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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 Important #GirlSummit event hosted by @UNICEF & UK govt 2 end female genital mutilation & early & forced marriage within a generation #cdnfp

Posted on Twitter Reading "UN agency renews call on donors 2 support Central African Republic refugees"; http://t.co/7nu9ZogGeG African Republic&Cr1= #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #CARcrisis: 357,000+ refugees in #Cameroon,#Chad,#DRC & Republic of Congo;160,000 of them have fled since December 2013 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #CARCrisis:remains 1 of most poorly-funded emergencies;hampers ability 2 provide survival assistance 4 #refugees & host communities #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Check out my website http://t.co/S9i3vIKMEE 2 read articles & speeches I've made 2 raise awareness about schoolgirls #BringBackOurGirls

Posted on Twitter We must push for more action to ensure no woman's life is endanger because she chose to go to school. #BringBackOurGirls

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, instability continues in the Central African Republic. Over 140,000 people have been killed, and fighting has left 2.5 million in need of humanitarian aid. ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present eight petitions regarding concussions. The signatures were collected by two extraordinary young women in my riding, Sandhya and Swapna ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, three months ago, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visited the Central African Republic, or CAR, and condemned the slow response of the ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the government claims that the northern gateway will only be approved if it is “safe for Canadians and safe for the environment”. When the ...

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 against women ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, as I stated earlier tonight, Canada is a state party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The primary responsibility to ensure ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, South Sudan faces three concurrent crises, with an ongoing conflict, an acute humanitarian crisis, and a chronic food and security problem. South Sudan is ...

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

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women I have that, okay. You talked about funding for training, so a recommendation to this committee is that there should be funding for training. I believe ...

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 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.

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca (blog) Reality Check: Conservative Spending Fictions in Budget 2013 Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca (blog) Why the Liberal Party will be opposing Budget 2013 Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ...

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