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NDP MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Join @Hfx_Opera_Ball @6pm for food, wine, music, & dancing in support of #Halifax's premier dance school http://t.co/zcY9xhuHgA

Posted on Twitter Join authors @benjaminwrites @JoTreggiari 4 panel discussion about their book Becoming Fierce. @hfxpublib 2pm http://t.co/z2FZVKZ2eN

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter .@CanadianLabour is hosting campaign schools in #Halifax today & tomorrow. Workers need a voice in gov. #canlab http://t.co/UcKh97LElJ

Posted on Twitter There are some awesome new exhibits opening @MNH_Naturalists today! Hint: they feature dinosaurs & wild horses. http://t.co/AH5Bg2eOPY

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter IT'S TRUE! RT @Allisomething: ALL THE CAPS OH MY GOD I OWN HISTORY! FEMINIST FINNISH HISTORY! cc @Cove17 @malcolmhalifax @MeganLeslieMP

Posted on Twitter Here’s my question in the House demanding #Ottawa pay what #Halifax is owed for the Citadel. http://t.co/1PEi5RI1gK #nspoli

This week

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, last week a federal panel ruled that for tax purposes the Halifax Citadel was worth $41.2 million. Well, that is $37 million more than ...

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives remain in denial, but job losses are mounting and the inequality gap between the privileged few and the middle class keeps on ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of the Parties in March of 2013: (a) why has the government ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, with regard to the sector-by-sector approach, oil and gas is the sector with the biggest GHG emissions, and there is no way for Canada ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Prime Minister said that it was crazy to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, a policy he has been promising for seven years now. ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the report shows that per capita our emissions are actually rising. The UN Secretary-General, Environment Canada, in fact the whole planet knows that Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, contrary to what we were told by the Prime Minister last week, the Conservatives have cut front-line services for our veterans. Public servants who ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, today we learned that over 30 positions in the dangerous goods and rail safety divisions at Transport Canada have been vacant since 2009—just another ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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