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NDP MP for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Pleased to support PMB M-103 Systemic racism and religious discrimination

Posted on Twitter Pleased to support PMB C-323 Act to amend Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Three days ago

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 ...

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/BuNfUhH36U

Posted on Twitter Homeland Mission million dollar food giveaway about to begin in Little Current at Manitoulin Country Fest Grounds https://t.co/6kLPrSuqWR

Posted on Twitter Wishing all participants @Official_LNHL the very best in this year's tournament. It's all about team work!@ChiefPaibomsai

Posted on Twitter Seedy Saturday at CASS in Desbarats reminds us that Spring is just around the corner https://t.co/Tz6OPYn3ri

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by news.com Carol Hughes Delivers Online Algoma Passenger Train Petition in House of Commons - Wawa An online petition with more than 550 signatures in support of Algoma Passenger Train Services has been presented in the House of Commons by Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes. “For over a hundred years the Algoma Passenger Train ...

Mentioned by My Eespanola Now Petition calls for restoration of passenger train service Riding MP Carol Hughes has given the House of Commons a petition asking the feds to restore Algoma passenger rail service. The online petition collected about 550 names. Passenger service was dropped in 2015 and Hughes says it`s created problems ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

Three 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.

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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)