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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Ahhhh Chi-miigwech Naomi! "@kwetoday: Yay! Just signed nomination papers for @Carolyn_Bennett!!! so excited to support Carolyn! #cdnpoli"

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada Day 2018! https://t.co/VZZ3kdgr9C

Posted on Twitter Toronto-St. Paul’s Constituency Youth Council (CYC) Youth Policy Pitch Competition https://t.co/vTtM2SbING

Posted on Twitter Watch the 2018 Indspire Awards with me Sunday night... ...|I couldn't be there at the live performance because of t… https://t.co/GFMGWjP90l

Posted on Twitter Canada 151 – Reconcili-ACTION Crossword https://t.co/KgcwuYRh1N #next150

Posted on Twitter Happy Pride!! #Pride reminds us all that everyone should be free to live their truth, no matter who they love, or h… https://t.co/myWdxiSKDC

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we were pleased to give the inquiry some more time to hear from families and to write its report. We believe we gave a ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ensuring justice for the victims of this dark chapter in our history. Canada has not, and will not, seek ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by APTN News Federal government seeks Catholic coalition's help securing papal apology – but it's not likely to help Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, NDP MP Charlie Angus and Senator Murray Sinclair co-signed a letter addressed to the coalition, calling on the group to help “advance the cause of reconciliation.” “As an essential component of ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... Thank you again. It's great to be back. I also thank you, Chair, for recognizing the unceded Algonquin territory on which we meet today. I think ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times NDP MP Angus working with Minister Bennett to convince Pope to apologize for Catholic Church's role in residential ... NDP MP Charlie Angus is working behind the scenes with Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and through diplomatic channels to reach out to the Vatican after the House passed a historic non-binding motion on May 1 requesting Pope ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending this ongoing national tragedy. We thank the commission for its work so far. I am discussing the commission's ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to report on the progress to date and the engagement on the recognition of indigenous rights and the implementation framework. ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member also for his ongoing advocacy, particularly with respect to this issue. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action provide ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Indigenous Relations minister asks bishops to meet with residential school survivors over papal apology Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is asking the head of the organization representing Canada's Catholic bishops to meet with residential school survivors to discuss Pope Francis's decision not to issue an apology for the institutions.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Indigenous Relations minister asks bishops to meet with residential school survivors over papal apology Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is asking the head of the organization representing Canada's Catholic bishops to meet with residential school survivors to discuss Pope Francis's decision not to issue an apology for the institutions.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am honoured to have the opportunity to rise today and speak to the motion from the member for Timmins—James Bay. I acknowledge that ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Don't Blame Indigenous Leaders For Not Engaging A Historically One-Sided Treaty Process THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett listens as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the Canada Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum, in Ottawa on Nov. 1, 2017.

Mentioned by CANOE Trudeau disappointed as Pope Francis says he 'could not personally respond' to call for residential schools apology OTTAWA — Catholics have a role to play in continuing to urge Pope Francis to apologize for the role the church played in running Canada's residential schools, Crown-Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said Wednesday after the pontiff publicly ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair, for your warm invitation to this meeting, which we are holding on the traditional territory of the aboriginal peoples, on ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, our hearts go out with deepest sympathies to the family, the friends, and the whole community of Tina Fontaine. Tina's death put a face ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-70 An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Ways and Means Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 83(1) I have the honour to table a notice of a ways and means motion to introduce an act to ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian High Arctic Research Station ... I will start, Madam Chair, as the returning regular here. I'm pleased to be back here today, on the traditional Algonquin territory, to present the department's ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-61 An Act to give effect to the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. It's great to be back at committee, and thank you for inviting me here to talk about Bill S-3, as we acknowledge ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... She came from Finance, so she is a very important part of our team, knowing how this stuff works. We also have the chief financial officer ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you Meegwetch, Madam Chair. I'm glad to be here with you to today on the traditional Algonquin territory to present our departmental supplementary estimates (C) ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you so much. I'm pleased to be back to discuss Bill S-3, acknowledging that we're meeting on the traditional territory of the Algonquin people. I ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Indian Affairs ... You have to put up with the fact.... I chaired the subcommittee on persons with disabilities for five years. People with disabilities really cared about that ...

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

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)