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  • Her favourite word is conservative.

Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 42.20% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, yesterday I raised the case of Greg Matters, the 16-year armed forces veteran suffering from PTSD, who was tragically killed in 2012. Greg fought ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Dr. Julio Montaner of @bccfe for being inducted into @CdnMedHallFame. Thank you for your work to fight HIV/AIDS. #AidsDay

Posted on Twitter Congrats @HadaniDitmars of #VanQuadra on being jurist for #GG Literary Awards! #cdnpoli http://t.co/bbjdZ5Iaod

Posted on Twitter "@kady: Therrien again returns to ... oversight -- and departments not subject thereto for their national security activities. #hw" #C622!

Posted on Twitter #QP today. FYI Answer = #CPC govt cut $billions from #ND budgets, cheaped out on funds for #PTSD help! http://t.co/CeE47LUAGl #elxn15

Posted on Twitter #QP question on #CPC failing a #veteran. Remember, #CPC clawed back $1.1b from #VA budgets! Wednesday: http://t.co/j3L3bWyLAv #cdnpoli #ND

Posted on Twitter My recent series of #QP questions on support for injured Forces members and #veterans. Tuesday: http://t.co/X3NMCmo7uC #cdnpoli #ND

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted No on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

This week

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, veterans seeking service are often in crisis, and yet the average wait time to get service at a mental health clinic, at an OSI ...

Didn't vote on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, let us talk about a decade of delay and deception by the current government. Since 2006, the Conservatives have spent $750 million on partisan ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the western premiers have called on the federal government to be a partner in building the critical infrastructure they need for getting their products ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition, which is signed by literally hundreds of residents from White Rock, British Columbia. The petitioners are concerned that, based ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Naval Current Situation Renewal and Modernization Thank you very much for being here to help us understand your challenges. I did note in your remarks here that somehow the section around challenges ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Canadian Armed Forces: (a) what are the full costs to date for army, navy and air force contributions to Operation Reassurance, broken ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the staffing of Canadian Armed Forces clinics: (a) at each base or location, what is the number employed of (i) military psychiatrists, (ii) ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer Harcourt, Larry Campbell and Joyce Murray endorse Robertson for mayor Former Mayors Larry Campbell and Mike Harcourt and current Liberal MP Joyce Murray are the latest to announce their endorsement for Mayor Gregor Robertson prior to the Saturday election. “There is a lot at risk in this election and that's why I've chosen to ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Conservatives kill bill to have civilian group oversee Canada's spy agencies Brad Trost, MP for Saskatoon-Humboldt, was the lone holdout. There is no unified oversight body for Canada's various spying, police and military intelligence agencies. The bill from Liberal MP Joyce Murray would have created a committee of MPs and ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) Eye the spy bill defeated The bill from Liberal MP Joyce Murray would have created a committee of MPs and senators with the power to examine spying issues. But the government shot down the bill, saying “robust” oversight mechanisms already exist. Murray's bill was a private ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Order in Council Appointment of Bill Jones to the Position of Associate ... Thank you. I know these are difficult questions, because this has been a major criticism of this government, especially with respect to the defence department and ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, further to the member for Gatineau's comments about not having full information, I want to point out that the Information Commissioner, Mme. Legault, pointed ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Response to ISIL Also, I'm interested in other non-combat roles that our Canadian Armed Forces could play. My understanding is that the air strikes dispersed the open convoys weeks ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Vote on bill to bring more accountability and oversight to Canada's electronic ... A vote on Bill C-622, the CSEC Accountability and Transparency Act, is expected on Wednesday at approximately 6:00 PM Ottawa time., according to a release from Liberal MP Joyce Murray's office. She is the one proposing the bill which would establish ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer “It's about making sure people are safe and secure,” Joyce Murray says of ... Coming off her second reading of the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) Accountability and Transparency Act at the House of Commons yesterday, Vancouver Quadra liberal MP Joyce Murray sounded confident about her bill.

Mentioned by Scoop.co.nz (press release) MPs should listen to Canadians on CSEC bill Anderson continued: “Joyce Murray's sensible proposals may not solve all of CSEC's many problems, but they would mark a significant improvement if made into law. The Conservative government seems intent on extending its spying powers and it's critical ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Role in NATO Operation Reassurance Okay, thank you. I want to find out about the whole cyber issue. We've been talking about ships and planes and land exercises. My understanding is ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-622 An Act to amend the National Defence Act (transparency and accountability), to enact the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America, Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces ... So it's persuasion, in other words. I'm sorry to interrupt you. I do have a third area of questions. Before I get to the last question, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you. As this is a defence of North America study, we've been very interested in collaboration with the United States. General Beare, could you tell ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I'm going to ask about a different set of issues. Mr. Robertson, you mentioned, I think, the key aspects of defence: land, sea, air, space, and ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject matter of clauses 242 to 251, 371 to 374, and 483 ... Thanks for your testimony. I'm a newcomer to this committee—it's temporary—so pardon me if my questions don't reflect previous discussions on this matter. I'm trying to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-437 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against the transportation of oil by oil tankers on Canada’s Pacific North Coast)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-606 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against the transportation of oil by oil tankers on Canada’s Pacific North Coast)