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  • Her favourite word is labour.

Conservative MP for Simcoe—Grey (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 49.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I said yesterday in the House, the Government of Canada will have a representative at the round table. However, I want to be ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, as the member opposite knows, we have been focused on and reviewing the Beijing accord. Our intention is to attend the international event that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Speaking to @BMO #GroYourBiz event in #Ottawa. BMO has been a leader in supporting #womenentrepreneurs & #bizwomen! http://t.co/R5GuuHCKjp

Posted on Twitter Great to meet @BillGates & chat about #MaternalHealth. @gatesfoundation does so much to improve health #MNCH #cdnpoli http://t.co/vj82NJkXco

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, let me be clear. We will have federal representation at the table, but we do not support a call for a national inquiry. This ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Félicitations @CN_CommFR & @SyndicatUnifor d'avoir conclu un accord de principe! #cdnpoli #canlab http://t.co/MDkCNSY0g6

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @CN_Comm & @UniforTheUnion on reaching a tentative agreement & avoiding a work-stoppage! #cdnpoli #canlab http://t.co/YZxjVSVTId

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Buy & eat a cupcake in support of the @SPCA http://t.co/vZonSNPncO

Posted on Twitter Great support in #Collingwood today for @BreakingDownBarriers. http://t.co/x15yR7kxaJ

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act Mr. Speaker, Bill S-7, the zero tolerance for barbaric cultural practices act, reflects the high priority that our government places on supporting women and girls to ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now Armstrong named Parliamentary Secretary to Labour Minister Kellie Leitch OTTAWA – Cumberland Colchester Musquodoiboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong has been appointed the Parliamentary Secretary to Labour Minister Kellie Leitch. Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I just said, I spoke with numerous families across the country, and those families actually asked to be kept confidential. I spoke with ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Service Resumption Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to ask members of the House to expedite the passage of a an act to provide for the resumption of rail ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Status of Women Canada - Media Advisory ... Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, will make an important announcement. The Minister will be joined by Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood — Port Kells. Minister Leitch along with MP Grewal ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, I meet regularly with both employees and employers. I receive their input on a wide range of subject matters. I am quite happy to ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch announce$402000 for job skills centre Simcoe-Grey Member of Parliament Kellie Leitch, who is also Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, announced $402,000 in Government of Canada support ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com MP Kellie Leitch announces funding for The Blue Mountains town hall accessibility Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch was in Thornbury, Saturday, to deliver a $16,250 cheque to municipal officials. The money, from the Enabling Accessibility Fund through the department of Employment and Social Development, will be used to install accessible ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I have said before, we know that different victims have different views, and we respect the views of all of these victims. What ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin MP and Minister for the Status of Women Leitch instrumental in drafting new ... After spending months meeting people across the country along with Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, Simcoe-Grey Member of Parliament and Minister for the Status of Women Dr. Kellie Leitch, along with Minister of Justice Peter McKay ... “Early and forced child marriages will have changes to the Civil Marriage Act that include a new national minimum age of marriage are issues that directly impact women, and as the Minister for the Status of Women I have a responsibility both in Canada and on ...

Mentioned by Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Recently-announced tax cuts to benefit two-thirds of Canadian families ... Simcoe-Grey Member of Parliament (MP) Dr. Kellie Leitch had particular reason to be glad following Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement of new tax cuts Oct. 30 in Vaughan, Ont. Leitch was especially enthusiastic because she came up with one of ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Thank you very much. Good morning, everyone. I'm pleased to be here today to appear before the standing committee to answer questions about the main estimates ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under OFFICE OF THE CO-ORDINATOR, ... Merci, Madam Chair. Thank you to the committee members for inviting me to discuss the 2014-15 main estimates for Status of Women Canada and our priorities ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 25b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Madam Chair, prior to our beginning and my time allotment, I wanted to make sure that everyone at the committee had one of our white ribbons. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 161 to 166 (Immigration and Refugee Protection Act) ... Thank you all for attending. In response to one of the comments Mr. Roberts made, just so you are aware, consultations are taking place across the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 161 to 166 (Immigration and Refugee Protection Act) ... Great. Thank you very much. I want to thank all of you for taking the time to spend with us today. I greatly appreciate it. Obviously ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Engaging Experience: Opportunities for Older Persons in the Workforce Thank you very much for taking the time to be here today. In particular, congratulations on nursing week. My great grandmother was a nurse who graduated ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities To your point, on the opportunities fund for individuals with disabilities, the programs that are provided do provide that sort of skills assessment component, so your ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Thank you very much, everyone, for taking some time to present to our panel today. I have two sets of questions. First, you may or may ...