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Liberal MP for St. John's East (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won her last election, in 2021, with 45% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on The East Coast Trail Madam Speaker, in my beautiful riding of St. John's East, 336 kilometres of magnificent hiking trails await. The East Coast Trail is made up of 25 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-13 Amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 Motion to proceed to orders of the day

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Chair, I am pleased to have the opportunity to address this committee to discuss the procurement activities of the Government of Canada and how these ...

Voted No on Vote #96 on Bill C-234 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing

Voted Yes on Vote #97 on Bill S-206 Amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors)

Voted Yes on Vote #98 on Bill S-223 Amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs)

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on National Shipbuilding Strategy and Main Estimates 2022-23: Vote 1 under Canada Post ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome. It's certainly been a difficult start to Parliament in terms of continuing COVID-19 and other challenges, so I'd like to get ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Air Defence Procurement Projects and National Shipbuilding Strategy In my remaining time, I want to throw it to you—coming off of some of your opening remarks—to speak about how we can continue to build ...

Spoke in the House on Ukrainian Refugees in Newfoundland and Labrador Mr. Speaker, I rise today to welcome 166 Ukrainian refugees to Newfoundland and Labrador, who arrived last night on a charter flight arranged by our provincial ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on National Shipbuilding Strategy Thank you, Mr. Chair. My question is for Mr. Bureaux. Congratulations on your program. I think it is really quite inspiring. For my opening question, if ...

Spoke in the House on Order of Canada Madam Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the investiture as Officer to the Order of Canada of Mr. Thomas Foran, a remarkable constituent of St. John's ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Main Estimates 2022-23: Votes 1, 5 and 10 ... Thank you. I'll turn now to the environment witnesses and whoever would like to take the question. Could you speak to what role the commitment on ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on National Shipbuilding Strategy Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Padulo, Seaspan and Heddle Shipyards signed an agreement that the latter would construct modules for the polar icebreaker. The project is ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2022-23: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Minister. I want to touch on the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada. In the text of your opening remarks, you mentioned ...

Spoke in the House on Affordable Housing in St. John's East Mr. Speaker, April 29 was a good day for housing in St. John's East, as it marked the announcement of 132 new affordable housing units. Affordable ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Use and Impact of Facial Recognition Technology Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm delighted to be here. My question is for the Privacy Commissioner, Mr. Therrien. Earlier today, you referenced a moratorium. I believe ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing by the Minister of Public Service and Procurement on her mandate ... Thank you. Leading a community health centre in those early days, I can certainly attest to the work that the PSPC did to really respond in ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Master Mariners of Canada Nautical Skills Competition Mr. Speaker, the Master Mariners of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador division, recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the nautical skills competition, a fun, competitive and challenging ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, broadband connectivity plays such an important role in the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Our government has committed historic amounts of investment toward ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, in December, the House unanimously passed Bill C-3, which establishes paid sick leave for federally regulated workers and protection for health workers, and those ...