Jenny Kwan, MP

Member of Parliament, Vancouver East

News

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


Letter in honour of the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Dear Archbishop Miller,
Today I write to you in observance of the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
In my capacities as Member of Parliament for Vancouver-East, the NDP Critic for Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, and the Vice-Chair for the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, the issues, hardships, and success stories of refugees are incredibly important to me. I have had the opportunity to work with and advocate for refugee sponsorship groups and resettlement organizations in Vancouver to ensure that refugees arriving in Canada receive a warm welcome and can access the services they need to settle and thrive in their new home. I have also had many opportunities to meet with and do what I can to assist in that process with refugees to our community themselves. It has been an incredible experience, and the outpouring of support by our community during the Syrian refugee initiative was truly heartwarming.
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