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

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

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Posted on Twitter @SenatorCordy presenting on #socialmedia and how it impacts conflict. The #weaponizingofsocialmedia is something th… https://t.co/zHLF2H3HL9

Posted on Twitter A woman of principle. This is literally the lives of children. Something's must be done now. https://t.co/yeSJWcK7rz

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I know that some provinces have asked for federal funding to make sure police officers know how to more effectively identify people who are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, respect is shown through real answers. As with most banks, the goal of the Liberal infrastructure bank is not about helping hard-working Canadians but ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to the motion by the member for Nickel Belt. As the NDP seniors critic, I cannot emphasize enough how ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are not even answering the basic questions about their infrastructure bank. It is almost as if they are hiding the details from ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, simple questions deserve simple answers. So much for respecting question period. Recently we have seen several reports of racial profiling at the U.S. border. ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, then the government should separate it from the omnibus bill. The priority of corporations is not to provide infrastructure; it is to make profit. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the infrastructure bank has been a long-standing issue that continues to be locked in the shadows. New Democrats had to put forward this motion ...

Spoke in the House on Air Force Day on the Hill Mr. Speaker, as the member of Parliament representing CFB Comox, it is my pleasure to honour our distinguished guests who are joining us to celebrate Air ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/WTspEYtxa0

Mentioned by North Island Gazette MP Blaney doesn't like direction of federal government on environmental issues The federal government is not doing enough to address climate change and is using the same enviromental assessment processes as the former Conservative government, say opposition MPs. North Island MP Rachel Blaney said while she was pleased with ...

Posted on Twitter @poli_nerd Actually, less days and more weeks means less time in riding. More flights mean more costs to tax payers.

Posted on Twitter @MarjBoutinSweet Waiting to see. Interesting twist to the translation of the budget!

Posted on Twitter Liberals want to work only 4 days a week and the PM wants to answer questions 1 day a week. My constituents work hard their MP should too.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Many unaware they're eligible for disability tax credit, MP says A Vancouver Island MP is urging constituents to check whether they're eligible for a tax credit that could save them more than $1,000 a year. Rachel Blaney, the New Democrat MP for North Island-Powell River, said the Canadian Disability Tax Credit goes ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Many unaware they're eligible for disability tax credit, MP says A Vancouver Island MP is urging constituents to check whether they're eligible for a tax credit that could save them more than $1,000 a year. Rachel Blaney, the New Democrat MP for North Island-Powell River, said the Canadian Disability Tax Credit goes ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record MP hopes to see more women in HOC North Island-Powell River NDP MP Rachel Blaney would like to see that change. “I hope to see a lot of young women take up the charge and see them running in elections in the future,” Blaney said in a media teleconference Wednesday. “We have to always ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Blaney hosting disability tax credit info sessions NDP MP Rachel Blaney is holding an information seminar on the Canada Revenue Agency's disability tax credit (DTC) on Wednesday in Campbell River. ‟The disability tax credit can reduce someone's income tax bill by more than $1,300 per year,” said ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Daughters of the Vote participate in mock question period Naomi Parkhouse (right), Equal Voice's Daughters of the Vote delegate from North Island-Powell River, participated in a mock question period in the House of Commons on International Womens Day on Wednesday. She met with MP Rachel Blaney ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your dedicated work and commitment to this country. It's tremendously important, and we all ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you so much for being here with us today. I really enjoyed listening to your testimonies. I'm also the proud representative of CFB Comox and ...