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Liberal MP for Kitchener South—Hespeler (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2021, with 37% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-58 Amend the Canada Labour Code and the Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2012

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Madam Speaker, this April, residents of Kitchener South—Hespeler will be receiving their first quarterly installment of the Canada carbon rebate. Can the Minister of Environment and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, it is my honour to rise in this House to present a petition signed by 75 members of the Canadian-Ukrainian community in the Waterloo ...

Spoke in the House on Waterloo Region Change-Makers Madam Speaker, on February 3 we welcomed the Prime Minister to the Waterloo region and the SDG Idea Factory, a hub dedicated to advancing the UN's ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Forests and Climate Change, of the 2023 Reports 1 to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses here who are prepared to testify on this very important report we're dealing with. We saw ...

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #642 on Bill S-202 Amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate)

Voted Yes on Vote #643 on Bill C-317 Establish a national strategy respecting flood and drought forecasting

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, ArriveCAN, of the 2024 Report 1 of the Auditor General ... That's why it would have been advantageous to have some of these other agencies that were willing to appear today, to be here, so that we ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Committee Business and Integration of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Science in Government ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. With all due respect, I think the reason we don't want to take two hours to bring the minister back ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Integration of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Science in Government Policy Development Thank you. I think you've just articulated the challenges of bringing two solitudes together. The scientific method is all based on quantifiable data, and indigenous knowledge ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Integration of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Science in Government Policy Development I want to ask my questions. Thank you for that very fulsome answer, though. That was great. Thank you to both of our witnesses for the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Former CEO of Food Bank of Waterloo Region Mr. Speaker, on Monday, January 15, the Waterloo region lost a great community leader, with the passing of Wendi Campbell, the former CEO of the Waterloo ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Meetings and Information Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you so much to our abundance of witnesses today. It's a cast of thousands. For those of you watching at home, ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Madam Speaker, last week, the Conservatives tried to cut funding for over 30 critical programs for Canadian families, specifically child care. Every child deserves a chance ...

Spoke in the House on School Food Programs Mr. Speaker, our government's priority is ensuring every child receives the best possible start in life. Building a national school food policy that provides conditions for ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Meetings Thank you, Mr. Chair. In your report, it's indicated that there are some instances in which the factors that lead to processing delays are outside of ...

Spoke in the House on Gender-Based Violence Madam Speaker, this week we have begun marking 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. The campaign started on the International Day for the Elimination of ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Follow-up Study on Report 3, Access to Safe Drinking Water in First ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister Hajdu, for being here and bringing your cast of thousands. We really appreciate it. We've been anticipating your testimony. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, replacement workers distract from the bargaining table for long disputes and can poison workplaces for years after. The best deals are made at the ...