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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 @TarekFatah @iamIqraKhalid Goal of M103 is to develop Govnt actions to address Isalamophobia & all forms of system… https://t.co/p4x7wC1N3w

Posted on Twitter @ #chpc hearing from @iamIqraKhalid on #M103. There is much to do when looking at all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @UrquhartMP Thank you for your kind words. Pls join me in supporting @theJagmeetSingh and make history #ndpdlr #cndpoli

This week

Mentioned by Straight.com Former NDP deputy leader Libby Davies endorses Charlie Angus to succeed Tom Mulcair Jagmeet Singh has secured the most endorsements from elected B.C. politicians, including Vancouver East MP Jenny Kwan. Singh has the support of NDP provincial and federal politicians, including Peter Julian, Kennedy Stewart, Jenny Kwan, Lana ...

Posted on Twitter Boarding the GO Train - commuter rail in Toronto - bound for the NDP caucus meeting in Hamilton Ontario.… https://t.co/pJpVttVnnw

Posted on Twitter Speaking at rally w/ @migrantecanada for justice for live-in caregivers in Can. #cdnpoli #cdnimm My statement: https://t.co/HZ6F64mGwp

Posted on Twitter Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of MP @ArnoldChanLib . My thoughts are w/ Jean Yip and the Chan family as they deal with such a loss

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Straight.com MP Jenny Kwan issues statement on imprisonment of Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leaders Vancouver East NDP MP Jenny Kwan says she's been inspired by the Umbrella Movement's young leaders. Vancouver East NDP MP Jenny Kwan has issued the following statement after travelling to the People's Republic of China and visiting Hong Kong: ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by www.parrysound.com Immigration system working: Trudeau The Liberal government is misleading people when it says there's no advantage to crossing illegally into Canada to seek asylum, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says. Asylum seekers line up to receive boxed lunches after entering Canada from the United States at ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Immigration system working: Trudeau The Liberal government is misleading people when it says there's no advantage to crossing illegally into Canada to seek asylum, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says. Asylum seekers line up to receive boxed lunches after entering Canada from the United States at ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review NDP accuse Libs of misleading asylum seekers OTTAWA — The Liberal government is misleading people when it says there's no advantage to crossing illegally into Canada to seek asylum, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made those comments over the weekend as the Liberals ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com NDP accuse Libs of misleading asylum seekers OTTAWA — The Liberal government is misleading people when it says there's no advantage to crossing illegally into Canada to seek asylum, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made those comments over the weekend as the Liberals ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, for the first time in its history, Inland Refugee Society of BC was forced to turn away a family of asylum seekers because the ...

Spoke in the House on World Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, on World Refugee Day, New Democrats recognize the struggle of people around the world forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), since the changes made to the refugee determination system in 2012: (a) how many cases have come ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Thank you very much. I think it's actually fair to say that we need to increase the numbers. Right now, at 300,000, I think it's deficient. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), since the changes made to the refugee determination system in 2012: (a) how many cases have come ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I begin with my round of questions, I want to register this on the record. I don't support our moving into ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, government officials told the Inland Refugee Society of BC that they “cannot be seen” to be supporting undocumented refugees. Really? So much for the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to enter into debate on this important opposition day motion. Why do I say that? We are talking about ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise to speak in this important debate. It has been almost a year and half since Bill C-6 was ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada The notion that irregular border crossing to claim asylum is committing a crime is simply false, Mr. Chair. Canada is a statutory to the refugee conventions ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Immigration said the government was providing funding for groups like the Inland Refugee Society of B.C. That is simply not ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Mr. Chair, I have a point of order. My colleague is giving a lengthy opinion about the motion, and my name was mentioned a couple of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm going to spend a couple of my minutes to speak to the Vegreville situation. I think this is a ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project Thank you very much. In essence, the medical inadmissibility provision is a discriminatory law. It discriminates against people who have a disability, and it discriminates against ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you. I want to move on to this next issue, because I think this ties into economic security for women as well. As we know, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to get this on the public record to be clear in terms of the “glut”, as my good ...

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)