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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @Philipearle @PALairlines @boral https://t.co/aHR4kFg4yN

Posted on Twitter The Pilots Monument stands high on the Cliff overlooking #Yellowknife a tribute to Northern #Pilots of #Canada Thei… https://t.co/34Pk7d3t62

Posted on Twitter Great spending the day #NWT w/Premier McLeod such a beautiful Territory. Keep up the great work @Wthr_NT @MMcLeodNWT https://t.co/ZsN6nF6NH0

Posted on Twitter @KeithHenryMetis @davidgoldstein you experienced 1of most magnificent parks in Canada, sorry I could not join you… https://t.co/IbmW64jJqe

Posted on Twitter It's a beautiful day looks Majestic on the water. https://t.co/5xu7KxV0AU

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Hello friends, check this out @1indigena hits more store shelves. Product are made in NL and has #Labradortea in it… https://t.co/gAinWJmUCr

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by APTN News Labrador land protectors crash meeting with federal ministers in Goose Bay (Land protector Denise Cole, left, addresses Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett, and Labrador MP Yvonne Jones at a meeting in Goose Bay Sunday night.) Trina Roache APTN National News. Cheers and applause met three land protectors as they walked ...

Mentioned by VOCM NEW MP Asking Nalcor to Lift Court Injunction The MP for Labrador is asking Nalcor to lift the court injunction in place to keep protesters away from the Muskrat Falls site. Yvonne Jones says the protests there in recent months have been peaceful and says there are already laws in place if there ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Labrador MP Indicates Price Gouging to Blame for Soaring Cost of Food Labrador MP Yvonne Jones says food affordability remains a huge issue in the North, and she believes price gouging is to blame. Some of the highest food prices in Canada exist in places like Nain and Hopedale, Labrador. The issue was a hot topic a few ...

Spoke in the House on National Aboriginal Day Mr. Speaker, [member spoke in Inuktitut]. As Jose Kusugak of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami once said, [member spoke in Inuktitut]. I stand in the House today ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith for the opportunity to reaffirm the government's commitment to ending the ongoing national tragedy, recognizing that I do ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Madam Speaker, I am rising to speak to Bill S-3 because it is a very important bill and one that, with these amendments and changes, will ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs received 456 pieces of correspondence in the form of letters and emails from stakeholder groups and from ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador partner to improve Trans Labrador Highway The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced $45.4 million to improve a ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Funds announced for Happy Valley Goose Bay's Birch Island eco-tourism site During an address at Expo Labrador 2017 on Tuesday, Labrador MP Yvonne Jones announced $438,980 for the Happy Valley-Goose Bay organization from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) $45M to pave section of Labrador Highway tops string of funding announcements "This is building on our commitment from last year… to invest $63 million on the section between Red Bay and Charlottetown," said MP Yvonne Jones. That 160 kilometre stretch up to Charlottetown is expected to be paved this summer, which is when the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, my colleague knows very well that we are committed to ending sexual discrimination against indigenous women. He also knows that it is necessary to ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present this petition on behalf of my constituents living in the community of Churchill Falls in Labrador. The petition is ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I did apologize on the weekend to Chief Hart and to Chief Nui . There was a misinterpretation of the numbers that were profiled ...

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Mr. Speaker, today I am wearing seal in honour of national seal day. The bill has just passed in the House of Commons and is expected ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 very much. I want to thank our guests this morning for being here and for their presentation. Obviously, we've had lots of discussion on ...