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NDP MP for Newton—North Delta (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter “@KiavashNajafi: Strong, stable, national NDP majority.” 2015

Posted on Twitter “@MeganLeslieMP: @LibbyDavies gave an equally passionate speech about #MMIW in the HoC today. Really proud. #NDP #cdnpoli”

Posted on Twitter “@NDP_HQ: Happening right now in the house. Join the call for an inquiry. #MMIW #ndp #cdnpoli http://t.co/i6ZEm9fpqs” so proud of my caucus

Posted on Twitter Let us not forget the state of our public schools and our kids learning conditions. http://t.co/2lNLmdPm1R #NDP #cdnpoli bced #BCTF

Posted on Twitter “@KarlBelanger: Conservative MPs voted against motion in voice vote now voting for it. Afraid of losing vote to #NDP I guess!” Lol

Posted on Twitter Courage and commitment http://t.co/shCAga2zJ6

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure today to rise and speak in support of Bill S-3, an act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act. Before ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, Canadians are not going to fall for the minister's spin. The minister is pretending to fix the temporary foreign worker program because applications for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today on behalf of my constituents in Newton—North Delta to present the following petition in protest of the Conservative government's decision to ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, from EI to the temporary foreign worker program it is always Canadians who pay the price for Conservative mismanagement. Three months after making changes ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Acadie—Bathurst. First of all, let me say how excited I am to be back ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Three months 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

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)