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  • Her favourite word is communities.

Liberal MP for Labrador (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 72% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter 2018 Liberal Convention – Working Together for Atlantic Canada https://t.co/dGZlTNojN7

Posted on Twitter So happy to be here with you @stelmanflynn and so many great friends https://t.co/DMBEsGbJIX

Posted on Twitter Lol Thank you, that’s kind of you. Happy you could join us! https://t.co/OEpD8QuV98

Posted on Twitter Premiers Forum @liberal_party #Lib2018 growing the Atlantic Region #Immigration #investment #StrongerTogether Feder… https://t.co/oaO0Xs7Pmp

Posted on Twitter @PremierofNL joining Atlantic Premiers Forum @liberal_party #Lib2018 discussing investments in #MentalHealth bringi… https://t.co/3LJAJiOSls

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter My week on Twitter 🎉: 53 Mentions, 5.73K Mention Reach, 124 Likes, 70 Retweets, 185K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/bMer36rmUT

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing national tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. That is why we were the ...

Spoke in the House on Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Mr. Speaker, I would like to acknowledge the presence of an important group of individuals who are here in Ottawa today, the board of directors for ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I am very happy to stand in the House today to talk about our 2018 budget. It is a fitting budget, called “Equality + ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, first of all, I would like to acknowledge that we are gathered on the traditional territory of the Algonquin people. Second, I would like ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Madam Speaker, unfortunately there is not enough time in this session to address all of the claims that the member has raised, but I do want ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Labradorian MP Yvonne Jones setting up youth advisory council in Labrador West Two high school students in Labrador West are looking forward to becoming active with the Youth advisory council set up by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones. “I met Ms. Jones at a Relay for Life event and expressed my interest in the council and recently got a ...

Mentioned by The Aurora MP Yvonne Jones setting up youth advisory council in Labrador ... Two high school students in Labrador West are looking forward to becoming active with the Youth advisory council set up by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones. “I met Ms. Jones at a Relay for Life event and expressed my interest in the council and.

Mentioned by The Labradorian MP Yvonne Jones setting up youth advisory council in Labrador West Two high school students in Labrador West are looking forward to becoming active with the Youth advisory council set up by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones. “I met Ms. Jones at a Relay for Life event and expressed my interest in the council and recently got a ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory: Infrastructure announcement in Happy Valley-Goose Bay HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his advocacy on this issue. It is completely unacceptable that northerners are still struggling to feed their families and ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Don't Blame Indigenous Leaders For Not Engaging A Historically One-Sided Treaty Process MP Yvonne Jones argues the Liberal government cannot help it if Indigenous leaders are not willing to participate in Carolyn Bennett's engagement sessions. Lynn Gehl Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe. She is an author, artist, advocate, and stone collector ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise today on the traditional territory of the Algonquin people to respond to the questions from my hon. colleague. Our ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke in the House on World Tuberculosis Day Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to mark the occasion of March 24, which is recognized as World Tuberculosis Day. TB is a treatable ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The nor'wester Federal government investing funds for HIV prevention in Labrador HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The Labrador Friendship Centre is receiving $375,176 over three years from the HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund. Labrador MP Yvonne Jones announced the funding on behalf of Health Minister Ginette Petitpas on ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all three presenters for your presentations today and for the information that you've been able to ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill S-208 Thank you. Thank you all very much. I thank you for the invitation to be here. I'm very happy to see Senator Hervieux-Payette here. I got ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 5, Information Technology Investments-Canada Border Services Agency of the Spring 2015 ... Okay. I'm just wondering, because obviously Treasury Board guidelines are there for a reason. Those policies are set for a reason. When an agency does not ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, Required Reporting by Federal Organizations, of the Spring 2015 Report ... I thank all of you for appearing before the public accounts committee today to discuss the reporting of federal departments, and I thank you for your ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under AUDITOR GENERAL Thank you for the explanation. That brings me to my second question. What we have seen is a significant reduction in budget, but also a significant ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Spring 2015 Report of the Auditor General of Canada Thank you very much. Thank you for joining us today to answer all of these questions that we have. My questions are going to focus on ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment ... Yes, please. Thank you. I'm moving that clause 16 be amended (a) by replacing lines 20 and 21 on page 6 with the following: 56. (1) ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment ... Thank you all for your presentations. It seems there are so many questions left to ask and so little time, but you've certainly given us more ...