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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 Surrey White Rock CARP chapter marks National Seniors Day in #surreybc today. http://t.co/6g5w0G2WNo

Posted on Twitter “@hoangmai_npd: @ThomasMulcair warns against moving 'full force' into war in Iraq http://t.co/qZSxDAbl2M #cdnpoli” #cdnpoli #ndp

Posted on Twitter “@Tyee_Nuttall:BC Jobs Growing Half as Fast Since Clark's Plan Launched |The Tyee http://t.co/yiYMOr7zgf via @TheTyee”Another Liberal #fail

Posted on Twitter “@RosieBarton: FYI: Layton was briefed by PM during Libyan mission. Contrary to now. #hw”

Posted on Twitter .@althiaraj Thank you.My staff has spent most of day with them, I met with them from 11 to QP. We had lunch together and cadets asked gr8 ?s

Posted on Twitter .@althiaraj That is not what I said. I said time limits for statement did not give me time to name every one.Big difference. Spent 2+hrs

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, we need an independent review. Clearly the government cannot get the job done. The minister keeps blaming the companies for providing false information, but ...

Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the farce that the government has made of the temporary foreign worker program continues. Today we learned that the government granted labour market opinions ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, on every paycheque, Canadians contribute to safety nets that are supposed to help them make ends meet when they need it most, like employment ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the minister mismanaged the temporary foreign worker program for six years. Surely if he thought it was growing out of control, as he mentioned, ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, thousands of Canadians are waiting years for a hearing at the Social Security Tribunal, and now, with the lowest ever access, Conservatives reveal that ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is a delight to stand in the House today to speak on behalf of my constituents and other Canadians across this country who ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure today to rise and speak on a motion that I believe to be critical, so it saddens me that I ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise on behalf of constituents in Newton—North Delta, thousands who have signed a petition opposing the cuts that have occurred to postal services. ...

A month 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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