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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 40% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table petitions from individuals in my riding from Webbwood, Massey, Espanola, Iron Bridge, Thessalon, Spanish, Manitoulin, Elliot Lake, many others from ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Posted on Twitter Celebrating National Fiddling Day on the Hill! On célébre la Journée Nationale du violon sur la Colline. https://t.co/vmIp0RP69Y

Posted on Twitter It's Swim Day on the Hill. Every year almost 500 Canadians drown. Most could be prevented by the proper use of a li… https://t.co/duhqUYzQDe

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise once again to table petitions regarding the Algoma passenger train. The petitioners indicate that the economic impact in Northern Ontario is huge. ...

Posted on Twitter Great meeting up with Dan Gagnon at Glengarry-Prescott-Russel Day on the Hill Reception. https://t.co/au60J8JZZm

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Hughes tells House of Commons about late Bob Manuel Algoma Manitoulin Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes formally recognized the late Bob Manuel in the House of Commons by talking about his many accomplishments. Hughes says the long-time Elliot Lake resident was a Korean War veteran and was heavily ...

Posted on Twitter Tulip festival well underway @ottawacity https://t.co/4plLj9JswP

Posted on Twitter Beautiful evening as I walked by the National War Memorial with Jolene and Dan on our way back from supper https://t.co/Wbv3X7mq2Z

Posted on Twitter Enjoying dinner with the Courtemanche family in the Ottawa Market. https://t.co/Y3e3utqivx

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Robert Manuel Mr. Speaker, I rise to honour the life of Robert Manuel, a veteran of the Korean War, community activist, and long-time resident of Elliot Lake. Bob ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, as members know, I have risen in the House on a number of occasions on petitions similar to this one, which is a petition ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise one more time on petitions to the Minister of Transport regarding the Algoma passenger train. The petitioners remind the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by news.com RBC Stands Firm on Closing Dubreuilville Branch - Wawa MP Carol Hughes, asked if it would be possible for RBC to waive any penalties/transfer fees for clients who will be looking for another financial provider. Cited was the fact that if a client will have to travel to Wawa for 'in person' banking services ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Elliot Lake holds celebration of life for icon Bob Manuel One person at the event will be federal riding MP Carol Hughes. Hughes says Manuel contributed a lot to the community and his fingerprints are all over Elliot Lake. Hughes says it's because he was involved with so much over the six decades he spent in ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the Algoma passenger rail service is still off the rails and therefore I continue to get petitions for the Minister of Transport. The petitioners ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise again to table a petition to the Minister of Transport. The petitioners are from Sault Ste. Marie, Prince Township, ...

Spoke in the House on Scholarships Mr. Speaker, I am happy to acknowledge Samantha Giguere who was recently selected as one of Canada's 33 Loran Scholars. This prestigious program provides tuition waivers ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP Hughes feels Canada Health Act should cover palliative care OTTAWA—The federal government should identify hospice palliative care as a defined medical service to be covered under the Canada Health Act, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Ms. Hughes delivered a petition on the ...

Mentioned by My North Bay Now NDP say Ring of Fire not in federal budget And Carol Hughes says this doesn't surprise her. Hughes says the Ring of Fire requires a lot of infrastructure ... However the MP from Nickel Belt disagrees. Liberal MP Marc Serre says the Trudeau government wants to see the Ring of Fire happen. Serre ...

Mentioned by My West Nippissing Now (blog) NDP say Ring of Fire not in federal budget And Carol Hughes says this doesn't surprise her. Hughes says the Ring of Fire requires a lot of infrastructure ... However the MP from Nickel Belt disagrees. Liberal MP Marc Serre says the Trudeau government wants to see the Ring of Fire happen. Serre ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-270 An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989)

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you very much. My next question is for Mr. Beaucage. Thank you very much. I know that you know the first nations communities quite well, ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you very much. I think it has been touched on a bit through the addition to reserves a while ago, but more so as well ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Out of those applications, have some of them been for remote communities? Given the fact you mentioned the process takes anywhere between 18 to 24 months, ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you very much. I really appreciate your taking the time to come here to talk about this issue. Chief Bear, you actually raised an issue ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you very much. I certainly think the First Nations Land Management Act is working fairly well for many first nations. I think the concern we've ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment ... Thank you very much. I do want to add some things to the record, Mr. Chair. First of all, with the comments made by Mr. Leef ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Licensed Hunting and Trapping in Canada Thank you very much. I really appreciate the information you have provided us. The NDP clearly supports hunting, fishing and preservation. The information provided by the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Licensed Hunting and Trapping in Canada Mr. Crawford and Mr. Farrant, I really appreciate the work your organizations do to ensure the sustainability of wildlife and their habitat. I've met with the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-411 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease registry)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-354 An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989)