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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter so gr8! Congrats Chief Bill ! Four officers, no weapons, no charges: A Yukon First Nation’s solution for keeping th… https://t.co/SMFqK95mNb

Posted on Twitter ‘A threat to the very idea of truth’ https://t.co/nntZk9PnQo via @torontostar

Posted on Twitter Artists & Crafters Gathering at Allan Gardens Celebration of First Nations artists during the week of Pride celebr… https://t.co/hyrlq1apai

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter So gr8 to celebrate #PrideTO with all the @liberal_party volunteers who came out today to promote inclusion & diver… https://t.co/JwQdq7SuSj

Posted on Twitter When we advocate for each other the walls come tumbling down #loveislove #Pride is an opportunity to reflect on s… https://t.co/KcZFWrFtPp

Posted on Twitter Truly inspiring words from Rev. Jeff Rock @mcctoronto Church on Church @pridetoronto #loveislove We all have a rol… https://t.co/fMox76bcwc

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Winnipeg Centre for his ongoing advocacy on this. Gender equality is a fundamental human right, and Bill S-3 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is with pride that Canada is working with the Government of Nunavut and all our northern partners to develop and implement the new ...

Spoke in the House on The Senate Mr. Speaker, the government is moving forward on key legislative initiatives to implement the UN declaration, including the legislation on languages and child and family services. ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the relationship with first nations, Inuit and Métis in this country is the most important relationship. It is therefore extraordinarily important that in any ...

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Madam Speaker, I have been in the member's community. I know of the struggles in Prince George and the Highway of Tears. I understand his passion ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is completely unacceptable that many northerners are still struggling to feed their families. Our government is expanding nutrition north to support a total ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, gender equality is a fundamental human right, and Bill S-3 eliminates sex-based discrimination from the Indian Act. Ministerial special representative Claudette Dumont-Smith and departmental ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Community Capacity Building and Retention of Talent, Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 ... Thank you, Madam Chair. It's great to be back. As always, thank you for the land acknowledgement as we meet here as a committee on the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending this national tragedy. We know that the actions and policies of past governments directly led to the loss ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 336 to 386 (Part 4, Division 25) (An ... Thank you, Madam Chair, for this opportunity to participate in your committee's review of Bill C-88 as we gather once again on traditional unceded Algonquin territory. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of the Interim Estimates 2019-20 and of the Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you for having me back. I think we would like to begin by acknowledging that we come together on the traditional territory of the Algonquin ...

Mentioned by Philippine Canadian Inquirer Canada must get out of 'colonialist boat, run it ashore, leave it to rot': Bennett FILE: This is Carolyn Bennett, Liberal MP for St. Paul's in Toronto. This picture was taken at Castleridge Plaza in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Liberal Party of Candidate introduced its nominated candidates in Southern Alberta who were running for ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Department of ... Thank you. It's great to be back. Thank you, Madam Chair, for inviting us to be here with you all today. I would like to begin ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada to reassess nearly 58000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation and commits ... Today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, along with Brendan Mitchell, President ...

Mentioned by Philippine Canadian Inquirer Canada congratulates Sioux Valley Dakota Nation on the opening of its new Department of Families FILE: This is Carolyn Bennett, Liberal MP for St. Paul's in Toronto. This picture was taken at Castleridge Plaza in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Liberal ... Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern ...

Mentioned by APTN News Canada to open negotiations with NunatuKavut Community Council in Labrador Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett joined former Liberal caucus colleague and NCC President Todd Russell for the announcement in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Calling the launch of “exploratory negotiations” a “shared journey of ...

Mentioned by APTN News Canada to open negotiations with NunatuKavut Community Council in Labrador (Supporters surround Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett (red pants) NCC President Todd Russell, and Labrador MP Yvonne Jones at the negotiation announcement Thursday in Labrador). Justin Brake APTN News Canada announced ...

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Governments announce $140M for Mackenzie Valley Highway Carolyn Bennett, Minister of crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, who was in Yellowknife for the announcement, confirmed the feds are picking up $102.5 million of the tab while the Government of the Northwest territories will cover the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... Thank you again. It's great to be back. I also thank you, Chair, for recognizing the unceded Algonquin territory on which we meet today. I think ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair, for your warm invitation to this meeting, which we are holding on the traditional territory of the aboriginal peoples, on ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-70 An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian High Arctic Research Station ... I will start, Madam Chair, as the returning regular here. I'm pleased to be back here today, on the traditional Algonquin territory, to present the department's ...

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

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 ...

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

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)