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  • Her favourite word is process.

NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada must suspend the #STCA. It shouldn't take @CARLadvocates and others to challenge the Liberals in court. The… https://t.co/12SeJoEywz

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter We remember the sacrifices made by the brave women and men who served and fought to protect the rights and freedoms… https://t.co/iNZmOMHwTK

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter A military coup has over taken the president of Bolivia. His house was raided by the police and he was illegally a… https://t.co/6CAwDukGxA

This week

Posted on Twitter @BreenOuellette Thank you so much @BreenOuellette for helping me out at the National Aboriginal Vererans Day ceremo… https://t.co/jvorSCQXLe

Posted on Twitter Exciting news @lisabeare @GeorgeChowMLA just announced $1M the development of the Chinese Museum at the Chinese Cul… https://t.co/KJjITOSh3t

Posted on Twitter Much work to be done to tackle the #OpioidCrisis and it requires all lvls of gov to work together, but we do know t… https://t.co/F7uYsNEtYR

More than three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Didn't vote on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we are waiting momentarily for the final decision from the government on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Of course, we have been hearing ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot It's not additional funding; it's funding for the ongoing work. Within it, you now have a pilot and then they will decide, with their regular funding, ...

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Mr. Speaker, I too am disturbed about the fact that the government is using this tactic bringing either time allocation or closure to this House on ...

Spoke in the House on Diabetes Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to engage in this important discussion. In 2014, the Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen, along with the University College in ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, abortion is legal in Canada, yet some struggle to access this service in a timely fashion. It is not enough for the Liberals and ...

Spoke in the House on Presence in Gallery Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, I believe my parliamentary privilege has been breached today. My question on deportation and legal aid funding was clearly ...

Spoke in the House on Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, the government House leader suggests that the NDP does not support trade. That is absolutely incorrect. It is false. We support fair trade. Perhaps ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister likes to denounce the Ford government's anti-refugee sentiments, yet, shockingly, when it comes to changes to the asylum system, as we ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, the Liberals like to think of themselves as different from the Conservatives. I will concede this point, that much of the legislation and many ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Violence Faced by Health Care Workers in Hospitals, Long-term Care Facilities and ... Thank you to all the witnesses for their presentations. I want to first acknowledge and say thank you to the health care workers in our system ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and ... That would be fantastic. I won't go into the details of the case of these women, but one of the urgent situations that they require is ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-97 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. This is a letter dated May 17, 2019, addressed to you, Mr. Chair. It reads as follows: Finance Committee Chair ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 301 to 310 (Part 4, Division 16) (Immigration ... I'm moving this to say that perhaps this should come from the clerk's office and be sent to the finance committee so that they have this ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-97 Thank you very much. I also received a letter—in fact, it was a letter sent to the Prime Minister, as well as other people—from West Coast ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Settlement Services Across Canada and Subject Matter of Clauses 301 to 310 ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses and apologies for the truncated time. Yesterday, Minister Blair and the representative from the ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 301 to 310 (Part 4, Division 16) (Immigration ... In essence, this is a process to send a message to people, potentially putting them at risk, by saying, “Don't bother coming if you've already made ...

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)