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  • Her favourite word is witnesses.

Liberal MP for Kitchener South—Hespeler (Ontario)

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

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-13 Amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 Motion to proceed to orders of the day

Voted No on Vote #96 on Bill C-234 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing

Voted Yes on Vote #97 on Bill S-206 Amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors)

Voted Yes on Vote #98 on Bill S-223 Amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Successes, Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Canada and Top Talent, Research ... Thank you so much. Thank you to our witnesses for joining us tonight. I'll be directing my questions primarily to Mr. Myers. Thank you for coming ...

Spoke in the House on Rohingya Centre of Canada Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to share with the House that just last month, the Rohingya Centre of Canada opened its doors in Kitchener. Waterloo region ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Committee Business and Top Talent, Research and Innovation Thank you so much, and thanks to all of our excellent witnesses. I'm particularly happy to see Martin Basiri here with us tonight. It's good to ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2021 Thank you, and thank you to our witnesses today, those returning and those who are new. It is a treat to see witnesses in the room, ...

Spoke in the House on Student Recruitment Innovation Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to share with this House that ApplyBoard is one of the recipients of the Governor General's innovation award. This local ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Families, Children and Social Development Mr. Speaker, we know how important child care is for families in our economic recovery, but we know how expensive it has been for families. Parents ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vaccine Equity and Intellectual Property Rights I have a question for Ms. Caprani. You mentioned that you felt that TRIPS was perhaps insufficient, that it has worked well but we need to ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 14, Regional Relief and Recovery Fund, of the 2021 Reports of ... Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, thank you, witnesses, for appearing today. In my previous work in economic development with the City of Kitchener, I ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 15, Enforcement of Quarantine and COVID-19 Testing Orders—Public Health Agency of ... Thank you for that complete answer. The other thing I am wondering about is on compliance. I was interested to notice the great discrepancy with the ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mister Speaker, today I would like to recognize Greg White, who is a teacher, coach and leader in the Hespeler community. After 31 years of teaching ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 13, Health and Safety of Agricultural Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Auditor General, for this very important work and for being here with us today in order to speak to it. ...

Spoke in the House on Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Mr. Speaker, today I would like to recognize a small business that is unlike any other in my riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler. The Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Natural Health Products — Health Canada, by the Commissioner of ... Okay, thank you. Back to you, Ms. Hollett. Getting back to the supervision of the manufacturing facilities and inspections, you've done a pilot that showed there's ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, many Canadians are struggling to find affordable housing, including those in my riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler. The need for affordable housing has been highlighted ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Protests Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to address something that is affecting all Canadians. My riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler is home to two Toyota ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Papou's Place Madam Speaker, today I would like to highlight an amazing small business located in my riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler. Papou's Place Subs and Ice Cream, affectionately ...