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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Great seeing you taking in the spring air of Labrador back in your home of Nain @NunatsiavutGov @ITK_CanadaInuit… https://t.co/aNiKJEdiul

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Labrador Youth-our leaders Labrador's strength today/tomorrow. Congratulations Graduates JHMS #Nain… https://t.co/skFSFER4OQ

Posted on Twitter First #NationalSealDay marking it in Nain #Labrador w/tremendous Canadians #Inuit @CBCIndigenous @JustinTrudeau… https://t.co/Wgs3si4H1f

Mentioned by The Labradorian Innu chiefs unhappy with funding announcement made twice In a joint press release issued by Sheshatshiu and Natuashish, they referenced an announcement made by Labrador MP Yvonne Jones in February that there would be 40 homes slated for renovation between both reserves for this year. “As most can imagine ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) In hot water: Mud Lake residents grill politicians, call for flooding investigation "It's organized chaos here today," Mud Lake resident Melissa Best told the CBC after a heated meeting with Labrador MP Yvonne Jones and Lake Melville MHA Perry Trimper . "I think our MP walked away with a lot more questions. She definitely didn't have ...

Posted on Twitter Thank-you #Labradorians 4 donating @AirLabrador 4 transporting supplies into @Town_HVGB for Mud Lake residents #WTG https://t.co/9OpLkdelMH

Posted on Twitter Celebrating the accomplishments of Labrador Youth our leaders and Labrador's strength today and tomorrow. Congratul… https://t.co/RWs964F4Vx

Posted on Twitter It's still a beautiful day, got to love that fresh snow in May #Labrador @LisaVDempster @labradorhome… https://t.co/CFwUv6Lj6Z

This week

Mentioned by CBC.ca In hot water: Mud Lake residents grill politicians, call for flooding investigation "It's organized chaos here today," Mud Lake resident Melissa Best told the CBC after a heated meeting with Labrador MP Yvonne Jones and Lake Melville MHA Perry Trimper . "I think our MP walked away with a lot more questions. She definitely didn't have ...

Didn't vote on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Labradorian Ottawa recognizes importance of hunt with Seal Day Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones was one of those who spoke to support the bill, saying Inuit and coastal communities of Atlantic Canada and Quebec have relied on the land and the sea for their food security and their clothing for ...

Mentioned by VOCM Federal Government Declares May 20th National Seal Products Day May 20 will be marked as National Seal Products Day in Canada as the result of Bill S-208 which received Royal Assent in the House of Commons today. Labrador MP Yvonne Jones, decked in seal skin, rose in the House of Commons today to mark the ...

Mentioned by The Aurora New holiday to recognize importance of seal hunt Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones was one of those who spoke to support the bill, saying Inuit and coastal communities of Atlantic Canada and Quebec have relied on the land and the sea for their food security and their clothing for ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I did apologize on the weekend to Chief Hart and to Chief Nui . There was a misinterpretation of the numbers that were profiled ...

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Mr. Speaker, today I am wearing seal in honour of national seal day. The bill has just passed in the House of Commons and is expected ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing national tragedy that has surrounded women and girls in this country. We are confident that the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I am very happy to represent my riding and have a voice for the people of Labrador in the House of Commons. Every weekend, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I certainly have tremendous trust in the Minister of National Defence, and I want to give a few reasons. He is the first minister ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Nakurmiik, Madam Speaker. Nakurmiik, my colleagues. I want to recognize the tremendous work and input my colleague from Nunavut has had with regard to nutrition north. ...

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Act Madam Speaker, I am happy to rise today and support a bill that has been put forward in the House of Commons by my colleague, the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak to the important question that has been raised by the member for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo. Of course, I would ...

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 ...

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 ...