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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I love cats. But I guess they can be jerks,too! https://t.co/eQvLZc9RjW

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Didn't vote on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

Posted on Twitter What a great initiative! https://t.co/pYQgmJEeyM

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you for all that you do everyday, ⁦@womenshelter⁩ ! It was great meeting with Shelley and Bernadette to talk… https://t.co/0A72pSJoKm

A week ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Today we remember that at least 150 000 First Nation, Métis, and Inuit children were taken from their families, the… https://t.co/voMW7aSydm

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Wish I could be there in person to hear the results. I look forward to the learnings and next steps. https://t.co/KR7a8RCalC

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I want to offer my hon. colleague an opportunity. I wonder if he reflected on this, as I did. When the Prime Minister said ...

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

Posted on Twitter Brody + Camilo, from Bethlehem High School in #YXE, asked me 2 table a bill to allow judges to use their discretion… https://t.co/A2csjU1pcj

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, when the federal government unveiled its national housing strategy last November, it did not include an indigenous housing strategy, despite the fact that 87% ...

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 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 ...

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)