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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 Deux chercheurs canadiens obtiennent des prix Gairdner https://t.co/uZsougha9y

Posted on Twitter Félicitations Roseann Runte pour votre nouveau poste à la FCI! Hâte de travailler ensembles @InnovationCA! https://t.co/XgJgn8Fqav

Posted on Twitter Congratulations Roseann Runte on your new position! Looking forward to working with you at @InnovationCA! #cdnsci https://t.co/Y7muGKRhhA

Posted on Twitter @melsariffodeen We all rise by lifting others, right? 😉👍

Posted on Twitter New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability https://t.co/pS4rSVcL6O via @torontostar

Posted on Twitter "Recognize that #STEM is every career & it’s going to be invaluable to whatever u do." Love it @melsariffodeen! https://t.co/PFx24M9wSI

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by Erie Media Cutting-edge Brock researcher awarded federal funding Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, along with Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, were pleased to announce $96,000 in research funding to Dr ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to increasing the representation of women in STEM fields. In a competitive, globalized economy, Canada cannot afford to leave half ...

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to investing in the labs and tools researchers need to enhance their scientific research. Last week I announced more than ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Evening Update Feb. 28 More than $1 million in funding has been announced for four research projects at UBC Okanagan. Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr made the announcement on behalf of Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan. The funding will provide $1,063,008 through ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net $1M boost for UBCO More than $1 million in funding has been announced for four research projects at UBC Okanagan. Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr made the announcement on behalf of Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan. The funding will provide $1,063,008 through ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Feds giving UBCO $1 million The federal government is giving UBCO more than $1 million to help fund a handful of projects. The announcement was made today by Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr on behalf of Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan. The money will be spent ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net $1M boost for UBCO More than $1 million in funding has been announced for four research projects at UBC Okanagan. Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr made the announcement on behalf of Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan. The funding will provide $1,063,008 through ...

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, ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...

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