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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 It slipped thru Con govt, contract was renewed again in 2018 w/no changes. Just because Cons were asleep, it doesn'… https://t.co/4bEInDUquE

Posted on Twitter @BillBlair is trying to deflect responsibility. Doesn’t provide assurance to Canadians & Visa applicants. No questi… https://t.co/tSdju8AhA1

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Canada is the only high-income country with a universal health care system that does not include the universal coverage of prescription drugs. We also ...

Voted Yes on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter Let's not forget that last time it was blamed on a typo, yet today he chose to double down on dismissing… https://t.co/q7IlOw65PN

Posted on Twitter The only thing vague is the Liberals' position on Pharmacare. After 24 years of broken promises, the Liberals are g… https://t.co/NAdORPOJq8

Posted on Twitter @TOAdamVaughan on Pharmacare: "WGAF" Also @TOAdamVaughan as Liberals vote against the NDP Pharmacare bill: couldn'… https://t.co/1WJzf0pODc

This week

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, a constituent wrote to me about this situation. He had lost his mother through MAID, and while the family was thankful that they were ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the federal government chose to end the rental assistance program for co-ops and social housing projects whose operating agreements expired prior to April 1, ...

Posted on Twitter If Canada didn’t know about police ownership of Beijing Shuangxiong, they cannot give assurance to Canadians about… https://t.co/bZLJaNjSMW

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Madam Speaker, my constituent has been earning $5,000 to $7,000 each year as a busker. He has diligently declared his self-employment income on his income tax ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, Canadians are struggling with significant income loss due to the pandemic. Even with the CERB or CRB, many are unable to afford rent. Their ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, we recently learned that the Canadian government has contracted out the visa application centre work to a company called VFS Global, which in turn ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Special Immigration and Refugee Measures for the People of Hong Kong Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'll speak very briefly about the motion. The intention is to bring forward VFS Global to the committee so we ...

Spoke in the House on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Mr. Speaker, the community continues to march yearly on February 14 to honour the lives of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls and to demand ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Madam Speaker, a 70-year-old woman was fatally injured in a home invasion. The suspect was found at the homeless encampment at Strathcona Park. As the homelessness ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Committee Business and Bill C-8 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Anandasangaree mentioned the consultation process, as did Ms. McLeod. I requested from the officials, through the committee, the list ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-8 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you so much, Chief Poitras, for your comments. I think they are very informative for this committee. As we ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Special Immigration and Refugee Measures for the People of Hong Kong Thank you. That was in fact a measure that was adopted, by the way, when Chinese nationals were faced with the crisis with Tiananmen Square back ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-8 For clarity purposes, maybe we can have the officials from your department share with the committee specifically those comments from Senator Sinclair. I would be very ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Special Immigration and Refugee Measures for the People of Hong Kong Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I too would like to support this amendment. Given the rapidly changing situation in Hong Kong, and the urgency of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System One of the things the minister said repeatedly was that no one would be impacted with their work permits and they would not be deported because ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on staffing levels and ... Okay. This person has waited for a year and still hasn't gotten it. Now their job is in jeopardy, Minister. Maybe you think you've made progress, ...

More than three months ago

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)