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Conservative MP for Nunavut (Nunavut)

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

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A week ago

Posted on Twitter Lovely to see my constituents in Pang posing for a #sealfie in support of our Seal Hunters! http://t.co/pMcqe1vGOV

Posted on Twitter Happy Birthday to my friend and colleague @ColinCarrie http://t.co/gKM2dH40Tn

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, budget 2011 stated that the next phase of Canada’s economic action plan would be “providing 5.5 million over 5 years to establish the Mealy ...

Posted on Twitter I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and colleague Jim Flaherty, my heart goes out to his wife and three sons.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Fair Elections Act claims put Leona Aglukkaq in hot water A debate over some comments made by Environment Minister and Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq in Iqaluit earlier this week has reached the floor of the House of Commons. During Question Period in Ottawa yesterday, NDP MP Niki Ashton asked Aglukkaq to ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in terms of the comments yesterday, after 9/11, in Nunavut, we required identification from our citizens in order to access and get on aircraft ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Posted on Twitter Today is #dayofpink the International Day against Bullying. Wear pink to bring awareness. http://t.co/eiOhC5CmbO

Posted on Twitter Great to announce investments in new gasification technology for the city of Iqaluit with Mayor John Graham! http://t.co/a4I9HyE2dC

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nunavut signs for its share of the federal gas tax fund Leona Aglukkaq, the MP for Nunavut, and Tom Sammurtok, minister of Community and Government Services for the territory, shake hands at the territorial legislative assembly April 7 after signing a renewed gas tax agreement. The money is part of a ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the environment while keeping Canada economically strongly. Thanks to our actions, carbon emissions will go down by close ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, no federal government has done more on the environment than our government. We have invested record amounts of over $4 billion in science and ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the environment while keeping the Canadian economy strong. Thanks to our actions, carbon emissions will go down by ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, the milestone is a result of years of consultations, and many northerners have worked very hard for this day. I want to personally congratulate ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this question is coming from an individual who received a fossil award when she was environment minister for B.C. Our government is committed to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, no government has done more on the environment than our government. We have invested record amounts, which include over $4 billion in science and ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Environmental group Greenpeace accuses Arctic Council of promoting pro-oil ... Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq speaks to a May 2011 meeting of the Arctic Council in Nuuk, Greenland, Greenpeace has accused the Arctic Council, now under Aglukkaq's chairmanship, of pushing a pro-oil agenda in Arctic waters. (FILE PHOTO). Greenpeace ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nunavut MP Aglukkaq leads latest Canadian seal ban appeal at WTO The World Trade Organization's most recent ruling in favour of the European Union's ban on seal products — which justifies trade bans on “moral grounds” — sets a dangerous precedent the global trade, says Leona Aglukkaq, the federal environment ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada.com Conservative MP blasts his own government for rejecting gold and copper mine ... Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced late Wednesday that the Conservative government has rejected the project, concluding the New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine project in British Columbia “is likely to cause significant adverse ... 2014, Ottawa, ON: In response to the rejection of The New Prosperity Mine proposal, Dick Harris, federal member of parliament for Cariboo-Prince George said, “The decision by the federal government to not allow The New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project to ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Dick Harris, Tory MP, Blasts Own Government Over BC Mine Rejection Federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced late Wednesday that she has rejected the $1.5-billion plan from Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) over environmental concerns. A broad range of opponents celebrated the decision, including the Sierra ...

More than three months ago

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