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  • Her favourite word is chair.

NDP MP for Scarborough—Rouge River (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 40.60% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Done...Followed! Now, how can I help? @ccrp_slinton @RuledTO @Jess_VirtualYOW @RonniSVPathways

Posted on Twitter Kicking off the Poppy Campaign at my office with Wayne Powell of Highland Creek Legion 258 http://t.co/hdzKWp76TL

Posted on Twitter Thx... wishing for peace and happiness foer you as well. RT @has89104886: @RathikaS Peace! Happy Halloween! Have a gr8 weekend! :)

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, this week, UNICEF reported that child poverty in Canada is at 21%. That is one in five Canadian children growing up with the stress ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, the minister of state mentioned earlier that talking about the New Democrats' and Liberals' differences is taking time away from this very important budget ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand today to submit petitions on behalf of residents from all throughout the greater Toronto areas with respect to the Rouge national urban ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Have I reminded you lately that you're #awesome @nachballiye?? See you tomorrow! @nikiashton @rabbleca @wforumdf #WFDF14 #Canada #women

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Awesome to celebrate #Diwali w/ @ThomasMulcair &other #NDP colleagues on parliament #Deepavali @jinnysims #CdnPoli http://t.co/s8gxBusCcn

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Thx for celebrating w/ us MT @LindaDuncanMP: My colleague @rathikas giving greetings at #Diwali celebrations #cdnpoli http://t.co/c1mxmNjP1D

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moves that the second report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration presented on Monday, March 24, 2014 be concurred in.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand today to present petitions on behalf of residents of the GTA with respect to the creation of Rouge national park. We know ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Cheers, tears greet sergeant-at-arms Vickers for stopping gunman NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan hugs Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers as other MPs line up to pay their respects following speeches by leaders in the House of Commons Thursday in Ottawa. Vickers was among those who opened fire Wednesday on the ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, as this is the first time I am rising in the House since the incidents of yesterday, I just want to take a moment ...

Mentioned by Montana Standard Ex-Mountie Hero NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan hugs Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers as other MPs line up to pay their respects following speeches by leaders in the House of Commons Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa. Vickers was among those who opened fire on Michael ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Cheers, tears greet sergeant-at-arms Vickers for stopping gunman NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan hugs Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers as other MPs line up to pay their respects following speeches by leaders in the House of Commons Thursday in Ottawa. Vickers was among those who opened fire Wednesday on the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Child Poverty Mr. Speaker, most Canadians will be sharing the joy and meals of Thanksgiving with their loved ones. However, for the many who still live in poverty, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand today to submit petitions on behalf of people from all across the GTA on the creation of Rouge national park. The current ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... Thank you, Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe. Mr. Minister, you mentioned in your opening remarks that the previous Liberal government had left a broken immigration system, with people waiting ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think it is pretty clear that I will not be supporting clause 8 as well, as per what my colleague mentioned. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Mr. Chair, I don't want to repeat too many of the arguments that my colleague made, but I was just flipping through the bill and clause ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Sorry, I just have one more minute left. That's why I'm trying to move on. I want to talk about the isolation of the new women ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Considering the fact that the House has not actually requested that the citizenship and immigration committee study this bill, the bill isn't before us.... This is ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... —and this law, as it's written right now, says that girl doesn't know Canada, and with her time in Canada, she doesn't understand what it means ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thanks, Madam Chair, and thank you to all of our witnesses who are here. I'm going to take a poll of everybody here. I know that ...

Mentioned by Sunday Leader Canada's Rathika, MP Or Terrorist? Arriving as a tourist, Rathika Sitsabaiesan met with separatist politicians, criminals and terrorists in Tamil Nadu and northern Sri Lanka. Rathika met with LTTE patrons in Tamil Nadu who supported Velupillai Prabhakaran's three decade long campaign of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Okay, thank you. It's great that you have this alcohol background as well. I know this study is about the health risks and harms of marijuana, ...

Mentioned by Lankaweb MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan with banned LTTE leaders in Tamilnadu How come MP Rathika meets banned LTTE leaders in Tamil Nadu after her so called ordeal in Sri Lanka? More revelations of MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan's visit to Sri Lanka and Tamilnadu, South India have now surfaced. She claimed that her private visit to Sri ...

Mentioned by Asian Tribune How come MP Rathika meets banned LTTE leaders in Tamil Nadu after her... More revelations of MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan's visit to Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu, South India have now surfaced. She claimed that her private visit to Sri Lanka after some 27 years was to meet with relatives and see her former home in Jaffna and engage in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-532 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Rouge River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-471 An Act to designate the month of January as Tamil Heritage Month

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-265 An Act to establish criteria and conditions in respect of funding for post-secondary education programs in order to ensure the quality, accessibility, public administration and accountability of those programs