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  • Her favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Home for a run. Home for a rest. #NovaScotia http://t.co/F2OTHaCjeD

Two days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter I LOVE #Halifax! Don’t you? Join @FCM_online and share with other Canadians what make you #HOMETOWNPROUD

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, while the minister is spending hundreds of millions without any government analysis, veterans are facing deep cuts under the Conservatives. They are being told ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, yet the minister ignored the CFIB when it said: You are not going to pay for a full job through your EI hiring credit. ...

Posted on Twitter The #NDP is listening+working w Canadians to fight #ClimateChange. Will @PMHarper finally wake up & get to work? #Clean50 #C-619

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the minister said she is committed to protecting the environment. She should know that while the world is stepping up action to reduce emissions, ...

Posted on Twitter +1 @MelissaLou5: We are hard working women. My day started at 3:30am! A little peace and quiet while traveling is good for the soul. Cheers!

Posted on Twitter At Hillside Outdoor Ed School: kids need rubber boots for serious nature exploration! @FRWatershed @MatthewKellway http://t.co/K9yBzF23IL

Posted on Twitter It's pretty amazing, isn't it? RT @shawnmicallef: @matthewkellway @meganlesliemp I was at the headwaters of Duffin's yesterday!

Two weeks 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 in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, this week, despite record profits, Scotiabank laid off 1,500 workers. Today, a company announced it was laying off 4,000 employees, not to mention Ford, ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, it almost seems as if the minister is acting at arm's-length from his own job. He has to admit that cuts to government departments ...

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 in the House on Manufacturing Industry Mr. Speaker, the Governor of the Bank of Canada has just issued a scathing criticism of the Conservatives' performance. He notes that under the Conservatives, exports ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, under this Prime Minister, the youth unemployment rate is now 14%. That is double the national average. Conservatives, side by side with Liberals, have ...

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the Conservative move to end home mail delivery has raised controversy and opposition across the country. Now the new superboxes are causing their own ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Subscribe to The Hill Times 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