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NDP MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 33% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Who's going to #MataHari at #Gabriola TheatreFest tonight? Honoured to be introducing at 9:30pm: see you there!… https://t.co/TUAtdoeoOX

Posted on Twitter Thank you @NanaimoChamber for this informative event, and to the @rcmsar_nanaimo volunteer crew members for their s… https://t.co/AZH6bjOMAA

Posted on Twitter Animal-lovers are #lockedinforlove here in #Nanaimo to raise funds for @BC_SPCA. I've just donated, join me! https://t.co/uHOSFKdfXR

Posted on Twitter Idea by @WabKinew free tuition for Manitoba kids aging out of care system. Proud of @VIUniversity already doing this https://t.co/cyOW089w85

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great news for #Nanaimo! Congratulations @NanaimoFire Chief #KarenFry https://t.co/y3fQhRg2GY

Posted on Twitter Moved to witness @StzuminusFN & @TownOfLadysmith work together. #ShoulderToShoulder #PullingTogether… https://t.co/Z7GXnltV8v

Three days ago

Mentioned by Sooke News Mirror Sooke backs federal private member's bill to get rid of derelict vessels Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson is sponsoring a private member's bill that would create a comprehensive coast-wide strategy to “end the run-around and finger pointing by designating the Coast Guard as the agency responsible for directing ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Sooke backs federal private member's bill to get rid of derelict vessels Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson is sponsoring a private member's bill that would create a comprehensive coast-wide strategy to "end the run-around and finger pointing by designating the Coast Guard as the agency responsible for directing ...

This week

Mentioned by BCLocalNews MP calls for support to get rid of derelict vessels Sheila Malcolmson is, once again, grabbing the contentious issue of abandoned vessels by the horns. Malcolmson, NDP MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, is calling on support from coastal communities in her upcoming efforts in Parliament this fall to have Bill ...

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen MP calls for support to get rid of derelict vessels Sheila Malcolmson is, once again, grabbing the contentious issue of abandoned vessels by the horns. Malcolmson, NDP MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, is calling on support from coastal communities in her upcoming efforts in Parliament this fall to have Bill ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Opinion: Private members bill key to dealing with abandoned vessels Congratulations to Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson for using a private members' bill to promote a solution to the pesky, expensive, and complicated problem of abandoned vessels. As a former MP who also tabled such a bill, I learned three ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press MP says not enough being done to deal with abandoned vessels on Canada's coasts HALIFAX - A British Columbia MP is pressing Ottawa to do more to deal with the hundreds of abandoned vessels that blight Canada's coasts and harbours, despite a new federal program announced last month. New Democrat Sheila Malcolmson brought her ...

Two months ago

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

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I wish this House could translate Canada's original languages. As this government blocks removing gender discrimination from Canada's Indian Act, we see examples of ...

Spoke in the House on Gender Equality Week Act Madam Speaker, 50 years ago this year, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women exposed widespread discrimination against women in Canada. Fifty years later, that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present petitions on behalf of many people in Nanaimo, B.C. The petitioners argue that the prohibition of cannabis has criminalized millions of Canadians, ...

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, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada I appreciate the support for my motion, which was more than a year ago but which we didn't ever debate. I appreciate that we need an ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The families of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls want to be heard. The government has made solemn commitments, as we ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, I want to acknowledge the many efforts that my colleague, the member for Windsor West, has made advancing his own legislation to protect the ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, since its inception, the Indian Act has accorded privilege to male Indians and their descendants and disregarded female Indians as second class. While piecemeal ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last time we had this conversation, we were talking about the government's willingness to support members of my community on Gabriola Island within my ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, that was an inquiry my colleague called for. Today, the minister unveiled a strategy on gender-based violence. While we do need data and RCMP ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thanks, Chair. Thank you to all three witnesses. We're going to quote verbatim a great deal of your introductory comments. The link you have made between ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses. I'm going to start with the Island Crisis Care Society from Nanaimo. I'm going ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act and Supplementary Estimates (A) ... Thank you, Chair. I appreciate the opportunity. Thanks to my colleague MP Weir for giving me some space. My questions are all for the Privy Council ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada That then has attendant economic consequences. Thank you, thank you for your work. I'm going to turn to the witnesses from Pathways Health Centre for Children. ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada That's good confirmation. We've certainly heard from other witnesses that in addition to the complexities posed by the makeup of an immigrant family, the lack of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. Ms. Picard, and Ms. Dion, Tétrault, thank you for your very powerful testimony. I can't imagine what you're living with. I also am ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you so much. Caregivers Nova Scotia, the very powerful personal stories that you told really do help amplify why we're doing this study. I'm very ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-352 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to provide for the development of a national strategy (abandonment of vessels)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-220 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (balanced representation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-219 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck)