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Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thanks to all the panelists and community members who attended my Town-hall and panel discussion… https://t.co/E1sgxdP32Z

Posted on Twitter Enjoying Chinese New Year at Fung Loy Kok @taoisttaichisoc dinner cooked entirely by volunteers! #OttWN w/… https://t.co/seDg37pgIt

Posted on Twitter A fantastic team for the @liberal_party #DayofAction in #OttWN training for our door to door canvassing!… https://t.co/1tY6YH3fCg

Posted on Twitter Lots of fun at the #Bayshore community winter carnival. I played ping pong, tried my hand at a… https://t.co/tyenY2TOV5

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Today we announced the transfer of federal land to @OttawaHospital for the new civic hospital campus - 3 levels of… https://t.co/WgMtsHPq0t

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I’m so glad I could stop by and talk with members of the Network of Black Business and Professional Women at the sh… https://t.co/pL0qrSy98u

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you very much to both of you for being here with your very compelling testimony. Putting a face to this issue is...of course Mr. Fahmy ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and Briefing on Net ... Thank you. I would like to continue with that question about spectrum neutrality for a moment, because we're hearing from Mr. Béland that there might be ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks 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 at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad and Briefing on Canada's ... Thank you very much. Before I begin, Minister, I want to thank you for the respect that you have shown this committee and the witnesses before ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much, Commissioner Dion, for being here. I'm very pleased to hear you saying that you want to make sure that the conflict of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality Thank you very much for being such strong proponents of net neutrality. I think this issue is of serious concern. I've heard from my constituents about ...

Three weeks ago

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 at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) That's fantastic. One of the things we studied on the Status on Women committee was the Australian model. I don't know if you're aware that Australia ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Child Labour and Modern Slavery Thank you. Thank you for the emphasis on governance. When I was working in Bangladesh, I was advising the parliamentary committees in the parliament there. The ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for Whitby for so eloquently reinforcing the significance of having 50% women in our cabinet. I would ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the historic Ottawa Treaty banning the use of anti-personnel landmines. Because of Canada's leadership, there are now ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for what was clearly a very sincere speech. I think we all agree that we do not want marijuana ...

Spoke in the House on President of the Republic of Kosovo Mr. Speaker, it is my honour today to welcome to Canada the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi. This week, accompanied by members from ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the President of Kosovo Mirëdita. Thank you very much, Mr. President, for being here in Canada and before our committee. It is a particular honour for me to welcome you ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in the Ottawa Region Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and Mark Taylor, Deputy Mayor of the ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in the Ottawa Region Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and Mark Taylor, Deputy Mayor of the ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in the Ottawa Region Anita Vandenbeld, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, and Mark Taylor, Deputy Mayor of the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Train vs. car Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld. The chairperson of the federal Liberal Party's Women's Caucus will be in Vernon next week. Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld will be at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, Sunday, Aug. 27 from 5-6:30 p.m..