Jenny Kwan, MP

Member of Parliament, Vancouver East

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NDP: END DISCRIMINATORY IMMIGRATION POLICY AGAINST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

OTTAWA – In order to repeal an existing law in Canada’s Immigration Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), NDP Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Critic, Jenny Kwan, is tabling a private member’s bill to remove the discriminatory clause. As it stands, Section 38(1) (c) of the Act discriminates against people with disabilities by allowing for the rejection of an entire family of applicants if one individual has a disability or medical condition.

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On the Women’s Memorial March


Speech on Bill C-262 - Implementing UNDRIP


Hill Times: constituency aides are an MP’s ‘eyes and ears,’ says NDP MP Kwan, and her team is a busy one

https://www.hilltimes.com/2018/02/05/biotechnology-153/133189

No two ridings are the same, and with a large immigrant population, more than 70 different languages spoken, and a high proportion of low-income families, NDP MP Jenny Kwan’s downtown riding of Vancouver East, B.C. is one of the busiest in Canada.

“We fly by the seat of our pants a lot of the time,” said Ms. Kwan in an interview with The Hill Times in her Confederation Building office in Ottawa.

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Jenny Kwan statement on Black History Month