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  • Her favourite word is alberta.

NDP MP for Edmonton—Strathcona (Alberta)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 53.50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @ChrisCharltonMP boy can I echo that. Grateful to all the security & exhausted

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP could 'smell the gunfire in the halls' during ... Linda Duncan, member of parliament for Edmonton-Strathcona, considers herself and 60 others locked down together on Parliament Hill lucky after a gunman swept right past their door before being he was shot dead the sergeant-at-arms. "That shooter went ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal 'There was only a wooden door between us and the shooter,' says NDP MP ... Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan was with about 100 other caucus members when she heard at least 10 shots fired outside a meeting room Wednesday morning on Parliament Hill. “There was only a wooden door between us and the shooter,” ...

Posted on Twitter Still safely sequestered in #Ottawa with colleagues & Hill staff. Grateful for police protection.

Posted on Twitter My deepest condolences to the family of the soldier killed today while serving as an honour guard at the War Memorial http://t.co/p1asJI39Ic

Posted on Twitter Canadians will be extending a warm embrace of citizenship to Malala in recognition of her undaunted spirit & bravery #malala #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, in the second petition, Canadians are calling for greater federal leadership and investment in a pan-Canadian prescription drug strategy, a pan-Canadian strategy on primary ...

Posted on Twitter Terrific! Just had a nice hug from one of my mentors past President CMA Dr Francescutti, here @CMA_docs journalist awards #cdnpoli #CMAmedia

Posted on Twitter Delighted at CMA media awards on health reporting to be reunited with Franki one of my stellar U of Ottawa law interns now with CAP #cdnpoli

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Edmonton MP to observe parliamentary election in Ukraine Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan leaves Wednesday for Ukraine as part of a federal contingent travelling to the country to monitor its parliamentary election Sunday. “I'm the only (MP) from Alberta,” Duncan said Tuesday. “I know there are many in ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, I am rising to ask questions of my colleague on two matters. The first is a comment that the opposition welcomes the fact that ...

Spoke in the House on Care for Veterans Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise to speak to Motion No. 532, from the member for Edmonton Centre, as I did on the motion by ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure today of tabling two petitions on the same matter. The petition calls for a national dementia strategy and support for ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and it's terrific to see you here. Congratulations, Commissioner, on your appointment. It was a great first report. I would like to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, during the audit, the commissioner actually heard testimony on how the government was ignoring key duties to engage first nations and Metis in environmental ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise to speak to this particular bill. I have had the privilege of living and working in ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the privilege today of tabling a petition from Albertans calling on the government to support the climate change accountability act. The petitioners ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to table petitions signed by over 500 Canadians from Edmonton, Stony Plain, Busby, Red Deer, Two Hills, Sherwood Park, Smoky ...

A month ago

Mentioned by iNews880.com Tories acclaim lawyer to challenge Alberta's sole NDP riding That riding has been held by the NDP's Linda Duncan who squeaked past conservative MP Rahim Jaffer by 42 to 41 percent of the vote in 2008, and soundly fought off a challenge in 2011 by a 13 percent margin against Tory hopeful Ryan Hastman. Next time ...

Mentioned by 630ched.com Tories acclaim lawyer to challenge Alberta's sole NDP riding That riding has been held by the NDP's Linda Duncan who squeaked past conservative MP Rahim Jaffer by 42 to 41 percent of the vote in 2008, and soundly fought off a challenge in 2011 by a 13 percent margin against Tory hopeful Ryan Hastman. Next time ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Federal Conservative challenger launches campaign in Edmonton-Strathcona EDMONTON - Federal Conservatives rested their hopes on a new challenger Tuesday night, picking lawyer Len Thom to run against Edmonton-Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan, the sole opposition MP in Alberta. Thom, 54, was unanimously acclaimed to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Mr. Chair, the essence of this amendment and a number of amendments coming forward relate to the concern expressed by a good number of the witnesses ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, Vote ... Thank you very much. It's nice to have you here, Mr. Minister. Congratulations on your new portfolio. You used to sit across this way, and we ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... I noticed that both Dr. Aslund and Geoff Hill have mentioned that there are two sides to this issue of what Ukraine is struggling with right ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... I also noticed, Mrs. Barbarzak, that you made mention of the initiatives through the EU for improved energy efficiency. Of course, we're aware as well that ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you very much. Thank you very much, gentlemen. We look forward to the chief appearing and to his testimony. Mr. Turner, it's nice to have ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thanks. I'm not sure I got an answer to my question, but I appreciated your effort. To my second question, if there's time, I would appreciate ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thanks. Thank you to all of you. It's always nice to have a Pike back, being my other family name. Ms. Bak, I would like to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-529 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Slave River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-496 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Kicking Horse River and Clearwater River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-488 An Act respecting a National Hockey Day

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-327 An Act to establish a national literacy policy