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  • Her favourite word is health.

Conservative MP for Nunavut (Nunavut)

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

Today

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter It’s #BellLetsTalk day! Make sure to promote mental wellness in your community.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter We have passed a major milestone for Rouge National Urban Park. Great news for Ontario! #RougeNUP #ConservationPlan http://t.co/QBPJYWlUyJ

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, our government is working to negotiate a new global climate change agreement that includes commitments from all major emitters. We take the challenge of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), Canada is supportive of all the CoP16 decisions and takes the commitments made at the CITES Conference of the Parties ...

A week 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 ...

Posted on Twitter Just announced $134M with @Crockatteer to improve the quality of weather forecasts and weather warnings to Canadians! http://t.co/jSh8bZWqFc

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Today I announced significant investments to support research and job creation in Nunavut’s Fisheries Sector http://t.co/l8F9zimCjR

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 ...

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Nunavut needs a new social contract Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq's many detractors enjoyed a delightful month last November. Their most pleasurable moments likely occurred after the airing of a televised documentary that contained footage of people foraging for food at the Rankin Inlet dump.

Posted on Twitter It was great meeting with officials from Greenland and the @FurInstitute today to discuss Canada's humane seal hunt. http://t.co/YGHQMsiMzw

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I was shocked to hear of the terrible attacks in Paris this morning. My heart goes out to the families and friends of all those hurt.

A month ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support for Inuit Language and Culture Project The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament (Nunavut), made this announcement today on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support for an Aboriginal Language Application The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Minister for the Arctic Council and Member of Parliament (Nunavut), made this announcement today on behalf of the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, Parks Canada is committed to protecting the environment. Since we formed government, we have created a number of parks, two national marine conservation areas, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we have always said that for any international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, all major economies and emitters must do their part. ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, as I stated in the House yesterday, the well-being of Nunavummiut and their families has always been my top priority and continues to be. ...

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

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the well-being of Nunavummiut has always been and continues to be a priority of mine. The allegations by the deputy mayor of Rankin Inlet ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, those allegations are completely false. If the member has any evidence of that, I would encourage her to produce that evidence so I can ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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