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NDP MP for Newton—North Delta (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus made a surprise visit to my office in #surreybc during my open house. http://t.co/cPyyBWB0a9

Posted on Twitter House painted and all hardwood floors. Looks beautiful. But never doing renovations again.

Posted on Twitter Another fiasco out of PMO.Delay hiring tribunal members & save millions on backs of vulnerable #fail #cdnpoli #ndp http://t.co/lmcmpy8aZC

Posted on Twitter "It isn't high on our radar, to be honest." @pmharper on a public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women: Another #cpc #fail

Posted on Twitter Tom Mulcair statement on attack on Pakistan school « Canada's NDP http://t.co/RBpIkyAXbR #PeshawarAttack #ndp #cdnpoli #SurreyBC

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @naveeedwarraich & PCCA for bringing together community to grieve the inhumane murder of children&teachers in #PeshawarAttack #NDP

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, due to Conservative cuts, yet again the CBC board had to make difficult choices. Communities across Canada will see their local supper hour newscasts ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand today to present a petition on behalf of constituents in my riding of Newton—North Delta, and surrounding areas. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, yet another report from the OECD highlights that Canada's wage gap is at an all-time high and warns of the negative impacts of growing ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague across the way says, “Surprise, surprise”. I am surprised that when it came to the critical issue of public safety, the members ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, the government cannot pony up the cash to pay sick moms their benefits, but had more than enough money to pay Social Security Tribunal ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Child Care In order to form government, Conservatives promised Canadian families that they would help create 125,000 child care spaces. In the years since, they have created none, ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today to oppose the main motion at report stage of Bill C-43, which purports to be a budget ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, things have gotten so bad at the Social Security Tribunal that the tribunal is telling people who have been living without any income for ...

Three weeks 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. ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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