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

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is with great honour that I would like to table e-petition 1282 in the House of Commons. The Canadian rapporteur on Myanmar reported ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Prime Minister said in this House that he will not play politics when it comes to the safe third country agreement. This ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Madam Speaker, I thank the minister for being here to talk about this important issue. I just want to share with him how disappointed I am ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, in my riding, North Island—Powell River, there is a lot of serious concern about the bill. I thank all the people from my riding ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am happy to present a petition today on cleaning up and dealing with abandoned vessels. As an MP who represents coastal communities, this ...

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record Survey reveals fears among seniors A survey about the financial fears of B.C. seniors reiterates some of the reasons why North Island-Powell River NDP MP Rachel Blaney has been calling for a National Seniors Strategy. According to the 'Tarnished golden years' national survey, the ...

Mentioned by My Comox Valley Now NDP calls for moratorium on GMOs in Canada NORTH ISLAND, B.C- Unlabelled genetically modified foods are making their way into Canada, and the NDP is calling for a moratorium on them. Rachel Blaney, North Island-Powell River MP, said the NDP wants the sale of genetically modified foods stopped ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, one of the concerns one of the members brought up earlier was about having two young people together, one who is of age and ...

Posted on Twitter One of the most amazing posts I have seen. Thank you @RomeoSaganash for standing strong and with integrity. https://t.co/xGyd1vyfVa

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, first of all, I would just like to thank the members for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie and for Edmonton Strathcona, who do so much work within ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Great job @traceyram! We stand in solidarity for Canadians. https://t.co/vU1WVCSj82

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you so much for being here. I'm going to start with you, Chief Bellegarde, if that's all right. I want to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is more concerned with looking like a global climate leader to the other G7 leaders than with actually being one here ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP criticizes government on its climate change efforts NDP criticizes government on its climate change efforts. During Thursday's Question Period, NDP MP Rachel Blaney criticized the Liberal government for not fulfilling their climate change commitments and wanted to know how the Liberal government would ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Pipeline buy-out sparks protest in Campbell River About 60 protesters gathered outside the office of North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney, who issued a statement in support of the protesters and called for investments in “clean energy jobs for workers today and for the green economy of the future.”.

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you all so much for being here. I really appreciated your presentations. I represent a rural riding in British Columbia, and some of my indigenous ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by My Comox Valley Now Kinder Morgan buyout “doesn't make any sense”, says Blaney NORTH ISLAND, B.C- Member of Parliament Rachel Blaney thinks that Canada buying the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline leaves a lot of questions unanswered. On Tuesday, the federal government announced that it will spend $4.5 billion to buy the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you so much for being here with us today. I appreciate your presentations and the information you're sharing. One of the things you both talked ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter NDP pushes Liberals to admit Trans Mountain approval ‘deeply flawed’ https://t.co/GLAtuQsr1P

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror MP issues warning about fraudulent tax calls - Campbell River Mirror It's tax season and North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney is warning residents of the latest phone scam happening in our region. People are coming into ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter @davidakin is very popular in #QP today.

Posted on Twitter In to work bright and early this morning, votes have been happening since 6 pm last night. To all of those who work… https://t.co/FF7iWChpIQ

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO My question is going to be brief; maybe we can leave a bit early. What I keep hearing again and again is that it's about the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 5c and 10c under Department of ... Thank you so much. I am the proud representative of 19 Wing Comox. I see you were there at the end of January, and I'm very ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations on your nomination and your hard work. https://t.co/iIHvpHI1Ni

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Exactly. One of the concerns that I have, and I have to say that just a few weeks ago I met with the Campbell River Youth ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you very much. Thank you so much for being here and spending your time with us today. One of the things that I feel is ...

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 ...

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