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Liberal MP for Burlington (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes 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 As human beings, we are all equal. As Canadians, we will always stand up for the rights and freedoms we all deserve… https://t.co/0wCUcvqrYW

Posted on Twitter En tant qu'êtres humains, nous sommes tous égaux. En tant que Canadiens, nous défendrons toujours les droits et lib… https://t.co/rkRDwV30ua

Posted on Twitter I speak up for women's organizations every chance I get. Also, I host an annual walk with my male colleagues on Par… https://t.co/4MTIGzXwaN

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The @PaulHansellFdn ConvoPlates are a great tool to talk about mental health. Thank you to my #BurlON Youth Council… https://t.co/AGlAQSVOXH

Posted on Twitter It's a great day for a Santa 5K! Good luck everyone! #BurlON #Santa5K https://t.co/7y62DKkApq

This week

Posted on Twitter This is a hard thread to read. We must be thoughtful with the language we use. There is no democracy without a free… https://t.co/pFnyYwvqYp

Voted No 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)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, as my hon. colleague knows, we absolutely do not support foreign interference in our elections at all. This is something on which all colleagues ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to the Matter of the Royal Canadian Mounted ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and to the committee, for inviting me here today. I am delighted to appear before you with Al Sutherland from ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, we have put forward Bill C-76, which will enable more Canadians to vote. We are ensuring that Canadians who need help voting will have ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Bernier can join leaders' debates if People's Party meets nomination threshold: Gould Maxime Bernier would be eligible to appear in the 2019 leaders' debates if his upstart People's Party successfully nominates candidates in at least 90 per cent of ridings, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould said Thursday. ... Although ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Gould hires new comms director, Monsef names press secretary Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould, left, has hired Amy Butcher as her new director of communications, while Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef, right, has hired Braeson Holland, son of MP Mark Holland, as press secretary. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Liberal government hammered over process to create independent debate commisison NDP MP David Christopherson says it is an “abysmal embarrassment” that parliamentarians on a Commons committee weren't consulted on a move so fundamental to democracy. Last week, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould announced that former ...

Mentioned by CTV News Liberal government hammered over process to create independent debate commisison NDP MP David Christopherson says it is an "abysmal embarrassment" that parliamentarians on a Commons committee weren't consulted on a move so fundamental to democracy. Last week, Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould announced that ...

Mentioned by The Loop (blog) Feds nominate former GG Johnston as new leaders' debates organizer Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould made the announcement Tuesday morning, as she unveiled the new non-partisan process for organizing federal leaders' debates, which will be in place for the 2019 campaign. ... having at least one MP elected ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Burlington MP Karina Gould announces federal government to spend $5.5M on independent leaders' debates ... Burlington MP and Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould announced the federal government is dedicating $5.5 million to create an independent leaders' debates commission. The announcement was made Tuesday, Oct. 30, and stated the ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, after consulting with Canadians, after round tables organized by the IRPP, after the procedure and House affairs committee conducted an excellent study, and I ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, as I have said to my colleague numerous times at committee and outside this House, I do believe that Bill C-76 takes an important ...

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure and privilege to rise today in the House to begin second reading debate on Bill C-76, elections modernization act. I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you very much, Chair, and the committee, for inviting me here again. I am delighted to be back with my officials to look into BillC-76 ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question. It is vital that everyone in the House work together to avoid and prevent foreign influence and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, on this side of the House we are proud to have brought forward Bill C-50 and we are proud to be taking concrete action ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, as my colleague knows, we introduced Bill C-76, which will create a pre-election period before the general election. We have also made commitments as ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to apologize to the committee for my tardiness. As the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley noted, I am going to blame ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-76 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for having me. I'm glad to be back at PROC. I want to thank the committee ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you very much, Minister Brison. Mr. Chair, colleagues, committee members, thank you for inviting me to appear alongside my colleague, Minister Brison, to address Bill ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. This is your 70th meeting today. Congratulations for that. It is important. I will acknowledge, though, that ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-50 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's a pleasure to be back just a little over a month from the last time I was here. It's good to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business and Briefing with the Minister of Democratic Institutions Okay, great. Thank you very much. Good afternoon everyone. I am delighted and honoured to be here with you today. Good afternoon, and thank you for ...