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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 So sorry to miss fb chat this week... Cabinet discussion start now !!!!Talk nxt week for sure !!!!

Posted on Twitter Innovative Climate Change Adaptation https://t.co/R7pokIh7OS via @wordpressdotcom #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Was truly impressed by mtg w SmartICE in December https://t.co/f4yHOetZDz #science #research #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Truly inspiring. We loved it ! Therapeutic ! @HiddenFigures https://t.co/Wi1oeY0UvW #women #STEM #segregation #cdnpoli #uspoli

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Anglican Church admits it 'helped to create' conditions for suicide crisis in Wapekeka FN https://t.co/b8uFynEZCw TY @cbcreporter #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter So truly impt in the healing Chi-miigwech to the courageous survivors https://t.co/X0h6KJjgOK @gcfiddler @danielroher @pbobrian #childabuse

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, everyone, including first nation governments, wants increased transparency and accountability, but we will achieve this through working in full partnership with first nations leadership ...

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted No on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River for helping to arrange the meeting with the students from this program with my department ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is not a situation I am well aware of right now, and I would entertain the question and a conversation with the member ...

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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, issues of registration, membership, and citizenship go to the heart of identity in community. Bill S-3 will correct known sex-based discrimination in Indian registration. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) 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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)