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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 🎉: 65 Mentions, 97K Mention Reach, 154 Likes, 81 Retweets, 299K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/5oSBpUPd3Z

Posted on Twitter Our biggest fans this week: @melaniejoly, @SeamusORegan, @BernieVolunteer. Thank you! via https://t.co/hyGeMllSOE https://t.co/97ytVtfFt2

Three days ago

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Change to Funding Contributions a Bonus for Labrador: Jones MP for Labrador says a change to the structure of funding contributions from the federal government will help many communities in her jurisdiction. Yvonne Jones says a new plan would see the federal government contribute 60 per cent of a total ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Enjoy the visit- Looking 4great stories out of Nain @ryansnoddon @CBCNL see our new partnership funding on Climate… https://t.co/Dr1bNc7d4k

Posted on Twitter @Labradorgirl65 TY 4your kind hospitality,use of your snowmobile great to see you. With @GCIndigenous staff traveli… https://t.co/NI7P3pCubM

Posted on Twitter I was very Happy to be in Nain to mark the Moravian Church 247th Anniversary. Meet Chaplain Harry, Servants Mary an… https://t.co/LpHqlQw6Ki

Posted on Twitter The Nain Moravian Church celebrating 247yrs est in 1771. The 1st Inuk was baptized on February 19, 1776 says Pres.… https://t.co/azqk4cHVBJ

Mentioned by CBC.ca 5 Wing Goose Bay flying high after years of uncertainty Lt.-Col. Andrew Wedgewood, left, with Labrador MP Yvonne Jones and Happy Valley-Goose Bay Mayor Wally Andersen during a recent meeting of the Combined Councils of Labrador, is the wing commander at 5 Wing Goose Bay in Labrador. He is (Terry Roberts/CBC ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) New Federal Funding to Strengthen Nunatsiavut's Capacity to Address Climate Change Impacts Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, announced an investment of $977,975 to help increase the Nunatsiavut ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Road trip to ... Nain? Sky-high cost makes Labrador dream a tough sell Environmental scientist and Happy Valley-Goose Bay resident Robert Way, left, has studied the idea of a road in northern Labrador. He chats with Labrador MP Yvonne Jones and Randy Edmunds, MHA for Torngat Mountains. (Terry Roberts/CBC). 5 comments. The ...

Didn't vote on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Didn't vote on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Didn't vote on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to the changes in the Fisheries Act. I believe that many of the amendments being proposed ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, copies of the 2012-13 annual report of the Nunavut ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Lights Conference Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to stand today and acknowledge the Northern Lights Conference taking place right here in Ottawa and all those ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the abuse of children is tragic, and it is unacceptable. The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement was negotiated by many parties, with the goal ...

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 implementation report for the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to answer the question been posed by the hon. member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. I acknowledge as well that I ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'We're close,' says new Happy Valley-Goose Bay mayor on deal for Spring Gulch water MP Yvonne Jones says the decision to provide the Valley with Spring Gulch Water is in the town's hands. (Katie Breen/CBC). Last week Labrador MP Yvonne Jones said there is an opportunity for the town to use excess water from Spring Gulch. The ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Happy Valley-Goose Bay Salvation Army raises $78000 in Kettle campaign Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Labrador MP Yvonne Jones stopped to donate to the Salvation Army Kettle Appeal in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The fundraiser topped $78,000 this year. - Submitted. HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The Salvation Army Kettle ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I have a few reports to table today. Under the provisions of Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...