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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter UNESCO chief condemns destruction of Nimrud heritage site in northern #Iraq; http://t.co/8ligkHt4d2 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter International community must relentlessly pursue efforts to recognize in practice, equality between women & men, & specific rights of women.

Posted on Twitter Today, only 1 in 5 parliamentarians is a #woman. At present rate of progress, it will take ~81 years 4 women 2 achieve parity in employment.

Posted on Twitter #InternationalWomensDay:despite great strides in advancement of gender parity,#women still lag behind men across an array of critical areas.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #tbt to my time in Prince George, hanging out with Fraser the Moose for the @2015CanadaGames. #CanadaGames http://t.co/fWAiCPStTr

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter UN special envoy joins demands for release of child soldiers by all parties in #SouthSudan: http://t.co/t4PN17EEXF #cdnpoli

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Spoke in the House on National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to support Bill C-643, an act respecting a national spinal cord injury awareness day. I would like to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present several petitions regarding autism spectrum disorders, which are characterized by social and communication challenges and a pattern of ...

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

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government is sitting on its hands instead of bringing Mohamed Fahmy home. Fahmy is free on bail while he waits retrial. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, as the fourth anniversary of the Syria crisis approaches, 5.6 million children are in need of assistance. Will the Minister of International Development personally ...

Spoke in the House on Mary Harker Mr. Speaker, I rise to celebrate the extraordinary Mary Harker, who was tireless in her commitment to helping others, making the world a better place, and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are serious mental illnesses that incapacitate more than 600,000 Canadians and can be fatal. Petitioners call upon ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, autism spectrum disorders are characterized by social and communication challenges and a pattern of repetitive behaviour and interests. They are lifelong, effect development and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you, Madame Chair. I'd like to thank all of you for coming, for presenting, and for the life-changing work you do. You've given us so ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are serious mental illnesses that can be fatal. More than 600,000 Canadians have been incapacitated by eating ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you all for coming. We're enormously grateful to all of you in the work you do. Ms. McCarney, you were talking about good data. Could ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women and Promising Practices to Prevent ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Doctor Katz, thank you for your time and effort this morning, and for your work over the last 20 years. I'm going ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women The issue around recruitment has not been addressed. Before I ask my last question, I want to make this point today, so that today's recommendations do ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you, Madam Chair. To all the witnesses, thank you for your time and effort this morning. More importantly, thank you for the life-saving work you ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Before I begin, I'd just like to take a minute and say thank you to all of you for the work you ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes It's nice to see you, Mr. Chair. To all the committee, it's nice to be here. To the witnesses, thank you for coming in. I'm going ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women I'd like to thank all the witnesses for the work they do each and every day. We're enormously grateful. I'll begin with West Coast LEAF. Mrs. ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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