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Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter On #HumanRightsDay I’m calling on fellow Parliamentarians internationally to join #GlobalSignOnLetter & support ren… https://t.co/rVAhOi6YNA

Posted on Twitter Today is #InternationalHumanRightsDay. I’ve joined a movement of Parliamentarians from across the globe calling for… https://t.co/6ZTk63Ngrr

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Today I joined the menorah lighting hosted by the Chabad of Centrepointe. It included “A Ripple Effect” where teens… https://t.co/xZ0AevAN8Y

Posted on Twitter It is always such a joy to meet with grade 5 civics students from my riding visiting Parliament. These students fro… https://t.co/OMdUQ32TZ9

Posted on Twitter Lots of fun at #villamarconi last week with the Albanian-Canadian community celebrating Albanian Independence Day w… https://t.co/H7tc9vLyQV

Posted on Twitter Thank you to all who came out yesterday for my pre-budget consultation for #OttWN. Your ideas and solutions about… https://t.co/2JBkaoJ8s0

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Signing Santa Madam Speaker, Christmas time is a special time for many children, but inclusion looks different for some children at this time of year. For deaf and ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted Yes on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted Yes on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

A week ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and ... Thank you to both of you. Yvette, you mentioned the resilience of the Congolese women. I can say first-hand that the women of the Congo are ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, Canadians were rightly horrified by the situation of the Yazidis. All Canadians can be very proud of what Canada has done to give safe ...

Spoke in the House on Gender-based Violence Mr. Speaker, November 25 to December 10 is the UN women's 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. This year, the UNiTE campaign is using #HearMeToo ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Just simply in terms of looking at sovereignty, we were told in other testimony before this committee that, just because there's more commercial activity, it's not ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, a year ago our government hosted the UN peacekeeping defence ministerial in Vancouver. At this UN peacekeeping conference, our government committed to working with ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and ... I'd like to thank both of you for what was very compelling testimony, with a lot of information there. Ms. Stigant, you started your career with ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much. Most of my questions will be for Elections Canada and Mr. Perrault. Considering that I was on PROC when we were reviewing ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, today is the YWCA day on the Hill. The YWCA is the country's oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, with 32 associations operating in ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia and Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the ... I'd like to go to something you said about creating better conditions in the country of origin. As we know, one of the best ways to ...

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.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on United Nations Mr. Speaker, October 24 is celebrated every year as United Nations Day. It is the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, which established the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much. I'd like to go back to the part that you discussed in the beginning when you outlined the key areas on controls, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook We've heard of a lot of these social media platforms like Facebook being called data-opolies—I think Mr. Santor said “superstar platforms”. The fact is that people ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you for being here and for your testimony. I'd like to go back to the fact that we are legislators. What we're very much interested ...

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 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 ...