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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

Posted on Twitter Will miss our weekly chat tonight... learning lots in New Zealand.... reconciliation and decolonizing Talk next Sunday #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @APTNNews How truly sad-our hearts go out to family&friends&the whole KI&NANcommunity. We continue2work together2 p… https://t.co/n2gUzbO3lH

Posted on Twitter We agree - unacceptable. We're working in partnership with #Northern communities to reform Nutrition North & improv… https://t.co/FuPX2FHjdf

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing national tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The terms of reference of the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing national tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The terms of reference of the ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of the record in our ability to implement all the investments in budget 2016, in improving the relationship from adversary ...

Posted on Twitter Happy Mother's Day... Join us now for our weekly chat...lots to talk about! https://t.co/X4KFsYC2hc #TOStPauls #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Ahhhhhh @BennettOBrian Love it! @PBOBrian #MothersDay

Posted on Twitter Loved our #MothersDay Brunch @OakwoodHardware w Jack & @BennettOBrian @PBOBrian & Jack's godmother Joc Palm! Truly delicious !

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I affirmed last month at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the government is committed to fully implementing the declaration and is ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government welcomes Mary Simon's report on a new Shared Arctic Leadership Model and her recommendations. Ms. Simon's report provides us with a strong ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I welcome the member back to the House, and wish her son all the best. Everyone, including first nations governments, supports transparency and accountability. ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act moved that Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, be read ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, everyone, including first nations governments, supports transparency and accountability. Since last summer, we have been working with indigenous organizations, including the AFN special committee ...

Three months ago

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) ...

More than three months 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 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 ...

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 ...

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)