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Motion to Improve Permanent Injury Support for Veterans

Question Period: Will the Government Keep the Promise of Full Pensions for Veterans?

Statement in Parliament on Remembrance Day 2017

Acknowledging Nokee Kwe's Positive Voices Program

NDP STATEMENT ON THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE

In Debate: Bill C-49, Transportation Modernization Act

In Debate: Problems with the Infrastructure Bank

Mathyssen & NDP brewing support for free contraceptives

In Debate: Bill C-343 Victims of Crime

Women's History Month, Statement on Contraception

Mathyssen Disappointed with Government's Fall Economic Statement

Presenting Another Petition to Protect Thames River

Questioning the Minister on Sexual Assault in Canadian Forces

Presenting Londoners Petition to Protect Thames River

Speaking in Parliament on Need for VIA Rail Mandate

MATHYSSEN’S BILL C370 CREATES A CLEAR MANDATE FOR VIA RAIL

NDP's MATHYSSEN CALLS FOR BETTER MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR VETERANS

In Parliament on the Woodstock Firestone Plant Closure

Speaking in solidarity with CAMI workers in Parliament

In Debate: C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act

NDP MARKS THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DIEPPE RAID

EXTEND EI SUPPORT TO RELOCATED MILITARY FAMILIES

Presenting Petitions, Suspend Safe 3rd Country Agreement with USA

Honouring London's Gina Barber

Mathyssen Calls for Protection of the Thames River System

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

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

In Debate: Bill C-211 on PTSD

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

In Debate: CETA & Drug Costs

In Debate: C-30 CETA Implementation

NDP STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE AND ACTION ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

In Debate: C-26 Canada Pension Plan Changes

MP MATHYSSEN WELCOMES EX-PAT VOTING REFORM

Remembrance Day 2016 Message

VETERANS DESERVE BETTER

NDP CALLS FOR END TO DISCRIMINATORY VETERANS LEGISLATION

STATEMENT ON THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NATIONAL POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY IN CANADA

Mathyssen Introduces Motion to Support Urban Forests

Veterans like Peter Blendheim need long-term care beds

NDP Calls for Immediate Decriminalization of Marijuana

MATHYSSEN CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO PRIORITIZE VETERANS’ MENTAL HEALTH

Question Period: Why are Liberals not making veterans raises fair?

NDP OUTRAGED AS LIBERALS TAKE VETERANS BACK TO COURT

No Half Measures in an Omnibus Bill, Veterans Issues Need to be Addressed

In Debate: Speaking Against the TPP

Parliamentary Update on Veterans Affairs-May 9, 2016

Question Period: why hide veterans measures in Omnibus bill?

Question Period: On long-term sustainable jobs at General Dynamics and throughout London?

MP MATHYSSEN INTRODUCES BILLS TO INCREASE SUPPORT FOR VETERANS

STATEMENT ON PROFESSOR MICHAEL LYNK UN APPOINTMENT

Where is the Accountability on KPMG Tax Cheats?

Liberal budget 2016 – London Needs Missed

TIME FOR PARLIAMENT TO STUDY GUARANTEED MINIMUM INCOME

2016 International Women's Day Question in Parliament

In Debate: EI Reform is Needed Now!

Questioning the Prime Minister on the TPP

NDP: DEMOCRATIC REFORM MUST BE DEMOCRATIC

In Debate on Pay Equity Motion

*updated-Motion Passes Parliament*

NDP STATEMENT ON THE NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE AND ACTION ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Thank You

June 19th Blog, Parliament's Final Week

THE NDP IS READY TO REPLACE THE CONSERVATIVES

Statement from the NDP on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Statement from the NDP on the abolition of the tampon tax

TAMPON TAX TO BE ABOLISHED THANKS TO NDP EFFORTS

Blog Post for May 22, 2015

NDP SECURES A VICTORY FOR VETERANS

NDP SECURES A VICTORY FOR WOMEN

Conservatives agree to remove unfair tax on feminine hygiene products

LET’S END THE UNFAIR TAX ON WOMEN

MATHYSSEN ASKS FOR ANSWER ON DUCHESS OF KENT RELOCATION

Asking the Minister to review Legion Proposal for Wolseley Barracks Mess Hall

Avian Flu Outbreak and CIFA Cuts a Concern

Open Letter to Ministers on Wolseley Barracks Officers' Mess Legion Offer

In Debate: Modernize and Rebuild VIA Rail C-640

Statement on Budget 2015

CONSERVATIVE PRE-ELECTION BUDGET SPENDS BILLIONS ON THE WEALTHIEST AND IGNORES LONDON’S REALITY

Fanshawe College Canadian Centre for Product Validation

Stop Asking Veterans if Limbs are Still Missing

Kellogg's Last Box A Testament to Conservative Jobs Failure

This Week - February 20th

In Debate: Creating Jobs & Childcare Spaces

In Debate: Veterans Shouldn't Have to Prove Missing Limbs Year After Year

Groundhog Day Statement

Good Job Losses in Southwestern Ontario Ignored by Conservatives

This Week's Blog Post

December 12th Blog Post

Blog Post Dec 5th

Mathyssen: Time to Show Minister Fantino the Door

Mathyssen Elected NDP Caucus Chair

In Debate: C-43 Omnibus Budget Implementation

Blog Post for November 28

Question Period: Our Veterans Need Mental Health Supports

Mathyssen Introduces M-536, Federal Urban Forest Strategy

Blog Post: November 21, 2014

Veterans STILL Waiting for Minister to Take Action

6 months and counting, the 14 recommendations of the all-party parliamentary committee have yet to be implemented

Minister of Veterans Affairs lets $136 Million in Veterans Funding Lapse

London's Secrets of Radar Museum

Questioning Conservative Interference in CBC

Blog Post for October 31

In Debate: C-35 & Animal Cruelty

Presenting Petitions: Iraqi Christians

Blog Post for October 24

Weekly Update

October 17, 2014

October 9th Update

Presenting Petitions: Humantarian Aid for ISIL Victims & Casualities Gaza

NDP Statement on National Senior's Day

MATHYSSEN MOVES MOTION TO SUPPORT URBAN FORESTS

Mathyssen Motions for Seniors Advocate & National Strategy

NDP CALLING ON GOVERNMENT TO CREATE A NATIONAL SENIORS STRATEGY

Canadians Want National Strategy for Seniors

Vulnerable Canadians Hurt by Conservative Changes to the Social Security Tribunal

Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act

in debate on Bill C-24

NDP's National Aging Strategy

Support Veterans with Services, Not Tweets

Will the Government Fix the CPP Tribunal Backlog?

Presenting Petitions: "I Can Donate" Organ donation changes

Mathyssen Calls on Truppe to Join Opposition to (un)Fair Elections Act

Conservatives Playing Games with Veterans Last Post Fund

Omnibus 2014, Speaking Out Against Budget Implementation Act

Honouring a London Veteran

Veterans Deserve Better Than Lip Service

Standing Up for Veterans

Presenting Petitions: Immigration Fairness

Celebrating 2014 Juno Award Winners

IC-22 and Nuclear Liability

Presenting Petitions: Fair & Timely Immigration

My View on the so-called "Fair Elections Act"

DO NOTHING BUDGET IS NOT WHAT LONDONERS NEED

Standing Up for Veterans

Calling for Veterans Minister Fantino's Resignation

Speaking Out Against Canada Post Service Cut

Statement on Food Sector Jobs

Presenting Petitions: Timely & Fair Immigration

Questioning the Minister on Quotas Targeting EI Applicants

Your Petitions: Protect the Thames River

Questioning the Minister on Canadian Forces Mental Health Support

Your Petitions: Tax Deductions for Skilled Tradespersons Work Mobility

Questioning the Minister on Canadian Forces Suicides

In Debate: Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act

Mathyssen Proposes Chris Hadfield Day

Mathyssen Launches Petition for Fair & Timely Immigration

Statement on Walji Family Tragedy

Statement on Shine the Light on Woman Abuse

Remembrance Day Message

Presenting Petitions-National Dementia Strategy

In Debate: Budget Implementation Act Omnibus Bill

Department of Finance Report-NDP best fiscal record

Irene's response to the Speech from the Throne

In Debate: Speaking Against Cutting Off Debate

Statement on National Seniors Day

Commonwealth Parliamentarians Call to Respect Decisions of the Aged

THAMES RIVER RATED POOR BY WORLD WILDLIFE FUND STUDY

Share your priorities for Budget 2014

CPP Needs Change

NDP PROPOSES INDEPENDENT OVERSIGHT FOR MP EXPENSES

FINANCE MINISTER MUST HONOUR COMMITMENT TO IMPROVE RETIREMENT SECURITY

SENATE SCANDALS KEEP GOVERNMENT FROM GETTING RESULTS FOR SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO

When will the Finance Minister meet with the provinces to talk CPP/QPP increase?

In Debate: Bill C-60 Further Undermines Seniors, Small Business and Working Families

In Debate: On Government Data Breaches and Canadians Privacy

Veterans Need Long Term Care Bed Access

Does the Government Agree the Senate Cannot be Trusted to Investigate Itself?

Why are Conservatives Blocking CPP & QPP Expansion?

Thanking Manufacturers for Supporting Students

In Debate on S-7 Terrorism Legislation

Mathyssen Tables Bill to Protect the Thames River

Budget 2013 Ignores Needs of Canadian Seniors

Question Period: Employment Insurance Fairness

2013 FEDERAL BUDGET FAILS TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF LONDONERS

In Debate: Telling the Truth About Veterans Issues

QUESTION PERIOD: Veteran's Deserve Veterans Care Beds

QUESTION PERIOD: Standing Up for Veterans Care & Benefits

Open Letter to Mayor & Council on Infrastructure Funding

In Debate: Bill C-52 Rail Shipping

Presenting Petitions: Restore $12,000 in OAS benefits to Canadian Seniors Age 65-67

In Debate on C-48, Amending Income Tax Act

Annual Report to Canadians

Members Statement: A Senate Christmas Carol

In Debate: Bill C-15 Strengthening Military Justice

NDP MOTION WOULD PROTECT THAMES RIVER

In debate: on Pensions and Seniors Poverty

NDP Grills Minister on Veterans Benefits

Letter to the Editor in regard to C-217

Question Period: Every Veteran Deserves a Dignified Funeral

Recognizing London's Leadership; Shine the Light on Woman Abuse

Denial of Funeral Help for Veterans a National Disgrace

Presenting Petitions: Employment Insurance & Old Age Security

Question Period: Fair Compensation for Injured Veterans

In Debate: on Pension Provisions in C45 OMNIBUS-II

IN DEBATE: C-45 OMNIBUS, on Pensions and Navigable Waters

MATHYSSEN TABLES MOTION TO SPLIT PENSION CLAUSES FROM OMNIBUS II

Politically Motivated Report Twists Facts and Attacks Seniors

Presenting Petitions: Londoners Petition In Support of Experimental Lakes Area

Omnibus Budget Bill II

In Debate: Real Changes Needed to Employment Insurance

Members Statement: Conservatives Playing Partisan Games While Ignoring the Unemployed

Presenting Petitions: Keep OAS Eligibility at Age 65

Question Period: Are the Conservatives Raising the Retirement Age?

In Debate: Risk and Uncertainty for Canadian Jobs and Economy

Presenting Petitions: Londoners petition for a National Public Transit Strategy

Cuts to frontline public servants impacting Londoners:

In Debate on Trojan Horse Budget Implementation C-38

In Debate: On the F-35 fighter jet purchase

Registered Pooled Pension Plans are Retirement Roulette

In Debate: Pooled Registered Pension Plans are Not the Answer

Presenting Petitions: Stop OAS Changes, Increase GIS Benefits

Introducing Bill C-422 to Eliminate EI Waiting Period

In Debate: Why the Trojan Horse Budget Bill Bad is for All Canadians

Question Period: Why is the Minister Taking New Powers, Reducing Tribunal Access for Employment Insurance?

Raising age of eligibility for OAS will have serious consequences on seniors

My Visit to Vimy Ridge for the 95th Anniversary

CUTS TO NATIONAL DEFENCE AFFECT WOLSELEY BARRACKS

Presenting Petitions: Strengthening Investment Canada Act

Mathyssen Welcomes Thomas Mulcair as New Leader

Presenting Petitions: Supporting Former Electro-Motive Workers

NEW DEMOCRATS INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT SENIORS

Question Period: Did Conservatives Target Seniors with Dirty Election Campaign Tricks?

Presenting Petitions: Supporting Former Electro-Motive Workers and Fight Seniors Poverty

Question Period: Why are the Conservatives Taking Away Seniors' Right to Vote?

Question Period: When Will Government Commit to Ending Senior Women's Poverty?

Presenting Petitions: Reduce Seniors Poverty by Increasing GIS

Irene Introduces Bill C-407, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (gender balanced representation)

Question Period: Why Won't Conservatives be Honest About OAS?

Motion to Condemn Jobs Losses, Amend Investment Canada Act

In Debate: Amending Investment Canada Act to Protect Jobs, Part 1

Presenting Petitions: Ending Seniors' Poverty and Protecting Canadian Jobs

NDP PUTS FORWARD MOTION TO PROTECT CANADIAN JOBS

Question Period: Will Conservatives Stop Scare Tactics & Listen to Budget Officer's Findings on OAS?

Questioning the Minister: Old Age Security

NDP LAUNCHES CANADIAN TOUR TO OPPOSE CHANGES TO OLD AGE SECURITY

Stop Subsidizing Companies that Ship Jobs Overseas and Start Protecting Communities

Opposition Day Motion Standing Up for Canadian Seniors

BACK DOWN FROM OAS BLUNDER: NDP TO CONSERVATIVES

Calling on the Government to Support Electro-Motive Workers

Consulting Seniors, Taking on Harper's OAS Cuts

In Debate: We Need Better Service from Service Canada

Mathyssen & NDP Host Seniors Roundtable in Ottawa

Question Period: C-10 Omnibus "Crime" Legislation

In Debate: On Senate Reform

Facing the Reality of London's Employment Challenges

NDP TABLES BILL FOR NATIONAL DEMENTIA STRATEGY

Questioning the Minister: Why are Canadians Getting No Answer at "Service Canada"?

In Debate: Action Needed to Lift Seniors Out of Poverty

Speaking up for Seniors in Parliament

Public Consultation on the Registered Disability Savings Plan

In Debate: Budget Implementation-failing on job creation and poverty reduction

Motion to End Poverty For Canada's Seniors