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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.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Asbestos Mr. Speaker, two years ago the government announced a ban on asbestos via four different ministers. They know who they are, yet today one of those ...

Posted on Twitter The government promised Canadians a comprehensive ban on #asbestos, and their decision to allow for exemptions comp… https://t.co/Qqxu9ip5lg

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to meet and hear from ANCOP Canada President Ricky Cuenca on the great work they are doing around th… https://t.co/OOtjQ1tS3F

Posted on Twitter Sorry to be missing @WicihitowinYXE this year but glad my staff have been able to soak in the knowledge being share… https://t.co/uqpttkg063

Posted on Twitter Great representation of NDP Women @s_malcolmson @irenemathyssen @CarolHughesMP at mtg with Transport Canada on Grey… https://t.co/Y2jWwkPn82

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Madam Speaker, I am pleased to be in the House with my hon. colleague today. I do want to acknowledge that the committee worked hard and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from petitioners who are asking the government to table a national framework for action to promote eye health and vision ...

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with @Foodgrains - thank you for the incredible work you do to #endhunger around the world.… https://t.co/sMevfuTB9j

Posted on Twitter @CDNTrades were in Ottawa today, and I got to speak with some awesome folks from Saskatchewan! They are fighting fo… https://t.co/T4fOVd3J71

Spoke in the House on Okihcitâwak Patrol Group Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to an extraordinary group of volunteers, the Okihcitâwak Patrol Group, or OPG. This summer, when a young girl ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table the second petition from Canadians who ask the government to create a national framework for action to promote eye ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, since the CPTPP includes investor-state provisions that allow investors to sue Canada for regulating in the public interest on issues like health and the ...

Voted No on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Public Transportation Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the parliamentary secretary for being here this evening, but I am saddened to have to continue to speak up ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That, given that a housing crisis is raging in Canada and that 90% of the funding for the government's national housing strategy will only flow ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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)