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  • Her favourite word is communities.

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 Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending this ongoing national tragedy, and to ensuring that the commission has all the support it needs to succeed. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter What an honour @MiskoAnemki to speak with your mom... and thank her for all her work... and the work to come !!!!

Posted on Twitter So important @DeeksJane all Cdns need 2 read @TanyaTalaga 's #SevenFallenFeathers - my plan 4xmas gifts #giftingreconciliation #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter Huge thnx to Andy Byford. We'll miss you. TO's loss NYNY gain. @CBCToronto

Posted on Twitter So proud! @cafreeland The negotiator https://t.co/LhbATE5wYF #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Always inspiring to attend @ideas_idees lectures. Today’s topic reconciliation to a full house on the Hill w/ profs… https://t.co/UZJp4rGJ1j

Posted on Twitter Miigwech NC @perrybellegarde, reg’l Chiefs & FN leaders 4 update on AFN-CAN MOU: new fiscal relationship, closing t… https://t.co/Xjf5ViX4VP

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the important work of the commission is crucial to getting the answers the families have been waiting decades for, and to ending this ongoing ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we know that good governance and self-determination are the most important factors in a community's economic and social health. This past summer, we signed ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, our government is committed to moving rural and remote communities off diesel, as identified under the pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, today we begin third reading debate on Bill C-17, an act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act, or YESAA. I want ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the sixties scoop is a dark and painful chapter in Canada's history. This agreement, in principle, represents the first step in resolving this issue. ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his question and for his ongoing advocacy for indigenous children across this country. This morning, to have the agreement ...

Spoke in the House on Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, copies of the Anishinabek Nation Education agreement.

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

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Liberal minister urges Conservatives to kick Sen. Lynn Beyak out of caucus Carolyn Bennett, the government's Crown-Indigenous relations minister, made the comments about Conservative Sen. Lynn Beyak during the daily question period Tuesday in response to a question from a Liberal back bench. "The senator's ongoing ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Carolyn Bennett: Sen. Lynn Beyak Must Be Kicked Out Of Conservative Caucus OTTAWA — Liberal cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett is urging the leader of the official Opposition to kick Sen. Lynn Beyak out of the Conservative caucus. Bennett, the minister for Crown-Indigenous relations, made the comments today during question period.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Carolyn Bennett: Sen. Lynn Beyak Must Be Kicked Out Of Conservative Caucus OTTAWA — Liberal cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett is urging the leader of the official Opposition to kick Sen. Lynn Beyak out of the Conservative caucus. Bennett, the minister for Crown-Indigenous relations, made the comments today during question period.

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Atlantic boost on front bench noteworthy in shuffle aimed at getting action, say strategists 28 cabinet shuffle, from the left: Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Sports and Persons with Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr, Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Atlantic boost on front bench noteworthy in shuffle aimed at getting action, say strategists 28 cabinet shuffle, from the left: Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Sports and Persons with Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr, Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough ...

Mentioned by The Guardian New Veterans Affairs minister a positive for PEI: political science prof. He replaces Calgary Centre MP Kent Hehr, who becomes the minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. Other moves included Toronto-St. Paul's MP Carolyn Bennett becoming the new minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs while ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)