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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Hughes Brings Call for Canadian Service Medal to Parliament Veterans are calling for a return of the Canadian Service Medal according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. On Wednesday, Hughes delivered a petition to Parliament from constituents, which notes that Veterans Affairs Canada ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day from Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing! https://t.co/md62DrZArS

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Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Massey Legion holds rededication/dedication ceremony Several dozen local residents attended the ceremony, including dignitaries Mayor Leslie Gamble of Sables Spanish River Township and Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Hughes expressed MP Michael Mantha's regrets for not attending as ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a petition signed by people from Espanola calling for the return of a Canadian volunteer service medal. They remind us ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a petition to the government concerning a pan-Canadian strategy for eating disorders. The petitioners indicate that eating disorders such as ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table petitions from the good riding of Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, more specifically, people from Wharncliffe and Elliot Lake, as well as people ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Larry's Place opens at 66% capacity first night Photo by JESSICA BROUSSEAU/FOR THE STANDARD Derek Duhaime created the Larry's Place sign that will be mounted at the new shelter for displaced men. He is joined by MPP Michael Mantha, MP Carol Hughes and Councillor Luc Cyr at the grand ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Anishinabek Nation grand council chief opposes Canada's purchase of pipeline ONTARIO—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee and Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes oppose the recent agreement-in-principle that the Government of Canada has reached to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline. “This is a highly ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP Hughes calls US tariffs 'bullying tactics' by Trump government MANITOULIN—Carol Hughes, MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing said the U.S. government, is employing bullying tactics when it imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum products from Canada. “I am extremely disappointed with the bullying tactics of ...

Spoke in the House on Child Health Protection Act It being 6:31 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House will now proceed to the consideration of Bill S-228 under private members' business.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise again to table a petition to the Minister of Transport regarding passenger train service on the Algoma Central Railway. ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Aundeck Omni Kaning hosts 348 Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps 14th Annual Ceremonial Review Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Member of Parliament Carol Hughes has attended virtually every Island Sea Cadet annual review since she was first elected. She spoke as the parent of a sea cadet, her daughter, who was an active member of the Elliot Lake ...

Spoke in the House on Eddy Lefrançois Mr. Speaker, June is ALS Awareness Month. Eddy Lefrançois, from Dubreuilville, works hard to raise awareness about this illness, and has an extraordinary story to tell. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to table a petition signed by many residents of Dubreuilville who are concerned about the fact that the only ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, this petition is signed by the people of Dubreuilville and White River, who are concerned that banks are shutting down in rural communities across ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Great event last night! https://t.co/XPWqu75ZbS

Posted on Twitter My pleasure! https://t.co/nRMpvmNeIM

Posted on Twitter 2018 National Volunteer Week theme is,“Celebrate the value of volunteering. Building confidence, competence, connec… https://t.co/zsGOvuGRlr

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)