Yvonne Jones was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a by-election on May 13, 2013.
She represents the district of Labrador as a member of the Liberal Party.
From 1996 to 2013, Jones represented the district of Cartwright-L'Anse au Clair in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly. During her career in provincial politics, she served as Minister of Fisheries in Premier Roger Grimes' government, and later as a leader of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador and Leader of the Official Opposition.
Over the next several days we will highlight each elected Member of Parliament in Newfoundland and Labrador.