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NDP MP for Newton—North Delta (B.C.)

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

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Air India Bombing Mr. Speaker, June 23 is a painfully sad day for thousands of Canadian families. Twenty-nine years ago, 329 people lost their lives in a tragedy known ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I would not say it is a delight, but it is absolutely a privilege to stand and speak to Bill C-6, an act to ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, when the Conservatives created the new Social Security Tribunal, they said it was because the old system was “slow and ineffective”. Now we learn ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, only the Conservatives thought it was a good idea to replace 1,000 referees with just 39 tribunal members. Here we are a year later ...

Spoke in the House on Georgian Bay Channel to Lock 45 – Port Severn Mr. Speaker, I am standing in support of this motion, mainly because I think it is time for us to seriously look at sensible, environmentally safe ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, first, let me congratulate my colleague from Surrey North on his very thoughtful speech on this important legislation. Once again, let me reiterate that ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, a new system and no transition plan leaves thousands of Canadians waiting years for a hearing. That is nothing to be proud of. Last ...

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 in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the question is not about how many have been approved. The question is how many of them are now actually in Canada. It is ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thanks to both of the presenters for coming before us. Recently there have been many reports about high unemployment and also the high number of temporary ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you very much. Recently the CEO of McDonald's gave a response to the news story that its franchises turn away Canadian applicants to bring in ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and welcome to the committee, Minister, your virgin visit, so to speak. Minister, I know, and I've heard you say ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Let me congratulate Barb Byers on her recent election to the Canadian Labour Congress as secretary-treasurer. Welcome to this panel in that capacity. As you know, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject matter of clauses 242 to 251, 371 to 374, and 483 ... The move from 10 to 20 years does open the possibility of a greater number of seniors then living in poverty. In our library briefing notes ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now MP Sims slams Tories, Canada Post, says her phones ringing off hook Local MP Jinny Sims says constituents have her phone ringing off the hook about Canada Post's decision to can home mail delivery. Previous Next. Local MP Jinny Sims says constituents have her phone ringing off the hook about Canada Post's decision to ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now Jinny Sims slams Tories for Surrey's new homicide record “For all its talk about mega prisons and getting tough on crime, it's obviously failing vulnerable communities,” Jinny Sims, MP for Newton-North Delta, said of the federal Conservative government. “The numbers speak for themselves. It's getting worse on ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now Jinny Sims slams Tories for Surrey's new homicide record “For all its talk about mega prisons and getting tough on crime, it's obviously failing vulnerable communities,” Jinny Sims, MP for Newton-North Delta, said of the federal Conservative government. “The numbers speak for themselves. It's getting worse on ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now Surrey MP Sims says throne speech failed to address unemployment rate SURREY — New Democrat MP Jinny Sims says Wednesday's Speech from the Throne failed to address soaring unemployment in Canada, particularly among young people. “I kept listening for concrete steps towards lowering Canada's unemployment rate, ...

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