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  • Her favourite word is nations.

NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Really enjoyed @elliotlake Stage Door Players performance of Happy 150th Canada EH! @canada150th https://t.co/ib0INGq5iE

Posted on Twitter Happy Birthday Reg McQuillan! Obviously, the stars were lining up tonight @elliotlake Stage Door Players performance https://t.co/rd7DQ3Uyf6

This week

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks to the students and teachers of Hearst High School for inviting me to their civics class yesterday. https://t.co/JSw0lbGDcB

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to have been guest @lionsclubs 42nd A-5. Lions Convention to mark 100th anniversary of Lions Worldwide https://t.co/oslovikiJ4

Posted on Twitter Early risers came out in droves for the Blind River Trappers Council breakfast this morning. https://t.co/Qt48W34XSA

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 ...

Posted on Twitter My cousin's pet Beara guts her favourite toy! Good thing she didn't cross path with the Easter Bunny last weekend. https://t.co/0jo4BjPMsq

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

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 ...

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

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by residents of Elliot Lake who want the government to identify hospice palliative care as a defined medical service ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, there will now be a 30-minute question period. It is at this time that I invite hon. members to rise in ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table this e-petition, signed by more than 500 individuals, in support of the Algoma passenger train service. It was sponsored ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Eating Disorders Mr. Speaker, last week I hosted an event in support of the national initiative for eating disorders. This not-for-profit coalition works to increase awareness and education ...

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)