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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 My week on Twitter 🎉: 79 Mentions, 6.13K Mention Reach, 65 Likes, 24 Retweets, 68.5K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/sGLO2NxuzQ

Posted on Twitter Our biggest fans this week: @thefutureyousee, @LisaVDempster, @MMcLeodNWT. Thank you! via https://t.co/hyGeMllSOE https://t.co/qtm2XBfsVl

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Spanish Influenza Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize another tragedy in our history. One hundred years ago, the Spanish influenza swept across the world. It was especially ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @anastasiaqupee on your recognition as a champion of Human Rights in NL-Well deserved! @CBCLabrador… https://t.co/5xtqMVEjOH

Posted on Twitter #December6 1989-we remember, we mourn, we take action to end #ViolenceAgainstWomen #myactionsmatter… https://t.co/Caof5yNpdS

Posted on Twitter Thank you Minister @JonathanWNV for your work in #NL look forward to having you visit more of our beautiful prov.an… https://t.co/iBvaxSOG71

Posted on Twitter A great pilot, had the pleasure to fly with him on the Labrador coast in the twin otter several times. He shares hi… https://t.co/HpB8NT2swu

This week

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted Yes on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted Yes on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Labrador Indigenous communities get federal funding for climate change research Labrador MP Yvonne Jones says people are trying to figure out just what exactly is happening to caribou in Labrador. (Jacob Barker/CBC). The federal government is handing over $2.2 million in funding to Labrador, with the bulk of the money — about $1 ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Funding announced for Labrador initiatives Labrador MP Yvonne Jones was in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Nov. 14 to announce over $2,225,000 in federal funding for nine projects in Labrador around the impacts of climate change and women's economic security. Climate change. “They will help build ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Funding announced for Labrador initiatives Labrador MP Yvonne Jones was in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Nov. 14 to announce over $2,225,000 in federal funding for nine projects in Labrador around the impacts of climate change and women's economic security. Climate change. “They will help build ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Carbon pricing won't cost NL as much as rest of Canada, says MP Yvonne Jones Carbon pricing comes into effect across Canada on Jan. 1, but some of the related costs won't be felt as keenly in Newfoundland and Labrador, says Labrador MP Yvonne Jones. Part of the purpose of the new anti-pollution measures is to incentivize ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada to reassess nearly 58000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation and commits ... Today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, along with Brendan Mitchell, President ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Canada to reassess nearly 58000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation and commits ... Today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, along with Brendan Mitchell, President ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Inuit Day Mr. Speaker, I am proud to be an Inuit member of Parliament and along with the member of Parliament for Nunavut and all colleagues in the ...

Spoke in the House on NunatuKavut Mr. Speaker, I am proud of our government's commitment to the rights and recognition framework for indigenous people in Canada. In August of this year, history ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, panellists, for being here this morning. Obviously this is an issue that is very close to the hearts of many ...

Spoke in the House on Sisters in Spirit Mr. Speaker, today, here on Parliament Hill and all across the country, vigils are being held in memory of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples Day Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize June 21 as Indigenous Peoples Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day to celebrate and recognize the ongoing ...

Spoke in the House on Mining Industry Mr. Speaker, yesterday, history was made in my riding as nickel producer Vale announced the first underground mine for Labrador. The company started the open-pit mine ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today to the bill. Bill C-59 is legislation that our government committed to prior to the last election. It ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the minister for all her work in leading on the bill. It is long overdue that we modernize the environmental ...

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) ...