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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada has lost a national treasure. Ursula Franklin willB truly missed. We all will have to carry her Torch @Brent_T_Jolly @MasseyCollege

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats !!! @Ashoka @ngoadvisor @HeroRATs

Posted on Twitter Jimmy Fallon delivers epic Donald Trump RNC speech https://t.co/ZJ1gEwTTmW via @SFGate

Posted on Twitter Fantastic surprise Norman Jewison's 90th @BobRae48 sings his NJ version 'If I were a rich man/Jewison!'@cfccreates https://t.co/G8oXgUwCkw

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter What an honour4 @pbobrian & I 2B included in wonderful 90th B'day celebration4 Norman Jewison @cfccreates Thnx Lynne https://t.co/WqNEORG0k8

This week

Posted on Twitter Was so great 2C the Community greenhouse in Inuvik ! @ForgeRat

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, we do recognize and support the public's right to engage in peaceful protests. It is our hope that the parties involved, including the Windmill ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, as the member well knows, this is not just an agreement between the federal government and the first nation or the land claim. It ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to answer the member's question by celebrating the over 200 bands that have engaged with the First Nations Financial Management Board, ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for the question. I too am excited and am anticipating the rollout of budget 2016, with the generous commitment to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Carolyn Bennett: Lack Of Basic Health Services For Indigenous Unacceptable OTTAWA — The denial of health services to anyone because of where they live or who is paying is unacceptable in Canada, Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said Friday after meeting with First Nations leaders and her provincial and territorial ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Nunavut Implementation Panel Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 2011-12 annual report of the Nunavut Implementation Panel.

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank Human Rights Watch for its enlightening report. We completely agree that there is an urgent need to fix the lack of clean ...

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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, everyone, including first nation governments, wants increased transparency and accountability. We will achieve that in partnership with the first nations' leadership and organizations. We ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, again, the department was not in charge at that time. As the opposition critic, we consulted broadly through that time. We know exactly what ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 5 questions with Carolyn Bennett, minister of Indigenous affairs 5 questions with Carolyn Bennett, minister of Indigenous affairs · Full Episode. She has been called the minister of reconciliation. Carolyn Bennett is the MP for Toronto-St. Paul's and minister of Indigenous and northern affairs. Before becoming ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Perhaps Carolyn Bennett should check her mirror Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett kicked off May with yet another attack on the Church, painting Catholic leaders as charlatans who negotiated their way out of an obligation to raise millions of dollars to further help former students who ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Perhaps Carolyn Bennett should check her mirror Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett kicked off May with yet another attack on the Church, painting Catholic leaders as charlatans who negotiated their way out of an obligation to raise millions of dollars to further help former students who ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Jakarta Post Canada says it will support UN indigenous rights declaration Chief Bruce Shisheesh, left, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett, center, and Federal NDP MP Charlie Angus, right, meet in the northern Ontario First Nations reserve in Attawapiskat, Ontario, Canada, on Monday, April 18, 2016. Natan Obed ...

Mentioned by National Observer Canada to reposition itself on UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett is expected to formalize Canada's position on the declaration Tuesday during the UN's Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Romeo Saganash, the NDP's critic for intergovernmental indigenous affairs who spent ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)