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  • Her favourite word is veterans.

NDP MP for North Island—Powell River (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2021, with 40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House on behalf of the people of North Island—Powell River. Before I start my speech on ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, before this I was the executive director of a non-profit and I remember when we wrote proposals to the federal government. We had to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-58 Amend the Canada Labour Code and the Canada Industrial Relations Board Regulations, 2012

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Madam Speaker, the NDP is very proud of the work we have done on the bill, but I do have some serious concerns. I know that ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill C-62 Amend Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), No. 2

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Transition to Civilian Life First of all, I want to thank all the witnesses today for both their service and their important testimony. I'm going to start with Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel ...

Voted Yes on Vote #642 on Bill S-202 Amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate)

Voted Yes on Vote #643 on Bill C-317 Establish a national strategy respecting flood and drought forecasting

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Madam Speaker, I rise on the previous point of order. We just want to block a space to come back to give further information.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I know that, after serving newcomers to Canada for over eight years in my previous position, immigrants to Canada are some of the most ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Experience of Women Veterans Thank you so much, Chair. I hate to correct you, Cathay, but actually, there are published national standards for all animal-assisted human services. They're not specific ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, 2023 Madam Speaker, there is a fairly sizable Ukraine community in my riding, and I want to give a special shout-out to Stefan and Slav, who have ...

Spoke in the House on Lowering Prices for Canadians Act Madam Speaker, I want to thank my two colleagues who spoke before me. I really appreciated both of their interpretations of this particular bill and the ...

Spoke in the House on Health Madam Speaker, toxic drug overdoses have devastated countless communities, like in my riding. Campbell River just witnessed the worst year on record for toxic drug-related deaths, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Meetings Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate that. I have absolutely no problem supporting the motion that Mr. Richards has put forward, and I've shared that with ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Meetings Thank you, Chair. I always enjoy getting the last word in, so I appreciate that. I'm going to go, through the chair, to Mr. Harris. If ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Experience of Women Veterans Thank you. That's very helpful. We've heard testimony—Dr. Courchesne is here again today—that the Department of Veterans Affairs is working in partnership with the SMSRC. Could ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Experience of Women Veterans Thank you so much, Chair. I want to thank both the witnesses for their powerful testimony today. We've heard again and again from women veterans that ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Experience of Women Veterans Thank you so much. Ms. Stewart, I want to come back to you. Thank you so much for giving us that information. I know the Merlo ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Experience of Women Veterans Thank you so much, Chair. I want to thank all the witnesses who served for their tremendous service. My first questions will be for Ms. Hall. ...

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter @IAMRockwell @PersianGulfVets We talked about you!!

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Harold Davis and Mike McGlennon @PersianGulfVets for your time meeting w me today. Thank you for your ser… https://t.co/pEXCQFoIVt

Posted on Twitter I wrote Minister @Carolyn_Bennett to include women Veterans in the process of creating CANMAT clinical practice gui… https://t.co/71zfIY1KUn

Posted on Twitter Too many women Veterans tell me they feel invisible in CAF & VAC. That's why I'm pushing @Carolyn_Bennett to inclu… https://t.co/0jKMxCEn9N

Posted on Twitter Grateful for the advocacy of these two powerful women Veterans to keep pushing CAF/DND and VAC for meaningful chang… https://t.co/XakSfEJjtH

Posted on Twitter Improving the women’s health strategy in the CAF requires the military to hire OBGYNs for serving members, @SenRPatterson tells NDDN.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-221 An Act to amend certain Acts in relation to survivor pension benefits

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-207 An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-283 An Act to establish National Food Waste Awareness Day and to provide for the development of a national strategy to reduce food waste in Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-449 An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (monthly guaranteed income supplement)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-325 An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)