News
August 9, 2019

Letter to House of Commons Board of Internal Economy

Dear Speaker Regan, I am writing to you in your capacity as chair of the House of Commons Board of Internal Economy. I am writing to you to make you…
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International
July 8, 2019

Delivering Remarks at OSCE Luxembourg 2019 – Gender Report

Speaking on my gender report at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly plenary session. We must take an inter-sectional approach, end stereotypes and understand the individuality of…
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Hedz Sez
July 2, 2019

Hedz Sez: My report from Women Deliver

Vancouver hosted the Women Deliver conference last month. Thousands of delegates from around the world including MPs, NGOs, corporations, philanthropists, and media gathered to listen, discuss, recommend, and report on the status…
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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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News
June 5, 2019

Women Deliver 2019: LGBTQ2+ Panel

As we push for gender equality around the world, we must remember to include LGBTQ2+ perspectives. Great panel discussion today at Women Deliver 2019 talking about the inclusion of LGBTQ2+…
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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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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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News
April 2, 2019

Update from Hedy: Budget 2019

The new federal budget is a win for students, seniors, and workers. The budget emphasizes fiscal responsibility while delivering on its economic promise to grow the middle class. When I…
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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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News
February 15, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry showcases the Government of Canada’s investments in women entrepreneurs

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018, Futurpreneur Canada hosted Trailblazers 2018: A celebration and showcase of inspiring young Canadian female entrepreneurs. Dr. Hedy Fry was proud to represent the…
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Vancouver Centre Events
February 11, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry and Justin Trudeau announce investments for safer, more affordable housing in Vancouver

Every Canadian deserves to have a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada launched Canada’s very first National Housing Strategy – a once-in-a-generation…
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News
February 11, 2019

Government of Canada invests $950,000 in RADIUS’ Health Promotion Lab

Canada is facing a growing burden of chronic disease. Almost two out of five Canadian adults over the age of 20 have at least one of the 10 most common…
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International
February 5, 2019

Dr. Hedy Fry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

On Feb. 5th I spoke at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where I graduated in 1968 as a physician. It was an honour to go back, at the request…
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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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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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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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International
July 10, 2018

Dr. Hedy Fry Delivers her Annual Report on Gender Issues to the OSCE PA

Report by Dr. Hedy Fry, Special Representative for Gender Issues to the OSCE PA July 10, 2018 Berlin
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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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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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