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  • Her favourite word is scientists.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke North (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 62% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Lovely op-ed from our GG. "Newcomers are a source of strength for Canada. Everything in our history shows this to b… https://t.co/bpgla3J1BK

Posted on Twitter Important words from @GGDavidJohnston on how multiculturalism and diversity enrich society​ in Canada and Sweden.… https://t.co/mqqCKoVKl9

Posted on Twitter Des mots forts sur comment le multiculturalisme et la diversité enrichissent les communautés canadiennes et suédois… https://t.co/UaFmX3Il5n

Posted on Twitter Exciting roundtable on future of science collaboration. Thanks to all the participants for your views. #GGSweden https://t.co/MXZeFVLNAu

Posted on Twitter Un tour de table dynamique sur l'avenir de la collaboration scientifique. Un gros merci à tous les participants pou… https://t.co/kM0AcYRam4

Posted on Twitter Canada's most recent Nobel Prize winner Art McDonald dances with wife to Canadian poet Leonard Cohen in the room he… https://t.co/zQOQt6kKSb

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to supporting scientific research, both basic and applied. Today I announced over $50 million for projects in NSERC's strategic partnerships, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, as I said, I am really happy to see the opposition finally showing some interest in science funding after a decade of neglect. Our ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, our government values science and scientists and the important work they do. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has a mandate to share ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, our government values science, scientists, and the important work they do. As I have said before, the granting council is an arm's-length organization. It ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, again, our government values scientists and the important work they do. The opposition members are trying to manufacture a scandal where one does not ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, our government believes in the importance of independent, non-partisan scientific advice. Unlike the previous government, we will not politicize scientific research. As I have ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, SSHRC, has an agreement with Canada 2020 that includes a $15,000 contribution to the conference.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Asbestos Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to moving forward on a ban on asbestos. I am working with my colleagues on a government-wide approach, and I ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal /REPEAT -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for disruptive innovation in genomics/ 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs (Quebec), on behalf of the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce a federal investment in new projects across Canada to spur disruptive ...

Mentioned by The Province /REPEAT -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for disruptive innovation in genomics/ 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs (Quebec), on behalf of the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce a federal investment in new projects across Canada to spur disruptive ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) U of G Gets $1.5 Million From Canada Research Chairs Program Kirsty Duncan, federal minister of science, made the announcement today in Toronto. In all, there ... Rogers said U of G, known as Canada's Food University, is “the perfect home” for his new chair, as the University supports fundamental research that ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Six stories to start your day Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré will be making an announcement on behalf of Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan to celebrate support of science research and innovation at Laurentian University. Serré will be making the announcement from the Governor's Lounge ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you to the committee for the invitation. I'm pleased to be here in front of your esteemed committee. I appreciate ...

Mentioned by www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ 'Like a gift': Stem Cell Network grants $2.2M to Ottawa Hospital clinical trials Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan stands with Dr. Duncan Stewart, Dr. Michael Rudnicki and Ottawa South MP David McGuinty after she announced the recipients of a new round of stem cell funding while at the General campus of the Ottawa Hospital on ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Canada and Ontario invest in post-secondary infrastructure at Centennial College The funding was announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. Michael Levitt, Member of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Briefing of the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development and Main ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the committee for having us. It's an honour and privilege to be appearing today. Like my ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Votes 1 and 5 under OFFICE OF THE CO-ORDINATOR, ... I'm aware of the networking events. Thank you. Minister, you've had one round table on missing and murdered indigenous women. We've heard from attendees that this ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Women in Skilled Trades and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Occupations Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all of you. You have provided such good information. I have two pages of questions so I'll get to ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Women in Skilled Trades and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Occupations Thank you, Madam Chair. I really do appreciate the fairness in this committee. I want to recognize that. I want to say thank you to all ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Women in Skilled Trades and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Occupations Perhaps you could think about it and table with the committee other examples of micro-aggression, as someone who was in an environment where you were asked ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women and Women in Skilled Trades ... In my next question I'm going to talk specifically about university researchers. We know that while young women are 51% or 52% at the undergraduate level, ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you, Madame Chair. I'd like to thank all of you for coming, for presenting, and for the life-changing work you do. You've given us so ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-566 An Act respecting a Comprehensive Pan-Canadian Strategy on Concussion

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-410 An Act to establish a Pan-Canadian Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-330 An Act to establish the Advisory Committee for Effective Treatment and Rehabilitation of Veterans with Service-Related Brain Injuries

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-280 An Act to establish a National Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-236 An Act to amend the Public Health Agency of Canada Act (National Alzheimer Office)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-220 An Act respecting a National Brain Health Education and Awareness Month

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-221 An Act respecting a Comprehensive National Strategy for Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemic Disorders