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  • Her favourite word is homelessness.

NDP MP for Saskatoon West (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Congrats Matthew! https://t.co/Jof6bQjIQt

This week

Spoke in the House on Violence against Women Mr. Speaker, on this sombre day of remembrance for the 14 women killed on December 6, 1989, just because they were women, we honour their memory ...

Posted on Twitter We need this kind of data in Canada! https://t.co/W1WuIJetj7

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today I proudly joined our leader, Jagmeet Singh, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the PSAC national indigenous peoples' circle to stand in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted No on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted No on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Posted on Twitter The #MMIWG Inquiry must lead to change. Will the Liberal government commit now to fully implementing all the inquir… https://t.co/B2VsDbeNDu

Posted on Twitter Proud to stand in solidarity with @psacnat and National Indigenous Peoples’ Circle to ensure justice and healing fo… https://t.co/pcFsDbVG5a

Posted on Twitter I’m looking forward to announcing in #HOC #yxe as Smart City Challenge Winners! A little bias I know and I don’t c… https://t.co/AoA1vFlsht

Posted on Twitter Thanks Larry. Sounds like a plan the Minister should follow! Every worker has the right to be safe at work and to… https://t.co/87re3t8Vn2

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Transportation Mr. Speaker, last week, I had the opportunity to ask the Minister of Transport directly about the withdrawal of Greyhound from western Canada. The minister made ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, more than a third of one-bedroom units in the Toronto area are overcrowded. Imagine a one-bedroom apartment for a family of six. This is ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for referring in his speech to the important piece of legislation around pay equity. I served on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to present a petition in support of postal banking from constituents in my riding. The petitioners state that ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Mr. Speaker, I am profoundly disappointed to have to rise today to speak to a motion that will ram through back-to-work legislation. Indeed, today is the ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, we heard time and again this morning that the government had only one option, and that was to violate the workers' constitutional right to ...

Two 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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)