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NDP MP for Edmonton—Strathcona (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Changing landscape of electricity generation, thanks to renewable energy http://t.co/kD8UdCeFoD

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to Edmonton poet Ahmed Knowmadic Ali for this truism-people rarely recall what you say, they remember how you made them feel #yeg

Posted on Twitter Thank you to Edmonton poet Ahmed Knomadic Ali for this truism "People rarely remembr what you say, they rememebr how you made them feel

Posted on Twitter At CCGC forum Juanita Cabrera Lopez presents cogent case for needed CDN laws regulating CDN resource projects overseas #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Strong calls for action to revamp Canada's foreign policy at tonight's CCGC forum Role Call: Canada's Role on the Global Stage #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Come buy popcorn at Strathearn Drive art walk & support Gabrielle Roy school project for India #yeg http://t.co/ZJBWOd8hiG

This week

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 iNews880.com Skilled 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 DigitalJournal.com Thomas Mulcair in Edmonton on the campaign trail (Includes first-hand account) Currently, Alberta has only one New Democrat MP, Linda Duncan of Edmonton Strathcona. Duncan mentioned that when she is asked if she is "lonely" being the only NDP MP from Alberta, she says when she goes to Ottawa she has 97 colleagues.

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: How does Prime Minister Andrew Ference sound? Edmonton Oilers hockey club captain Andrew Ference (right) is presented with an NDP hockey jersey from Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Thomas Mulcair (left) and Alberta NDP MP Linda Duncan (middle) after Ference spoke at the NDP ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Why Edmonton Strathcona electors should vote NDP, as (not exactly) explained ... Last Wednesday night, during an engaging talk at the University of Alberta Faculty Club, Chrystia Freeland pretty clearly laid out the arguments for why voters in Edmonton Strathcona should re-elect New Democrat Linda Duncan in the next federal election. ... I imagine the recently elected Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre knows all this, although she was too loyal a Liberal to let on, having just won a hard fought by-election against New Democrat Linda McQuaig, who like Freeland is an author, journalist and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Blood Tribe is already suing the government for its failure to provide safe drinking water for the reserve. On top of that, the ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, time and again the Conservatives simply fail to respect first nations. Now four Alberta first nations have filed suit against the government for failing ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine. I have to say that I am absolutely stunned that thus far, and ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I consider it a privilege to stand in the House to join my colleagues in debating the bill. I am deeply troubled that the ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Alberta has announced a $30 million program to incent home energy retrofits and the potential for solar installations, which is good news for families ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for the incredible representation she has been doing on behalf of Canadian agriculture producers. At every opportunity ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Thank you for your intervention, Mr. Speaker. It is important that we show respect to all members of this place, particularly given the nature of the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to table a petition from residents of Edmonton, who are concerned that Bill C-24 unfairly treats current Canadian permanent residents. ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by iNews880.com Success in Ukraine elections according to an Alberta MP The Ukraine elections are over and a Canadian MP observer thinks it was a victory for Ukraine. Edmonton Strathcona MP Linda Duncan says they had to be cautious because of pro-Russian militants in some parts of the country. “We were very lucky where 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