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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 62.80% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, they did not give us an answer as to why the Prime Minister is refusing to show up. The first ministers are also going ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, first ministers are gathering a stone's throw from Parliament Hill to discuss the most pressing issues facing our country. They will discuss critical issues ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the government is still not responding to the question. Why is the Prime Minister refusing to show up at the meetings with the premiers? ...

Posted on Twitter Detailed account/analysis of destruction of residential bldgs in #Gaza by @BTselem Human Rights Center http://t.co/fHFLYLHSHm

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Informative discussion with Jeff Halper & #ndp colleagues on middle east http://t.co/oOp1FmC7lE

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Was great to meet Lawrence Hill #bookofnegroes yesterday on parl hill. Thnx @MitchelRaphael for great photo! http://t.co/AjnPPxBYTA

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-608, An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairperson. First of all, to Madam Doré Lefebvre, thank you so much for appearing today. It's just a delight to have ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to Health Canada and drug shortages: (a) what is the compliance rate with the voluntary drug-shortage reporting recommendations; (b) what communications has the Department ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Health Canada: for the last ten years, (a) how many drug safety inspectors has Health Canada employed, broken down by year; (b) how ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Jenny Kwan announces run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East ... three local First Nations and the Chinese community at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre on Sunday afternoon, Kwan announced that she wants to graduate from her position as Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA and fill former NDP MP Libby Davies' shoes.

Mentioned by CBC.ca MLA Jenny Kwan to seek federal NDP nomination in Vancouver East NDP MLA Jenny Kwan announced Sunday she will seek the federal NDP nomination in the Vancouver East riding long held by veteran MP Libby Davies. Davies, who has been the MP in Vancouver East since 1997, announced in December she will not run ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net NDP's Kwan to seek federal seat The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Mentioned by News1130 Jenny Kwan to run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Mentioned by Bay Today BC politician Jenny Kwan to run for federal NDP seat in Vancouver East The seat is coming open because high-profile New Democrat MP Libby Davies announced last month she will not run again. Kwan is a former city councillor who has represented Vancouver-Mount Pleasant for the New Democrats in the legislature since 1996 ...

Posted on Twitter MT Ahh the good old days!"@michaelgeller: @seanleslie980 @NicholasSimons I'll vote for @LibbyDavies should she run again for City Council.

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Victoria MP takes over health critic's role Victoria MP Murray Rankin got a pat on the back and a new job from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on Friday. Rankin was named the NDP's health critic – a plum job within caucus. He replaces Vancouver MP Libby Davies, who is retiring. “It's a big deal and I'm ...

Posted on Twitter MT I would help a million times over.. "@SueWagnerWhite: @RightTheWrongCA can't thank you enough for perserverence in cause #thalidomide"

Posted on Twitter Thank you @ChiefJimChu for decades of stellar service in our city; greatly appreciate you always stood for #fairness #equity

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, welcome to parliamentary secretary day. Yesterday, the Prime Minister said that no other country was regulating oil and gas, but a briefing note from ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, when it comes to advertising, pharmaceutical companies appear to have free rein. Apparently, the minister believes that these companies should just regulate themselves. A ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-44, especially after my colleagues have been speaking very eloquently ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. I appreciate your being so specific. It's very helpful. I certainly would agree with the observation being made ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes Thank you very much, Chairperson. Thank you, witnesses, for being here today. I think the presentations that you made were very interesting and articulate. I have ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b and 5b under CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION ... Thank you very much, Chairperson. Thank you to Minister Ambrose for appearing before our committee today as we deal with the estimates. Thank you to the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you. I certainly don't support this bill. It has been a travesty in terms of both process and substance. One of the organizations that wanted ...

Spoke at the Health committee on E-cigarettes First, to the witnesses, thank you for coming and also for waiting while we were dealing with committee business. I think you all made excellent presentations. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act I do think that Mr. Falk is correct in one point, and that is we are here debating Bill C-2 and whether or not this bill ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to our witnesses for being here today. I just want to begin by saying that when the process ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-545 An Act respecting the provision of continuing care to Canadians

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-460 An Act respecting the implementation of the Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-445 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (genetic characteristics)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-374 An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act (rights of bill holders)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-296 An Act to amend the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and the Textile Labelling Act (animal fur or skin)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-295 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (designation of survivor)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-263 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (social condition)