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NDP MP for North Island—Powell River (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Sad day when this study is refused. Why deny the opportunity for Indigenous women to come forward to share their st… https://t.co/UNO6uyGsd4

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Madam Speaker, I rise on a quick point of order to remind people in the House that we should be respectful in communicating. Referring to indigenous ...

Spoke in the House on Violence against Women Madam Speaker, yesterday, many people stood in this House to acknowledge the beautiful women taken from the world much too soon 29 years ago. ln my ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, today the UN Committee Against Torture released a report confirming what we have known all along. Indigenous women continue to be coerced into sterilization ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government does not seem to understand what free, prior and informed consent means. Indigenous leaders have been clear. The Trans Mountain expansion cannot ...

Spoke in the House on Women, Peace and Security Ambassador Madam Speaker, today I am honoured to speak to Motion No. 163 regarding a plan to appoint a women, peace and security ambassador. I would like ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to be speaking to Motion No. 151, which addresses an important issue for the people in my riding of North ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-83 That's me. Let's see if I get it right this time. I move to amend Bill C-83 in clause 23 by replacing lines 6 to 10 ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, as the senior spokesperson for the NDP, one of the things my office deals with very frequently is elderly senior women who are in ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Votes 1a, 5a and 10a under Department of ... Thank you so much for being here. If you don't mind, I'd like to take a moment just to make sure everyone knows that I'll be ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) for the period since January 1, 2017: (a) how many seniors of ...

Mentioned by Powell River Peak North Island-Powell River MP presses federal government on sterilization of Indigenous women North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney stood in the House of Commons during question period on Monday, November 19, to ask about the forced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada. It was the hardest question of her term in parliament, she ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) As a person who ran an organization that served newcomers to Canada for many years, I remember helping people in our very anglophone part of the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies With regard to the work that needs to be done in terms of infrastructure in the region that we're talking about, in the Arctic and these ...

A month ago

Mentioned by My Campbell River Now MP Rachel Blaney shares thoughts on the referendum CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. – One of the most important things to do during this referendum is to make sure you have the local representation you need. That is according to North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney. Speaking to morning show host Ashleigh ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Traumatized war veterans struggle to get services – MP Blaney The federal government isn't doing enough to support traumatized war veterans as they struggle to get services, says Rachel Blaney, NDP MP for the North Island-Powell River riding. Her comments follow a unanimous vote in Ottawa on Tuesday calling for ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies Thank you all for being here today. I'm going to start with Mr. Proctor. I live very nicely in the south and I don't have a ...

Posted on Twitter Wow! Go @DaybreakRotary . Thank you for all you do. https://t.co/Q6yaqHjIf6

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies Thank you. Glenn, I'm going to stick with you for a second. I really appreciate what you said about on-the-job mentoring and training. Could you speak ...

Mentioned by My Cowichan Valley Now MacGregor Nominated for a Prestigious Award Cowichan-Langford-Malahat NDP MP Alistair MacGregor is up against his friend and fellow Vancouver Island politician, Rachel Blaney, the member of parliament for the North Island-Powell River, and Monique Posey of the Bloc Quebecois. MacGregor said ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror MP Blaney says NDP pushing for federal action on housing, climate change Rachel Blaney, the NDP MP for North Island-Powell River, spoke to reporters on Tuesday about affordable housing, cannabis law and other hot-button issues. Here's a brief run-down of her update from Ottawa. Housing. Blaney said the Liberal government ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies Thank you. I'm very grateful to have you both here today. Matt, I'll start off with you. Thank you so much for your presentation. I really ...

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record NDP requests expungement of pot possession records The NDP has asked the federal Liberals to consider expunging records for people who have possessed a small amount of marijuana, which has been legalized in Canada. According to North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney, the Liberal government ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies Thanks so much to all of you for being here today. I'm going to start with you, Jay, since that's where we left off. You talked ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the Readers of @CRMirror for your support. I am so proud of this award. #rachelblaney… https://t.co/nZ9lkW2MuV

Posted on Twitter ❤️ https://t.co/F1nHTXDTk4

Posted on Twitter Today I celebrate 3 years in my role as Member if Parliament for North Island-Powell River. I am grateful everyday… https://t.co/BWGhF8bWJw

Posted on Twitter With Mark Vokey and Joanna Robb and then with Julie Larouche - Invictus Athletes from Comox Valley. I am thinking o… https://t.co/yNezjJ1aC3

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-325 An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)