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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 #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

This week

Posted on Twitter My week on Twitter 🎉: 12 Mentions, 10.8K Mention Reach, 21 Likes, 22 Retweets, 30.3K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/plFVU8hRdY

Posted on Twitter Our biggest fans this week: @theminingstory, @DrRobbieO, @reardonfr44. Thank you! via https://t.co/hyGeMllSOE https://t.co/68hvxMQqYc

A week ago

Posted on Twitter My week on Twitter 🎉: 23 Mentions, 6.26K Mention Reach, 94 Likes, 15 Retweets, 17.8K Retweet Reach. See yours with… https://t.co/yiLoBOQY4A

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, I rose in the house of commons to recognize Sisters in Spirit Vigils being held across Canada. Let us co… https://t.co/WNPoLz21pw

Posted on Twitter Our biggest fans this week: @PamNParsons, @MMcLeodNWT, @AndrewBresnahan. Thank you! via https://t.co/hyGeMllSOE https://t.co/QbXHm5f7bC

Spoke in the House on Sisters in Spirit Mr. Speaker, today, here on Parliament Hill and all across the country, vigils are being held in memory of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. ...

Posted on Twitter #Mining is a major industry for Labrador, creating jobs, sustaining Communities. Alderon is one of those ready to i… https://t.co/CDsRs7CFXU

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by VOCM Yvonne Jones Taking on New Role Labrador MP Yvonne Jones is taking on a new role. She's been appointed as the Parlimentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade. She says she is looking forward to working with Dominic LeBlanc in the role.

Mentioned by Dredging Today $18.5 Million for Seven Harbors Across Labrador Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, recently announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft harbor ...

Mentioned by The Western Star $18.5M allocated for 7 small craft harbours in Labrador “Investing in the local infrastructure helps not just the commercial fishing industry, but the communities in Labrador as a whole,” Labrador MP Yvonne Jones said in a release Aug. 17. The federal government is investing $250 million over two years to ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider The Government of Canada Invests $18.5 million in seven Small Craft Harbours across Labrador Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) The Government of Canada Invests $18.5 million in seven Small Craft Harbours across Labrador Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft ...

Mentioned by Benzinga The Government of Canada Invests $18.5 million in seven Small Craft Harbours across Labrador Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples Day Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize June 21 as Indigenous Peoples Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day to celebrate and recognize the ongoing ...

Spoke in the House on Mining Industry Mr. Speaker, yesterday, history was made in my riding as nickel producer Vale announced the first underground mine for Labrador. The company started the open-pit mine ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today to the bill. Bill C-59 is legislation that our government committed to prior to the last election. It ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the minister for all her work in leading on the bill. It is long overdue that we modernize the environmental ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, for many reasons, I am pleased to rise today to speak to the budget implementation bill. The first is that I really believe this ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Nunavut for his question and acknowledge his contributions to the NPC when he was chair of the commission. Canada, ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, this is both timely and important because, as the Minister of Natural Resources noted earlier this week, the contracts for this pipeline expansion have ...

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 ...