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NDP MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Nice to see you again old girl, but I think it was too soon. Try again on Sept 15? http://t.co/WIo3SQJpZc

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Go #Halifax RT @AnchorCityDerby: Still a close game! 10 minutes into the 2nd and its 114 : 137 for our Dockyard Brawlers!

Posted on Twitter At Victoria Park right now! @Progress_Park http://t.co/ehoFXEJ1os

Posted on Twitter Teaming up with Needham New Democrats for #ProgressInThePark! http://t.co/zzMop3JUEB

Posted on Twitter Dinuk Wijeratne & friends kick off tonight's @PrismaticArts show @AlderneyLanding. Join us! http://t.co/urWFNhc7lY http://t.co/yqV6H5rerf

Posted on Twitter Excited to attend Opening of @PrismaticArts Festival tonight @AlderneyLanding . Check out all the events here http://t.co/urWFNhc7lY

A month 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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I move that the second report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, presented on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, be concurred in. ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, he said, “I always respect the decision of the Supreme Court” When the government gets a decision that it does not like from the ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker it is an exciting idea to create a national park in an urban space. I have been waiting for this legislation, because it has ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, earlier today the minister doubled down on his comments saying that women have a greater bond with their children. Well, women have babies. This ...

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.

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Finance called those who are opposed to northern gateway “radicals”. The Conservatives attacked all the opponents and muzzled the communities directly ...

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 Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the northern gateway pipeline project is dangerous for the environment. The risks of a spill are high and navigating oil tankers in the area ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, speaking about ideology, they take $21 million to move a few blocks, and that is almost double the amount of funding they announced for ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I have talked a lot in the House about the different areas of expertise we have as members of Parliament. We come here with ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Opportunities for Canada to contribute to energy security in Ukraine and the ... Thanks to all the witnesses. I'm going to start with a question for Mr. Hill and then open it up to everyone, if there's time. There's ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Mr. Howard, I have a question for you about CERI and the work that you do. I've been on your website and have taken a look ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Transportation Safety Board urges swift phase-out of unsafe tank cars 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) No one will be untouched by climate change 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 ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries In my last round of questioning, Mr. Leach, I was thinking about your writing, and then shared my conclusion or my thoughts. I think that government ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries Thank you. Chief Adam, welcome virtually to Algonquin territory here. I have a question for you about the water monitoring program that has been proposed by ...

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