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Liberal MP for Labrador (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 43% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Voted Yes on Vote #176 Motion for closure

Voted Yes on Vote #177 Government Business No. 9 (Proceedings on Bill C-12, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #178 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-12 Respecting transparency and accountability in Canada's efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on National Indigenous Peoples Day Mr. Speaker, today we honour the rich cultures and traditions of first nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada. We also recognize this National Indigenous Peoples Day ...

Posted on Twitter Today, marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, let us all do our part to walk the path of reconciliation. We commem… https://t.co/DekpqKNwzc

Posted on Twitter Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day, Labradorians and Canadians. Support and respect each other, be proud of who… https://t.co/yZTt3RFpzv

This week

Posted on Twitter Looking after Canadians is our priority- thank you @CanadianPM @PattyHajdu @AnitaOakville and the federal team acro… https://t.co/Btvez6kwEG

Posted on Twitter $165 million invested in the TLH in the past 5 years 360k of paving completed. 150 k to go! https://t.co/qVjkqFDJpJ

Posted on Twitter Today we announced $28 Million to complete paving on the last 80k of the TLH from Cartwright Junction towards Crook… https://t.co/3GULJXUyEN

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Premier Furey Announces Newfoundland and Labrador Re-opening to Atlantic Canada https://t.co/SMd5RGqD97

Spoke in the House on National Indigenous History Month Madam Speaker, this June marks National Indigenous History Month, and Monday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is a time when we honour the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I believe congratulations are in order from the sounds of things. I really appreciate the opportunity to speak today and to say to all ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote ... Hello, everyone, and good afternoon. It's nice that you could join us today, Minister. It's always good to hear about the ongoing activity in your department. ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak to Bill S-3, which is before Parliament today. As a member of Parliament from Newfoundland and Labrador, this ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill S-3 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, Minister. It's good to see you at our committee today. First of all, as a parliamentarian in Newfoundland and Labrador, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Low-Carbon and Renewable Fuels Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also want to thank all the panellists today. It's been a very informative discussion, no doubt. As you know, the Government ...

Spoke in the House on Red Dress Day Mr. Speaker, today is red dress day, a day to honour the first nations, Inuit and Métis women and girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who we have ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Committee Business and Food Security in Northern Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I was really glad to hear these witnesses today. I know that you have first-hand experience in providing services around food security ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Low-Carbon and Renewable Fuels Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all of our guests this morning for an interesting discussion. I want to thank you for all the ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today on a point of order and ask the member for Nunavut to apologize for her comments made on Twitter over the ...

Spoke in the House on Comments by Member for Nunavut Mr. Speaker, I rise today to respond to comments made on Twitter over the weekend by the member for Nunavut. In response to an indigenous politics ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, my colleague knows that the process regarding the Baffinland Mary River Mine project proposal is ongoing. In the coming weeks the independent Nunavut Impact ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Critical Minerals and Associated Value Chains in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. My question is for Ms. Houde. In November, the Government of Canada partnered with the Government of Quebec to invest $2 million ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Critical Minerals and Associated Value Chains in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, everyone. I want to thank the witnesses for your excellent testimonies today. I'm the member of Parliament from Labrador, so ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote ... Hello, Mr. Chair, and good afternoon, committee. I've had the best IT people working on my system, but unfortunately my video is still not working. I ...

More than three months 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 ...