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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

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Liberal government finally announced its national housing strategy, and you would be right to be confused, because earlier this month, when my ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Families, Children and Social Development Mr. Speaker, Campaign 2000's latest report has confirmed, yet again, staggering rates of poverty for indigenous children, both on and off reserve. The message from today's ...

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Powell River Peak Quick Peak: City finds funds; House defeats bill A private members' bill introduced by North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney last year that would have added the right to housing to the Canadian Bill of Rights was defeated 243 to 42 in the House of Commons on November 8. Blaney said the federal ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award and Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life ... Everybody said yes. Thank you so much for that. Ms. Sullivan, thank you for being here today. I was a volunteer for hospice, so I really ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada It's when temporary foreign workers are in a closed permit, but they are in an unsafe situation. The challenge is for them to disclose the unsafe ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, recently in my riding, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet with several doctors. As the representative of North Island—Powell River, a huge challenge ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to accessing the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) when a couple may be considered to be living apart for reasons beyond their control and when ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I would like to table a petition on the implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This is a ...

Posted on Twitter Right now Liberals and Conservatives are voting no against my Bill C-325, a right to Housing. How can anyone say th… https://t.co/dfg8nYIsBY

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you. Thank you all so much for being here and sharing that important information with us today. I want to start off by saying that ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you so much. Mr. McDonald, your association encouraged Health Canada to study the impact that technology can have on supporting and enabling carers, as well ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, over 235,000 people are without a home in our country. In Canada, housing should be a right. Liberals like to talk about the right ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank Professor Moens, Professor Huebert, and Mr. Baines for joining us. It's great to see all three of you ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it did not take long for the Liberals to start acting like Liberals, placing wealthy friends ahead of everyday Canadians. In March of this ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, this week the Privacy Commissioner highlighted that the lack of heavy fines and legal penalties for privacy breaches means companies holding personal information on ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you. Mr. Miller, I'm going to come back to you again. You talked about some of the concerns you had around the suburbs and the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you so much. I have two friendship centres in my riding, Sacred Wolf and Wachiay. I'm asking both of you this, whoever wants to answer. ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you everybody. I wanted to make sure that was on the record. First, I'd like to ask questions of the Canadian Medical Association. Your organization ...

Posted on Twitter Today NDP is standing in solidarity with SSEA. Security Personnel deserve respect in the #HOC. https://t.co/VCpjoxi1Wp

Mentioned by Business Examiner (press release) (blog) Political Boon for Campbell River's Blaney Family Married to local Member of Parliament Rachel Blaney, Darren is excited to get to work on the major issues of his community. “The focus for me ... MP Blaney has been in contact with Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson to inform her of her husband's new role.

Mentioned by North Island Gazette Politics runs in the Blaney family The husband of local Member of Parliament Rachel Blaney, Darren said he is excited to get to work on the major issues of his community. “The focus for me will be on economic development, accountability and building relationships with the broader ...

Mentioned by My Comox Valley Now Blaney Elected as Chief of Homalco First Nation Darren Blaney was elected Chief of the Homalco First Nation Monday night. He's the husband of North Island-Powell River Member of Parliament Rachel Blaney. He says he's happy with the outcome of the election and believes the community is excited ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Port McNeill’s Annual Business and Community Excellence Awards The evening began with a cocktail hour followed by a welcome from Chamber President Gaby Wickstrom and North Island – Powell River MP Rachel Blaney. Dinner followed and guest speaker Dan Ohler addressed the crowd before the awards were ...

Mentioned by North Island Gazette Port McNeill 45th Annual Business and Community Excellence Awards The evening began with a cocktail hour followed by a welcome from Chamber President Gaby Wickstrom and North Island – Powell River MP Rachel Blaney. Dinner followed and guest speaker Dan Ohler addressed the crowd before the awards were ...

Posted on Twitter Two years of holding the office as MP for North Island - Powell River. I am still completely humbled by this honour. https://t.co/ofORYLYQot

Posted on Twitter Goodbye to Gord Downie. #RIP

Posted on Twitter CRADACL's first Chili Fest! Great day for yummy Chili! What a great bunch of judges. https://t.co/wCDAy9cbvS

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter #MMIWG Inquiry continues to struggle. Indigenous women and girls cannot wait. ❤️ https://t.co/Wo0DioLL1q

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)