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  • Her favourite word is women.

NDP MP for Saskatoon West (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @HopeCornerstone @suegarvey1010 Thank you for the warm welcome and the tour. Inspired by the amazing work you do. L… https://t.co/9SSsuKXrvP

Posted on Twitter @DouglasWong0 @ScottPiatkowski @CHFCanada Thanks for taking the time to meet! Looking forward to working with you t… https://t.co/ZXQZ2MuxzJ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @HopeCornerstone Thanks for hosting me and my team this morning! It was a pleasure to learn about your important wo… https://t.co/UznHDvghOj

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, in the face of what health experts are calling an epidemic, the federal government has cut funding to 30% of AIDS organizations, providing no ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I noticed my colleague mentioned, quite a few times, people working hard to join the middle class. I just want to remind the member ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Visa Office at the Canadian High Commission in Singapore: (a) what is the total number of sponsorship requests the Singapore Visa Office ...

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Absolutely shocking! https://t.co/r154H2XYCr

Posted on Twitter His family has been devastated by asbestos that came from Canada https://t.co/FYrSGhPQkR

Posted on Twitter Yes. Lessons to be learned Canada! #2018ADAO https://t.co/7AEHejDlNl

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, budget 2018 was a disappointment with very little new money to help Canadians find safe, affordable housing. The $15.9-billion co-investment fund announced last fall ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, when the Liberals unveiled their national housing strategy, the Prime Minister very clearly stated, “Housing rights are human rights”, just days after they voted ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the member may or may not know that housing is a passion of mine. Homelessness and housing in my community sort of pushed me ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Homelessness Mr. Speaker, let me begin with a quote, which states: I would encourage the member for Saskatoon West, as well as all members from all parties ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I appreciate learning from my hon. colleague from Barrie—Innisfil and other colleagues about some of the issues facing veterans. I want to echo the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix MPs to vote on homelessness strategy private member's bill next month Saskatoon MP Sheri Benson said she is “very hopeful” that a private member's bill she has sponsored that would require the federal government to form a special committee to address homelessness will pass next month. If that happens, Bill M-147 would ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Sask. MP questions lack of advance polls on First Nations in byelection MP Sheri Benson wants to know why there were no advance polls placed on First Nations for the federal byelection to replace a Saskatchewan MP. The Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection was called after long-time MP Gerry Ritz stepped down in October. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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