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  • Her favourite word is children.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke North (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 42.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #Iraq: UN officials warn @UNSC that atrocities committed by ISIL risk tearing country apart.Need geater internatl help 4 displaced #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: new cases in #Mali & continuing surge in #SierraLeone. Must scale-up efforts #cdnpoli #cdnfp

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: UN needs $1.5 B to March 2015 to assist with ending outbreak. There is a shortfall of $600+ M. Will #Canada donate more? #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: need more international responders–trained medical teams & volunteer health workers–especially in remote districts #cdnpoli #cdnfp

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: UN; by continuing to scale up fight there is hope outbreak could be contained by mid-2015. Results are uneven, #Mali,a deep concern.

Posted on Twitter #CARcrisis: upsurge in violent attacks this week has left at least 10 people injured & 80% of 16,000 inhabitants displaced #cdnpoli #cdnfp

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Children's Rights Mr. Speaker, yesterday was National Children's Day and the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It also marked the anniversary of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, violence against women is an abomination, yet in communities across Canada, women and girls of all ages face violence every day. Violence drives over ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada’s initiative entitled “21st Century Consular Plan: Canadian Consular Services — A Modern Approach 2014”: (a) what are ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, each year in Canada 10,000 people die from prescription drugs taken exactly as prescribed and some 3.5 million Canadians have inadequate drug coverage, or ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the approval of Project Ojibwa for stimulus funding for Port Burwell, Ontario: (a) (i) according to independent analysts, what is the economic development ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to Professor Armstrong. I really want to say thank you for your life-changing work. It definitely is life-changing. I ...

Spoke in the House on Sikhism Mr. Speaker, I recognize Guru Nanak Dev Ji's birth, which is celebrated worldwide and is an ideal time to share his message of peace and respect ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to Canada’s response to the international Ebola outbreak in West Africa: (a) how is Canada working with other countries to address the outbreak, (i) ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition regarding eating disorders. Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are serious mental illnesses that incapacitate more ...

A month ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan in Ottawa: “We could smell the gunpowder in ... Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan confirmed she and York West MP Judy Sgro are safe and in lockdown at an undisclosed location in the wake of this morning's shootings at Parliament Hill. “We're fine. We managed to get off the Hill, and now the whole ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you. I'm going to come back to this, because, as you folks know, I'm not a partisan person. I am actually concerned about this. I ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Saving mothers and children: Plan Canada demonstrates life-changing impact ... Mrs. Laureen Harper, The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), MP Hélène Laverdière, and MP Kirsty Duncan ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women I'd like to pick up on that, if I could. About 169 other countries feed their children. The U.S. has had a national breakfast or lunch ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you to all of you. This has been really interesting. We appreciate your expertise. I'm going to begin with my questions, but I hope I ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you, Madame Chair. Thank you to all of you. It's nice to have you back. Ms. Savoie, I'm going to pick up on two things ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you, Mr. Chair. Father, thank you for your heartfelt testimony. Mr. Czolij, I think you've made very specific recommendations to this committee and we'd be ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Yes, Ms. Cairns, if you could provide how many outpatient clinics. All I'm looking at is publicly funded. How many beds in adult versus pediatric, and ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Again, Dr. Spettigue, you might want to think about writing a case study for inclusion in this report, because I think it's ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-566 An Act respecting a Comprehensive Pan-Canadian Strategy on Concussion

Mentioned by South Asian Link Special Visit! Liberal MP Dr. Kirsty Duncan was at York Center Friday, stoppingby at the offices of Amandeep Singh, Justin Thind of Singh Thind& Associates & Prime Tax Team, to talk with members of the localIndo-Canadian-Punjabi press members. Duncan is the critic ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Ladies on the Rise learn to protect themselves on the street Etobicoke's Ladies on the Rise summer mentorship program participants (pictured here with Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan) will hold a community event on Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. at NACI, where they'll show off their newly acquired self-defence skills. All are ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Twin sisters make final push to have concussion bill heard in Parliament Hockey fans Sandhya (in grey) and Swapna (in blue) Mylabathula recently put the finishing touches on the final draft of a private member's bill they wrote alongside Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan, calling for a comprehensive strategy to address ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) It's Ramadan: Former Minister Toews, did you get the job done? By Kirsty Duncan, M.P. | Jul 16, 2013 8:57 pm | iPolitics Subscription Required | Comments. Ramadan, one of the .... Safety and Emergency Preparedness? Kirsty Duncan is a Liberal member of parliament (Etobicoke North) and critic for the Environment.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-410 An Act to establish a Pan-Canadian Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-330 An Act to establish the Advisory Committee for Effective Treatment and Rehabilitation of Veterans with Service-Related Brain Injuries

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-280 An Act to establish a National Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-236 An Act to amend the Public Health Agency of Canada Act (National Alzheimer Office)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-220 An Act respecting a National Brain Health Education and Awareness Month

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-221 An Act respecting a Comprehensive National Strategy for Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemic Disorders