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  • Her favourite word is inuit.

Liberal MP for Labrador (Newfoundland & Labrador)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #IOC #Labrador wins @RioTinto Global Ground Breaker Award 4Safety-Congrats Rodney Farrell,Shane Greening,Colin Ride… https://t.co/4NkasP5bIu

Posted on Twitter Wishing Labrador Youth participating in the Anglican Youth Camp inSt Johns this week/end a great experience… https://t.co/YhfMDl9Tfi

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy to welcome home the Female Provincial Hockey champs #HVGB #Labrador @talkminorhockey @NLHockeyTweets… https://t.co/wU99AaKdxO

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Sixties Scoop is a dark and painful chapter in Canada’s history. On February 1, 2017, the government announced the launch of a national ...

Posted on Twitter #IndspireAwards tonight honor #indigenous contributors to #canada was a true inspiration in/c ppl from all across t… https://t.co/hsC3bkHqbP

A week ago

Spoke in the House on William Rompkey Mr. Speaker, it is with deep sadness that I rise in the House today to honour a dear friend, a former member of Parliament and a ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Great friend,survivor #Amazing women t/d I got 2 serve her on Parliament Hill @dianerandell @DwightBallMHA @jabuckle https://t.co/lnx95iqxkD

Posted on Twitter So proud 2 have those extraordinary Labradorian's Center stage representing NL @forum4YC William, Ryan, Taylor Rae… https://t.co/B4fDq5aXIH

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a) through (e), the Government of Canada is committed to advancing long-term reconciliation with first nations, Métis, and Inuit. In December ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by VOCM MP Jones Calls for Senator to Resign Following Residential Schools Comments Labrador MP Yvonne Jones is calling on Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to resign her seat on the Senate's Aboriginal Affairs Committee. Jones condemned Beyak's defence of what the senator considered to be the good aspects of the residential school ...

Mentioned by APTN News N2N: Firestorm over Conservative Senator's speech on Indian residential schools Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary secretary for Indigenous affairs, called on Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to resign her seat on the Senate's Aboriginal affairs committee over her speech about Indian residential schools. Beyak, in the speech delivered ...

Mentioned by APTN News Nation to Nation: Firestorm over Conservative Senator's speech on Indian residential schools Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary secretary for Indigenous affairs, called on Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to resign her seat on the Senate's Aboriginal affairs committee over her speech about Indian residential schools. Beyak, in the speech delivered ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, one of the strongest commitments our government made was to launch an inquiry into the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, and we ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Labrador's Curtis Barrett gets standing ovation for protecting Parliament Hill during 2014 shooting Members of Parliament took to their feet Friday to applaud a Labrador man who helped protect them during a 2014 shooting. RCMP Cpl. Curtis Barrett, who hails from Labrador City, was praised in a speech by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones as being one of the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government continues to work in genuine partnership with indigenous people to advance reconciliation, just as we did in signing the declaration with Inuit. ...

Spoke in the House on Star of Courage Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to acknowledge Corporal Curtis Barrett, who is joining us in the gallery on Parliament Hill today. In October 2016, Corporal ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Labrador's Curtis Barrett gets standing ovation for protecting Parliament Hill during 2014 shooting Members of Parliament took to their feet Friday to applaud a Labrador man who helped protect them during a 2014 shooting. RCMP Cpl. Curtis Barrett, who hails from Labrador City, was praised in a speech by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones as being one of the ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Labradorian Looking for Labradorians of distinction Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones said the award, which will now be given out annually, celebrates Labradorians who have made an 'outstanding contribution to the social, environmental, economic, or cultural betterment of Labrador'. “In ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question because I think it is very important to note that this is a government that takes investments ...

Spoke in the House on lnuit-Crown Partnership Mr. Speaker, I was proud to be in Iqaluit yesterday with the Prime Minister, ministers of our government and Inuit leaders as we signed a declaration ...

More than three months ago

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 ...