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NDP MP for Scarborough—Rouge River (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Haha! Thanks... Great seeing you yesterday! RT @Sujanthi: @RathikaS @danharrisndp great photo you guys!! #savedoortodoor #savecanadapost

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating with #RTA for their 25th anniversary of community service! http://t.co/glwJTnCt3K

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter .@MsEditorBela I'm excited to be at @corecarewellns open house next weekend! #ScarbTO #Scarborough

Posted on Twitter With @danharrisndp and Glen Debaermaker getting ready to start our #CanadaPost Town Hall #savecanadapost http://t.co/xmnMjZ23qy

Posted on Twitter Starting my morning off engaging with students at #AllSaintsCSS in #Whitby. http://t.co/yTAPuEySsw

This week

Posted on Twitter Join us tomorrow (Wednesday) for community Mtg to #SaveCanadaPost - http://t.co/xZazWuAaBH -w/ @danharrisndp @CharlieAngusMP #ScarbTO

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it really is a shame that, once again, the Conservatives are pushing through yet another omnibus budget bill. Since 2011, the NDP in opposition ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System So, all three of you. I just want to get on the record that all three of you just outright said that yes, the conditional PR ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, at the outset I say that I will be sharing my time with the member for Edmonton—Strathcona. Bill C-23 has been criticized as undemocratic ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government tried its best today to prevent committee members from hearing testimony from Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand, just like it has ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System and Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you. My last idea is along the lines of the burden of proof. Right now, as we understand it and how we've been advised by ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Okay. I have a very short time. I understand. I have the situation of a constituent of mine who has now been deported. Last time I ...

Spoke in the House on International Women's Day Mr. Speaker, this International Women's Day I look forward to attending events in my riding and celebrating the contributions of the women of Scarborough to our ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Maybe the annual figures for over the last 10 years, please. My second comment that will lead to a question is about the tip line you ...

Mentioned by 680 News Conservatives say Canada Post delays not in their purview During Question Period in the House of Commons, Scarborough-Rouge River MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan said she and her counterparts from across the GTA have been fielding complaints from their constituents about the apparent backlog. “After the ice storm, ...

Mentioned by CityNews Conservatives face questions about Canada Post delays, say it's not in their ... During Question Period in the House of Commons, Scarborough-Rouge River MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan said she and her counterparts from across the GTA have been fielding complaints from their constituents about the apparent backlog. “After the ice storm, ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, after the ice storm, Toronto experienced widespread mail delivery delays. It took Canada Post weeks to respond. Constituents from across my riding are still ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition on behalf of constituents in my riding for the creation of Rouge national park. The current Rouge ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you. We know that most recently the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal had their hearings, and the results from the PPT have been that genocide took place ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, my first petition today is from my home community of Scarborough—Rouge River where we know that 100 square kilometres of public land assembly surrounds ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, Rajini Subramaniam, a young mother from the GTA, was deported recently while waiting to file a humanitarian and compassionate application. She was removed from ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by World Socialist Web Site Canadian NDP MP harassed by Sri Lankan authorities New Democratic Party MP (Member of Parliament) Rathika Sitsabaiesan has claimed that Sri Lankan authorities harassed and sought to politically intimidate her during a recent private visit to Sri Lanka, the country of her birth. Shortly after arriving in Sri Lanka ...

Mentioned by Daily Mirror Rathika had no intention to embarrass SL-NDP Canadian NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is defending MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan's trip to Sri Lanka over the holidays in a recent letter to the high commissioner, stating that Sitsabaiesan had "no intention to embarrass" the country's government. The letter was sent ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka Thank you so much, Chair, and Mr. Sweet, for your kindness. Senator Segal, thank you for being here. In your testimony, you had identified that what ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b and 7b under CITIZENSHIP AND ... Sorry, I'm just going to interrupt you because I only have five minutes and we are familiar with the interim federal health program. That is actually ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Temporary Resident Visas for Visitors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to try very quickly to go through each one of you in the order that you spoke. Dr. Hamdullahpur, we ...

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