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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Douglas Todd: Canadian officials battle dozens of migration scams The federal email correspondence came to light in the same month that the federal NDP immigration critic, Jenny Kwan, criticized Canadian immigration officials for asking a couple “offensive and insulting” questions, which were aimed at determining if ...

Posted on Twitter @MikeSoron Hmm we need to check with HoC tech folks to see what the problem is on Monday ...hopefully it’s just a temporary glitch

Posted on Twitter @MikeSoron Absolutely agree. I’ve been calling to suspend #STCA since Jan 2017. US will never be a safe country fo… https://t.co/bd81v6vhPN

This week

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the fact is that over 2,000 migrant children are already in baby jails. The parents do not know where they are or when they ...

Spoke in the House on World Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, today is World Refugee Day. Globally, conflict, persecution, and disaster have forced over 65 million people to flee their homes in search of safety. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, even former Conservative minister Chris Alexander is calling for the suspension of the safe third country agreement. Trump is taking migrant children hostage and ...

Posted on Twitter Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, it’s pertinent that large-scale… https://t.co/FlOtYmJuVT

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Why is Justin Trudeau silent amid growing calls to condemn Trump's detention of children? NDP MP Jenny Kwan demanded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau publicly speak out against the controversial U.S. practice of separating children from their parents if said parents attempt illegal entry.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the United States is forcibly separating migrant children from their parents when they enter the U.S. to claim asylum. This cruel and unusual practice ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his well-researched speech. The reason I say that is that I have been listening to many of the speeches, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Trudeau won't condemn US for ripping children from parents at border He made the comments Monday after NDP MP Jenny Kwan asked about Canada's response to the news of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security separating thousands of children from their parents. Six weeks ago, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Justin Trudeau won't 'play politics' and weigh in on Trump administration's immigration policy NDP MP Jenny Kwan said on Thursday during Question Period that if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn't stand up to President Donald Trump's immigration policies, then Canada is complicit to those values. Kwan also demanded for suspension of the Safe ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP calls on Trudeau to speak out against controversial US border law NDP calls on Trudeau to speak out against controversial U.S. border law. NDP MP Jenny Kwan demanded Prime Minister Justin Trudeau publicly speak out against the controversial U.S. practice of separating children from their parents if said parents ...

Mentioned by Straight.com Jenny Kwan: It's time for Canada to finally acknowledge the horror of the Nanjing Massacre Vancouver East NDP MP Jenny Kwan is doing her best to ensure that the hard work of Iris Chang and other human-rights advocates is not being ignored. June 19 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, two days after the purchase of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, the company received a letter from the government stating that it had committed four ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister just does not get it, does he? Climate leaders do not spend billions of dollars to build new pipelines, and they ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I have a petition to table, primarily from residents in Ontario. They are calling on the government, particularly the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 ... Thank you. Given that there's only one minute, I wonder if I could have the officials table for the committee how much funding is allocated to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you very much. There might have been some influx, but I think it's fair to say that since the Trump administration formed office, there has ...

Posted on Twitter Canada is now the owner of the KM pipeline. @JustineTrudeau is proud to put our coast at risk with your tax dollars… https://t.co/e9rfSDVTNH

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @HLaverdiereNPD on the serious issue of #delayediranianapplications. The government must take action to address the… https://t.co/RYp8alNvED

Posted on Twitter 99% Alberta oil shipped thru BC went to US, processed then shipped back to Canada at a higher cost. Libs commit ab… https://t.co/quzLXIYwiB

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you very much. On the issue around processing, turning to the IRB, given the rate of increase in terms of asylum claims that are here, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes That's very helpful. Now, in a situation where a complaint has been made and substantiated against a particular individual, and let's say some sanctions have been ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes Sorry, I'm not talking about daily performance. As an employer, for example, if you have a situation in which you have a person and you have ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes I thank the member very much for her intervention. There may be a number of amendments that I would like to make to the motion. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes On another point of privilege, if I may, this dates back to another study, Mr. Chair, on February 15, when the committee had the deputy and ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of the witnesses for your presentations. First off, it is important to know that we're all ...

More than three months ago

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)