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NDP MP for London—Fanshawe (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @j_omina by all means, you are welcome to quote my tweet and my comments to CTV if you wish. Good luck on your assignment.

Posted on Twitter So proud to stand alongside my #LdnOnt area sisters on Saturday at our local #WomensMarch2018 https://t.co/2RjwjULg5I

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to #lndont @prideldnfest / @prideunderstanding for the release of their educational videos about th… https://t.co/Bjhcu9tuww

This week

Posted on Twitter Talking to @ipoliticsca about @TVDSB & @LDCSBSchools pulling funding from #PromQueen at @thegrandlondon: https://t.co/96X8wU30E1

Posted on Twitter Well done #LdnOnt! #TheShowMustGoOn #LoveIsLove https://t.co/JLo6gpWHSr

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to #ldnont @_JAM_News for receiving New Horizons for Seniors federal funding to improve the museum.… https://t.co/mfxxkOgYFv

A month ago

Mentioned by CTV News London remembers a trailblazer for women in politics Gina Barber passed away Sunday morning in hospital. Those who worked closely with the former City Councilor are remembering her tireless efforts for her community. MP Irene Mathyssen says “Gina Barber was a woman of great passion. She was filled with ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, is the Prime Minister trying to pretend that his selection process is not partisan? Canadians want the investigations into both the Prime Minister and ...

Voted No on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, when my colleague talks about quality legislation, is he not concerned about the fact that the housing strategy is spread out over 11 years? ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, with less than a third of cases actually meeting departmental targets, the government is barely paying lip service to veterans. The department remains understaffed, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions, both the same, from citizens who are very concerned about the fact that the Conservative government stripped environmental regulations covered ...

Voted No on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, for weeks now, the revenue minister has repeated over and over again that the CRA under the Liberal government has recovered $25 billion in ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you. It's interesting, because one of the things we've discovered in talking to veterans here in Canada is that they are very much cocooned or ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, for those with depression, anxiety, and PTSD, Christmas can be a very stressful time. To add to this stress, the B.C. court ruled that ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Concurrence in Vote 1B--Department of Finance Mr. Speaker, the New Democrats agree to apply the vote and we will be voting no.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, we do agree to apply the vote, with New Democrats voting yes.

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Veterans ... Thank you, Minister. I have a number of questions. I want to ask about a young veteran. I won't use his name, because I don't want ...

Mentioned by London Free Press Martin: MPs lend ear on transit when council won't Karen Vecchio (MP for Elgin-MiddlesexÑLondon), Irene Mathyssen (MP for London-Fanshawe), Peter Fragiskatos (MPP for London-North-Centre) and Kate Young (MPP for London West) met city politicians at City Hall in London, Ont. on Wednesday ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here. I truly appreciate it. I have a number of questions, and I'll try to be succinct. I ...

Mentioned by London Free Press Fanshawe College plans to add week to fall semester if labour standoff with teachers is resolved London-Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen speaks with striker Chris Dell after she joined pickets Friday as a gesture of solidarity at Fanshawe College in London. “I admire them,” she said of striking teachers. Dell teaches in the college's Lawerence Kinlin ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I have spoken to you, Ombudsman, about military sexual trauma, and I want to raise it here. I understand that ...

Mentioned by The Catholic Register Human trafficking in Canada documentary could be shown to schools and police nationwide NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, who co-sponsored the screening with Conservative MP Arnold Viersen, Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Conservative Senator Betty Unger, told the audience she had not been aware Canada's homegrown trafficking ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-370 An Act to continue VIA Rail Canada Inc. under the name VIA Rail Canada, to amend the Canada Transportation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to come back to some of the things you said. We have talked about the fact that post-World ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you, Mr. Chair, and my thanks to you all for being here. There are clearly two different realities, for French veterans and Canadian veterans, so ...

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Mathyssen Condemns Anti-Islam Rally After Mayor Matt Brown issued a statement about the planned rally by Pegida Canada, also known as Patriots of Canada Against the Islamization of the West, London-Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen did the same on Wednesday. Mathyssen, who is in France ...

Mentioned by London Free Press Irene Mathyssen rips planned anti-Islam rally in London as 'disgusting and appalling' London MP Irene Mathyssen, who helped end federal taxes on women's hygiene products, is now campaigning for free birth control for Canadian women. (MORRIS LAMONT, The London Free Press) ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much. There have been a number of discussions about the process we use here, and some have expressed dissatisfaction. I was very curious ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you for this opportunity to talk with you and perhaps pick your brain and see if we can come ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-355 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (North Thames River, Middle Thames River and Thames River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-339 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act (death benefit)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-320 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deletion of deduction from annuity)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-319 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Judges Act, the Public Service Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (survivor pension benefits)

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

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)