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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 Gr8 intvu @CTVNews Paul Martin's reaction to @JustinTrudeau speech #UNGA17 #indigenous #reconciliation #cdnpoli #SDGs

Posted on Twitter We're excited! MadelaineS19 @janephilpott

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with Métis National Council today, discussed joint priorities and how we can move forward together… https://t.co/ehucfpiKFx

Posted on Twitter Applications for the Toronto-St. Paul's Youth Council are now open, deadline is Oct. 15! https://t.co/t7oXFPQVHr… https://t.co/tEribgIxdX

This week

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the senator's ongoing offensive comments regarding indigenous people are ill-informed, hurtful, and simply wrong. These disturbing views expressed by a sitting parliamentarian undermine progress ...

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.

Posted on Twitter Congrats!!!! You're the best! @YvonneJJones @CanadianPM @CBCNL @VOCMNEWS #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. We have launched a truly national independent ...

Posted on Twitter Will miss the fb chat tonight....still in London... early flt to Canada in the am! Talk nxt week... #TOStPauls #cdnpoli

Two weeks 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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Trudeau shakes up cabinet Philpott is taking on a new Indigenous Services portfolio to work alongside Carolyn Bennett, whose new title — minister of Crown-Indigenous relations and northern affairs — signals a sharper focus on reconciliation. Ginette Petitpas Taylor becomes ...

Mentioned by National Post Federal cabinet: Liberals split Indigenous Affairs, add O'Regan, Petitpas Taylor The existing department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs is being replaced by two new departments: former Indigenous minister Carolyn Bennett becomes minister of Crown-Indigenous relations and northern affairs, while Jane Philpott leaves Health to ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government agrees that first nations individuals should be able to access their communities' financial information. We have already launched national mutual accountability engagements ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his advocacy on this file. It is completely unacceptable that so many northerners are still struggling to feed their ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government is taking action on the outstanding childhood claim, and I have a mandate to negotiate with all sixties scoop plaintiffs. As the ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act moved that Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), be read the second time and referred to a ...

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

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are committed to ending this ongoing national tragedy. As family member Bernie Williams stated, families have fought too long and hard for this ...

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)