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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Ten years ago today, we took our seats in the House of Commons and debated the Civil Marriage Act (Bill C-38) into the...

Posted by Dr. Hedy Fry on Saturday, June 27, 2015
 
 
Newsroom
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Dr. Hedy Fry, P.C., Liberal MP for Vancouver Centre, today applauded Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s announcement to fix Canada’s broken democratic system. The 32-point, comprehensive plan, will deliver real change from reforming our electoral system, to strengthening Elections Canada, to making evidence-based policy, and giving a greater voice to Canadians in their Parliament.
 
“Today, Justin Trudeau presented a plan for real change. We will restore openness and transparency and modernize the way government works,” said Fry. “Our comprehensive plan focuses on more transparent government; giving Canadians a voice in Ottawa, open and fair elections, evidence-based policy, and better service for Canadians.”
 
The Liberal plan will raise the bar on transparency and accountability, while modernizing the way government works by implementing measures including requiring that government data and information is open by default, giving Canadians a voice in Ottawa by allowing more independence for MPs and government...
 
 
In The House
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Hon. Hedy Fry (Vancouver Centre, Liberal Party of Canada): 

Mr. Speaker, the current government is refusing to let the 15-year-old daughter of a Filipino live-in caregiver join her mother in B.C. It says a deaf child would be an excessive burden on the state. Really?

Many deaf persons in Canada are educated, high-performing...

 
 
Newsroom
Friday, May 15, 2015
Dear constituents,
 
Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion on Bill C-51, the Government’s Anti-Terrorism Act.
 
I agree that we must always balance our collective security with the rights and freedoms we cherish. For me, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, passed by Liberal Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, is at the heart of what it means to be a Liberal. The Liberal Party therefore understands that legislators do not have to sacrifice rights and freedoms in order to increase legislative powers necessary to address security threats. We achieved that balance in our first Anti-Terrorism law post 9/11.
 
From the outset, Liberals raised concerns about...
 
 
 
 

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