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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter What are Ministers and staff trying to hide as they delete emails every 2 was & not archive. #ndp #cdnpoli #ethics http://t.co/2IpdeWY3fX

Posted on Twitter Peter MacKay does not trust politicians but trusts those appointed by politicians! Wow! Another #CPC #fail http://t.co/4dsS9cyREj #c51 #NDP

Posted on Twitter Who needs a budget? Not the #cons http://t.co/hRpBhYTtSS

Posted on Twitter Minister defends politics of fear&scare tactics, + defends #C51 This from a Minister in charge of multiculturalism. http://t.co/X1aZyREmog

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @nathancullen rocks our town hall on Take Back Our Coast in #SurreyBC. Thanks to #kpu #NDP http://t.co/S2YmLMqYcF

Posted on Twitter Want learn more about how to stop the Enbridge pipeline? Join us tonight in #surreybc https://t.co/jSJyHbKDVW

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Burnsview Secondary School Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the students of Burnsview Secondary School in my riding of Newton—North Delta. Following a project about social change, these ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, the Social Security Tribunal has been a disaster since the very start. The Conservatives failed to properly plan for the transition. They stuck the ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for her thoughtful speech on the very serious issue of fighting terrorism. First, let me say that nobody ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, as job losses mount in Alberta, the Conservatives are busy making it easier for employers to hire temporary foreign workers. Today we learned that ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jinny Sims, Sukh Dhaliwal and Harpreet Singh in for tight race in Surrey-Newton ... It's still anyone's guess when the next federal election will be called, but it's becoming increasingly clear the race in the new riding of Surrey-Newton will be one of the tightest battles in all of Metro Vancouver. Incumbent NDP MP Jinny Sims is facing off against ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, today Dignity for All released its national anti-poverty plan for Canada. As members may well know, poverty affects one in seven Canadians. I repeat, ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, there has been a lot of Conservative talk about safety, but not a single cent of new resources for the police. A year ago, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, first, let me make it crystal clear. At no time have I heard my colleagues on this side of the House, including our critic, ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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. ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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