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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.

A week ago

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Not doing job I watch the TV news almost every night. This week I watched Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq studiously reading a newspaper in the Commons. This was happening while an MP from an opposition party was asking her questions about exorbitant food ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Not doing job I watch the TV news almost every night. This week I watched Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq studiously reading a newspaper in the Commons. This was happening while an MP from an opposition party was asking her questions about exorbitant food ...

Posted on Twitter Great chat with my colleague Minister @KyleMLA to discuss domestic cooperation to address climate change at #COP20 http://t.co/fkOvttZ1br

Posted on Twitter It was great to meet my colleague Minister @Heurtel from Quebec yesterday at #COP20 in #Lima! http://t.co/OD7tisCy1p

Posted on Twitter Great discussion with @rkyte365 from World Bank to talk Canada's investments to help countries address climate change http://t.co/KXWEH5Zfbn

Didn't vote on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Didn't vote on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Posted on Twitter It was great to see Achim Steiner from @UNEP again today at #COP20 in #Lima http://t.co/KpZ8qX3svQ

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Aglukkaq talks about Inuit traditional knowledge at Lima conference Leona Aglukkaq, the Nunavut MP and federal environment minister, speaking in Iqaluit this past fall. At a Dec. 8 speech in Lima, Peru, she said governments should incorporate traditional Aboriginal knowledge into environmental decision-making.

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all elected in NU last night. I look forward to working with all of you!

Posted on Twitter An honour to participate and represent Canada in Ministerial Dialogue and highlight our leadership at #COP20 in #Lima http://t.co/4PFCTqOyIN

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Gordon: Tories fail the North again It's tough to figure out what environment minister and Nunavut member of Parliament Leona Aglukkaq was thinking as she leafed through her newspaper in the House of Commons last week. After answering one question about the exorbitant price of food in ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Gordon: Tories fail the North again It's tough to figure out what environment minister and Nunavut member of Parliament Leona Aglukkaq was thinking as she leafed through her newspaper in the House of Commons last week. After answering one question about the exorbitant price of food in ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Canada sticks to its line on the oil sands at UN climate summit Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq heads to the United Nations climate summit this weekend with no new targets and no commitment to action on Canada's fastest growing source of greenhouse gases in the oil sands, but with a pledge to crack down on a ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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

A month 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. ...

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 ...

Two 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