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NDP MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

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

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Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Posted on Twitter #Halifax, don’t miss this play: “It Is Solved By Walking” Oct.1-5 @ Scotiabank Studio Theatre. Tix 902-429-7070

Posted on Twitter Info session: Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team, TMR 7pm @ Johanna B. Oosterveld Centre #crisis mgmt 4 children, youth & adults #Halifax

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, question period is an opportunity for opposition parties to ask about government business. Common sense dictates that having a period for questions assumes answers. ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, in the past week we have heard a great deal from members of the government about Canadian involvement in the mission in Iraq, but ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter #NDP motion: Ministers wld still have the right to be *wrong* - we're just requiring them to be *relevant*. https://t.co/EVx4L4Jo0x

Posted on Twitter @RodgerCuzner @CTVPowerPlay Aw, thanks Rodger!

Posted on Twitter Love animals? #Vegetarian? Wanna be? Watch http://t.co/qIKDL8K2P8 tomorrow 7pm at Museum of Natural History #Halifax

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats @AIDS_NS on 25 years! #AIDS Walk For Life http://t.co/56IL8jwHVO Register 12:30, Walk 2pm at #Halifax Commons

This week

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this is a little different, because we are talking about divestment now. About 1,300 major investment groups met in Montreal to draft the Montreal ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I do not know if I am allowed, but I would like to raise a new point regarding this question of privilege. I wonder ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, any credit given to the electricity sector is thanks to the provinces. The federal government is not getting the job done, and we are ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, he should listen to the speakers of the UN, because the simple fact is this: By failing utterly and completely to come to grips ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, tomorrow more than 125 world leaders will meet in New York to discuss a global solution to climate change. Our allies, including President Obama ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, last night in Halifax I was with some friends, a group of women, some feminists. We were getting together to talk about different issues. ...

Two 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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