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  • Her favourite word is violence.

NDP MP for Churchill (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 51.10% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I Support #wecare #MMIW @LeahGAZ @Nehiyahskwew @TaniaCameron @JeanCrowder @RomeoSaganash @LindaDuncanMP #ndp #cdnpoli http://t.co/Wp0PUlKvTe

Posted on Twitter “@thischanges: The ongoing catastrophe of murdered and missing indigenous women - @NaomiAKlein http://t.co/M1HWE4F52u” #MMIW @NYSHN

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to follow @seonaighmac keep up the great work! I look forward to working with you in 2015! #ndp #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter A nat’l plan to end #vaw is imperative to challenge rape culture on campuses & throughout Cdn. #m444 #dalhousiehateswomen

Posted on Twitter Statement by the Official Opposition on Stephen Harper’s refusal to launch an inquiry into missing and murdered… http://t.co/TLY9Zj0i9U

Posted on Twitter Federal government must be held responsible for fire deaths on First Nations http://t.co/D7XtEh1PVV #cndpoli #ndp

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Didn't vote on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Didn't vote on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Didn't vote on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you so much to our witnesses who came forward today. We've heard from many experts in this field and ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, this week we commemorate 25 years since the massacre of 14 women at École Polytechnique. As we think of these women, their families and ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls mentioned by the Minister of Status of Women ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you very much. Thank you to all of our witnesses for presenting today, and thank you for sharing very important feedback. I'd like to begin ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in this House to speak to this important piece of legislation. I recall speaking to it at a previous ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, what is truly shameful is that people in my part of the country continue to go hungry because Nutrition North is not working for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents in Flin Flon and Thompson, as well as Canadians from Saskatchewan and Alberta. ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Ms. Decter, I also want to applaud you and the YWCA for launching the #NOTokay campaign. I understand that it did go viral. I see it ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, the issue of domestic violence requires federal leadership, and that is what we are here calling for. We cannot continue to sweep the issue ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in this House to speak to our opposition day motion. It is truly a historic opposition day motion that ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) House committee membership changes sees two Liberal MPs out, Ashton on ... House committee membership changes sees two Liberal MPs out, Ashton on 'supply list' for committee handling harassment. NDP MP Niki Ashton to act as a substitute member of the House Affairs Committee if required. By RACHEL AIELLO | Published: ...

Mentioned by Waterloo Record Agency approved few aboriginal projects The federal agency recently provided statistics in response to a question from New Democrat MP Niki Ashton showing 31 of 210 projects approved since the fall of 2011 — 14.8 per cent — were focused on aboriginal women and girls. That included projects ...

Mentioned by Mountain View Gazette Status of Women Canada approved few projects focused on aboriginal women The federal agency recently provided statistics in response to a question from New Democrat MP Niki Ashton showing 31 of 210 projects approved since the fall of 2011 — 14.8 per cent — were focused on aboriginal women and girls. That included projects ...

Mentioned by Didsbury Review Status of Women Canada approved few projects focused on aboriginal women The federal agency recently provided statistics in response to a question from New Democrat MP Niki Ashton showing 31 of 210 projects approved since the fall of 2011 — 14.8 per cent — were focused on aboriginal women and girls. That included projects ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Aboriginal women left out of most Status of Women Canada projects NDP MP Niki Ashton says the low number of projects approved by Status of Women Canada. Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS. NDP MP Niki Ashton says the low number of projects approved by Status of Women Canada that are aimed at aboriginal ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Agency approved few aboriginal projects The federal agency recently provided statistics in response to a question from New Democrat MP Niki Ashton showing 31 of 210 projects approved since the fall of 2011 — 14.8 per cent — were focused on aboriginal women and girls. That included projects ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women I appreciate that, but in the absence of Sisters in Spirit, it falls to NWAC in general, with reduced funding, to deal with this. I think ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you very much to all of our witnesses today. I want to particularly thank Ms. Earthy and Ms. Pacheleh. I realize that with the time ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the chair of our committee for presenting the report. On behalf of the NDP official opposition members, I would ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Wonderful. Thank you very much, Ms. Armstrong, for joining us today and sharing the successes of your work and that of your team. One of the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you very much, Ms. McDonald, Ms. Archer and Ms. Roy for joining us today. Ms. Roy, thank you very much for ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Our committee is concerned about how we can make concrete recommendations. Perhaps your statistics would be more secure if we had a mandatory way to have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-522 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Saskatchewan lakes)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-491 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Bloodvein River and other rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-635 An Act to establish criteria and conditions in respect of funding for post-secondary education programs in order to ensure the quality, accessibility, public administration and accountability of those programs