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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter First stop of the @StoonFolkfest tour with @RiversdaleMLA @cathysproule @Vicki_Mowat_NDP and @DaveMcGrane at the… https://t.co/tgHM3wW31k

Posted on Twitter Here, here!!! It’s time the federal government ban payment for blood products. Let’s keep everyone safe by ensurin… https://t.co/qOAq0Myevb

Posted on Twitter Thanks 2 our volunteers from #CUPW for getting the word out to support postal banking in Canada. https://t.co/1g1AhOgzu5

Posted on Twitter What a delicious way to support MS research in Canada! Make sure you eat a Teen Burger today! #burgerstobeatMS… https://t.co/IjDv655zYr

Posted on Twitter @GeorginaNDP has been fighting to have National Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognized as a stat holiday. Her voice as… https://t.co/EqiBQ80n8H

Posted on Twitter This is nonsensical, a waste of resources and not what this government promised. I’m very disappointed by this acti… https://t.co/XQxdWX1xUd

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, earlier this year I asked the government to follow through on its promise of housing rights being human rights. Instead, the government has shown ...

Spoke in the House on United Ways of Saskatoon and Area and Regina Mr. Speaker, last week, the United Ways of Saskatoon and Area and Regina launched the province-wide 211 phone, chat, and text line, connecting everyone in Saskatchewan ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I do want to make the comment, to be clear, that by including UNDRIP in the preamble to this bill, it is included in ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, today, in Toronto. there is an inquest into the death of Grant Faulkner, who died homeless when his shelter caught on fire in January ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to state in this House I am supportive of my colleague from Windsor—Tecumseh's comments that emphasize the importance of using diplomacy and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Asbestos Mr. Speaker, 96% of Canadian workers in construction and the skilled trades are potentially exposed to asbestos in the workplace. We have known for more than ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, one of the criticisms of this bill is that it does not include a legal requirement for free, prior, and informed consent. I know ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code moved for leave to introduce Bill C-407, an act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing). Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to introduce a ...

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

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)