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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Why we need a better govt!: "Why one of Canada’s big banks is calling for greater income equality (via @torontostar)" http://t.co/Ynizfpqbm7

Posted on Twitter #CPC can use lapsed $ to buy C-17 plane, but can't/won't provide needed mental health care for soldiers/#veterans? http://t.co/2kjfVn4Vsz

This week

Posted on Twitter #VancouverAM breakfast celebration: thx to all past Presidents for your work to build tourism & community in r City! http://t.co/xWVrvmGph0

Posted on Twitter Celebrating @JustinTrudeau's Dec 25 birthday with a Huge cake and 1500 fans in #Vancouver! http://t.co/xCpbizD0Oh

Posted on Twitter With @Puglaas and many enthusiastic #Liberals at a rally with @JustinTrudeau in #VancouverEast! http://t.co/QSEZM7KQIY

Posted on Twitter Happy Hanukkah to all! Pleased to attend event, and first candle lighting at Temple Shalom last night. http://t.co/WPpKxUSEA2

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, the government's annual cost estimate for replacing Canada's aging CF-18 fighter jets is a shocker. There is another $1 billion price hike for the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, they are not proud of this minister, that is for sure. Major Mark Campbell, a veteran with 33 years of service, was badly wounded ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thanks so much. I'm just really mesmerized by your comments about where we're going in the future with these technologies. They are already completely available if ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Shipping Act Mr. Speaker, I am also pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-628, introduced by the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley. Bill C-628 would ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I commend the hon. member for Laurier—Sainte-Marie for doing such a fine job explaining all the benefits of our InSite program in Vancouver. She ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, like veterans, serving Canadian Forces members are also being denied adequate help for their mental health needs. The department's top doctors have pleaded for ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Could the minister tell me why on the order paper for my inquiry to the ministry about the Operation Reassurance, which is not the one that ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you for being here to help us understand the Coast Guard's role. In previous testimony we've asked a lot about the threats to the Arctic ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 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 ...

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, ...

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)