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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now MP praises work of area food banks Algoma Manitoulin Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes is praising the work of individuals and food banks in the riding during this time of year. Hughes drew MP's attention to food bank work going on in Chapleau and Kapuskasing. And she also told her ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing Food Banks Mr. Speaker, the holidays are a time when Canadians think about helping their community, something the people who work at food banks do every single day. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted Yes on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted No on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to stand with my caucus colleagues to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Agai… https://t.co/luzuvxt6xR

Posted on Twitter Floral display in the House of Commons foyer to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against… https://t.co/pxkFg30WBh

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise again to table a petition with respect to the Algoma Central Railway passenger service. The petitioners are from Richards ...

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Having a grand time at Santa Claus Parade in. Little Current https://t.co/AM0YHpboRd

Posted on Twitter Dropped in to Lil's annual Bake & Craft Sale in Walford. https://t.co/JV3hDvPBDc

Posted on Twitter Xmas Farmers Market in Spanish had much to offer to everyone. Great to see so many in attendance https://t.co/bjUNHhg98j

Posted on Twitter Picked up a variety of baking at RCL Branch 432 Spanish during their annual Christmas Bazaar. Gallettes were amazing https://t.co/cfkmIhHdPz

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am once again pleased to stand to table petitions, this time, from people from Desbarats, Echo Bay, Searchmont, Dundas, Barrie, Niagara Falls, and ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now NDP say taking time off work to raise family could hurt your CPP benefits A Northern Ontario MP says women and families who take time off work to raise their family face lost CPP income. Carol Hughes of Algoma Manitoulin Kapuskasing says this is one result of reforming the federal pension plan. Hughes says the changes all ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Mr. Speaker, November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and marks the beginning of 16 days of activism against gender-based ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to table a petition. The petitioners are from Sprague, Blind River, Elliot Lake, Echo Bay, Prince Township, Goulais, Labrador ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise in this House on behalf of citizens of Sault Ste. Marie who have asked that I table a petition so that they ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to table petitions on behalf of my constituents in Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing from Echo Bay, Bruce Mines, Hearst, Wawa, Richards Landing ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise on behalf of some constituents from Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, in the communities of Little Rapids, Serpent River, and Thessalon, and other ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Golden Birches celebrates milestone birthdays Photo by KEVIN McSHEFFREY/THE STANDARD AMK MP Carol Hughes congratulated 16 residents of Golden Birches Terrace in Blind River on reaching milestone birthdays. Two of them are in the centennial club. Grace Astles will be 101 on Nov. 30, and ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP says shortage of federal health and safety officers a problem in Northern Ontario ... according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Ms. Hughes raised the issue in Parliament recently as she tabled petitions that call on the government to pay attention to the needs of the region which she pointed out has been limping ...

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Serpent River FN and Spanish celebrate completion of joint project Photo by KEVIN McSHEFFREY/THE STANDARD Former Spanish CAO Brent St. Denis, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, SRFN Chief Elaine Johnston, Spanish Mayor Ted Clague and Chris Kirby, of Tulloch Engineering, cut the ribbon to ...

Mentioned by SooToday How many health and safety inspectors does it take to cover Northern Ontario? ... Health and safety measures that ensure workplace safety can't be enforced if there aren't enough officers to cover a region, which is the case with federal inspectors in Northern Ontario, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes.

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)