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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

Didn't vote on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Think it’s by Eric Larsen, https://t.co/nIbdsD0DQJ

Posted on Twitter The #EastsideCulturalCrawl has more 500+artists in their studios across 80 buildings. Come and check it out. You wo… https://t.co/ge9iijaKlb

Posted on Twitter The annual #EastsideCulturalCrawl is this weekend. It is so wonderful to see the range of talents all throughout o… https://t.co/tQ8Ngywyek

This week

Posted on Twitter #NDP #DayofAction in #VanEast. Introducing our Leader theJagmeetSingh #cndpoli https://t.co/E0nxuBaHRL

Posted on Twitter @annachud @VSB39 thanks for letting me know. I am working with Red Fox and others on the issue.

A week ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would absolutely support this motion. We need to do this work before the new year. We have heard from the witnesses; ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, during question period, the member for Don Valley West, chair of the citizenship and immigration committee, mentioned that a motion was moved at committee ...

Posted on Twitter @FireChiefReid @VanFireRescue The honour is mine, thanks for coming by!

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you to all the witnesses. My question is for the representatives of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, if I may begin there. In your ...

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Yes, if you could, please. I think the issue of translation is important, because we've also heard this from the other study we did with regard ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, when I first drew the attention of the minister to the situation facing the Inland Refugee Society of BC, the IRS-BC was facing a ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to both of our witnesses. Mr. Rizvi, on the point around the definition, I'm sad to say that ship ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, children and their families who have been impacted for years by the no-fly list are on Parliament Hill today demanding an end to this ...

Spoke in the House on Workforce Development and Labour Mr. Speaker, four temporary foreign workers have won the right to a class action suit against Mac's and the immigration consultant companies owned by Kuldeep Bansal. ...

Spoke in the House on Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Mr. Speaker, this year marks the 14th annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in my riding. The festival runs from October 25 to November ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, tonight in metro Vancouver, 3,605 people will spend the night homeless. A substantial number of these individuals reside in my riding of Vancouver East, ...

Spoke in the House on Tobacco and Vaping Products Act Mr. Speaker, I absolutely agree that plain packaging is important and we need to move forward on that. Does the member have an opinion on flavoured ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak to Bill C-63. Budgets and budget implementation bills really tell us a lot. They ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to all the speakers on the panel today. I'd like to first start by making a clarification. This ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Immigration consulting firms need to be better regulated, says NDP MP NDP MP Jenny Kwan is calling on the federal government to do more to protect temporary foreign workers from "unscrupulous" immigration consultant firms. "Some people paid money to a consultant and ultimately came to Canada, only to be left on the ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com NDP MP Jenny Kwan slams government for lack of action against consultants exploiting migrant workers FEDERAL NDP Critic for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Jenny Kwan on Friday noted that Canada has admitted more temporary foreign workers than immigrants since 2006. Migrant workers are desperate to seek opportunities to better their lives and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination That would be fantastic. Thank you. I'd like to touch on this in terms of child welfare. A very good friend of mine recently told me ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the officials for their presentation to the committee. Mr. Chair, I have a series of questions. I know we're limited ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I want to thank both of our witnesses for their presentation and the work they have done in bringing forward ...

Mentioned by Gears Of Biz Jagmeet Singh visits BC for first time as NDP leader Singh spoke with MP Jenny Kwan in Chinatown about issues like drugs, marijuana legalization and the pipeline expansion. When asked about the tension between Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the Trans Mountain ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Jagmeet Singh visits BC for first time as NDP leader Jagmeet Singh made his first official visit to B.C. Friday as leader of the federal New Democratic Party (NDP). He is hoping to make his views known to a wider variety of people as part of a national tour. Singh spoke with MP Jenny Kwan in Chinatown ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jagmeet Singh visits BC for first time as NDP leader Singh spoke with MP Jenny Kwan in Chinatown about issues like drugs, marijuana legalization and the pipeline expansion. When asked about the tension between Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and B.C. Premier John Horgan on the Trans Mountain ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP leader Jagmeet Singh to make campaign-like stop in Vancouver ... of the 2019 election. Elected Oct. 1 to succeed former leader Tom Mulcair, Singh kicked off his national tour Sunday in Ottawa and will make an appearance scheduled for 10:30 a.m. this morning in Chinatown with NDP Vancouver East MP Jenny Kwan.

More than three months ago

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)