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  • Her favourite word is women.

NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 38% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Have a safe & fun filled #CivicHoliday weekend #LdnOnt!

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today marks Korean War Veterans Day, when we remember those who fought for peace. We thank them and their families for their service.

This week

Posted on Twitter Good news today for SW ON – new high-speed internet investment from provincial and federal gov. https://t.co/2OBGWzVbVI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Glad to be back in #LdnOnt, looking forward to some #PrideLdn2016 celebrations this weekend.

Posted on Twitter Past due, we need to change the rules so ALL WWII & Korean War veterans can access long term care beds when needed: https://t.co/8fD3JpN6qm

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Happy #Pride #LdnOnt! @prideldnfest events list is at: https://t.co/s48bnKmlJe.

Mentioned by Windsor Star Veterans' advocates, area MPs seek clarification on re-opening Veterans Affairs' office NDP Members of Parliament Irene Mathyssen, left, and Tracey Ramsey listen to concerns of area veteran Larry Costello, centre, and Gayle Brown, Royal Canadian Legion in Essex, Monday. Behind, MP Cheryl Hardcastle chats with Greg Brownlie.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by iNews880.com London Among Six Cities Taking A Stand Against Islamophobia Several local leaders will be in attendance including Deputy Premier Deb Matthews, London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, London West NDP MPP Peggy Sattler, London North Centre Liberal MP Peter Fragiskatos, London Police Chief John Pare, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by 640 Toronto News MP Irene Mathyssen Pushes Federally Funded Birth Control The London MP who championed dropping the tax on feminine hygiene products has now set her sights on making sure women have access to affordable birth control. London Fanshawe's New Democrat MP Irene Mathyssen is tabling a motion that asks the ...

Mentioned by Am980 London News MP Irene Mathyssen Pushes Federally Funded Birth Control The London MP who championed dropping the tax on feminine hygiene products has now set her sights on making sure women have access to affordable birth control. London Fanshawe's New Democrat MP Irene Mathyssen is tabling a motion that asks the ...

Mentioned by iNews880.com MP Irene Mathyssen Pushes Federally Funded Birth Control The London MP who championed dropping the tax on feminine hygiene products has now set her sights on making sure women have access to affordable birth control. London Fanshawe's New Democrat MP Irene Mathyssen is tabling a motion that asks the ...

Mentioned by London Free Press London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen wants full birth control costs to be covered by the government Now, London Fanshawe NDP MP Irene Mathyssen is calling on the federal government to give all women access to adequate birth control by covering the costs of all prescribed contraceptives, following Australia, England, and other European countries.

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Thank you. There's an interesting saw-off here. One of the things we hear from veterans is that they're rejected initially by VAC. You said that the ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, just like the Conservatives before them, the Liberals are shamefully denying benefits to veterans. Care is downloaded to the provinces while federal facilities close ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-295, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (residence of electors). Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to be ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from a number of concerned citizens who worry that we do not have adequate laws to protect animals from cruelty. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-295 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (residence of electors)

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Thank you, Mr. Zimmerman and Mr. Kovacs, for being here. We certainly appreciate hearing your input. One of the things that I think we have at ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Mr. Callaghan, thank you for your service. Ms. Northey, thank you for creating that context because, in your description of your experience at the Mayo Clinic, ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans With regard to what we heard today, the ombudsman said that if we make sure there is quality of life for the veteran—financial support, housing, supports ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Okay. Thank you, again. I have two quick questions. We've been focusing on the veteran and that preparation for transition from DND to VAC. We also ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Thank you for your presentations. You've touched on so many things, and I want to follow up on some of them. Mr. Burke, you talked about ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, when the Liberals promised an increase in benefits for permanently injured veterans, they failed to mention that their plan would benefit higher ranking officials ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans You said that the legislation from 2006 affected veterans' entitlement. Now, VRAB has to follow the legislation, as you're very much a creature of what governments ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the current Liberal government promised during the election to restore Canada's historic relationship with our veterans. First and foremost was the pledge to end ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Delivery to Veterans Oh, dear. Well, perhaps I will re-ask this question, but I'll give you some time to think about it. You talked about Ste. Anne's and long-term ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, another day, another broken Liberal promise. Liberals are dragging wounded veterans back into court to deny them fair benefits. After Conservatives spent $700,000 fighting ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on VIA Rail Mr. Speaker, VIA Rail is a long way from fulfilling its mandate to provide intercity passenger rail services in Canada. The Auditor General's report on the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Bill Browder has been fighting for human rights and justice in memory of Sergei Magnitsky, who was murdered in prison after exposing a tax ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-261 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (increase of allowance for survivors and children)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-260 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deduction of disability pensions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-498 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (North Thames River, Middle Thames River and Thames River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-422 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (elimination of waiting period)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-407 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (gender balanced representation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-287 An Act respecting a Senior Consumer Price Index