House of Commons photo

Track Sheri

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • Her favourite word is homelessness.

NDP MP for Saskatoon West (Saskatchewan)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter My pleasure. I learned so much and what passion @Meewasin staff have for the beautiful prairie and it’s natural won… https://t.co/XWf5POdyJK

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Meewasin! https://t.co/aoMReTqjAP

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter And one way we can do that is to ask FEDS to pass your important bill that enshrines your bill C_438 The Environme… https://t.co/1OrHmlW0ur

Posted on Twitter CRA has it's priorities mixed up! CRA after little fish complying with the law evidenced by the huge # of my ELIGIB… https://t.co/Fd0uPWKWFO

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Here, here! Glad to have the opportunity to be a swale watcher on a beautiful prairie day with you. Let’s work to… https://t.co/XxTpNdwEHn

Posted on Twitter I meant to say LOVE dogs. :) https://t.co/fUwysq6GSs

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Didn't vote on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Didn't vote on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Organizations Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to recognize two organizations in my riding celebrating a combined 70 years of service to the people of Saskatoon. For 20 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to table two petitions that offer a unique Saskatchewan perspective. The first petition, e-petition 1959, has garnered support ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Madam Speaker, I think my colleague and I would both agree that the people of the Northwest Territories know best how their resources should be used ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I want to begin my remarks by recognizing that we meet today on the traditional and unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe people. I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Madam Speaker, this week, CMHC unveiled its new strategic plan at the 51st annual Canadian Housing & Renewal Association's national congress. The CEO of the Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Madam Speaker, canola growers are major contributors to our rural communities and to our national economy. It is unacceptable that they are forced to pay the ...

Spoke in the House on Asbestos Madam Speaker, today is World Health Day and April 1 to 7 is Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Exposure to asbestos claims the lives of 2,000 Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Madam Speaker, 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness each and every year. In Saskatoon, a point-in-time count found that 475 individuals, including 26 young people and 11 children, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Morning Brief: Love — and trade — is in the air It's World Habitat Day, so designated by the United Nations as a day to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter, which will come up in the House tomorrow when NDP MP Sheri Benson's motion to ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Barriers Facing Women in Politics Thank you to both of our witnesses today. Professor O'Neill, you can see the uncomfortableness when we start to talk about quotas. People have a hard ...

Mentioned by CHAT News Today Lethbridge organizations launch petition seeking national ban on conversion therapy 20, seeking to ban the practice of trying to convert an individual's sexual orientation for minors in Canada, after getting sponsorship from Saskatoon West MP, Sheri Benson. “We're very happy with [Edmonton-Castle Downs MLA] Nicole Goehring announcing ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge News Now Lethbridge organizations launch petition seeking national ban on conversion therapy 20, seeking to ban the practice of trying to convert an individual's sexual orientation for minors in Canada, after getting sponsorship from Saskatoon West MP, Sheri Benson. “We're very happy with [Edmonton-Castle Downs MLA] Nicole Goehring announcing ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-407 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing)

Mentioned by Hill Times Boushie's uncle slams Saskatchewan MPs who won't speak up: 'They figure this is just going to go away' Conservative MP Rosemarie Falk, left, and Kelly Block represent the ridings in which the key people and places in the Gerald Stanley trial were located. NDP MP Sheri Benson and Liberal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale also represent ridings in ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Veterans' rights, homelessness and 'medical inadmissibility' rules on Hill agenda Before the curtain falls on Chamber proceedings, however, New Democrat MP Sheri Benson will have one more chance to convince her colleagues to back her pitch for the creation of a special committee to explore issues surrounding homelessness in ...

Mentioned by Hill Times We can make homelessness history Legislation. We can make homelessness history. By NDP MP Sheri Benson Feb. 14, 2018. The federal government should lead a nation-wide effort to end and prevent homelessness. My motion, M-147, could help make this happen. Activists and organizers from a ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ambassador Buck, could Canada, being a founding member of the alliance and already being a staunch supporter of international efforts to reduce ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you. I'll do my best to live up to my colleague's efforts here on the committee. Susan, I'm wondering if I could put some questions ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the presenters today. Madam d'Entremont, I would like to ask you a couple of questions specifically, because you've ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions I have a couple of things. You talked a bit about how a treatment plan that included medical marijuana wouldn't be part of an acceptable treatment, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-353 An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (Canada Pension Plan payments)

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to start with a general comment. When we're talking about mental health and suicide prevention and we're talking about a ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. It's a pleasure to be here today. I have a couple of questions coming out of my colleague's question to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-321 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (prohibition of asbestos)

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to thank both of you for your presentations. My first question is for Mr. Harding. I assume you ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-292 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease and accident registry)