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  • Her favourite word is refugees.

Conservative MP for Calgary Nose Hill (Alberta)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 60% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna Fwiw, I kind of dig her outfit. I’m tempted to offer you a trade for one of my old ones. ;) In all ser… https://t.co/dDzFBEF2Nl

Posted on Twitter 8/ So, props to you, Lindsay. You’re right. https://t.co/g7GWdE8Ayh

Posted on Twitter 7/ The ‘logic’ the @Laurier profs used in their attempt to censure Lindsay Sheperd robs their students of the oppor… https://t.co/XGzvaOaeNs

Posted on Twitter 6/ For example, this email that I received today, that I posted earlier. I don’t think this is hate speech. I could… https://t.co/2CIfjzB60L

Posted on Twitter 5/ We have hate speech laws in this country, as well as laws against speech that incites violence. Not everything t… https://t.co/auJPXMrg51

Posted on Twitter 4/ Sometimes, my dogma is challenged, and I change my position. Sometimes, it isn’t.

A week ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Sexual harassment commonplace for women on Parliament Hill, MPs say In her first year on Parliament Hill in 2011, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel began hearing the rumours. ... As allegations of sexual harassment and assault continue to pour out of Hollywood, places of power in Canada are now facing similar scrutiny.

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Excellent. I will use the remainder of my time as follows. We've had exactly four hours of study time on this particular topic. We've had witnesses ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the immigration committee held two meetings to review how Canada is assisting Yazidi genocide survivors, and today I moved a motion to have the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls A case was presented, through a resettlement service provider, to me in Calgary. The adult mother is receiving trauma counselling related to her kidnapping and extensive ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada McKenna has no regrets on fighting against Rebel's sexist comments Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, who has also been a frequent target of sexist online trolls, took to Twitter on Sunday with some of the more egregious comments she's received. She said her staff keeps a running daily tally on a white board of the ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star With 650 Yazidis now in Canada, immigration officials say target of 1200 in sight Some Yazidis have argued the UN discriminates against them, because their staff in the region are Muslim, aren't interested in helping, and delay processing their forms, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel told the committee Tuesday. Meanwhile, only a ...

Mentioned by 660 News Calgary MP pushing for Canada to admit more Yazidi refugees The ethnic and religious minorities have been targeted by extremists, and Calgary-Nosehill representative Michelle Rempel said they were not included in the Liberal's Syrian refugee initiative. She says only about 600 Yazidis have settled in Canada ...

Mentioned by National Post Josh Dehaas: Government should provide information on fate of failed asylum seekers After Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen released his annual immigration plan last Wednesday, Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel went on CTV to offer her reaction. The Calgary MP painted a picture of a system buckling under the weight of ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Kenney, as UCP leader, shaped by federal experience He's not the same as Stephen Harper,” said Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, who served in Harper's cabinet with Kenney and backed him in the UCP leadership race. The Calgary-Nose Hill MP said that while Harper's style was managerial as he focused ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, that is why the GDP has shrunk and the deficit has increased I am sure—sorry, the other way around. The Prime Minister has also ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll just pick up on some of my colleagues' questions, and with your comments, Mr. Ferguson, I couldn't agree more. A lot ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Canada's immigration system should be compassionate, safe, and fair. However, this Prime Minister ignored for months the desperate pleas from genocide survivors. He has ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, somewhat ominously, President Trump recently called upon Congress to “improve infrastructure and security on the northern border.” Our Minister of Public Safety was in ...

Spoke in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, “I was blocked from participating in student government because of my Jewish identity and my affiliations with Jewish organizations”. This quote was not written ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, the reason feminism is material to this bill is that colleagues in the Liberal Party have talked about the Prime Minister's feminist bona fides. ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants Ostensibly, if this committee is looking at recommendations around whether or not to change the formula for medical inadmissibility or whatnot, obviously cost and burden on ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, earlier the Minister of Status of Women made some insinuations around Barbies and feminazis. I could stand here and point out that the Prime ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I come before the House tonight with a weighty issue. The question I originally asked was some months ago, and it related to the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... I'd also like to extend my birthday wishes to the minister. It would probably be uncouth of me to mention that he's a few years older ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... I'm just going to make a quick comment. It's very difficult for us to do our jobs as legislators given that we get disparate information from ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... I am going to interrupt, just because of time. Can you please table that number with the committee? Can you also please table the percentage of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... I am going to interrupt, just because of time. Can you please table that number with the committee? Can you also please table the percentage of ...