Hedy in the News
July 30, 2020

CBC’s On the Coast Interview

Spoke with Gloria Macarenko about local Conservative MP's petition to "review" the government's ban on the harmful practice of conversion therapy. The petition is based on disinformation. It's clear certain…
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Hedy in the News
July 29, 2020

COVID-19 isn’t going to rain on this year’s virtual Vancouver Pride

It’s Pride Week in Vancouver. Parade and festival organizers wisely decided to go virtual this year due to COVID-19… since it’s impossible to maintain physical distance while surrounded by half…
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Hedy in the News
July 3, 2020

Liberals lay groundwork for amending law that criminalizes the sale of sex in Canada

Liberals lay groundwork for amending law that criminalizes the sale of sex in Canada Six years after the Stephen Harper government clamped down on the sex trade, the Liberals appear to be…
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Hedy in the News
June 20, 2020

Liberal MP Hedy Fry presents petition in Parliament urging that subsidies be restricted to Canadian-owned media

As the federal government gears up to deliver $595 million in media subsidies over five years, some want to ensure that this money remains in Canada. Margaret Ormrod, a resident…
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Hedy in the News
April 22, 2020

Seniors’ helpline a possibility during pandemic as Vancouver MP suggests idea to PM

BY PAUL JAMES AND KATHRYN TINDALE VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — To offer connection during a time of isolation, a seniors’ helpline could become a reality through this pandemic as a Liberal MP says…
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Hedy in the News
June 26, 2019

Announcing $23M in Funding for HIV/AIDS Research

I was pleased to be at St. Paul's Hospital to announce $23M in funding from the Government of Canada through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research towards HIV/AIDS research and…
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Hedy in the News
June 25, 2019

Delivering Funding to Support Victims of GBV

I am pleased to announce $1 million from the Government of Canada to support survivors of gender-based violence including criminalized CIS and Trans women. Full press release from the Department…
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Hedy in the News
May 31, 2019

Announcing $1 Million for Vancouver Pride Festival

News Release May 31, 2019 Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Pride Society will receive $1 million over two years to attract more local and international visitors, announced Hedy Fry, MP…
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Hedy in the News
May 22, 2019

Announcing Funding for New Women and Families Centre in Vancouver

Housing is a fundamental human right. I am pleased to announce $11.6 million from our Government, through the National Housing Strategy, in partnership with the province and City of Vancouver…
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Hedy in the News
May 10, 2019

Delivering new measures for protecting British Columbia’s Southern Resident killer whales

In BC, the Southern Killer Whale is cherished along our coast lines. Their recent decline in population has been a major concern. We’ve just announced added measures, along with our…
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Hedy in the News
April 23, 2019

Visiting St. Paul’s Hospital to Deliver Opioid Harm Reduction Funding

I visited my old hospital in Vancouver, St. Paul’s, to see the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic alongside our Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor. We announced $30 million in funding towards…
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Hedy in the News
April 17, 2019

Delivering Funding for Accessible Rental Building

People with disabilities are in need of adequate and accessible housing options. MP Adam Vaughan, Sav Dhaliwal, Chair of the Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, and I announced a federal government…
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Hedy in the News
January 23, 2019

Hedy in the News: Vancouver family donates $40 million to build new art gallery

  Vancouver family donates $40 million to build new art gallery Donation is largest-ever single private donation to a B.C. arts and culture organization Mike Howell / Vancouver Courier JANUARY…
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Hedy in the News
January 25, 2018

Hedy in the News: Science World gets federal funding to teach kids coding skills

Science World gets federal funding to teach kids coding skills HARRISON MOONEY / The Vancouver Sun The Telus World of Science has been awarded $693,000 in federal funding to teach…
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