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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 53% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @MatthewGreenNDP @Lefty_Mind @DonDavies @MPJulian @LeahGazan @nikiashton @alexboulerice @CharlieAngusNDP @Laurel_BC… https://t.co/xyTe1npNDo

This week

Posted on Twitter Celebrating @VancouverPride The #LGBTQI2S+ community has long been at the forefront of the global movement for huma… https://t.co/TvXZyFDtzh

Posted on Twitter I’m disappointed despite promising seniors their GIS will not be interrupted, govt chose to create barriers by issu… https://t.co/cvavnOdk1J

A week ago

Posted on Twitter More info here for anyone affected: https://t.co/izC6l5uaCp

Posted on Twitter I've heard troubling reports of seniors in the community not getting their GIS today & wrote an urgent letter to th… https://t.co/EmYxpGvEMQ

Posted on Twitter Here is my letter in support of the @WorldSikhOrg's calls for the government to #SaveAfghanSikhs and Hindus seeking… https://t.co/5raqfNzond

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. To our witnesses, thank you for your presentations. I'd like to follow up on the issue around Canada summer jobs. I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Briefing on the Canadian response to the outbreak of the coronavirus Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I just want to put this on the record, addressing MP Fisher's point of view, and say that the documents ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for their presentations. Mr. Hussan, in the report “Unheeded Warnings”, a number of issues—glaring issues, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Yes, thank goodness that in British Columbia we have a B.C. government that's more than ready and willing, and if we can have substantive investment from ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic I'll be sharing time with MP MacGregor. There is massive confusion in the public about the eligibility rules for CERB. In the rules on the government's ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... I would urge the minister to count the interrupted time for these caregivers towards their 24-month work requirement and then also, on the question of expired ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Chair, there is a crisis going on in my community. At CRAB Park, the encampment has just been displaced and the people have been forced ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Speaking to the motion, I will support the interpretation, and if the interpretation is not one hour for each of ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I rise to table two petitions. The first petition deals with the COVID-19 situation. The petitioners note the pandemic is having a devastating impact ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the National Housing Strategy, broken down by stream (i.e. new construction, housing repair and renewal), year of submission, province, number of units, and ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Pharmacare Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for New Westminster—Burnaby. Today we are talking about an NDP motion on something we have ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Labour said the government is not hearing from workers who cannot afford to stay home. I say to get out of ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, when I rose to ask the Prime Minister about the failures of his national housing strategy, including the glaring absence of a housing strategy ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, all throughout the day, the Conservatives have been talking about and speaking against government spending. It has been interesting. I would like to point ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, Iran has the most COVID-19 cases in the Middle East, and Canadians are unable to fly out because all commercial flights have been cancelled. ...

Spoke in the House on Emergency Debate Madam Speaker, if the Teck Frontier project had gone through, it would have actually permanently stripped away 14,000 hectares of wetlands, 3,000 hectares of peat lands ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Mentioned by Chinadaily USA MP calls for Nanjing Massacre commemorative day - China Daily USA Jenny Kwan, a member of Canada's Parliament representing Vancouver, on Wednesday called on the federal government to designate Dec 13 of every year as ...

Mentioned by ecns MP calls for Nanjing Massacre commemorative day Jenny Kwan, a member of Canada's Parliament representing Vancouver, on Wednesday called on the federal government to designate Dec 13 of every year as Nanjing Massacre Commemorative Day. Kwan said the government should mark the date "in ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'The risk is there': marijuana legalization unpopular in ridings with high Chinese-Canadian populations, says former ... ... Liberal MP Joyce Murray, Liberal MP Ali Ehassi, Conservative MP Leona Alleslev, NDP MP Jenny Kwan, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Liberal MP Terry Beech, and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel all represent ridings with high populations ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Courier Some familiar faces surround Kennedy Stewart's mayoralty Davies, a former Vancouver city councillor, was joined in the audience by NDP MP and former COPE city councillor Jenny Kwan, as well as retired NDP MP Svend Robinson and former NDP premier and independent Vancouver mayor Mike Harcourt. Union leaders ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Is Unfairly Auditing Refugees: NDP MP NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan brought the issue to the floor of the House of Commons, raising concern about the CRA targeting refugees rather than focusing on "fat cat CEOs" and corporate tax-avoidance schemes. "It's very alarming that CRA is going ...

Mentioned by Reston Recorder Canada Revenue Agency 'going after' refugees in Victoria: NDP MP Jenny Kwan OTTAWA — NDP immigration critic Jenny Kwan is accusing the Canada Revenue Agency of "going after refugees" after two Syrian refugee families in B.C. became the target of audits of their Canada Child Benefit payments. The private group that sponsored ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-398 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (medical inadmissibility — excessive demand)

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)

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