Irene Mathyssen Member of Parliament London—Fanshawe
  • Deputy Whip
  • Critic for Veterans Affairs

Constituency Office Phone: 519-685-4745

Parliamentary Office Phone: 613-995-2901


April 9th, 2017

NDP Statement on the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge, the First World War battle whose outcome helped shape the identity of our nation. Vimy echoes in the collective memory of all Canadians as we reflect today on all those who gave of their lives and livelihood to defend our country.

April 5th, 2017

Joint Statement by the Opposition House Leaders on the Liberals’ Parliamentary Power Grab

Today the Liberal government voted against an Opposition proposal that would require all-party support for recommendations to overhaul the rules of Parliament.

March 19th, 2017

Bahá'í Naw-Rúz

Been a part of a multicultural community gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate many different traditions. The western world celebrates January 1st as the new year. The Chinese New Year is celebrated later, based on the lunar calendar. Those of the Bahá'í faith celebrate their new year, Naw-Rúz on the vernal equinox. It is a festive event observed with meetings for prayer and music and dancing. It is celebrated throughout the countries of the Middle East and Central Asia, and by those of the Bahá'í faith here in London.

March 7th, 2017

In Debate: Bill C-211 on PTSD

Federal Framework on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Act

The House resumed consideration of the motion that Bill C-211, An Act respecting a federal framework on post-traumatic stress disorder, be read the second time and referred to a committee.

February 24th, 2017

C-339, Amend the Canadian Forces Members & Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act

Ms. Irene Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe, NDP) moved for leave to introduce Bill C-339, an act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act (death benefit).

February 8th, 2017

New Democrats Working to Increase Consumer Protection

Ottawa – Peter Julian, MP (NDP, New Westminster-Burnaby), re-introduced his Private Member’s Bill to provide consumers with the right to know what ingredients are in everyday products. NDP House Leader, Murray Rankin, MP (Victoria) is proud to be seconding Bill C-336.