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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

Posted on Twitter Good work Louie! "@aaronkylie: Inuit historian Louie Kamookak awarded #Erebus medal to standing ovation @ROMtoronto http://t.co/ibhmprmNAW”

Three days ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq "Canada is actively preparing its intended nationally determined contribution," a spokesman for Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq said in a recent email. "As this is a national contribution, the provinces and territories hold many levers for taking action on ...

This week

Posted on Twitter My statement on the success of Nunavummiut at the Prince George 2015 Canada Winter Games http://t.co/uRnFDWCRTz

Posted on Twitter Great! Way to go!! "@TeamNunavut: last day of the games..@TeamNunavut with a badminton win and curling win!"

Posted on Twitter Good story on some of the amazing people of @TeamNunavut at the #CanadaGames Very proud of all Nunavummiut competing! http://t.co/GS3iwASHH6

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Great meeting Michel Oolateeta, Julius Iyyiraq and Jordan Ipkangnak from Igloolik at the Forum for Young Canadians http://t.co/BdqlDQNvQS

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, it is well-known that the main estimates are exactly that, estimates, and do not represent the entire budget for the department. Our government will ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter Let's go #TeamNunavut!! @TeamNunavut @Team_NWT #canadagames

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Canada's approach is generating results. Our economy has grown substantially, while greenhouse gas emissions have decreased. Our per capita emissions are now at their ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Provides Funding to Explore the Development of a Child ... IQALUIT, NUNAVUT--(Marketwired - Feb. 23, 2015) - Today, Environment Minister and M.P. for Nunavut Leona Aglukkaq, on behalf of Justice Minister Peter MacKay, announced $225,000 in funding for the Arctic Children and Youth Foundation to explore the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, as I stated yesterday, there have been no reductions to Parks Canada's budget. In fact, the overall budget has increased by 26%, and this ...

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, there have been no reductions in the Parks Canada budget. In fact, the overall budget has increased by 26%. This is in addition to ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Yukon for the hard work he has done in representing his constituents. We will continue to stand up for ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Aglukkaq's Nutrition North Comment Criticized As 'Dangerous Political Thinking' “At the end of the day, the retailers have to ensure that the federal subsidy is being passed on to the consumers,” Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq told APTN News at an Economic Club of Canada luncheon on Feb. 3. The remarks by Aglukkaq, who represents the riding of ... minister, Nutrition North falls within Valcourt's portfolio. The Madawaska-Restigouche MP's office repeated its pledge to advance the $60-million annual subsidy program, though without giving specific details on how it planned to do so.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Regional Development Mr. Speaker, every year our government has made important investments in the north that have improved infrastructure, health care services and broadband services, and the NDP ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government's record is clear. We have taken decisive action on the environment while protecting our economy. We will continue to implement a sector-by-sector ...

Spoke in the House on Sealing Industry Mr. Speaker, today is a day to celebrate the way of life of northerners. This includes defending the seal hunt, which is at the very heart ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Ottawa kicks in money for Inuit broadcasting archive The Canadian government will contribute about $450,000 to the yet-to-be-built structure to help pay for the IBC's Inuit Film and Video Archive, Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq announced in a Jan. 20 news release issued by Canadian Heritage. “We are grateful ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Feds pour $4.3 million into Nunavut fisheries research Nunavut MP and minister for CanNor, Leona Aglukkaq, noted that the industry is largely centred off the east coast of Baffin Island. The territory's fisheries industry has a total market value of more than $86 million and employs about 370 Nunavummiut on a ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nunavut, Nunavik MPs to run for re-election The office of Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq, who currently serves as the federal environment minister, says the Kitikmeot region native will run for re-election. Abitibi-James Bay-Nunavik-Eeyou's New Democratic Party MP Romeo Saganash has also ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and honourable members. Thank you again for the opportunity to appear before this committee to speak to Bill S-5, the Nááts’ihch’oh national ...

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 ...

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