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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

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted No on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Posted on Twitter #SmallBusiness-tremendous employers, economic drivers and ppl w/passion. Lowering SB taxes help all Canadians/Commu… https://t.co/tEYrZr3IdC

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #CREAPAC17 great panel discussion and meeting w/NL delegation. They’re Working hard to make homeownership affordabl… https://t.co/FfzzmrneJf

This week

Posted on Twitter Wow that was along time ago my friend #keepsake is appropriate remembering those days fondly And continue… https://t.co/LXDp439SxP

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Labrador Straits-Pavement $15m investment fed/Prov great News-the TLH w/@PremierofNL @CBCNL @VOCMNEWS @NTVNewsNL… https://t.co/dojCupYRO9

Mentioned by Markets Insider Infrastructure upgrades to improve safety and accessibility on the Trans-Labrador Highway The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of ...

Mentioned by Northern Pen $15.3-million in road upgrades announced for Trans-Labrador Highway Premier Dwight Ball and Labrador MP Yvonne Jones, on behalf of Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi, provided details on the project. The work will include extensive repaving from the Quebec border to Pinware, guiderail replacement, ...

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Governments Announce $15.3M for Labrador Highway Roadwork The provincial and federal governments have announced over $15.3-million in joint funding for upgrades to Route 510 of the Trans-Labrador Highway. Premier Dwight Ball and MP Yvonne Jones were in Forteau this afternoon to make the announcement.

Posted on Twitter #Northern #Indigenous #Health focus of forum in #Labrador @Town_HVGB speaking on Fed partnership #housing… https://t.co/PE3041Kjyc

Posted on Twitter Please to join @Town_HVGB @PerryTrimper to announce community Infastructure investments #PartnerForChange… https://t.co/FNkk0b7Ozf

Mentioned by VOCM Premier to Announce Trans-Lab Highway Upgrades ... Ryland said he would like to see the Labrador-Quebec boundary changed so that his town, which is near the border, would be in Quebec. Ball will be joined by Transportation Minister, Steve Crocker, and Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones for the announcement, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the many vigils that are being held across Canada in memory of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to recognize that I stand on traditional territory of the Algonquin nation this evening as I respond to the question raised ...

Three weeks 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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, in our discussions with the commissioners, they made the point that the process in which they are engaged is one that will require tremendous ...

A month ago

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Yvonne Jones Receives New Parliamentary Secretary Appointment Labrador MP Yvonne Jones, currently Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs has been appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. Jones has had a lengthy ...

Three months 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...