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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 Balloons + cake + bouncy castle = MP Family Fun Day! https://t.co/lGrec9U4Ey

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to the ceremony. One of the best parts of being an MP https://t.co/gEGvospegX

This week

Posted on Twitter @TOAdamVaughan @timrichter What bill? And it’s not a tactic. It’s my private member’s motion to work with NHS! I’m… https://t.co/WIeKG2IIFc

Posted on Twitter @TOAdamVaughan @timrichter Just to be clear. The government can proceed with NHS implementation since its a strateg… https://t.co/B5M7wXLn4J

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Who doesn’t enjoy a good puppet show! Check it out #yxe. Also, libraries are awesome! https://t.co/btWY0TbsCE

Posted on Twitter @TOAdamVaughan @working_trot It’s not too late, Adam - I would love to hear from you to discuss how we can… https://t.co/B8fdMI16nL

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System Mr. Chair, my hon. colleague from Saskatoon—Grasswood and I share a community. We represent citizens in Saskatoon. It is a community that I know we both ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Trois-Rivières. It has almost been a year since Parliament passed a motion asking the ...

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 in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I believe my hon. colleague is sincere about looking for important changes in Parliament and helping parliamentarians perhaps do the right thing. I respectfully ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the lively debate we are having here, and my colleague's speech. I would like to hear him reflect on another important aspect ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, in Saskatoon, I hosted a town hall on housing as a human right and heard many concerns from community members who attended. We heard ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I am hoping that what I am going to say does not sound a bit tongue in cheek or cheeky, but social work interns ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) 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 ...

More than three months ago

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)