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  • Her favourite word is health.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke North (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: @UN says it needs a 20-fold increase in assistance & almost $1 billion. What more will #Canada do? #cdnpoli #cdnfp

Posted on Twitter #Ebola: @UNSC declared outbreak in West Africa a threat 2 peace & security, & will deploy an emergency health mission 2 combat it #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter We must recommit our efforts towards the peaceful resolution of conflicts & build a lasting peace. How R U recognizing #PeaceDay? #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter On #PeaceDay, we recognize those who do not have peace (#SouthSudan, #CARCRisis, #Iraq, #Syria and so many more) & commit to helping them.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Always love seeing Ms Porretta & her outstanding students in @MPJMeToWe program. Thnx 4 all your caring! @ETGuardian http://t.co/WVWkBwnsqA

Posted on Twitter Pleased to attend #RexdaleCHC 's AGM. Exciting to learn what's coming, & loved focus on healthy #children. #Etobicoke http://t.co/gOfJE7lqtV

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague for his speech. He discussed humanitarian aid, and I would like to raise the plight of ...

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Ottawa—Vanier tonight. I rise tonight to speak about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine: (a) how does the government define this doctrine; (b) when does this doctrine apply; (c) is this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition that points out women and girls of all ages face violence every day. Violence against women and girls takes an ...

Three months 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.

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 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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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