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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Meet @HarrisAuthor at his #Ottawa book launch Oct 27th 5-7 @ #17 York St. Read this review and U will want to! 2/2 http://t.co/TdKZdXhA39

Posted on Twitter An account confirming what many of us experience. Looking forward to @HarrisAuthor's book on #PMSH. 1/2 http://t.co/TdKZdXhA39 #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Hey friends in or visiting #NewYork! @BabaBrinkman's new 5-star show 'Rap Guide to Religion' playing Off-Broadway http://t.co/LSAZ8fW1OD

Posted on Twitter Celebrate #PersonsDay by encouraging female candidates to run. We need more women in the HoC #InviteHerToRun #LPC http://t.co/wYggiWWdHO

Posted on Twitter An even more pressing timing question is...will #PMSH call a snap elxn this winter before the spring #Duffy trial? http://t.co/ib5GBzXipf

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #Envt Commish: "2days decisions must b based on info adequate 2 mitigate present & future environmental & social risks" #CPC #climate #fail

A week 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted No on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, there are a range of issues that need to be debated. Will the government do more on humanitarian aid and protection? Are CF-18s really ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, this is the minister who just yesterday said that the military budget had not been cut, but in fact the record shows it was ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network Liberal MP tables bill to tighten spy agency's powers OTTAWA -- A Liberal MP has introduced a bill that would rein in Canada's secretive spy agency by giving more oversight power to politicians and judges. Joyce Murray said Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), which is mandated to ...

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)