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  • Her favourite word is speak.

Liberal MP for St. John's East (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won her last election, in 2021, with 45% of the vote.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #655 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted Yes on Vote #656 on Bill C-35 Respecting early learning and child care in Canada

This week

Voted No on Vote #648 Opposition Motion (ArriveCAN)

Voted No on Vote #649 on Bill C-354 Amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act (Quebec’s cultural distinctiveness and French-speaking communities)

Voted Yes on Vote #650 on Bill C-321 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against persons who provide health services and first responders)

Spoke in the House on Tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador Mr. Speaker, tourism in my province of Newfoundland and Labrador exceeds $1 billion in annual expenditures, fuelling employment and prosperity across all communities. It embodies our ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2024 Budget and Policy Decisions and ... Thank you. Ms. Houle, thank you for referencing seniors' housing. That's something I spend a tremendous amount of time on and my question there is going ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Policy Decisions and Market Forces that have led to Increases in the ... Thank you to the witnesses. If I could, I'll start with you, Ms. Robertson. When banks reach out to borrowers four to six months before their ...

Spoke in the House on Diversity and Inclusion Mr. Speaker, like many people across the country, I have been deeply disturbed by attacks from the Premiers of New Brunswick, Saskatchewan and now Alberta on ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you. I'll put in another question, following on what you've said, to try to pull out more specifics. The Cullen commission report said that FINTRAC ...

Spoke in the House on Government Priorities Mr. Speaker, the facts are clear: We are there for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. Ten-dollar-a-day child care saves families an average of $6,300 per child a year. ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy Thank you. Thank you for being here today. I wanted to ask a question on climate change. I come from the east coast. Clearly, sea levels, ...

Spoke in the House on Government Priorities Mr. Speaker, with 2024 in full swing, our team is tackling head-on the issues Canadians are facing, with affordable housing, the Canada child benefit, child care, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Conservative Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, leading the country takes stamina. That is why our team, cabinet and leader were here, vote after vote, for 30-plus hours last week. Meanwhile, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Policy Decisions and Market Forces that have led to Increases in the ... Thank you. Welcome to the witnesses. It's a pleasure to have you here today. To my colleague's question, I think it's important to note that when ...

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Madam Speaker, climate change is a global crisis that affects the entire world, but its devastating effects are not shared equally among countries. Developing countries that ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, every day approximately 12 people die by suicide in Canada. Each life lost by suicide can have far-reaching effects, whether that is families grappling ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Competition Act Thank you. Thank you, again, to the witnesses for staying with us. It's been a long evening. I'm sure it's been, for you, probably, a long ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Policy Decisions and Market Forces that have led to Increases in the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to all the witnesses. I'd like to begin with you, Mr. Blair, if I could, and then, hopefully, have time for ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Policy Decisions and Market Forces that have led to Increases in the ... Thank you. I appreciate that, because I think it's incredibly important as we move forward in understanding what our housing and communities need to look like. ...

Spoke in the House on Women in Construction Forum Mr. Speaker, “trailblazers”, “change-makers” and “visionaries” are just a few of the words to describe the participants in the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association's Women in ...