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NDP MP for Vancouver East (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, when I rose in September to ask the Prime Minister for a national child care program for all, I received a non-answer about the ...

Voted No on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister claims that survivors and family members are at the heart of the missing and murdered indigenous women inquiry, yet after-care for ...

Spoke in the House on Opioid Crisis in Canada Mr. Chair, this is perhaps one of the most important debates we can have in the House, certainly from my perspective, as the member for Vancouver ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the final petition notes that the Trans Mountain pipeline brings massive environmental and economic risks with no substantive benefits to British Columbia or its ...

Voted No on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted No on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Calling on the Federal Government to invest in UNYA's plan to develop a Native Youth Centre at the corner of Hastin… https://t.co/tEP1V17BjR

This week

Posted on Twitter The compacts are also non binding. @AndrewScheer spreading misinformation to fan fear at the expense of humanity fo… https://t.co/5Zzw2yZexd

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Posted on Twitter Disappointed but not surprised that #CPC blocks expert testimony on the drivers of migration from Central Am. North… https://t.co/RK6ACr0Lle

Spoke in the House on Urban Native Youth Association Mr. Speaker, I am very excited to share in the House the excellent work that Urban Native Youth Association is doing in my riding of Vancouver ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you very much. In fact, I was trying to get that answer to see whether or not a country that engages in that kind of ...

Spoke in the House on Opioids Mr. Speaker, my constituent's daughter was an active, engaged straight A student. When she was 14, she underwent four surgeries. The surgeries left her in much ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Yesterday I moved a motion in this place, and it appeared that members from both the government ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition from thousands of Canadians. In fact, in total, close to 40,000 Canadians signed this petition, either in this ...

Posted on Twitter Up to 300,000 people were killed and an estimated 200,000 women were coerced into sexual slavery during the Nanjing… https://t.co/qODb2XzsHL

Posted on Twitter Time for @JustinTrudeau to honour the caregiver and stop breaking up families. If you are good enough to work, you… https://t.co/fwF7GTv893

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2018-19: Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Department of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'll be brief. I know you have indicated to the committee that you're ready to rule on this question, so ...

Posted on Twitter Celebrating @DonDavies 10 years in elected office serving the diverse riding of Vancouver Kingsway. Congratulations… https://t.co/3ODgh9LP8P

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd actually like to pick up on that, Mr. Axworthy. I particularly appreciate the work that you do, especially in ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and I thank our witnesses for their presentations. I would like to touch on the situation around Venezuela or, if ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I thank our witnesses for their presentations. Thank you, Ms. Go, for your comment with regard to changing the narrative. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century Thank you, Mr. Chair. A follow-up call was made from CBC to the Pakistani High Commission and their press secretary responded by saying that the Government ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century On this issue, I think that the committee would benefit quite a lot if we could receive a submission from you outlining the current situations and ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on System of Shelters and Transition Houses Serving Women and Children Affected by ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Ms. Fuller, for your presentation. “The north has some of the highest rates of family and gendered violence in the ...

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)