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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

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter With Mark Vokey and Joanna Robb and then with Julie Larouche - Invictus Athletes from Comox Valley. I am thinking o… https://t.co/yNezjJ1aC3

Posted on Twitter Great discussion about vision care! https://t.co/t6223UFCv0

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP calls for clearing of Canadians' simple cannabis possession records During Tuesday's Question Period, NDP MP Rachel Blaney pressured the Liberals to unveil their plan to expunge the records of Canadians for simple marijuana possession, a charge that will be 'perfectly legal' tomorrow, on cannabis legalization day. more.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this is not a response that is robust. Six thousand scientists have said that the government's plan is simply not enough. The Liberals failed ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed a day of talking to small business in Texada. Thank you to Cindy from the Chamber for making this happen. https://t.co/UGbkJl8PqG

This week

Posted on Twitter Wow. I hope people stand up. Together we do better. Stand up to the spread of fear. https://t.co/voO8DuzNvq

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I would like to take a moment to mention the fact that today is my son's 20th birthday and say happy birthday to Henry. ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Hello, and thank you all for being here with us today. Throughout this whole study, we've heard many times that indigenous communities are often far behind ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am tabling a petition, largely from members of my riding in Port Hardy and Port McNeill, who have serious concerns and are ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you to all of you for being here with us today. I'm going to start with you, Grand Chief. First of all, I'm sorry to ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, Canadian seniors are active in their communities, contributing so much to society, yet too many are being left behind. Families struggle to support their ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror MP Blaney calls for 'urgent action' on housing Rachel Blaney, the NDP MP for the North Island-Powell River riding, is calling for “urgent action” to address what she called a housing crisis without precedent. “The lack of adequate and affordable housing is a national disgrace,” said Blaney in a ...

Mentioned by My Campbell River Now Blaney imploring federal Liberals to address housing crisis OTTAWA, ON – The federal NDP wants the housing crisis across Canada to be addressed. North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney spoke on the issue following the partie's first opposition day of the fall sitting. “The housing crisis in Canada requires ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, both of you, for being here with us today. I remember my granny went to residential school from ages 4 to 16. When she ...

Spoke in the House on Multiculturalism Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity to speak to the bill before us today. Before I discuss the contents of the bill, I ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, Dr. Lynn Gehl is an outspoken advocate for removing sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act, and was herself impacted by an unstated paternity policy ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, well, this certainly does not feel like respect to many indigenous communities across the country. The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs is calling ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, I am here because in the spring I asked about the 18,000 low-income seniors, largely in Atlantic Canada who did their job, filed their ...

Posted on Twitter Today I met with the Minister of Seniors to discuss the realities that so many seniors face. I encouraged her to lo… https://t.co/oh2achYLOw

Posted on Twitter Today at Haig Brown Fall Festival I got to introduce the amazing Chuck Desorcy from Greenways Lands Trust. I want t… https://t.co/4TGsiZWh5k

Mentioned by Powell River Peak North Island-Powell River MP comments on ousting of Saskatchewan caucus member North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney said she fully supports NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's decision to remove a Saskatchewan MP from caucus after allegations of sexual harassment. In May, Erin Weir was expelled after a party investigation supported ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Powell River Peak North Island-Powell River MP comments on Jagmeet Singh's ousting of Saskatchewan MP North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney said she fully supports NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's decision to remove a Saskatchewan MP from caucus after allegations of sexual harassment. In May, ErinWeir was expelled after a party investigation supported ...

Mentioned by Columbia Valley Pioneer What does 'duty to consult' with Indigenous groups over pipeline really mean? NDP MP Rachel Blaney has asked a Commons committee to examine why a court rejected the Trudeau cabinet's approval of the pipeline expansion and to come up with ways to provide Canadians with more certainty around such major undertakings.

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... I want to take this opportunity to thank all the members who are here today and the staff who are here to support us. Also, I ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve I think your example really spoke to it. Especially in rural and remote communities, it isn't always just about indigenous people. It's about what services are ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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