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  • Her favourite word is language.

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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Yesterday we saw celebrations of #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay across 🇨🇦 Canadians could’ve been looking forward t… https://t.co/O6YljnUsIu

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Denesuline of northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba were supposed to sign an agreement with the government after 18 years of negotiating for their land, ...

Voted No on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

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

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

Posted on Twitter Feeling inspired today by the Dene folks who came to Ottawa to stand up to the Liberals and fight for their rights https://t.co/9Y2tmaQz5J

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am happy to present a petition led by the Elizabeth Fry Society about children in irregular situations.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks so much to Buffalo River Dene High School in Dillon for inviting me to your graduation! It was great to be p… https://t.co/vZ1eUkFTjG

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the national day of healing and reconciliation and the anniversary of the government's apology for residential schools. As MPs, ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, Helen is a senior living in Meadow Lake. Every month, she goes a little more into debt, because she is on a limited income ...

Posted on Twitter Helen is a senior in Meadow Lake. She lives on a limited income and has increasingly more expensive medical bills.… https://t.co/cEuMo3X9lq

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I rise today with great appreciation for my colleague, the hon. member for Windsor West, for bringing this motion to the House today. As ...

Posted on Twitter What a great resource from Renée Carrière and her students from Charlebois school in Cumberland House. Can't wait t… https://t.co/Dlwp8g3H5j

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... Good morning and thank you. As I sit here and listen to the presentations, first I'm going to acknowledge my feelings, because as an indigenous MP ...

Posted on Twitter Chief Turtle from Grassy Narrows shared some powerful words with us this morning. It's clear to me the Liberals wa… https://t.co/U3CyuCBRPX

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Community Capacity Building and Retention of Talent, Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 ... Minister O'Regan, you will remember earlier this year when you were in La Ronge and you took a moment with me to stop and reflect at ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls inquiry has called for serious action to help the families of women who have gone missing. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, in February, the minister announced funding to make much needed safety improvements to the Fond du Lac Airport, but now the Liberals are telling ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-92 However, it is very offensive the way you said it and how you said it in just not giving her the credit she deserves. Now, I'm ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regards to the Ile-a-la-Crosse Indian Residential School and the Timber Bay Children’s home: (a) how many students attended these schools from their respective openings until ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and ... I do want to say one thing. Principally, this language that the government is using sounds very good, and because of that, it sounds like I'm ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on International Best Practices for Engaging with Indigenous Communities Regarding Major Energy Projects I want to emphasize that I do support the minister's coming here and answering some questions away from the estimates, because when we talk about the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 With all due respect, the Métis people have had, and continue to have, this discussion because, if we go with what is being proposed, the broad ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 Thank you for making that comment. I appreciate that comment, because as an indigenous-speaking person and woman here, I go through it on a daily basis, ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of the Interim Estimates 2019-20 and of the Supplementary Estimates ... I have another question regarding the indigenous languages legislation that Minister Rodriguez put forward, which the heritage committee is studying right now. Many witnesses have appeared ...

Mentioned by Prince Albert Daily Herald Jolibois calls on Liberals to finish Wollaston Lake road NDP Member of Parliament Georgina Jolibois says the Liberal government is “dragging their feet” to finish a road project in Wollaston Lake. The Hatchet Lake Denesuline First Nation and Wollaston Lake community are located on the southeastern part of ...

Mentioned by larongeNOW MP calls on Liberals to support Wollaston Lake all-season road The MP acknowledged the project would need provincial support as well. submitted photo/Georgina Jolibois, MP Facebook. Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River NDP MP Georgina Jolibois stood in the House of Commons Nov. 28 and called on the Liberals ...

Mentioned by CTV News Cook-Searson to seek federal Liberal nomination ... Liberal nomination in the Riding of Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River, which encompasses the northern half of the province. She has served as a councillor and band chief for more than two decades. The seat is now held by NDP MP Georgina Jolibois.

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Parliamentarians of the Year awards 2018 in pictures Photograph by Blair Gable. NDP MP and Best Represents Constituents winner Georgina Jolibois mingles with guests. Photograph by Blair Gable. Maclean's senior writer Paul Wells hosts the Parliamentarians of the Year awards. Photograph by Blair Gable.

Mentioned by Macleans.ca And the 2018 Parliamentarians of the Year are… Georgina Jolibois's riding of Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River sprawls across the entire northern half of Saskatchewan, a 310,000-sq.-km swath that ... “It's far and widespread,” the New Democrat MP and Dene woman says. “Sometimes I have to drive 12 ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MP wants Indigenous stat holiday extended to provinces The NDP MP who first proposed a federal stat holiday to honour reconciliation between Canadians and Indigenous peoples wants it expanded to the provinces. That's what Georgina Jolibois told a committee of her peers Thursday. Right now, her private ...

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)

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)