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  • Her favourite word is million.

Liberal MP for Etobicoke North (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter When the conductor asks, "All Aboard?" every kid will be able to join their friends on the accessible North Bay Her… https://t.co/2BhaY63Sya

Posted on Twitter Quand le chef de train dira "En voiture?", chaque enfant pourra véritablement rejoindre ses amis sur le North Bay H… https://t.co/R0lAxH4FFf

Posted on Twitter I'm grateful for the work you do! https://t.co/mjpj8Gi58q

Posted on Twitter I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Olympic Committee board meeting today where I was able to discuss the… https://t.co/6CGxe01SpZ

Posted on Twitter J'ai eu le plaisir d'assister à la réunion du conseil de direction du Comité olympique canadien aujourd'hui où j'ai… https://t.co/Wmr2YHwiZp

Posted on Twitter In #YourBudget2018 our government took a clear stand: $30 million to create gender equity in sports by 2035. To cr… https://t.co/AoR07WNzI4

This week

Introduced legislation Government bill C-81 An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Instruction to Committee on Bill C-71 Mr. Speaker, I am tabling the government's response to three petitions and 11 questions on the Order Paper.

Spoke in the House on Sport Mr. Speaker, there is no tolerance of harassment of any kind. All Canadians deserve the opportunity to participate in a sport environment that is free from ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his important support for research. Our government knows that if we want our researchers to soar to new heights, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote ... Mr. Chair and members of the committee, good afternoon. I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are on Algonquin territory and thank the Algonquin ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Thursday May 17, 2018 Kirsty Duncan is the Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities for the Government of Canada. As a member of Parliament, she has been the voice on Parliament Hill for the citizens of Etobicoke-North since 2008. Duncan has ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Pierrefonds—Dollard for promoting the sciences in Canada. Next week is the Science Odyssey celebration. Science Odyssey is Canada's largest ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Staff changes for Finance Minister Morneau, new directors promoted Ms. Loiacono has switched over to serve as director of parliamentary affairs to Science Minister Kirsty Duncan. She fills a void left by the departure of Diana Mendes from Ms. Duncan's office in January; Ms. Mendes is now director of parliamentary ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2018-19 Mr. Chair and esteemed committee members, thank you for the opportunity to be here on the occasion of the tabling of the main estimates for the ...

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to supporting research and innovation. I want to thank the member for Ottawa—Vanier for her staunch defence of research in ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Wickenheiser, Herdman named to working group on gender equity in sport The four-time Olympic gold medallist in women's hockey was among a dozen people named Tuesday to Canadian Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan's working group on gender equity in sport. ... Only 24 per cent of women in Canada participate in sport compared to ...

Mentioned by National Post Wickenheiser, Herdman recruited to working group on gender equity in sport The four-time Olympic gold medallist in women's hockey was among a dozen people named Tuesday to Canadian Sport Minister Kirsty Duncan's working group on gender equity in sport. The federal government announced in this year's budget the goal of ...

Spoke in the House on Innovation and Economic Development Mr. Speaker, our government knows that colleges are essential in driving innovation in Canada. To increase support for collaborative research between business and colleges, budget 2018 ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the Canadian economy is growing faster than it has in a decade. Canada is the fastest-growing economy in the G7. Our government has created ...

Spoke in the House on Sport and Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, our athletes' tremendous achievements at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are a source of pride for Canada and reflect the strength of our ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Ahmed Hussen: Liberals Scrapping Medical Inadmissibility Rule That Turned Away Disabled Immigrants Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen makes an announcement on medical inadmissibility as Public Services Minister Carla Qualtrough, Liberal MP Serge Cormier, and Persons With Disabilities Minister Kirsty Duncan look on, in the foyer of the House of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Absolutely critical' that scientists can speak freely, federal minister says in TED talk It started out with rock snot and ended with a call for scientists to stand up to suppression. Canada's Science Minister Kirsty Duncan used her TED talk in Vancouver to highlight her government's record on science and blasted those who would silence ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 5b under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. I am happy to be here with you today. Mr. Chair, thank you for the opportunity to be here ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, ... Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to be here this morning with our deputy minister, John Knubley; our associate deputy minister, Kelly Gillis; ...

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 ...

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