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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Mon équipe et moi vous souhaites une belle journée nationale de maïs soufflé https://t.co/FdLG9gGh3W

Posted on Twitter My staff and I wish you a happy #nationalpopcornday https://t.co/lU5MVnOMaV

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Elliot Lake Standard Mayor's Levee 2016 awards 55-plus certificates Photo by KEVIN McSHEFFREY/THE STANDARD Mayor Dan Marchisella, MPP Michael Mantha and MP Carol Hughes presented six-year-old Cady Campbell with a certificate because for her birthday last year, she asked her friends to bring a donation for the ...

Posted on Twitter Beautiful landscape in Ottawa this morning. https://t.co/hGX3TW5Zzn

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now MP calls for community-operated media centres The MP for Algoma Manitoulin Kapuskasing wants the government to create a network of community-operated TV centres. Carol Hughes was responding to petitioners who say media convergences are leaving them without a way to get out local news.

Mentioned by My North Bay Now MP calls for community-operated media centres The MP for Algoma Manitoulin Kapuskasing wants the government to create a network of community-operated TV centres. Carol Hughes was responding to petitioners who say media convergences are leaving them without a way to get out local news.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Always a grand time at the annual RCL Branch 561 New Year's Levée! https://t.co/wRSvPbapyo

Posted on Twitter Happy New Year to all https://t.co/HZfL5ekXmh

Mentioned by The Chronicle Journal MP: More media work needs to be done to serve rural areas The federal government needs to step up and foster the development of “community-based” television and other types of media outlets in rural areas that don't have such services, says MP Carol Hughes. Federal “regulations are pretty straight-forward, so ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you! Hope you had a great Christmas as well."@SaranchimegUB: @CarolHughesMP Merry Christmas and Happy holidays dear friend :)"

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by individuals from Wikwemikong First Nation, who see how media concentration and digital convergence have made community ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Mentioned by My West Nippissing Now (blog) 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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)