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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 Apropos .@ualberta food bank moto is "hunger for knowledge not food" sadly, 25% increase in users this year #ualberta #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter at Mac'n Cheese Affair with dedicated volunteers in support of @ualberta food bank. Give generously #cdnpoli http://t.co/ox8xY7l4BK

Posted on Twitter For continental carbon strategy, where is public engagement & will AB finally deliver a renewables strategy? http://t.co/L3Cu5Faril #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter For continental carbon strategy, where is public engagement & will AB finally deliver a renewables strategy? http://t.co/5Mq9Fr32SO #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, thank you very much. I asked for your intervention because I believe this is a very important piece of legislation and it is important ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Lynn Jacobson & Humphrey Banack, Alberta Federation of Agriculture provided terrific briefing on Ag issues #cdnpoli http://t.co/XkdwdxWS2P

Posted on Twitter I am delighted to add to my Hill team .@uottawa law student interns Brooks Arcand-Paul & Maleeha Akhtar #cdnpoli http://t.co/DBW9uKaWB6

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for bringing this forward again. I know a number of members in this place previously brought ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, the more I go through the bill, the more I have to wonder if this omnibus legislation should not be called the national information ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to table a petition from Canadians in support of the New Democrats' climate change accountability bill. The petitioners state concerns ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I would like to echo the comments of my colleague from Toronto—Danforth. What I find incredulous is that the government would invoke a limitation ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, February 20, Ukraine will mark the anniversary of Black Thursday, the bloodiest and darkest day in Maidan history. For the first time since ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you very much. I'm really encouraged to hear about all this work on value-added in the forest sector, in all directions, including the manufacturing of ...

Spoke in the House on Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act Mr. Speaker, I prefer throughout my speech to refer to this as Bill S-7, and it will become apparent why that is the case when I ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada's allies have issued new sanctions. It is time for Canada to send a stronger message and to do more than just tell Russia ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Canadian Forestry Industry No, I did not. My question is very specific. I want to know what percentage of the resources that have gone into diversifying the sector have ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal NAFTA inquiries important to credibility of environmental standards: Duncan EDMONTON - In the mid-1990s, a young Edmonton lawyer headed to Montreal for a job at the newly minted environmental watchdog set up under the North American Free Trade Agreement. These days, New Democrat MP Linda Duncan is watching the ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Common Ground.ca Environmental rights Federal Opposition MP Linda Duncan recently introduced “An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights” in Parliament. If it's passed, our federal government will have a legal duty to protect Canadians' right to live in a healthy environment.

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. I would just like to again get on the agenda that we've made a number of requests both to the minister and to ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of clauses 376 to 381 of Bill C-43, A second ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all of you for coming to present, and the fellows there in my city of Edmonton ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Planet S The Rights Time The idea of a right to a healthy environment is getting traction at Canada's highest political levels. Federal Opposition MP Linda Duncan recently introduced “An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights” in Parliament. If it's passed, our federal ...

Mentioned by Yorkton This Week Environmental rights movement is building The idea of a right to a healthy environment is getting traction at Canada's highest political levels. Federal Opposition MP Linda Duncan recently introduced “An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights” in Parliament. If it's passed, our federal ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Canada Has to Join the Environmental Rights Movement The idea of a right to a healthy environment is getting traction at Canada's highest political levels. Federal Opposition MP Linda Duncan recently introduced "An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights" in Parliament. If it's passed, our federal ...

Mentioned by Troy Media The movement for environmental rights is building VANCOUVER, BC, Nov 5, 2014/ Troy Media/ – The idea of a right to a healthy environment is gaining traction at Canada's highest political levels. NDP MP Linda Duncan recently introduced “An Act to Establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights” in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-634 An Act to establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights

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 ...

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 ...

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