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  • Her favourite word is families.

NDP MP for Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River (Saskatchewan)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 34% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Check out this story from StarPhoenix https://t.co/iWbuIrqme2

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this week indigenous leaders sent a letter to the Prime Minister after being left out of developing new environmental legislation. They say the Liberals ...

Posted on Twitter Sign our petition: It's time to make National Indigenous Peoples Day a national holiday https://t.co/zySqApK6mX

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

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Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Sask. MP asks why Metis, non-status people excluded from '60s Scoop settlement New Democratic Party MP for the Desnethe — Missinippi — Churchill riding Georgina Jolibois has called the exclusion of non-status and Metis people from the federal government's 60s Scoop settlement a betrayal. Liam Richards / Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Posted on Twitter Morneau could make millions in profit from pension bill: NDP https://t.co/Lufll8l3JW

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Métis and non-status found out last week that they were not included in the government's sixties scoop survivors' settlement. This betrayal has caused ...

Spoke in the House on Bills of Exchange Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-369, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Indigenous ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-369 An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Indigenous People Day)

Posted on Twitter Metis Sixties Scoop survivors left out of payment settlement via @TheStarPhoenix https://t.co/kxstBxc8ec

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Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister said at the UN that Canada believes in “An approach that...emphasizes fairness...for everyone”... He also said that the historic experience of ...

Spoke in the House on Vacancies Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Since the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs was not aware of the specifics of the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, we have learned that the government spent more than $110,000 fighting a first nations girl in court. It fought to block payment for the ...

Spoke in the House on Orange Shirt Day Madam Speaker, September 30 is Orange Shirt Day. This marks the date on which children were taken from their homes and brought to residential schools. Orange ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, over the summer I met with families across Saskatchewan that raised concerns with how the inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women is offloading ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Briefing on the Progress of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered ... [Member speaks in Dene] Good morning. Thank you for being here. I represent the riding of Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River. I speak my first language Dene and I ...

Mentioned by National Post Missing and murdered inquiry 'offloading' responsibility onto communities: NDP MP “I've been, over the summer, meeting families in my riding and some across the province,” said northern Saskatchewan MP Georgina Jolibois, the NDP's deputy critic for Indigenous affairs. “I do have concerns about your report, because it's contradicting ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by 620 CKRM.com Northern Sask. MP calling for National Aboriginal Day to be a stat holiday Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois has tabled a private member's bill that would make National Aboriginal Day a statutory holiday across the country. Jolibois, who tabled the bill on Thursday, said in a statement: “Having the day ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NDP MP calls for National Aboriginal Day to be stat holiday NDP MP MP Georgina Jolibois speaks during a press conference at the House of Commons on June 14, 2017. Jolibois has introduced a private member's bill that would make National Aboriginal Day a statutory holiday. By: Ryan Tumilty Metro Published on ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Sask. MP introduces bill to make National Aboriginal Day a statutory holiday An MP from northern Saskatchewan is leading the charge to make a day honouring the aboriginal peoples of Canada into a national holiday. Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River MP Georgina Jolibois tabled a private member's bill on Thursday morning that ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada National Aboriginal Day Should Be A Statutory Holiday: NDP MP Georgina Jolibois An NDP MP is pushing the federal government to recognize National Aboriginal Day as a statutory holiday. Saskatchewan's Georgina Jolibois, who also serves as her party's deputy critic for indigenous affairs, tabled a private member's bill Thursday ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-361 An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Aboriginal Day)

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the Sale of Agricultural Products in Relation to ... Thank you very much. Thank you to the witnesses. Free trade agreements have considerably reduced tariff barriers. However, a growing number of increasingly complex non-tariff barriers ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans I'd like to thank you for all your stories, Claude, Dave, Brandon, and John. We really appreciate the stories. What I'm about to ask is going ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans I'm curious. Dr. Ritchie, you mentioned Dr. Matchee. How can I get information on Dr. Matchee? He's in my riding. His family is in my riding. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you for the terrific presentations. I have those similar discussions in my riding. I come from northern Saskatchewan. I'm the MP for Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River riding. ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Hello, everyone. Thank you for coming. I really appreciate being here. I come from a riding in northern Saskatchewan. From La Loche to Cumberland House, it ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I'm having a hard time gelling that.... I'm a Canadian. I'm a first nation. I come from an area of predominantly first nations and Métis communities ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Mr. Obed and Mr. Hicks. I appreciate your presentations. I'm sitting here, and I too feel frustrated from a subjective perspective. Then, from the ...