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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 #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter Canada-Ontario-Metis sign Framework Agreement @Carolyn_Bennett @MetisNationON @SophieKiwala @VBadawey #Historic for… https://t.co/A0BaX0n6KU

Posted on Twitter Lol love it Jamie https://t.co/1CHJTV042Q

Posted on Twitter Happy you had a safe enjoyable drive @aturnbull85 that pavement is a pretty exciting drive #MoreToCome https://t.co/b2ydLcepE8

Mentioned by VOCM UPDATE Happy Valley-Goose Bay to Hold Vigil for Mayor Happy Valley-Goose Bay is going to hold a candle light vigil to share their prayers for Mayor John Hickey and his family. Hickey was shot in the face in a hunting accident, and is listed as critical but stable. Labrador MP Yvonne Jones and area MHA ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Praying 4 a full healthy recovery 4 MayorJohn Hickey. @Town_HVGB #Labrador keeping him/his family in our hearts… https://t.co/xUbt1YwxU1

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Volunteer Firefighters honoured @Town_HVGB 4service to community #Exceptional people #dedicated #firefighters… https://t.co/BcGcstBvZV

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join Minister @Carolyn_Bennett for Caucus with Indigenous Leaders this week in Ottawa @AFN_Updates… https://t.co/jgISF1FAvV

This week

Mentioned by The Aurora MADD Launches Red Ribbon campaign in Labrador West Mayors Wayne Button of Labrador City and Ron Barron of Wabush, along with MHA Graham Letto and MP Yvonne Jones and other supporters, launch the Red Ribbon campaign. - Submitted. LABRADOR WEST, NL – The Labrador West chapter of Mothers Against Drunk ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Major announcement expected for improved internet service in Labrador SOUTHERN LABRADOR, NL – Labrador MP Yvonne Jones hopes to announce improved internet access for southern communities in the district before the end of the year. The application currently being assessed involves upgrading fibre-optic lines and ensuring ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Major announcement expected for improved internet service in Labrador SOUTHERN LABRADOR, NL – Labrador MP Yvonne Jones hopes to announce improved internet access for southern communities in the district before the end of the year. The application currently being assessed involves upgrading fibre-optic lines and ensuring ...

Mentioned by Northern Pen Major announcement expected for improved internet service in Labrador SOUTHERN LABRADOR, NL – Labrador MP Yvonne Jones hopes to announce improved internet access for southern communities in the district before the end of the year. The application currently being assessed involves upgrading fibre-optic lines and ensuring ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, under the provisions of Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, copies of the 2014/15 Annual Report on ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, I am proud to stand here today as an Inuk woman in Canada and to be part of a government that has been clear ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by New Kerala Wabush Airport terminal building to get massive makeover WABUSH, NL: The Government of Canada is committed to renewing vital infrastructure that supports the growth and development of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador and across Canada. Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak to this issue, on the traditional territory of the Algonquin people. As a government, we want to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it goes without saying that our government is very committed to working with first nations, parliamentarians, and all those individuals who have been impacted ...

Spoke in the House on Residential Schools Mr. Speaker, today I rise to thank the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada for their leadership in delivering on a long overdue promise to ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her invested interest in what is happening with this bill and, certainly more important, what is happening with sex-based ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill S-3 today, and I will be splitting my time with the member of Parliament for Scarborough—Rouge Park. ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Labradorians of Distinction Mr. Speaker, I am proud today to rise to pay tribute to the 150 extraordinary Labradorians who were honoured this past week across Labrador. In celebration ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...