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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter @windspeakernews: Norval Morrisseau demonstrated the dignity and bravery of his people #CANADA150 https://t.co/idBxk6oagK #cdnpoli

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Posted on Twitter Thank u @TPFFA for your hard work over last 24 hrs @ Young & St.Clair. To our friends @thebandr, pls know your community is here for you.

Posted on Twitter The fire @thebandr was extinguished at 5:45am. Yonge St. directly south of St. Clair is still closed. https://t.co/xeNoT0olND

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I believe that so many of the women marching today do expect results, and they do not expect to wait for the recommendations of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted No on Vote #197 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #196 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Posted on Twitter Police asking us to keep away from Yonge & St.Clair until further notice. https://t.co/nmiwo0GLKU #TorStPaul

Posted on Twitter The fire at the B&R is now contained, thank you to the Toronto Fire Services for your hard work in putting out the blaze.

Posted on Twitter Thinking of all those affected by the disastrous fire at the B&R on Yonge & St.Clair. Our community is here for you @thebandr #TorStPaul

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, we had a very good meeting in the north last week with both Premier Taptuna and Premier McLeod. As the member knows, there is ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it was, indeed, a terrific announcement that we were able to make with the first nations in Manitoba that choose to work together on ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, contaminated sites are one of the largest parts of our department. We take this very seriously in making sure that sites like that are ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Government of Canada is deeply committed to renewing the relationship with indigenous peoples based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I have said in this House many times, first nations governments, and everyone, want increased transparency and accountability. We will achieve this through ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Province Canada-wide Class Action Litigation Being Pursued Regarding Sixties Scoop and Comments on Today's ... OTTAWA and VANCOUVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Tony Merchant, Q.C. stated: "Today's announcement by Minister Carolyn Bennett (announcing the establishment of formal negotiations between the Government and Sixties Scoop survivors) is a significant ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to say that we are adversaries no more and that negotiation rather than litigation is our government's preferred route to ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is imperative that communities have the say in setting the priorities and the things that need investment in their communities, but when it ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 National Post Trudeau government pressured for cash to improve health care for First Nations and Inuit children For its part, the federal government said it had embarked on a new round of consultations with provincial and territorial authorities to address the problem and tapped a top bureaucrat to be Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett “special ...

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)