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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 42% of the vote.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Polls close in less than a half hour! Be sure you are at the poll before 9:30. Anyone in line at 9:30 will be allow… https://t.co/nyWVtI3ePv

Posted on Twitter This is unacceptable. Indigenous people must have the right to vote. #SnapElection #elxn44vote https://t.co/vHHuk6RtSb

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Posted on Twitter One in three Canadians has no dental insurance – almost seven million people don’t visit the dentist every year bec… https://t.co/6sK0csTcLe

Posted on Twitter Cindy Blackstock is the strongest voice for the rights of Indigenous children in Canada. Her opinion matters and h… https://t.co/QEwYe3Inct

Posted on Twitter New Democrats will make the ultrawealthy, tax cheats, and pandemic profiteers pay their fair share. Justin Trudeau… https://t.co/gzcf9fP78Y

Three months ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Homelessness Mr. Speaker, according to the Women's National Housing & Homelessness Network, homelessness among women, girls and gender-diverse peoples in Canada is a crisis hiding in plain ...

Spoke in the House on Defence of Canada Medal Act (1946-1989) moved for leave to introduce Bill C-296, An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989). Mr. Speaker, the pandemic has ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-296 An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989)

Spoke in the House on Sport Fishing Mr. Speaker, last summer, Canadians headed outdoors with enthusiasm. Proof can be seen in increased sales for domestic fishing licences. This was in addition to growth ...

Spoke in the House on Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act Order. The member for Manicouagan on a point of order.

Spoke in the House on Mark Shawanda Mr. Speaker, often we hear about the challenges indigenous communities can face securing a safe and reliable source of drinking water. However, for Whitefish River First ...

Spoke in the House on Laurentian University Mr. Speaker, as part of the CCAA proceedings, Laurentian University is cancelling the only midwifery education program that trains students in French and serves northern Ontario. ...

Spoke in the House on Women and Gender Equality Mr. Speaker, as society struggles to find balance during the pandemic, it is clear that women have a difficult road to travel to recover from the ...

Spoke in the House on Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing Mr. Speaker, every day my social media feed shows me people across Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing doing their most to raise spirits and bring a smile to others. That ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, the residents of Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing are doing everything they can to fight COVID-19, whether it be staying home, avoiding crowds, following the guidelines, performing essential ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Island doctor receives national recognition Two award-winning family doctors that practice in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing were recognized for their achievements in Parliament by MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes says Little Current's Dr. Dieter Poenn has been recognized by the College as a Family ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Hughes calling for action on eye health and vision care Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes who has been promoting a Pan-Canadian Framework for Action on Eye Health and Vision Care adding healthy vision is something we shouldn't take for granted. Hughes had a meeting last year with the ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor LETTERS: 'If we take climate change seriously, we can have an impact' Dear Editor: The recent special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Global Warming of 1.5 degrees celsius is an important warning, and kudos to our MP Carol Hughes for bringing it to the attention of your readers (“IPCC report ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Aus Hunt feted for over 60 years of leadership in Billings, Manitoulin Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, who claimed she would pass on the cupcake, stated “Aus is truly deserving of the accolades. I don't know of anyone who is such a gentleman. He is kind to everyone. Thank you for being who you are.”.

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Manitoulin bids a fond adieu to its longest serving mayor The Park Centre was filled with well-wishers on Sunday for his retirement party including MP Carol Hughes and MPP Mike Mantha, among others. Hunt was presented with paintings, plaques and awards to mark the milestone. But, don't expect him to ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor Hughes pays tribute to Mayor Austin Hunt Ottawa – When you are able to retire as the longest-serving politician in Canada it's because of hard work and putting your community's interests first, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP Carol Hughes. Hughes paid tribute to Billings ...

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 ...

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)