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  • Her favourite word is workers.

NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you, Grand Chief! https://t.co/4YUWBtGLQR

This week

Posted on Twitter It’s essential that Canada, even in caretake mode, can waive doc requirements & immediately provide TRP & travel do… https://t.co/wSVJnkBykZ

Posted on Twitter Special recognition needs to be given for women and girls as they cannot travel without a man accompanying them. G… https://t.co/CgjwZkoKWr

Posted on Twitter I also calls on govt to expand same support to human rights activists in Afghanistan and Afghans with family member… https://t.co/NGJKysuDor

Posted on Twitter NDP calls on govt to bring in emergency immigration measure of utilizing Temporary Residence Permits to help Afghan… https://t.co/XOSfuJxztD

Posted on Twitter According to the government’s website, “Canada and its allies have received assurances from the Taliban that Afghan… https://t.co/QQJsP3nK4W

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Economic Imperative and Long-Term Importance for Small Rural Municipalities Outside of Major ... Thanks very much, Madam Chair. I'm okay with that proposal. I would also just point out that on March 8, at that committee, I had asked ...

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, imagine Canada recognizing the asylum claims of refugees, only for them to be told their children must wait patiently in an environment where they ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I have two petitions to table today. The first petition is from my constituent, Brookes Bayfield. She notes that the UN Special Rapporteur and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Economic Imperative and Long-Term Importance for Small Rural Municipalities Outside of Major ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair, and thank you to all the witnesses. I'd like to direct my question to Mr. Syed Hussan. You spoke about ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, we know that during the pandemic inequalities have increased. The ultrarich are becoming richer than ever and those who need help are still struggling ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Madam Speaker, a scathing report from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reveals that Canada jails thousands of people fleeing persecution, including those with disabilities. Many ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, developers are buying up billions of dollars of single-family homes so they can profit off their rent. Not only is this not creating a ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Dental Care Plan Madam Speaker, I am very delighted to enter this debate. I would first like to thank the member for St. John's East for bringing his private ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government took six years to introduce the bill to modernize the Official Languages Act and, in my view, has taken very little ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, speaking of vulnerable people, during the pandemic, and because of the impacts of COVID, people with serious illnesses such as cancer or other long-term ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Economic Imperative and Long-Term Importance for Small Rural Municipalities Outside of Major ... That's interesting. We had other witnesses at different meetings who provided information to the effect that the workers would want to stay, particularly, for example, in ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2021-22: Vote 1a under Department of Citizenship and Immigration ... I wonder if officials can table with the committee just a quick update on each stream and where we're at with processing times, so that we ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and the witnesses. My first question is for Ms. Wong. I'm very sorry, first off, to hear about your experiences ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the pathway to permanent residency for essential temporary workers and ... With the exception of this, of course: The guardian angels program actually included people without status, but for this program, it excluded them. I would urge ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System and Labour Market Impact Assessment ... Thank you very much indeed for that. I would agree. Actually, I think it would benefit Canada in every sense of the word to have the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Covid-19 spending and programs Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Yes, and of course to protect people from actually ending up being homeless. My last question will be for Ms. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-291 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

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)