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Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 56% of the vote.

This week

Mentioned by Hill Times MP Anita Vandenbeld shouldn't have robocalled for her husband Some residents of Ottawa's Bay ward took to Twitter last week after receiving a recorded phone message from Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld endorsing her spouse, Don Dransfield. Mr. Dransfield is running for election in the ward in the city ...

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Mentioned by NEWSTAGE Canada and UK Launch $20-Million Transatlantic Challenge to Develop the Smart Energy Systems of the Future Today, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West–Nepean, and Susan Jane le Jeune d'Allegeershecque, U.K. High Commissioner to Canada, launched a 30-month ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Province REEVELY: MPs and MPPs need to stay out of city election campaigns In Bay ward, Ottawa West-Nepean Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld endorsed Don Dransfield, including recording a robocall for his campaign in which she identified herself as a member of Parliament — and Dransfield as her husband. People who knew of the ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) The prickly politics of endorsement A few took to social media, referring to the call from Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld endorsing spouse Don Dransfield as "weird." Whether she broke any rules that limit how MPs can publicly support their family members' private endeavours is ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca The prickly politics of endorsement ... their local MP asking them to vote for her husband in the upcoming municipal election, it raised some eyebrows. A few took to social media, referring to the call from Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld endorsing spouse Don Dransfield as "weird.".

Mentioned by CTV News MP defending decision amidst robocall controversy in Bay Ward A Liberal MP is defending her decision to send robocalls on behalf of her husband running for city councillor. Residents in Bay Ward received a call recently saying, “I am Anita Vandenbeld... and I am asking you to vote for my husband Don Dransfield.”.

Posted on Twitter @aboucherfuse @Go_Taylor I’d love to - thanks for the invitation!

Posted on Twitter @Go_Taylor @JimWatsonOttawa I was at both #GlabarPark and #Carlingwood meetings in reverse order! It was a pleasure… https://t.co/i7Ords6yQV

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter This is what the kids do for fun after Thanksgiving dinner in our family! #OttVote https://t.co/oRKf5jWJqK

Posted on Twitter Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! https://t.co/KWQQsi9iRi

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much, because I know that there is the GDPR legislation, for instance, and I know there is a sense of urgency for Canada ...

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter It was my pleasure to speak at the TCPCCC Colloquium to celebrate the contributions of the Congolese-Canadian commu… https://t.co/0XCnobxZZt

Posted on Twitter @JoyK8 @Balancedinchaos @AdamBandt @CDNMinHealth I have one single request from you in 2017 to which my office resp… https://t.co/tjDkMq6RPe

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you all of you for being here. Your testimony is incredibly enlightening. I'd like to take a little step back and get my mind around ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion Mr. Speaker, September 28 is the internationally designated global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion. According to the World Health Organization, about ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much. I'm very concerned about the fact that you make certain statements in your testimony and then, when evidence is provided that those ...

Spoke in the House on Tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau Mr. Speaker, last weekend was tragic and shocking for thousands of people in Ottawa, Dunrobin and Gatineau. As horrific as the tornadoes were, the one thing ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic and Child Labour and Modern Slavery Okay, I'll talk a little bit louder for you. You talked about history and some of the painful history, like the forced removals and the slaughtering ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much. Actually, I wanted to pick up on that particular thought. It's one thing to moderate content when there is actual hate speech ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Ottawa-West—Nepean Mr. Speaker, I was pleased to recently announce an investment of almost $4 million for 42 new affordable seniors housing units in my riding of Ottawa ...

Spoke in the House on Women, Peace and Security Ambassador Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague, the member for Etobicoke Centre, for introducing this important motion to establish an ambassador for women, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic I want to follow up on what Mr. Pelletier said about the indigenous students in the summer, and I noted that Mr. Hutchinson mentioned that many ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad As you've just said, one of the things you identified about the in-person meetings was that there wasn't enough training to be able see the signs ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... Yes, thank you. Thank you very much, Minister, for being here, and welcome again to the ambassador, who's no stranger to our Parliament. Since your independence, ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development entitled ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, the Arms Trade Treaty is an important treaty, which sets high common standards for export controls and seeks to prevent the illicit trade in, ...

Spoke in the House on Ovarian Cancer Mr. Speaker, every day in Canada, five women die from ovarian cancer. Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families deserve to have access to new ...

Spoke in the House on Entrepreneurship Centres at Algonquin College Madam Speaker, I was honoured to cut the ribbon at the opening of Algonquin College's new Discovery, Applied Research, and Entrepreneurship building, or DARE, and its ...