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  • Her favourite word is work.

Liberal MP for Toronto—St. Paul's (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, in 2010, a decision was taken to stop collecting data on homes built by individuals on reserve in order to reduce the reporting burden ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the government is deeply committed to addressing HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C in Canada, with community-based organizations being central to this. The funding we provide ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, insofar as Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, INAC, is concerned, the response is as follows. With regard to (a), INAC also works in partnership ...

Voted Yes on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted Yes on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted Yes on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted Yes on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

Posted on Twitter Thnx @CharlieAngusNDP Gr8 2 work together with the inspiring youth #Attawapiskat #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Terrific! @BennettOBrian @TheBrickNetwork @Lego_News1 @MGB_2BA

Posted on Twitter For #Canada150 Christi Belcourt's beautiful https://t.co/sGn59obJP4 over the MP's entrance #HoC #reconciliation @TristinHopper @nationalpost

Posted on Twitter Canadian economy rebounds with fastest growth in two years /via @globeandmail https://t.co/2Eww4X3BdG #cdnpoli

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government has been working with indigenous groups to eliminate the known sex-based inequities in indigenous registration to respond to the Descheneaux ruling. On ...

Posted on Twitter Huge thanks Eleanor LeFave @mabelsfables for your amazing support & work on #giftingreconciliation #indigenousreads #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Join us now for our wkly chat https://t.co/X4KFsYC2hc while we watch #GreyCup ! #TOStPauls #cdnpoli

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for raising this question. We, too, were disappointed that the plaintiffs decided to file motions again. There had been a ...

Spoke in the House on Specific Claims Tribunal Act Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the report on the review of the Specific Claims ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, once again I remind the member that the Kelowna Accord's collaborative approach led to a framework for accountability, which that party's members tore up. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, insofar as Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, INAC, is concerned, the response is as follows. With regard to (a), in July 2015, the department ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Statement by Minister Carolyn Bennett and Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne ... OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, issued the following statement today on the occasion of ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Liberals rapped as $900M unspent by Indigenous Affairs among 'lapsed' funding for fiscal 2016 Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett's press secretary Sabrina Williams said the government “is absolutely committeed” to moving funds out in the fiscal year in which they were committed and explained last year's lapse this way: “Ninety-three ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Safe Water Project Expanding to 14 Ontario Communities Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, alongside Member of Parliament for Kenora Bob Nault, announced funding for the expansion of the Safe Water Project yesterday. “We are delighted the government is continuing its support of our efforts to ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Carolyn Bennett to reimburse Enbridge for BBQ after conflict of interest accusations Toronto MP Carolyn Bennett is trying to figure out just that after the opposition raised red flags about Enbridge's contributions to a Canada Day cookout organized by her office. The company donated the grill — and a volunteer — for the Toronto event ...

Mentioned by Turtle Island News Carolyn Bennett to reimburse Enbridge for BBQ after conflict of interest accusations Toronto MP Carolyn Bennett is trying to figure out just that after the opposition raised red flags about Enbridge's contributions to a Canada Day cookout organized by her office. The company donated the grill — and a volunteer — for the Toronto event ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Commissioners Announced and Term of Reference for MMIW National Inquiry OTTAWA – Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, announced the five commissioners who will lead the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (A) 2016-17: Votes 1a, 5a, 10a ... Thank you. It's a pleasure once again to join you here on the traditional territory of the Algonquin people. We're also pleased to have Mr. Yurdiga ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-17 An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2016-2017: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before we begin, we also want to offer our condolences and support to the residents of Fort McMurray and the surrounding areas ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2015-2016: Vote 3c under Canadian High Artic Research Station ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's good to be back to this committee, in a slightly different role, but it is important that we always acknowledge that ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you. Excuse me, Mr. Fontaine, but we have to focus on the situation in the media. I hear you Mr. Beaucage. I also hear that ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you very much. You're a great panel to have with all your different perspectives. I have questions on two things. One is that we've heard ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital In terms of the partnerships with the municipalities, I think we heard a little bit about that during the water bill. Do you work with the ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thank you all. It's really interesting to hear the successes in what you've been doing. I guess our committee wants to be able to say, “Where ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Access to Capital Thanks very much. First, Chief Moody, in this committee's previous study on land management, I underlined the need for additions to reserve to be moved in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-260 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (mandatory long-form census questionnaire)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-568 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (mandatory long-form census)