Jenny Kwan, MP

Member of Parliament, Vancouver East

Jenny in the House

Jenny in Question Period: Don't deport a key witness in a human trafficking case!

On April 4, I stood in Question Period to ask: Will the government prevent a travesty of justice, and stop the deportation of a key witness in a human trafficking case?

 

 

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Jenny In Question Period: Daughters Of The Vote and Feminism

I rose yesterday, April 3, in Question period, to ask the following question: 
"Today in this chamber, dozens of the Daughters of the Vote turned their backs to the Prime Minister. Why? It is because they support strong, independent women speaking truth to power. Because they know that integrity is the cornerstone of your character.
"By kicking the first Indigenous Attorney-General of Canada out of caucus for upholding the law, the Prime Minister has made it clear that principled women who dare to stand up to him are not welcome in the Liberal Party. 
"Is this what a self-proclaimed 'feminist' looks like in 2019?"

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Jenny in the House: "The climate is changing, why aren't we?"

Van East students: "I want you to panic. The climate is changing, why aren't we?"

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Jenny Questions CRA priorities: Pursuing corporate tax fraud, or child benefit clawbacks?

On March 18, 2019, I used Adjournment Debate time to follow up on an issue that I raised in Question Period on November 1st, 2018, after learning of two cases in which Syrian refugee families were pursued by the Canada Revenue Agency for Canada child benefit clawbacks:

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Jenny Kwan In Question Period on the STCA: "Is this what a Liberal feminist government looks like?"

On March 18, 2019, I rose in the House to ask a question about the Safe Third Country Agreement.

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Jenny Kwan In Question Period on Budget 2019 Priorities

On February 27, 2019, I asked the following in Question Period:

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Jenny Kwan on Bill C-91: Indigenous Languages Act

On February 7, 2019, I rose to speak on the second reading of Bill C-91, Indigenous languages Act: 

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Jenny Kwan speaks about ending systemic racism

On February 5, 2019 I followed up on my questions to the government regarding the Minister of Canadian Heritage suggesting that Systemic Racism did not exist in Canada.

Given that February is Black History Month, I had hoped the Minister would take the opportunity to apologize for his comments and lay out his pathway moving forward regarding Canada's Anti-Racism Action Plan:

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Jenny's Lunar New Year Statement

On February 5, 2019, I was so happy to rise in the House to share a statement on the lunar new year:

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Jenny Kwan in Question Period on Parents & Grandparents Sponsorship

I have risen twice in Question Period in the last two weeks to demand answers regarding the newest failure of the Liberal government on the Parents/Grandparents Sponsorship program, on behalf of constituents and in my capacity as Critic.

 

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