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  • Her favourite word is military.

Liberal MP for Vancouver Quadra (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter "Sending supersonic jets to Iraq is like using a sledgehammer to fix your laptop": M Byers on #CF-18/#F-35 debate http://t.co/hs0azlISEn

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent Mr. Speaker, today I rise to pay honour to Corporal Nathan Frank Cirillo, a young reservist, and to Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, a 28-year veteran of ...

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

Posted on Twitter My statement in #HoC honoring #Canadian #military members Cirillo & Vincent tragically killed in the line of duty.   http://t.co/2HwY0gH8ZJ

Posted on Twitter Sergeant at Arms Kevin #Vickers receiving long thunderous applause in #HoC this AM for his courage and quick action http://t.co/rvNqe6X0uy

Posted on Twitter Spontaneous singing of Oh Canada by MPs & others across the street from #War Memorial. Then the sound of the Last Post. Solemn. Sad. #Ottawa

Posted on Twitter With @justintrudeau and other #MPs gathered near the War Memorial in #Ottawa to pay respects to Corporal Cirillo http://t.co/GKgs8bVxht

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Joyce Murray wants Canada to remain 'a safe, peaceful place' Vancouver Quadra Liberal MP Joyce Murray was in a hallway when violence broke out on Parliament Hill. Murray spoke to the Courier just before 3 p.m. Vancouver time while in lockdown. She was leaving a regional caucus meeting that she chairs and ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Just released from post-lockdown debriefing at Foreign Affairs HQ on Sussex. Phew! Thanks to all those who kept us safe!

This week

Spoke in the House on Coast Guard Mr. Speaker, the Coast Guard took more than 20 hours to reach the Russian cargo ship drifting in heavy seas right off the coast of Haida ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No 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 Questions on the Order Paper With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Liberal MP's CSEC Oversight Bill May Be Nixed By House Speaker Last June, Joyce Murray introduced the CSEC Accountability and Transparency Act, a sweeping private members' initiative that would impose new reporting and disclosure requirements on the espionage agency. She told the House it would "establish clear ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, it goes without saying that this is a time of great instability in the world. ISIL's murderous reign of terror in an already chaotic ...

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

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, two years ago, the Canadian Forces Ombudsman reported that: ...[a] chronic personnel deficit has strained the mental health system and is at the root ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I share the view of my colleague from Winnipeg North that there are many of our colleagues would like to speak on this important ...

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 National Defence Mr. Speaker, apparently the Conservatives did not think an assessment would be useful in pondering their next step. The government of Australia has provided information about ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I rise to join the debate on the government's decision to take Canada into war in Iraq and possibly Syria. I am proud to ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Outgoing park commissioner Blyth seeks federal NDP nomination for Vancouver ... Vancouver Quadra, a Liberal stronghold since the 1980s, has been held by MP Joyce Murray since 2008. Murray is seeking re-election in 2015. Vancouver Quadra is the sixth wealthiest riding in Canada with an average annual income of more than $145,000 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Terrace Standard MP's claims not true, says Enbridge In a recent opinion piece (July 9, 2014), Vancouver Quadra MP Joyce Murray details her opposition to the Northern Gateway. While I respect Ms. Murray's views, I also feel that it is very important to correct the record on a number of key assertions that she ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Rehaul Of CSEC Oversight Sought By Liberal MP's Private Members Bill Joyce Murray's bill tabled Thursday also proposes requiring Communications Security Establishment Canada, known as CSEC, to issue an annual public report. In addition, the legislation would create a security-cleared committee of parliamentarians to keep ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Liberal defence critic aims to modernize CSEC oversight Liberal MP and defence critic Joyce Murray tabled a private member's bill Thursday seeking to increase oversight of one of Canada's spy agencies. The bill aims to improve the transparency and accountability of the Communications Security Establishment ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Stockton, for being here to help us understand the possibilities of better collaboration between our two countries for continental defence and defence of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America All right. I got a different impression from you, Mr. Saideman, that it's more about having clarity as to what it is we're trying to accomplish, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America The Prime Minister claimed that our commitment to F-35 was a contractual one, and then it was acknowledged that there was no contract. That really put ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members So if you didn't find a need for it, I'm really confused by that, because exactly a year ago the Director of Mental Health, Colonel Scott ...

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)