House of Commons photo

Track Joy

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • Her favourite word is prostitution.

Conservative MP for Kildonan—St. Paul (Manitoba)

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

Two weeks 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 ...

Mentioned by CJOB Manitoba MP Applauds Work Of Canadian Women's Foundation Some MP'S are applauding the Canadian Women's Foundation for creating a campaign to share the stories of the victims of human trafficking. KIldonan – Saint Paul Conservative M-P Joy Smith says thanks to the efforts of the Foundation's 'Donate Your ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you. I have a question for NWAC, an association that I have great respect for. My son is in the RCMP and is married to ...

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I have heard members many times today refer to time allocation. We are supposed to be talking about the victims bill of rights. For ...

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I was interested in what the member opposite had to say because what I am hearing tonight over and over again from opposition is ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, tonight, as I have been listening to all the speeches, I have heard two themes. The first theme is that the members opposite are ...

Mentioned by CJOB New Prostitution Law Clears Another Hurdle Kildonan St. Paul Conservative M-P Joy Smith says the conservative members of parliament plus a Quebec Independent M-P support the legislation but members of the Liberals, NDP and Green parties were opposed. Smith has tabled almost 20,000 petitions ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have 3,709 signatures on a petition today asking the government to amend the Criminal Code to target the johns and give support to ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today and speak to Bill C-36, the protection of communities and exploited persons act. As my hon. colleagues know, ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Supreme Court's ruling in Bedford gave clear guidance to Parliament. It struck down Criminal Code provisions it believed threatened the safety and security ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Key Tory MP supports prostitution law, but calls for key change Conservative MP Joy Smith, one of the most prominent voices in Parliament on the issue of reforming Canada's prostitution laws, says legislation tabled by the government last week needs to spell out exactly where prostitutes could be charged with a crime for ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I certainly want to thank the minister for his absolutely fabulous bill. It has, for the first time, changed the paradigms in this country ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I think we could all agree that everyone wants this whole Parliament to be accountable. Everybody wants the Senate to be accountable. In fact, ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Our New Prostitution Bill Protects the Dignity of Women and Youth Follow Joy Smith, M.P. on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MPJoySmith. FOLLOW CANADA POLITICS. Like. 94k. Subscribe. SOCIAL NEWS. FOLLOW US. Facebook. Twitter. Apple · Android · Email · Rss. Connect with your friends. Check out stories you might like,

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jimmy Carter offers Canada advice on updating prostitution laws "In your efforts to revise your nations's prostitution laws, I encourage you to adopt the highly successful Nordic model," Carter said in a letter dated May 16, and circulated on Twitter today by Conservative MP Joy Smith. Supreme Court strikes down Canada's ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Take sex workers' opinions seriously While Member of Parliament Joy Smith may wish to rid society of prostitution, alternative methods of regulating sex work exist in other countries and can be considered in Canada, writes Geoff Radnor. PAT McGRATH / OTTAWA CITIZEN. Share Adjust ...

More than three months ago

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