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  • Her favourite word is citizenship.

NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter w Stephanie & @laurenwabe of @UofT Women in House prgm.Thx for your enthusiasm & for bringing our politics 1 step c… https://t.co/mKHRpMTWTJ

Posted on Twitter Cda jailing "100s of would-be immigrants indefinitely ... even though they have committed no crime" #cdnimm #cdnpoli https://t.co/vAqZQ9Egcd

Posted on Twitter so pleased I could attend! https://t.co/rmNoiYQEVM

Posted on Twitter T.O. school board backs words "committed to equity inclusiveness& fairness" w/ real action More meaty than PMJT res… https://t.co/tCnHV2ulwD

Two days ago

Mentioned by London Free Press Toronto writer instrumental in recent House of Commons apology to British home children British home children advocate Sandra Joyce is pictured here after the House of Commons issued a formal apology to these children who worked in Canada as indentured farm workers and domestics. Pictured here, from left to right, are NDP MP Jenny Kwan, ...

Mentioned by Sarnia Observer Toronto writer instrumental in recent House of Commons apology to British home children British home children advocate Sandra Joyce is pictured here after the House of Commons issued a formal apology to these children who worked in Canada as indentured farm workers and domestics. Pictured here, from left to right, are NDP MP Jenny Kwan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Also ignored: many calls for $ to reduce backlog across *all* #cdnimm categories including, e.g. live-in caregivers https://t.co/EPm2i93Fok

Posted on Twitter yes Liberal bafflegab, i.e. the classic Liberal shell game that leaves average folks & the most vulnerable to fend… https://t.co/vba270M4su

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Margaret Mitchell Mr. Speaker, on International Women's Day, the universe lost a champion of social justice and a staunch advocate for women's rights with the passing of former ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak in support of Motion No. 103. To start my debate, I want to be ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his comments. Like all parents, we want our children to do well. When we look at the economic budget ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Times Now US no longer safe for refugees, says Canadian MP "The US is no longer a safe country for refugees, and refugees continue to risk life and limb to come to Canada," New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan said in a statement. "The Liberal government must immediately suspend the Safe Third Country ...

Mentioned by www.worldbulletin.net Leftist party urges Canada to scrap refugee deal with US "The US is no longer a safe country for refugees, and refugees continue to risk life and limb to come to Canada," New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan said in a statement. "The Liberal government must immediately suspend the Safe Third Country ...

Mentioned by Financial Express Leftist party urges Canada to scrap refugee deal with United States “The US is no longer a safe country for refugees, and refugees continue to risk life and limb to come to Canada,” New Democratic Party MP Jenny Kwan said in a statement. “The Liberal government must immediately suspend the Safe Third Country ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by durhamregion.com Baloney Meter: are border crossings illegal? OTTAWA — "What we're seeing now is that people are crossing illegally trying to seek asylum here in Canada, risking life and limb." — NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan. "What is happening at our border right now is illegal." — Conservative MP and ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. On that point, as well, I think it is important to note that ICCRC is the designated body responsible for ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the government's own definition of the safe third country agreement with the U.S. states: Only countries that respect human rights and offer a high ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in this House to support the motion tabled by my colleague, the member for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie. The motion calls ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and Modernization of Client Service Delivery Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'll take just a few minutes of the committee's time. I'd like to give notice of motion on an important ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Premier of Manitoba announced that the province will provide funding for housing and resettlement services for hundreds of asylum seekers who have ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, that is with the exception that people are fleeing and coming to border communities here in Canada because they do not feel safe in ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak in the House to Bill C-23, an act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the Sale of Agricultural Products in Relation to ... Thank you very much. You mentioned that the economy in the sector is $8 billion worldwide, and of that, $4.7 billion for Canada. That's a substantive ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I have three areas of questions. First, just to tee off, on the $45 million or $46 million to increase ...

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-333 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (granting and revoking of citizenship)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you also to our witnesses. This follows in that vein, because I was asking the previous panel that question ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery I think that's good, but I can tell you about my direct experience of phoning the call centre from my office and not being able to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2017 Immigration Levels Plan and Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates ... That's correct. I appreciate that the new applications will be processed more quickly, but it doesn't erase the fact that there are scores of people who ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Resettling Yazidi Girls and Women Can we get that information from you in terms of how much the Canadian government provided to the UNHCR to get that project done? Also, when ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-294 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (cessation of refugee protection)