In the HouseNews
October 22, 2020

Dr. Hedy Fry speaks on Bill C-7: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Medical Assistance in Dying)

On October 21st, I spoke in the House of Commons on Bill C-7: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Medical Assistance in dying). Bill C-7 would: Remove the requirement…
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In the HouseNews
October 6, 2020

Federal Government Proposes Changes to Medical Assistance in Dying – Bill C-7

The Government of Canada has reintroduced proposed changes to Canada’s Criminal Code provisions on MAID. The amendments respond to the Superior Court of Quebec’s September 2019 Truchon decision by expanding…
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COVID-19In the HouseNews
September 23, 2020

Speech from the Throne 2020

On September 23rd, 2020, the Governor General delivered the Speech from the Throne. This evening, the Prime Minister addressed Canadians about the path forward as we work to protect the…
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In the House
June 17, 2020

Petition on Media e-2464

https://youtu.be/YPInnIgzTHQ Initiated by Margaret Ormrod from St. Albert, Alberta. Whereas: Canada’s largest newspaper chain is owned mostly by U.S. hedge funds which did a legal end run around our foreign…
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In the House
June 4, 2020

Systemic Racism

Today in the House, I addressed systemic racism. Watch my statement here: Mr. Speaker, the terrible acts of violence against black persons in the United States has brought racism to…
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In the House
April 8, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry speaks in favour of National Physicians’ Day

Today, I spoke in favour of Bill S-248 in the House. As a physician, I know the competing demands and mounting stress that physicians go through on a daily basis.…
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In the House
March 19, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry celebrates 50 years of Macdonald Dettwiler

March 19, 2019—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre "Mr. Speaker, This year marks the 50th anniversary of Macdonald Dettwiler, a BC company that launched Canada as a world leader in Space,…
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In the House
January 30, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry announces a $1 million investment in PuSh Performing Arts Festival

January 30, 2019—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre Mr. Speaker, today I rise to commemorate a special birthday in my riding. PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is a signature event in…
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In the House
December 10, 2018

Dr. Hedy Fry on the opioid crisis: people’s lives are at stake

December 10, 2018—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre Mr. Chair, I have been sitting here listening to everyone speak to this issue. I have no doubt that the intent of everyone…
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In the House
December 7, 2018

Dr. Hedy Fry announces new federal funding for Lu’ma Native Housing Society

December 7, 2018—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre "Madam Speaker, did you know that 34% of indigenous persons in Vancouver are homeless? Many of them are youth. For over a decade,…
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In the House
November 29, 2018

Dr. Hedy Fry recognizes Joan‑E’s commitment to philanthropy

 December 7, 2018—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre Mr. Speaker, if anyone doubts that one person can really make a difference in this world, I have a story to tell…
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In the House
June 14, 2018

Dr. Hedy Fry celebrates Pride 2018

June 14, 2018—Hon. Hedy Fry, Vancouver Centre "Mr. Speaker, in 1993, I ran on a promise of LGBTQ2+ equality in law and in fact. As a physician, I had seen…
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