On this page are selected videos of speeches, statements, debates, and questions I raise in the House.

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Parliament Video: Jenny in the House: Bill C-91: Indigenous Languages Act

The NDP strongly support recognizing, preserving, and promoting Indigenous Languages in Canada. While much work remains to be done, the NDP support Bill C-91, and hope the government is willing to work collaboratively to strengthen the Bill during Committee study. One thing that is missing in the Bill is the recognition of the impacts of the 60's Scoop on Indigenous people and access to their languages:

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:

Parliament Video: Jenny in the House: Systemic Racism

On February 5, 2019 Jenny followed up on my questions to the government regarding the Minister of Canadian Heritage suggesting that Systemic Racism did not exist in Canada. Given it is Black History Month, Jenny 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. Instead, Jenny received a pre-scripted response from the Parliamentary Secretary which largely ignored what Jenny was asked and the little information Jenny was provided was already well known:

Parliament Video: Jenny in the House: Lunar New Year Statement

On February 5, 1.5 billion people worldwide celebrate the lunar new year. Across the country, events are held to ring in the Year of the Pig. This past weekend I celebrated with the Korean community with food, song and dance. The Vietnamese community, which is vibrant from Vancouver to Toronto to Montreal, cherishes the values of respect for human rights and the environment and began its celebration with the honouring of the ancestors:

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