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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.

Two days 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Posted on Twitter On porte des chemises roses pour lutter contre l'intimidation.Nous pouvons tous faire notre part pour être gentil &… https://t.co/OjdcA8srQy

Posted on Twitter Proudly wearing pink shirts to combat bullying Everyone can do their part to be kind, compassionate and respectful… https://t.co/1Xg9fZqyGb

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Sincere condolences to the family of Bob White. He was a dedicated trade unionist whose legacy will live on.

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone a fabulous Family Day! Bonne Fête de la famille à tous! https://t.co/tXrT9h1op2

Posted on Twitter Happy 90th Birthday to Rosemary McAulay at Algoma Manor as family & friends gather for this milestone occassion. https://t.co/xrLJwxaaW8

A week ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Needs to address eating disorders, Hughes ... inadequately treated, and underfunded-eating disorders are considered the deadliest of mental illnesses since they are twelve times more likely to lead to death than any others, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Ms. Hughes ...

Posted on Twitter Today is Cda’s Agriculture Day - so many great producers in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing & who doesn’t love a Farm… https://t.co/cBIEnd93M3

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Hughes calls for national strategy on eating disorders A Northern Ontario federal New Democrat is lobbying for a national strategy to stamp out eating disorders. Carol Hughes says eating disorders are the deadliest of mental illnesses yet they are poorly treated, misunderstood and underfunded. But the MP ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the decision to classify Algoma Central Railway passenger service as rural and not remote: (a) what were the determining factors that the route ...

Two months 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Three months 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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)