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  • Her favourite word is workers.

NDP MP for Saskatoon West (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Nice to see rider fans attending Question Period today. They outnumber Ticat and Calgary fans combined! #proudrider fan #proudskmp

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Me too! https://t.co/cjs5So93KS

Posted on Twitter That’s right NOBODY in a country as rich as ours should be making a choice between life-saving medicine and their h… https://t.co/FZkXiPevgX

Posted on Twitter Thanks Homeless Hub! You are my go to on housing and homelessness. https://t.co/1Pd1R8K6HL

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter Always lovely to see folks from home! Thanks for a great meeting to talk about municipal issues in #SK #CDNmuni https://t.co/U2q3TzDBaj

Posted on Twitter Il est estimé qu’il y a entre 150 000 et 350 000 personnes sans abri au Canada. #finalitinerance https://t.co/BEaSZHdHLn

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the minister in charge of the Phoenix fiasco has not denied that the cost of repairs could surpass $1 billion. The number of affected ...

Mentioned by DeathRattleSports.com NDP MP calling for national plan to end homelessness A Saskatchewan MP says it's time for a national plan to end homelessness in Canada. Sheri Benson, the NDP member of Parliament for Saskatoon West, has introduced a motion to create a national committee on homelessness. The committee's job would be ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NDP MP calling for national plan to end homelessness A Saskatchewan MP says it's time for a national plan to end homelessness in Canada. Sheri Benson, the NDP member of Parliament for Saskatoon West, has introduced a motion to create a national committee on homelessness. The committee's job would be ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NDP MP calling for national plan to end homelessness A Saskatchewan MP says it's time for a national plan to end homelessness in Canada. Sheri Benson, the NDP member of Parliament for Saskatoon West, has introduced a motion to create a national committee on homelessness. The committee's job would be ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's special LGBTQ adviser said there is no link between an apology to the LGBTQ community and remedies. A year ago, the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, CBC has reported that public servants at the Miramichi pay centre are working in a toxic environment. These workers deal with understaffing, a lack ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, there are many things we can agree on. I am going to bring to my colleague's attention, as I have to her colleagues, the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, on this side of the House, we welcome the changes to the Canada Labour Code that would allow employees more flexibility at work and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, in the wake of the Chalk River nuclear disaster, 300 brave volunteers committed themselves to cleaning up radioactive material in their community. After several ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, my remarks today will be a bit of an homage to one of my favourite comedians and talk show hosts, David Letterman. I want ...

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 in the House on Public Transportation Mr. Speaker, in responding to me about the cancellation of STC, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport said the federal government delegates this responsibility ...

A month ago

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 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs preparing to push private members' bills seek broad support, but wouldn't mind getting scooped by government From the top left, Conservative MP Tony Clement, Liberal MP John Aldag, NDP MP Richard Cannings, NDP MP Sheri Benson, Conservative MP Guy Lauzon, Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan, and NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson are among the next 15 MPs to get a ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs preparing to push private members' bills seek broad support, but wouldn't mind getting scooped by government From the top left, Conservative MP Tony Clement, Liberal MP John Aldag, NDP MP Richard Cannings, NDP MP Sheri Benson, Conservative MP Guy Lauzon, Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan, and NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson are among the next 15 MPs to get a ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Ending gender-based violence and going green key policies for aspiring NDP leader Niki Ashton Federal NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton, front row, third from right, received the endorsement of Saskatoon West NDP MP Sheri Benson, to Ashton's right, July 12 when she announced her policy to eliminate gender-based violence and discrimination in ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm going to direct my questions to Mr. Pilon and Mr. Rose. First, though, I'm going to give you a ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Violence Against Young Women and Girls In Canada Thank you both for being here. I want to reiterate comments from other committee members here. In particular, I appreciate the view you and other speakers ...

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