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

Won her last election, in 2019, with 38% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Hi @JenicaAtwin! Good to see you from a distance.

Posted on Twitter During this difficult time people need help. The Minister of Finance has given banks the ability to defer interest.… https://t.co/TOJ1bEaqQY

Posted on Twitter @TaylorVaisey @JenicaAtwin Still at home in self-quarantine. Like many Canadians, getting very practiced at working… https://t.co/68a68FmcE7

This week

Posted on Twitter Our country is dealing with a new reality. It is very stressful for people and we see it everyday in the email and… https://t.co/0JtziawrsS

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Good to be heard and action happening for small business. https://t.co/16fVfV0rH2

Posted on Twitter Finally! https://t.co/3oJtG7PoWP

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, I am happy that we are here in the House. It is late and it has been a long day, but I know that ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Centre Block Rehabilitation Project and Block 2 Redevelopment as Part of the ... Thank you, Chair. I thank you all so much for being here today. You talked in your report about Manitoba. I know that in the election ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I do not think the Liberals really understand the issue. The COVID-19 pandemic does not affect everyone equally. Many cannot call in sick and ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Pharmacare Madam Speaker, there have been discussions among the parties, and if you were to seek it, I think you would find that there is consent to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, today I will be splitting my time with the member for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke. I am really happy to be here today in the House talking ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am here on behalf of many constituents in my riding, largely in Powell River and the qathet Regional District, who came together ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20: Vote 5b under Department of ... Thank you for being here with us today, Minister. Of course, I want to say thank you again for coming out to visit us in Comox ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am tabling two petitions. The first petition is regarding private member's Motion No. 1, the green new deal. It is my pleasure ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Centre Block Rehabilitation Project and Block 2 Redevelopment as Part of the ... Thank you so much, Minister, for being here today. I appreciate the time you took with your presentation. I enjoyed very much my tour of Centre ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Backlog of disability benefit claims at Veterans Affairs Canada I only have six minutes, so I apologize, General. I certainly don't want to be in trouble with you. According to the wait times tool on ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am here today to talk to Bill C-7, an act to amend the Criminal Code regarding medical assistance in dying. It is very ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Centre Block Rehabilitation Project and Block 2 Redevelopment as Part of the ... I want to thank everyone very much for how long this has taken. We've been a bit busy in the last little while. To go back ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Committee Business I just can't stress enough the importance of this issue. I don't agree this is something that is captured in the motions for studies we have ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, last Friday the Prime Minister could have saved a lot of time and asked the Conservative leader to hold his press conference for him. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Committee Business and Election of Chair That's okay. I thank the member for this motion. I think it's an important discussion to be having around service dogs. I don't have anything formalized, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you, Madam Chair. I think this conversation is actually very interesting, thoughtful and worthy. I just want to be really clear here that what I ...

More than three months ago

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-449 An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (monthly guaranteed income supplement)

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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