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  • Her favourite word is women.

Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter En 2010 je me suis assise avec des leaders de la communauté francophone qui voulaient construire la Maison de la Fr… https://t.co/4XdDHLy5p0

This week

Spoke in the House on Francophone Community Centre in Ottawa Madam Speaker, in 2010, 11 years ago now, I sat down with leaders from the francophone community who wanted to create the Maison de la francophonie ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter Beautiful sight as I left West Block tonight after the votes. #MyOttawa https://t.co/iODAVrulwO

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with my Ottawa West-Nepean #youth council to hear their priorities for the federal budget. An articul… https://t.co/t09wxjE6d0

Posted on Twitter Today I am wearing pink in the House of Commons for #PinkShirtDay to stand up against bullying and reaffirm our com… https://t.co/U9EFYRfr1v

Posted on Twitter I stood in the House of Commons to call for the release of Senator Leila de Lima of the Philippines who today has b… https://t.co/wtR37xnGJT

Posted on Twitter What a fantastic trivia night with Ottawa West-Nepean Federal Liberal volunteers! What a great team-building experi… https://t.co/fZ6MECQqYr

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you very much, Minister, Deputy Minister and JAG for being here today. I'd like to delve into what I think is ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Madam Speaker, two years ago, I stood in the House to call for an end to the arbitrary detention of Senator Leila de Lima of the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Cameroon and Briefing on the Current ... Thank you very much. I want to thank all of the witnesses for being here today to explain this to us. I remember it was only ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I also want to thank the other members of the committee for putting this forward as a motion. I think we've all ...

Spoke in the House on Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity today to speak to Bill C-218, an act to amend the Criminal Code with regard to sports ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Madam Speaker, February is Black History Month, when we recognize the contributions of Black Canadians throughout Canada’s history. It is also a chance to share the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Recognition of International Human Rights Champions, Impact of COVID-19 on Displaced Persons ... Thank you very much. Again, I would like to echo the thanks to both of our witnesses for your testimony this evening. I think we're all ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations Thank you very much. I want to thank General Fortin and General Misener for all the work you're doing, including the testimony here today, and through ...

Spoke in the House on Canada—United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I prefer to wear a mask for the sake of my health. However, I will speak more slowly and hope that will improve things. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am here today to present petition e-2740 on Holocaust education, with 747 signatures, including those of former prime ministers Joe Clark and Paul ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am presenting petition e-2868, with 3,710 signatures. It is petitioning the Minister of Health regarding a rare disease, spinal muscular atrophy. Health ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, National Defence is taking concrete steps to reduce its carbon footprint in its real property and its fleets. This includes greenhouse gas emissions reduction ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations Thank you very much. I want to thank you, Madam Chair, for making sure we complete the round, but I know we're short on time so ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations Thank you very much. I would like to echo the thoughts of all of my colleagues here today. I want to thank you very, very much ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Nigeria and Briefing on the Current ... Thank you very much, and I want to thank you for being here, Mr. Imahiagbe. I understand that you are actually a teacher at a school ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) 'Completely unacceptable': Conservative MP on Bay ward robocall Ottawa West–​Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld's robocall to her constituents endorsing her husband's municipal election campaign shows a "gross misunderstanding" of the code of conduct for members of Parliament, charged the Conservative MP who complained to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Completely unacceptable': Conservative MP on Bay ward robocall Ottawa West–​Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld's robocall to her constituents endorsing her husband's municipal election campaign shows a "gross misunderstanding" of the code of conduct for members of Parliament, charged the Conservative MP who complained ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ethics inquiry launched into Ottawa MP's robocall The commissioner's office completed a preliminary review after some residents of Bay ward complained about receiving the automated phone calls from Ottawa West–Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld in mid-October. In the recorded message, Vandenbeld ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Ethics commissioner opens probe into Grit MP Vandenbeld's decision to robocall for husband's municipal council ... Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld is now facing an ethics probe over the decision to use her position to campaign for her husband, according to the federal ethics commissioner's office. ... In a statement she issued addressing concerns raised over whether ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Ethics watchdog probing Ottawa MP's endorsement of husband's election bid Anita Vandenbeld is the MP for Ottawa West–Nepean. Her husband Don Dransfield ran as a candidate for city councillor in Bay ward in Ottawa's 2018 municipal election. READ MORE: Here are your City of Ottawa council members for 2018-2022.

Mentioned by Hill Times Diplomatic events: International Club hosts welcome tea, Nepal marks Constitution Day, EU journalism award winners ... Ethics commissioner opens probe into Grit MP Vandenbeld's decision to robocall for husband's municipal council candidacy. News|By Beatrice Paez 2:31 PM ET. Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld disputes the notion that, in campaigning for her husband, she was ...