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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter A good read for International Day of the Girl https://t.co/LI9R3y2oS5

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.”.

A week ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, 65 years ago, Austin Hunt began a life of public service that sees him retiring as the longest serving politician in Canada. As a ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #892 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise once again to table one of many petitions signed by Canadians from across Canada, including Espanola in my riding, who highlight the ...

Posted on Twitter On National Seniors Day we celebrate the contribution of these individuals who built our country. The NDP believes… https://t.co/p2ixpg5Q68

Posted on Twitter In 2018, Canadian women overall still earn 32% less than men – and the pay gap is even wider for Indigenous women,… https://t.co/NzWbMT2hWb

Posted on Twitter En 2018, les femmes canadiennes gagnent en moyenne 32 % de moins que les hommes – et l’écart salarial est encore pl… https://t.co/qmgKtN0MQe

Posted on Twitter Le système actuel de services de garde d’enfants au Canada sert à peine un enfant sur quatre-et le coût des garderi… https://t.co/2bTv3WjvAW

Posted on Twitter The current Canadian childcare system barely serves 1 in 4 children – and childcare costs in Canada are among the h… https://t.co/88uuBeut8B

Two months ago

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor LETTERS: A case for protecting and preserving our land Dear Editor: Carol Hughes, our MP, highlighted the need to protect land for wildlife in her article, “Our wild spaces require strong protection,” (August 17). As she explained, Canada's wildlife reserves only amount to about 10 percent of our land mass.

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Manitoulin man receives Governor General award A long-time volunteer is being recognized with a prestigious medal for his long hours. Roy Eaton of Manitoulin has been awarded the Governor General's Sovereign Medal for his work with the Little Current Cruiser's Net. MP Carol Hughes, who represents ...

Mentioned by Manitoulin Expositor MP Hughes to attend rally oapposing nuclear waste facility in Hornepayne ... need to educate themselves on what is being proposed and what impacts there will be on their community before making a decision on whether they become home to a nuclear waste facility, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing (AMK) MP Carol Hughes.

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

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)