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NDP MP for Winnipeg Centre (Manitoba)

Won their last election, in 2019, with 41% of the vote.

A month ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors Thank you so much, Chair. I'd like to start out by commending Madame Oko for her strength and sharing the story about caring about her parents. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, my question to the member for Battle River—Crowfoot is about a video that he posted on his Facebook page on May 21, 2020 taken ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, this weekend, Black Lives Matter Toronto organized the first national gathering of Black and indigenous families affected by police violence. Families stood outside the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors and Bill C-265 Thank you so much, Chair. My first question is for a fellow Manitoban, Connie Newman. Thank you so much for your testimony so far. It's so ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his comments. However, I disagree with his position. First of all, declaring Quebec a nation goes directly against ...

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 10—Broadcasting Act Mr. Speaker, I will express a concern similar to the one just raised by my colleague, who has worked tremendously hard fighting for the arts and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, 104 potential graves of children have now been found at the former Brandon Indian Residential School. Chief Bone is calling on the government to ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, once again we are faced with time allocation. The Liberal government has played games all along, proroguing Parliament and not releasing a bill. Now ...

Spoke in the House on National Strategy for a Guaranteed Basic Income Act Madam Speaker, I would like to start out by congratulating my hon. colleague, the member for Davenport, for her private member's bill, because we know what ...

Spoke in the House on Residential Schools Mr. Speaker, yesterday, I put forward a unanimous consent motion to recognize what happened in residential schools as an act of genocide. Certain parliamentarians chose to ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors I agree with both of you, and I have deep concerns about the level of poverty in which seniors in this country, including women, live. We ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors Yes, I agree. I think we also need to start talking about the high cost of poverty. When you don't look after seniors by providing things ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Rapid Housing Initiative and Order in Council Appointment of Romy Bowers to ... Unfortunately, with all due respect, it's really left a lot of people in my riding behind; it's the third-poorest riding in the country. Building on that, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors Thank you so much, Chair. I'd like to thank the minister for joining us today. You mentioned the $300 and $200. We're now at year two ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors Thank you so much. I want to thank Laura and Miranda for speaking about the importance of independence and having the choice to stay at home. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Briefing with the 2014 Centennial Flame Research Award Recipient Thank you so much, Chair. Ms. Kouidri, I want to start out by congratulating you on your research, and also on being awarded the scholarship to ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-232 An Act respecting a Climate Emergency Action Framework