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NDP MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 51.60% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Proud to join Women Making Waves at @wifat #wmw2015 this morning. Thank you to women in film & tv! http://t.co/2bTTtHwjN1

Posted on Twitter Vendor training w @MarketFreshNS starts tomorrow. Take your #business to the next level! http://t.co/jn0bAN9BWc #Halifax

Posted on Twitter The best venue ever: #Halifax Central Library hosts #FREE Full Orchestra Concert, 2pm @hfxpublib #music http://t.co/4bpVWVcOI6

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Don’t miss out! Deadline today 4 video academy bursury applications @Centre4ArtTapes http://t.co/UCdTTjToWD #Halifax #art

Posted on Twitter Develop #community connections. Potluck supper 6pm at St. Benedict Church hosted by @ISANS http://t.co/Nm6mh5PSBV #Halifax

Posted on Twitter Looking for #volunteer opportunities? Help support the teen program @StGYouthNet Call 902.422.4614 http://t.co/0hOSwHmx0T

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Roller Derby Mr. Speaker, this Saturday, the Moncton Lumbersmacks take on the Rock Coast Rollers from Maine. This is a really big deal. Not only is roller derby ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government is trying to blame this crisis solely on indigenous men. That is shameful. Many of these women and girls met their fate ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, a month ago when the Prime Minister launched Bill C-51 at a splashy event, he was asked about the lack of oversight in the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the operations of the Halifax Port Authority (HPA): (a) for each of the last five years, what amount of money was paid by ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, not too long ago my colleague from Beaches—East York introduced a private member's bill, Bill C-619, the climate change accountability act. Here I am ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, 1,200 indigenous women and girls are missing or have been murdered in Canada. Families of the victims are coming together today in Ottawa to ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, this bill is all about expanding powers, but there are no improvements to oversight. The Conservative record speaks for itself, because four years after ...

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

This week

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, speaking of main estimates, Environment Canada's funding for climate change and clean air has been slashed by 20%. That is $32 million less for ...

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

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

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Mackay calls for Megan Leslie's apology after event on Halifax MPs website calls ... Justice Minister Peter MacKay is 'disappointed' that a Halifax MP has allowed her website to be used to promote an anti-war rally protesting the Halifax International Security Forum. The post on NDP Deputy Leader and Halifax MP Megan Leslie website describes attendees of the forum as “warmongers.” A disclaimer on the website notes that ‎the events page is a tool for the Member of Parliament and do not necessarily reflect the views or position of the Member of Parliament or the New Democratic Party of Canada.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Slam Megan Leslie For Event Listing On Website Calling NATO Allies ... NDP MP Megan Leslie allows hundreds of different community activities in Halifax to be promoted in the "events" section of her site, from holiday craft workshops to local basketball games. There's a disclaimer at the top of the page making clear "the topic of events listed do not necessarily reflect the views or position of the Member of Parliament or the New Democratic Party of Canada." However, Conservative MP James Bezan has taken issue with a listing on Leslie's site promoting a protest this Saturday against the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie says Liberals could have kept it quiet OTTAWA—The Liberals could have found a quieter way to handle allegations of personal misconduct against two of their MPs, even if that meant creating greater mystery around what happened, NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie said Friday. ... The NDP had been dealing with the separate situations internally, until one of the women shared her allegations — and those of her fellow NDP MP — with Trudeau Oct. 28 while they were travelling together following the funeral for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, according to ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and Order ... Oh, right. I'm trying to keep up here. Thank you, Mr. Chair. You will see that this would amend clause 9. There's a lot of the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Thank you all not only for appearing here today but for the years and years of work you've put into this. It's not an easy bill, ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Great. Thank you all, and thank you, Mr. Latourelle, for your opening remarks. I found them very useful in explaining and laying some things out for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... Okay. Thank you. My next question is about fast-start financing. I think this is a really important thing that's been overlooked. On the fast-start financing, I'm ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Protest at Halifax MP Megan Leslie's office urges NDP to get tougher with Israel About 30 demonstrators called for the federal New Democratic Party to take a tougher stance against Israel as they picketed the office of Halifax MP Megan Leslie on Tuesday. The pickets want the NDP to more strongly condemn Israel for its bombing of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-617 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (interprovincial movement of waste)

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you. Hi, everyone. I'm excited to ask questions. Mr. Thurlow, I'm going to start with you, and then hopefully I'll have some time to chat ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, witnesses, for your testimony. I have a few questions. I would like to start with Mr. Hargreave regarding the Ontario ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... We'll redraft the motion. I'd like to move on to endangered species because a federal court judge has ruled that you, as the environment minister, and ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Mr. Minister. I add my congratulations to your appointment. It's exciting. I have high hopes for you in this role. I ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-588 An Act to amend the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act (Sambro Island Lighthouse)

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Deregulation: when policy failures lead to Lac-Mégantic tragedy Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP MP Megan Leslie, pictured, April 2, 2014, at the annual Politics & The Pen Gala at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, singing Gloria Gaynor's song, I Will Survive. The two hosted the event, which attracted 500 people, and raised ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Green technology suffers from government neglect Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP MP Megan Leslie, pictured, April 2, 2014, at the annual Politics & The Pen Gala at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, singing Gloria Gaynor's song, I Will Survive. The two hosted the event, which attracted 500 people, and raised ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-575 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (residence of electors)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-521 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Nottawasaga River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-490 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Boundary Waters—Voyageur Waterway and other rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-438 An Act to amend the Tobacco Act (smokeless tobacco and little cigars)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-297 An Act respecting a National Strategy for Suicide Prevention