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Liberal MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Wishing all those observing Yom Kippur in Ottawa West-Nepean an easy and meaningful fast, as well as a healthy, pea… https://t.co/z32Y0htkqV

Posted on Twitter The pandemic has been very hard on many Canadians. We will establish a new permanent Mental Health Transfer to the… https://t.co/XaA4Svn4gk

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter - $10/day child care - Making it easier to save to buy a home - Paid sick days - One million jobs… https://t.co/qDVhz2c8zO

Posted on Twitter What an amazing sunset this evening during our canvass! We have a beautiful riding - come and knock on doors with m… https://t.co/IDySQtuFRY

Posted on Twitter Today is the #InternationalDayofDemocracy. The best thing you can do is go and VOTE on Monday! I want to congratula… https://t.co/xXqIHoyGMl

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The Liberal party has had your back during the pandemic. Now we are ensuring a strong recovery for everyone, includ… https://t.co/71s6KMv2vB

Three months ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted No on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the care and support of ill and injured military members and their families remains a priority for National Defence. The Canadian Armed Forces is ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Madam Speaker, yesterday shows that the Conservatives are more focused on waging personal and partisan attacks than supporting the women and men of the Canadian Armed ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, there is no room in the Canadian Armed Forces or the Department of National Defence for sexism, misogyny, racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, discrimination, harassment, or ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Madam Speaker, our military has consistently contributed to international operations to deter terrorism, to defend human rights and to act as a force for good in ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to respond to the member opposite this early morning on such an important issue. It goes without saying that this ...

Spoke in the House on War Historian Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an exceptional constituent of mine. Michel Gravel honoured our soldiers and our country with his historical research. He ensured ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to respecting and upholding human rights, international and domestic law, and the dignity of all persons. These disturbing allegations, I ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, as I mentioned, our government is committed to respecting and upholding human rights during all Canadian Armed Forces deployments and operations. As the minister ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you very much, Mr. Baker. Thank you, Madam Chair. I know it's a little more difficult when I'm in the room to know exactly where ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I think the amendment would remove one of the problematic pieces of this particular motion, so of course we would ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Turkey and Northern Syria and Briefing ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I will split my time with Mr. Sidhu. I thank all the witnesses for their incredible expertise and testimony today, ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Sexual Misconduct Within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you. You've mentioned that you are working closely with Dr. Preston and the SMRC, the sexual misconduct response centre, and also with Lieutenant-General Carignan, who ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in the Philippines and Briefing on the ... Thank you very much. Witnesses, I want to thank all of you for your incredible courage and for the work you're doing for human rights in ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you. I want to start by talking about some of the things that are out there that are actually not accurate about what's going on ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Sexual Misconduct Within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you very much. I'll focus my questions on General Whelan. Thank you very much for being here this evening. A lot of what we have ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Sexual Misconduct Within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you very much. I'm very pleased that we have Professor Eichler on the line. I know there were technical issues. I really want to ask ...

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 ...