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MP Mathyssen in Question Period Oct 22, 2020

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September 28

MP Mathyssen to Trudeau’s Liberals: where is the help promised to students 

OTTAWA - Today, in Parliament, NDP Critic for Post-Secondary Education, Lindsay Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), called on the Liberals to stop delaying the financial help Canadian students need. With already limited job prospects compounded by retail and service industry shutdowns and increased costs for university and college, young Canadians have been some of the hardest hit financially by the pandemic. The Liberals promised they would help with the Canadian Student Service Grant...
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September 15

The New Horizon for Seniors Program is now open for applications.

I encourage all London-Fanshawe organizations to apply for funding for community-based projects that will support the well-being and quality of life of seniors.
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September 3

She Rises: MP Mathyssen holding national townhall on women’s equity with NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Co-Chair of NDP Women’s Commission Dirka Prout.

MP Lindsay Mathyssen is hosting a virtual zoom townhall focusing on women’s equity in 2020 and what solutions the NDP is fighting for to advance women’s equity in the age of COVID-19. The townhall will explore how the pandemic has disproportionately affected women negatively, particularly indigenous women, women of colour and women with disabilities. “Because of the severity with which COVID-19 has negatively impacted women, I am pleased to be joined by two incredible leaders...
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August 18

PROROGATION WON’T UNDO LIBERAL SCANDALS

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August 13

Mathyssen sends letter to Minister regarding humanitarian assistance to Lebanon.

Yesterday NDP M.Ps sent a letter to the Minister of International Development (Hon. Karina Gould) regarding the tragedy in Beirut.
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July 21

London—Fanshawe Member of Parliament, Lindsay Mathyssen Tables Her First Two Private Members Bills on Fresh Water Protection

 
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June 11

June 2020 Newsletter

Dear Neighbour, I know that many of you are anxious and worried about your families, your safety and your work. My colleagues and I in the NDP are fighting every day to make sure that this government delivers for working people and that no one is left behind. We can and must do better. As we transition from lockdown, my priority is to ensure the government is held to account and doing everything I can to support the people of London-Fanshawe. We cannot move to a punitive or accusatory system...
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June 4

Ontario court ruling, a step backward for safety of women and girls

NDP’s  Women and Gender Equality Critic, Lindsay Mathyssen issued the following statement:
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May 31

We must put a stop to racism wherever it is: NDP

NDP MPs Lindsay Mathyssen and Matthew Green issued the following statement:
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