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Liberal MP for Labrador (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 72% of the vote.

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter Not on all products however most products like milk can make up for full freight cost by air under subsidy programs https://t.co/j8tjrTLWFd

Posted on Twitter Celebrate (the First People- Sivullipat Canadamiut)PM Trudeau (leader-AngajukKak)(Friends-IIannak)… https://t.co/PL5TvYum3S

Posted on Twitter Great work lighting the Kudlik and Prayer by Sally Webber elder of Baker Lake @ITK_CanadaInuit @Qikiqtani_Inuit… https://t.co/tebLoFjRl6

Posted on Twitter Today marks a milestone in our relationship w/government of Canada says @MNC_tweets #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay… https://t.co/hkI32gP0DF

Posted on Twitter #NationalIndigenousPeoples Langevin Block will now be referred to as 'The Office of the Prime Minister and the Pri… https://t.co/uahZgaMXeD

Posted on Twitter Remarkable-Significant-Partnership #Indigenouspeoples #NationalAboriginalDay TY@CanadianPM @perrybellegarde… https://t.co/p6fyXSKB0P

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Labrador MP Indicates Price Gouging to Blame for Soaring Cost of Food Labrador MP Yvonne Jones says food affordability remains a huge issue in the North, and she believes price gouging is to blame. Some of the highest food prices in Canada exist in places like Nain and Hopedale, Labrador. The issue was a hot topic a few ...

This week

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador partner to improve Trans Labrador Highway The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced $45.4 million to improve a ...

Mentioned by The Labradorian Funds announced for Happy Valley Goose Bay's Birch Island eco-tourism site During an address at Expo Labrador 2017 on Tuesday, Labrador MP Yvonne Jones announced $438,980 for the Happy Valley-Goose Bay organization from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) $45M to pave section of Labrador Highway tops string of funding announcements "This is building on our commitment from last year… to invest $63 million on the section between Red Bay and Charlottetown," said MP Yvonne Jones. That 160 kilometre stretch up to Charlottetown is expected to be paved this summer, which is when the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca $45M to pave section of Labrador Highway tops string of funding announcements CBC News Posted: Jun 13, 2017 6:50 PM NT Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017 10:52 PM NT. Premier Dwight Ball and MP Yvonne Jones each made funding announcements for Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Tuesday. (Government of NL/Mark Quinn) ...

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Funding to Boost Bilingualism Efforts in Labrador The Labrador Francophone Association is receiving nearly $230,000 from Canadian Heritage to continue their programs for the next two years. MP Yvonne Jones made the announcement in Wabush this weekend. She says Labrador is a diverse region and ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present this petition on behalf of my constituents living in the community of Churchill Falls in Labrador. The petition is ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...