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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 @ThomasMulcair "his statement on Wednesday night was easily the most resonant" #ottawastrong http://t.co/gaNXFtIevz

Posted on Twitter How much we value our CBC http://t.co/gMfQ6tcalt

Posted on Twitter .@fagstein @RachelDecoste @KikkiPlanet Canada I love is reflected in community holding hands during difficult times #surreybc #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter This feels good.....Canada's Parliament opens to the public: http://t.co/VX9g42ThKx

Posted on Twitter Town rallies around vandalized Cold Lake Mosque http://t.co/X3F4wmxqld

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to all Canadian Muslims on the celebration of the Islamic New Year. @ThomasMulcair Statement http://t.co/1em3o4Syxa #ndp

Two days 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin released a report that found children are at risk in unlicensed daycares. He says: The stakes in the child ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, sadly, it is not just first nations children that the government treats as second-class citizens. In first nations communities struggling with high unemployment, the ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, at $550,000 per job, it is the Conservatives' proposal that makes no fiscal sense. The PBO has shown the Conservatives' lack of transparency when ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Georgian Bay Channel to Lock 45--Port Severn Mr. Speaker, to make it clear, I will be supporting the motion that refers to the Trent-Severn Waterway at Port Severn. One of the key things ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions on behalf of my constituents. The first is a petition asking for equal access to CCSVI treatment ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, if I remember rightly, it was the minister who called a moratorium when McDonald's was exposed. That is what happened. The seafood processors are ...

Spoke in the House on Seaforth Highlanders Army Cadets Mr. Speaker, I am thrilled to rise today to recognize some outstanding young men and women from my riding. The 1867 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps ...

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)