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  • Her favourite word is parks.

Liberal MP for Ottawa Centre (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

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Posted on Twitter Kudos to Ireland! Thanks @campaignforleo @DenisNaughten for standing up for our planet! We're all in this together.… https://t.co/I1yrM2cCuH

Posted on Twitter An incredible piece - part of an amazing collaboration between @nytimes & @NOLAnews. It tells the story of climate… https://t.co/wJJtTHKRi8

Posted on Twitter @JimWatsonOttawa @CFRASnow @jpmacnab That was fast! Mayor of salt!

Posted on Twitter Was inspired by our Olympians to go to swim practice this morning. Now I'm seriously hurting! Too much butterfly. Need a nap. 💤

Posted on Twitter Thank you @TeamCanada for your passion, commitment and awesomeness! You inspired Canadians and made us very proud!… https://t.co/Q8VlEZLCx8

Posted on Twitter Love this!!! https://t.co/5f2NKYgmsL

This week

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Catherine McKenna: Why I pushed back against 'climate Barbie' Few newly minted cabinet ministers have gone into circulation as quickly as Catherine McKenna. In 2015, barely 79 hours after being sworn in, the Trudeau government's Minister of the Environment and Climate Change—a political neophyte—was flying to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act moved that Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to ...

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am thrilled to defend the new environmental assessment act we are proposing. I am certainly interested in hearing any proposed changes that may ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I was very pleased by the response of so many businesses. They recognize that our system is actually more efficient. Unfortunately, maybe the member ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the reason that we have brought forward new legislation is to rebuild trust in our environmental assessment process. If we do not have the ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca The West Block, Season 7, Episode 23 Minister Catherine McKenna: Well, you know what? We're having discussions right now with British Columbia and let me be really clear. This project is within our jurisdiction. Pipelines are within the jurisdiction. We understand the concerns that folks ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it is quite rich for the opposition party to talk about the politics of environmental assessments. It was the former government that did not ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I am delighted that the Prime Minister announced yesterday, with Salesforce, a $2 billion investment in Canada. In terms of environmental assessments, we know ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I have two words to describe what we announced today: better rules. We understand that we need to have a process to review major ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, delays we saw under the last 10 years of the previous government. It did not understand that the environment and the economy go together. ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-69 An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Program for 40th Winterlude 2018 Unveiled OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (Ottawa Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today unveiled the official ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Biofuels International Magazine Canada Environment and Climate Change Minister outlines Clean Fuel Standard In a press release, Catherine McKenna MP gave the framework for the legislation and talked about greater demand for biofuels. The move is a first step in increasing green fuel consumption. The framework will allow legislators and experts to work out ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ 30 in Ottawa Centre recognized with Canada 150 Award Ally Freedman received a Canada 150 Award from Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna on Nov. 22 for being an outstanding youth. Awards were handed out to 30 people in Ottawa Centre promoting diversity and inclusion, reconciliation with Indigenous people ...

Mentioned by Port Huron Times Herald Protect lakes, deny nuclear waste dump To the Honourable Catherine McKenna, P.C., M.P. Minister of Environment & Climate Change, House of Commons: We are writing to you in connection with the interests and concerns of our constituents, millions of people living in cities, towns ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 Thank you very much. It's always a pleasure to be before this committee. You guys do really great work and I love the fact that you're ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-57 An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Great, and thank you very much, Madam Chair. Good afternoon everyone. I am delighted to be here. I'm going to start by recognizing we're on the ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-18 An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Ministerial Mandate, Declaration of Health Emergency by First Nations Communities in Northern ... Thank you very much. Mr. Chair, members of the committee, thank you for having invited me to appear before you today. As you noted, I'm joined ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Members of the committee, dear colleagues, I am obviously honoured to be here today with you for my first committee ...