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  • Her favourite word is research.

Liberal MP for Kitchener South—Hespeler (Ontario)

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

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #243 Second report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #244 on Bill C-18 Respecting online communications platforms that make news content available to persons in Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill S-223 Amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking in human organs)

Voted Yes on Vote #237 on Bill C-32 Implement certain provisions of the fall economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 3, 2022 ...

Voted No on Vote #238 Opposition Motion (Carbon Tax)

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Reports of the Auditor General of Canada - December 2022 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to say that the public accounts committee is a very important committee. It's an honour to serve on it. It's ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Committee Business and International Moonshot Programs Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome to both of our witnesses. Thank you so much for joining us and talking about this very exciting topic tonight. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Hydrogen’s Potential to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, of the 2022 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all our witnesses today for coming in and discussing this important topic about hydrogen's potential role to reduce greenhouse ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Chronic Homelessness, of the 2022 Reports 5 to 8 of ... According to the OAG, the national housing co-investment fund had a measure for affordable housing that was not the same as that of the national housing ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on International Moonshot Programs Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you so much to all of our witnesses tonight. It's been a very educational and fascinating evening so far. I had ...

Spoke in the House on Aaron Fisher Mr. Speaker, like so many in my riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler, I was saddened to hear the news of constituent Aaron Fisher’s sudden and tragic passing ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 8, Emergency Management in First Nations Communities – Indigenous Services Canada, ... Thank you, Madam Chair. It's been a very impassioned session this afternoon. I think it's because we all realize the seriousness of the situation and we're ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Arctic Security Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for being here today. I really appreciate the perspective that you bring to this discussion. I'm going ...

Spoke in the House on Environmentally Responsible Business Mr. Speaker, I rise today to share with the House the incredible work being done by Chicopee Tube Park. For nearly 100 years, this local treasure ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2022 Given that the Department of National Defence is extremely active right now deploying things to Ukraine, I think replacing that inventory and replenishing our stock would ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, last week, I announced a $1.4 million investment in Racer Machinery International. This investment by our government will create and maintain 31 jobs in ...

Spoke in the House on Hespeler Village Market Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight the incredible work being done by the Hespeler Village BIA, community leaders and local small businesses that have worked ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on German Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I am excited to rise today to announce that October 1 marked the start of German Heritage Month. What better way to celebrate than ...

Spoke in the House on Right to Vote at 16 Act Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, I believe I missed my vote.

Spoke in the House on National Framework on Cancers Linked to Firefighting Act Madam Speaker, I thank the previous speaker for her very heartfelt interest in this bill. I am honoured to rise in the House to speak about ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, on April 7, our government put forward its plan to make life more affordable for Canadians through the 2022 budget. A top area of ...