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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

Didn't vote on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter .@awudrick @andrew_leach both are universal, yes. Parents have more choice not less.

Posted on Twitter .@awudrick @andrew_leach You are right

Posted on Twitter .@DreweinLieu Nothing in the #NDP #childcare plan limits choice nor takes choice from parents. Parents decide based on circumstances.

Posted on Twitter .@awudrick @andrew_leach Everyone has choice. #healthcare only benefits those who need it. Investment in kids benefit all

Posted on Twitter .@JJofBC @andrew_leach @bfaparsons Affordable universal child care makes social and economic sense

Posted on Twitter .@DreweinLieu SAD

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, there is a clear pattern with Conservatives on the temporary foreign worker program. They made promises when the issue was in the news and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the government cannot seem to get its act together on labour market information. It gets the job vacancy numbers from Kijiji. It does not ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today in this House to speak in support of Bill C-41, an act to implement a free trade ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-35, also known as Quanto's law. It would amend the Criminal Code regarding law enforcement animals, military ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives are like a broken record on the temporary foreign worker program. Time and again they made half-hearted reforms in response to public ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moves that the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented on Wednesday, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise on behalf of my constituents in Newton—North Delta to present a petition calling on the House to abolish Canada's unelected and unaccountable ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Diwali Mr. Speaker, Diwali is always an opportunity for all of us to reflect on the past year, to look ahead, and to plan for the future ...

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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