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  • Her favourite word is things.

Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to tour @Bayview_Yards innovation hub in #Ottawa with @JustinTrudeau & meet entrepreneurs with amazing ide… https://t.co/Onl4Fd7wy0

Voted Yes on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

Posted on Twitter A pleasure to speak at 50th anniversary of Parliamentary Centre promoting strong inclusive legislatures here & arou… https://t.co/s7otf80DBV

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I went to see @Pier21 in Halifax where, 58 years ago this month, my dad arrived in Canada with his family from the… https://t.co/vxJzoZzaek

This week

Posted on Twitter What an amazing group of Liberal women! Brunch with women’s caucus, past candidates and the National Liberal Women’… https://t.co/jS0wChjMZf

Posted on Twitter Welcome home Bashir Makhtal, thanks to @OmarAlghabra @AhmedDHussen and all the community members who never gave up… https://t.co/vwJ4JwVqxF

Posted on Twitter Enjoying the Argyle street party to celebrate the end of the #Lib2018 convention - lots of energy and ideas to take… https://t.co/oTGDUH76wi

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is a tremendous pleasure to rise today to speak to the budget implementation act, the first step in implementing budget 2018, a truly ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you very much. I'd like to follow up on what my colleague, Mr. Wrzesnewskyj, was talking about in regard to families who may choose to ...

Spoke in the House on Net Neutrality Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague from Oakville for his strong defence of net neutrality, something I support very much and that ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services In terms of compelling reasons, I think 2% of GDP saved is a very compelling reason. I'll go back to the trust issue, because of course ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you very much. I want to join my colleagues in congratulating you on the work that you've done over the years. It's rare that we ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca MP pays tribute to Canadian comic Mike MacDonald MP pays tribute to Canadian comic Mike MacDonald. Ottawa West MP Anita Vandenbeld pays tribute to Canadian Comic Mike MacDonald, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 63. more. <iframe src="https://globalnews.ca/video/embed/4091904/" width="670 ...

Spoke in the House on Mike MacDonald Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to legendary Ottawa comedian, Mike MacDonald, who passed away on Saturday. A renowned stand-up comedian for over 40 ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Liberal MP Speaks in Airdrie A member of the federal Liberal Caucus was in Airdrie last night (March 13th) speaking to Liberal supporters about the current state of government. Anita Vandenbeld, who currently represents the riding of Ottawa – West Nepean explained what brought her ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Liberal MP Speaks in Airdrie A member of the federal Liberal Caucus was in Airdrie last night (March 13th) speaking to Liberal supporters about the current state of government. Anita Vandenbeld, who currently represents the riding of Ottawa – West Nepean explained what brought her ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Thank you very much. I don't think I need to read this one, because I believe everybody has it in both French and English. I'll just ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, next week, on International Women's Day, we will be reminded of the important role that women play in shaping our communities, both here in ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Caroline Maynard to the Position of Information Commissioner Thank you very much for being here. Your qualifications are very impressive, and your 20 years of relevant experience with oversight institutions is going to serve ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-65 My concern is that yesterday we heard that 22% of people in the public service said in a survey that they've experienced harassment in the last ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-65 Thank you very much, all of you. It seems to me, in listening to the testimony that we heard this morning and the testimony this afternoon, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-65 Thank you. Thank you very much, all of you, for being here to answer our questions. Mr. Graham, I'd like to go back to that statistic ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad my hon. colleague mentioned former prime minister Stephen Harper who, to this day, has never revealed the top 10 donors to ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the many contributions African Canadians have made to Canada. Black people have been an integral ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, we know every person deserves to be in a workplace where he or she is free from harassment and sexual violence. As leaders and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times All hands from all parties on deck for democracy caucus debut Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld, the chair of the all-party democracy caucus, says an event hosted by Carleton University on Feb. 6 will be a good platform for more people to learn about the new all-party caucus. The Hill Times file photograph. The all ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague from Oakville North—Burlington for so eloquently talking about what this bill would actually do, particularly for women ...

Mentioned by Financial Post Feds face new pressure to help hobbled newspaper industry amid more shutdowns CWA Canada — an umbrella group that represents multiple media unions, including the Canadian Media Guild, which represents employees at The Canadian Press — also urged the Liberals to take urgent action. Ottawa-area Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld called ...

Mentioned by National Post Feds face new pressure to help hobbled newspaper industry amid more shutdowns CWA Canada — an umbrella group that represents multiple media unions, including the Canadian Media Guild, which represents employees at The Canadian Press — also urged the Liberals to take urgent action. Ottawa-area Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld called ...