the Agricultural Workers Alliance, with one of five UFCW-AWA awards distributed annually. Sims received the award for ...

Mentioned by South Asian Link MP Jinny Sims Given Big Union Award SURREY – On Tuesday evening in Toronto, local NDP MP Jinny Sims was recognized by United Food and Commercial Workers and the Agricultural Workers Alliance, with one of five UFCW-AWA awards distributed annually. Sims received the award for ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... Thank you very much. First of all, I want to thank the three of you for coming to present to the committee. Marny, I especially want ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... I want to thank both of you for coming to present to us. As Mr Mayes said, we appreciate your thoughts, especially with last week and ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Desi Shaken Surrey MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Jinny Sims calling from scene of Parliament ... OTTAWA — Surrey MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Jinny Sims and their New Democrat colleagues were in a party caucus meeting in Ottawa when gunfire erupted this morning out in the hallway, just outside their door. “We're all in disbelief that this happened in the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-591, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the ... Thank you very much. I want to thank David, my colleague across the way, for his presentation. I also want to thank him for keeping it ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Straight.com NDP MP Jinny Sims says BC government is trying to do an end run around two ... In an interview with the Straight at a Labour Day barbecue at Swangard Stadium, Jinny Sims said that the B.C. government is saying, in essence, that should it lose its appeal in the B.C. Court of Appeal, “teachers would have been deemed to have given up ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) The other thing we're hearing a lot about today is the responsibility of both levels of government to change the mindset of Canadians. Actually, I've been ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you very much. I think it's very clear—and not much of this is being denied by anybody—that the data we're using to inform some of ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you very much. Mr. Fréchette, thank you so much for appearing here. I must say that having a short half hour with you is very ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com MP Jinny Sims slams Conservatives as immigration minister announces Canada ... IMMIGRATION Minister Chris Alexander has announced that 34 days into 2014, the Conservative government won't be reuniting any more families until next year, notes MP Jinny Sims, NDP Employment and Social Development Critic, this week. “A month ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now MP Sims slams Tories, Canada Post, says her phones ringing off hook SURREY — Local MP Jinny Sims says Canada Post's decision to axe home delivery service will hurt seniors and disabled people the most. “These cuts are short-sighted service cuts and will most impact on seniors and persons with disabilities,” said Sims, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-412 An Act to amend the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act (poverty reduction)