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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, this morning the Liberal government refused to support my private member's bill on the right to housing. Previously the Liberals said they were planning ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Bill of Rights moved that Bill C-325, An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing), be read the second time and referred to a committee. ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to support #TeamJagmeet #ndpldr https://t.co/zc7SJ665GG

Posted on Twitter Speaking on my private members bill today #RightToHousing https://t.co/N1jOaxsSKH

Three days ago

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror North Island/Powell River MP's right to housing bill to be debated in the House of Commons Next week parliament will be debating Rachel Blaney's private members bill on the right to housing. Just to be clear, she said, her private members bill is not about giving away houses. “It's about looking through a framework of the right to housing ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Vote for @theJagmeetSingh! Proud to have cast my ballot. #LoveandCourage https://t.co/6FKDMbIwKT

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror North Island/Powell River MP's right to housing bill to be debated in the House of Commons Next week parliament will be debating Rachel Blaney's private members bill on the right to housing. Just to be clear, she said, her private members bill is not about giving away houses. “It's about looking through a framework of the right to housing ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Blaney endorses Jagmeet Singh in NDP leadership race Rachel Blaney, MP for North Island—Powell River and the NDP's Critic for Seniors, has announced her support for Jagmeet Singh's bid to lead the New Democratic Party of Canada. “The next leader of Canada's NDP must be someone who will draw people ...

Mentioned by North Island Gazette Blaney endorses Jagmeet Singh in NDP leadership race Rachel Blaney, MP for North Island—Powell River and the NDP's Critic for Seniors, has announced her support for Jagmeet Singh's bid to lead the New Democratic Party of Canada. “The next leader of Canada's NDP must be someone who will draw people ...

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, the minister's response is unacceptable. The Liberals promised that seniors who are separated through no fault of their own would not be punished and ...

Spoke in the House on Alzheimer's Mr. Speaker, today is World Alzheimer's Day. With 747,000 Canadians currently living with dementia, and an expected 1.4 million Canadians to be living with the disease ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, on April 10th of this year, I asked a question of the Minister of Social Development about seniors in dire need of proper housing. ...

Spoke in the House on Twyla Roscovich Mr. Speaker, perhaps the most devastating part of losing someone we love is the silence that fills the space that was once filled with their unique ...

Posted on Twitter Awesome women! #BuildingCanada https://t.co/1ysrduHVxX

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the shellfish harvest issue in British Columbia in zones 15 and 16: (a) has the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) observed an ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to be part of @NDP Women's Caucus. We won't stop fighting for #GenderEquality & #WomensRights!… https://t.co/yr4flKyVpj

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail John Horgan files defence in defamation case brought by ex-LNG advocate Gordon Wilson filed a $5-million defamation lawsuit against Mr. Horgan, B.C. Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston and federal NDP MP Rachel Blaney in mid-August. The lawsuit came after comments made two weeks earlier when Mr. Wilson was fired from his ...

Posted on Twitter Last NDP leadership debate watching team in Campbell River! https://t.co/gKDaAfwFyg

Mentioned by The Province John Horgan, Bruce Ralston fight back against Gordon Wilson libel lawsuit Former B.C. Liberal leader Gordon Wilson filed a $5-million defamation lawsuit Thursday against Premier John Horgan, Jobs Minister Bruce Ralston and NDP MP Rachel Blaney. Alaska Highway News / PNG. VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan and Jobs ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on National Aboriginal Day Mr. Speaker, in my riding of North Island—Powell River, National Aboriginal Day celebrations are happening everywhere across the region. For example, there are multiple activities at ...

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors When I think about that community, one of the things they shared with me was that, if you walk along their streets, you see they have ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you. I'm very happy to be here having this conversation after many years of advocacy by the NDP to have a national seniors strategy. We're ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you so much. Mr. McKinnon, I'm going to come back to you. Does the outsourcing of data collection responsibilities to an agency outside of Stats ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Could you tell me a bit more about what you're doing specifically to increase your pool of candidates and some of the specific challenges you're facing? ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you so much. Thank you so much for being here. I have the great honour of representing North Island–Powell River, so I am a very ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you so much for being here. As the member who represents North Island-Powell River, I see your ships in my ...

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

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 Thank you, and thank you to our witnesses today. I spent many years volunteering for an organization that provided respite. A large number of the families ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 First, I want to thank you all so much for your amazing work. A special thank you to those of you who are in B.C. I ...