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  • Her favourite word is environment.

Conservative MP for Nunavut (Nunavut)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 49.90% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Orléans. I know of his practical commitment to the environment where he has planted 52,000 trees. ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy to join @LaureenHarper and @ColinCarrie to meet with some great young Canadians from @earthrangers today! http://t.co/3Z3Q8IgrKC

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Canada has one of the cleanest electricity systems in the world, with 79% of our electricity supply emitting no greenhouse gas emissions. We have ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News In wake of China-US deal, NDP grills Aglukkaq on climate change Will the Conservatives take real action to further reduce climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions — that's what New Democratic Party members of Parliament wanted to learn from Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, during the Nov. 17 question period ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of our record. Again, we are a founding member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition. We have made significant ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News CanNor and Nunavut to spend $7.1 million on geoscience for 2015-16 Leona Aglukkaq, Nunavut MP and minister for CanNor, with George Kuksuk, Nunavut's minister of economic development and transportation, in Iqaluit, Nov. 14, announces government funding for geoscience research projects in Nunavut for the next two ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds announce $6.7M for geoscience research in NWT, Nunavut Nunavut's MP says a $6.7-million investment in geoscience research should lead to big projects down the line. Nunavut MP and Minister of Northern Development Leona Aglukkaq announced the funding Friday in Iqaluit. She said it will be used to accurately ...

Posted on Twitter So proud of all them! "@JordanKonekCBC: @leonaaglukkaq joins the 1st ILDP program graduates in #Iqaluit #CBCNorth http://t.co/7fK02vT4I7"

Posted on Twitter Moving ceremony @ Cadet Hall in Iqaluit this morning. Our veterans made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our values. Thank you #LestWeForget

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Ottawa gives Nunavut another $15 million for public housing George Kuksuk, the Nunavut minister responsible for the Nunavut Housing Corp. signed the deal at the legislative assembly building with Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq, the federal minister responsible for the northern territories. The five-year $15 million fund ...

Posted on Twitter Today we remember those who defended us with their courage and kept our country strong, proud and free. #RememberThem

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, yesterday I was proud to unveil the bell from the HMS Erebus, which had been recovered during this year's search for the Franklin expedition. ...

Spoke in the House on National Capital Commission Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the environment. Since we formed government, we have created two national marine conservation areas, three marine protected areas, ...

Posted on Twitter At the Celebration of Seal 2012. The seal hunt is important to our culture and I'm proud we remain strong #inuujunga http://t.co/kmaLuoE2cX

Posted on Twitter Today I unveiled a significant artifact from the #HMSErebus along with our #VSExpedition partners! #Franklin http://t.co/VoLgiBIQgn

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of our record. We are a co-founding member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition. We have made significant investments ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Young Iqaluit writer receives Governor-General's history award Aviaq Johnston, 21, of Iqaluit, wearing her Governor General's medal for a history award, stands with Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq Nov. 3 at the awards ceremony at Rideau Hall in Iqaluit. (PHOTO COURTESY OF L. AGLUKKAQ). A short story written by Aviaq ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government's record is very clear. We have taken decisive actions on the environment, while we are protecting our economy. Everyone has to do ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to reaching a new global climate agreement in Paris next year. We want a fair agreement for Canada that includes ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Mr. Chair, hon. members, and ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to speak to the Rouge urban national park act. This is a key ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Vernon Morning Star MP REPORT: Action taken The 2014 UN Climate Change Summit in New York was attended by our minister of the environment, Leona Aglukkaq. Canada is the only country in the G7 that has lowered greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In 2012, GHGs were down by 5.1 per cent lower ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-40 An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, everyone. First of all I want to thank you for rescheduling my appearance before this committee. I know we had ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-2014: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 20b under ENVIRONMENT Thank you. Good morning, everyone, Mr. Chair and committee members. This is my first appearance before this committee, Mr. Chair, and I would like to start ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-65 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Spoke at the Health committee on Thursday, April 18th I'm sure he's quite happy about that, so give him a good time today and don't be too hard on him. Over the past year, the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-2013: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 25b, 50b, 55b and ... Good morning, and thank you for the invitation to speak to you regarding supplementary estimates (B) for Health. I would like to start by congratulating Mr. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Expenditure Plans for the Department for the fiscal year 2011-12 and Main ... Good morning, everyone. Madam Chair and members of the committee, it's a pleasure again for me to be here to discuss the supplementary estimates (C), as ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-12: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 20b, 25b, 40b, 45b ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I'd like to thank you for introducing my officials. Good afternoon, everyone. It's a pleasure to be back. Today I am here ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-36 An Act respecting the safety of consumer products