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NDP MP for Edmonton—Strathcona (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the Alberta Federation of Labour has released information revealing that the government routinely grants labour market opinions to Alberta companies who significantly underpay temporary ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the motion tabled by the member for Burnaby—New Westminster. As my colleague, the member for York South—Weston, has clarified, ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter I encourage all to take part in #yeg's Stolen Sisters & Brothers Awareness Walk & Rally this Saturday #cdnpoli #mmiw http://t.co/xfGSnLfj8u

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrated Alberta Culture days tonight viewing powerful archival films by aboriginal film makers, including Gil Cardinal #yegarts #cdnpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter Fun evening with the Parkallen students celebrating the harvest from their Berry Patch garden & chili fest #yeg http://t.co/GpbnsfJZA6

Posted on Twitter AB govt finally admits to health impacts of coal power http://t.co/6rh9TPW7pe so will they join NDP call for faster shutdown #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Mr. Speaker, September 26 will be the first observance of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The intent is to raise awareness ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, my question is this: are they visiting? Finally this minister has responded to our call for a credible enforcement compliance strategy for this program, ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted No on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter The PM still has time to amend tonight's UN speech & commit to the global campaign for nuclear disarmament #cdnpoli http://t.co/0kLZoruWHL

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the reality is that last spring, the Ministers of Transport and Agriculture crossed the country talking tough, announcing fines of $100,000 a day, but ...

Voted Yes on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

Posted on Twitter @JeanCrowder as echoed by Tanya Kappo @IdleNoMore

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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I just spoke with Tanya Kappo. Tanya Kappo is a first nation mother and lawyer who is working on residential school settlements. Her observation ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House yet again to raise serious concerns about the temporary foreign worker program on behalf of people in Alberta. On ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Efficiency Program Mr. Speaker, I am rising to speak in support of Motion No. 497 on energy efficiency. I congratulate my colleague from Drummond for the motion, which ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Edmonton-Strathcona MP Linda Duncan calls for regulation after another train ... Edmonton-Strathcona MP Linda Duncan is calling on the federal government to step up rail industry regulations after a CN train derailment near Slave Lake. Four engines and 21 cars went off the tracks in an industrial park 10 kilometres east of Slave Lake ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by 630ched.com Skilled trade worker shortage a myth: Duncan We may be one of the fastest growing job markets in the country, but an NDP MP says those positions are being snapped up by temporary foreign workers. Linda Duncan met with the Ironworkers Local 720 last night, and says she heard stories about skilled trades workers struggling to find work here in Alberta, because of companies hiring temporary help from other countries. “It's beginning to be really clear to me, having heard so many of these stories, that it is a myth that we have this massive shortage of available ...

Mentioned by 630ched.com Skilled trade worker shortage a myth: Duncan We may be one of the fastest growing job markets in the country, but an NDP MP says those positions are being snapped up by temporary foreign workers. Linda Duncan met with the Ironworkers Local 720 last night, and says she heard stories about skilled trades workers struggling to find work here in Alberta, because of companies hiring temporary help from other countries. “It's beginning to be really clear to me, having heard so many of these stories, that it is a myth that we have this massive shortage of available ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thanks. I did have questions for the other witnesses, so it's disappointing. Mr. Boag, I appreciate your testimony. Several questioners back raised the issue about the ...

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