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  • Her favourite word is trafficking.

Conservative MP for Kildonan—St. Paul (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 58.20% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats @CovenantHouseTO for creating special housing for #sextrafficking victims! Will make big impact in the GTA. http://t.co/v58OnRV6o9

Posted on Twitter Joined MPs from all Parties to call for immediate release of Raif Badawi. His detention is an abuse of #humanrights. http://t.co/SDlGuZJNTA

Three days ago

Mentioned by Lifesite Canadian Tory MP leaving politics to fight prostitution WINNIPEG, Manitoba, January 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Prostitution's staunchest foe in Parliament is stepping down as MP for the Winnipeg riding of St. Paul-Kildonan, but Joy Smith is not abandoning the cause of the thousands of young women and ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Mentioned by Crossmap Canadian Tory MP Leaving Politics to Fight Prostitution The 67-year-old mother of six and ex-special needs teacher and businesswoman will still devote herself to the fight to stop prostitution and rehabilitate those it has enslaved, at the helm of the Joy Smith Foundation. "I've always done things according to where ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register MP Joy Smith leaving politics to fight human trafficking Smith is leaving Parliament to work full time for the Joy Smith Foundation. Her objective is to raise awareness of human trafficking in Canada, explain to communities how predators operate, spearhead efforts for training police officers and raise money for the ...

Posted on Twitter Walking the thin blue line- How stigma is silencing officers http://t.co/le1C4EyQPc #BellLetsTalk #EndTheStigma

Posted on Twitter Winnipeggers are advised to boil water for at least 1 minute #wpgboilwateradvisory #besafe http://t.co/YO2UXxOpe4

Posted on Twitter Great to see #Regina Councillors stand up for women's dignity & equality by denying stripclub. #EndExploitation http://t.co/LybMcdA3g5

Posted on Twitter Today we remember the victims of the #Holocaust & educate our youth about the atrocities that were committed

Spoke in the House on David Wynn Mr. Speaker, I want to express my sincere condolences to the family of Constable David Wynn, who will be laid to rest in St. Albert, Alberta, ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Veteran Manitoba MP calling it quits OTTAWA — With politicians of all stripes eyeing her job, MP Joy Smith's retirement has put the Kildonan-St. Paul riding in play. The veteran Conservative said Tuesday she will not seek a fifth term as the MP for Kildonan- St. Paul, preferring instead to continue ...

Mentioned by The Carillon Veteran Manitoba MP calling it quits OTTAWA — With politicians of all stripes eyeing her job, MP Joy Smith's retirement has put the Kildonan-St. Paul riding in play. The veteran Conservative said Tuesday she will not seek a fifth term as the MP for Kildonan- St. Paul, preferring instead to continue ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada MP behind controversial prostitution bill to step down from position Member of Parliament and anti-human-trafficking advocate Joy Smith has decided, now that the controversial prostitution law is in full force in Canada, her job in Parliament is done. “I've just finished the last bill on prostitution with (Minister of Justice) Peter ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, every day we hear the member for Winnipeg North, because he is constantly on his feet in the House on every topic, which is ...

Spoke in the House on Prostitution Mr. Speaker, prostitution hurts Canadian communities and the most vulnerable Canadians. Activities around prostitution are illegal because they are harmful for women and for society. They ...

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, which commemorates the 14 young women who were brutally murdered at ...

Spoke in the House on Abolition of Slavery Mr. Speaker, today marks the occasion of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. Today we recognize that modern-day forms of slavery, such as trafficking ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, 25 years ago this Saturday at Montreal's École Polytechnique, a gunman walked into the school and murdered 14 bright, young women. This week, Canadians ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... I have a point of order. Without challenging the chair at this point, I would like to point out to my colleague across the way, with ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, according to reports from the Associated Press, ISIL is actively conscripting children for battle at a young age. A United Nations panel has reported ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, it is my honour and privilege to speak on Bill C-26, the tougher penalties for child predators act. In particular, I do appreciate the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Quite clearly, Bill C-36 is the first bill we've ever had in Canadian Parliament that is compassionate towards the victims of prostitution ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Oh good. I've been rushing through this. It's killing me. There's one thing that I wondered about, and over the years no one has ever done ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... That's really a first in Canada. Marina, you are beautiful. Servants Anonymous is an amazing organization. Thank you for all that you're doing to give care ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you. I want to thank all the members of this committee for coming today and all our guests today for your input. Mr. McConaghy, it's ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Wallace. Bridget, we have known each other for a very long time and you are one of Canada's heroes for what you've done. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Wallace. First of all, I want to put the focus on all of you. That's what's important. Jeanne and Linda, it's so good ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you so much for your advocacy. And thank you for going into the schools with this awareness program and for working with the johns on ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-310 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons)