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NDP MP for Saskatoon West (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great resource. Why not check it out! https://t.co/sezishS1RH

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Couldn't have said it better myself. Congrats@Vicki_Mowat_NDP https://t.co/JYRL5LHmne

Posted on Twitter Construction begins for a new affordable housing project in Saskatoon https://t.co/bhHYVDM2KH

This week

Posted on Twitter I shared the struggles families face in my riding getting access to CCB. https://t.co/QO7J4teaBn

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 ...

Posted on Twitter The nuclear-weapons-ban thing is not going away, prime minister https://t.co/iF1RudGoJM via @thehilltimes

Posted on Twitter Sounds like fun! https://t.co/aaAWclHiIg

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, after cutting funding to one-third of all HIV organizations, including AIDS Saskatoon in my riding, the minister told us not to worry. She said ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the Canada Child Benefit: (a) what is the total number of eligible (i) parents, (ii) children in 2016-17; (b) what is the total ...

Spoke in the House on Filipino–Canadian Week Mr. Speaker, the City of Saskatoon proclaimed June 10 to 17 as Filipino-Canadian Week. Do not get me wrong, I am glad I am here in ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I would like to say on the record that of course we welcome the changes to protect victims of sexual assault. The rape shield ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, it has been one year since the Special Committee on Pay Equity tabled its report, unironically entitled, “It's Time to Act”. The government's response? ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Phoenix fiasco has been dragging on for over a year and a half, with no end in sight. Now, just as the summer ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I am going to try again to follow up on the question from my colleague from the Conservative Party. What we had hoped this ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. I would like to dedicate my remarks today to the late Dr. John ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Low-income, Indigenous families feel weight of child benefit reviews A growing number of low-income and Indigenous families in Saskatchewan must prove they are eligible to collect federal child-care benefits, according to the offices of two local MPs. Staff at NDP MP Sheri Benson's office said child benefit reviews are ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Niki Ashton gains support of Manitoba NDP leader, Charlie Angus woos Yukon leader NDP MP Sheri Benson (Saskatoon West, Sask.) donated $1,500 to Ms. Ashton's campaign on March 10. Ms. Benson's office declined to comment, though Ms. Ashton's campaign confirmed it was in fact the MP who made the donation. Another notable donor ...

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)

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Canadian Safety Reporter NDP MP introduces private member's bill banning asbestos Sheri Benson, NDP MP for Saskatoon West, has introduced a private member's bill that would prohibit the manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale or import of certain toxic substances that cause significant danger to the environment or to human life or ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Asbestos ban to be announced by federal government next week The federal government plans to announce a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada next week, CBC News has learned. ... In November, Saskatchewan New Democrat MP Sheri Benson put forward a private member's bill calling on a ban on asbestos.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada Massive call for asbestos ban in Canada as new data show it's still No. 1 killer of workers “I don't know what the hold up is,” Sheri Benson, NDP MP for Saskatoon West, told Yahoo Canada News. “It's pretty well banned by almost all OECD countries. You know, most people I've spoken to in their 20s actually think it's already been banned. It ...

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)

Spoke at the Industry committee on Manufacturing Sector I will give each one of you an opportunity to leave us with one last comment. Of everything we've heard today, what do you think is ...

Spoke at the Pay Equity committee on Pay Equity Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you very much for the presentations. I have a couple of comments and then maybe we can get your ...