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NDP MP for Churchill (Manitoba)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Ms.Harper on #MMIW "That’s a great cause, perhaps another night" How bout another Govmt! https://t.co/bCLxyOFfCz @NYSHN @bearclannation

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Recent release from @AbortionRights with info on #NBProchoice rallies happening across Cdn: http://t.co/38EQk0Ob26 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Fantastic initiative happening in OCN this May: "Awakening the Warrior Conference." http://t.co/RJzMOo0Xgh #manitoba

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Heading back to winter! Going Home! Thank u to BC for the warm welcome and for sharing in fight for women's equality. #canfem #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter #NDP calling on #CPC MPs to Block the #UnfairElxnsAct: http://t.co/uIelr3ZcgB #cdnpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter Powerful consultation mtg w/ frontline workers+advocates calling for Natnl Action Plan to End #VAW #yvr #canfem http://t.co/WfTXiK2isy

A week ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada What You Can Do to Fight For the Morgentaler Clinic Download this sample letter from Gender-Focus and use it to contact the Federal Minister for Health, the Federal Minister for Status of Women, the Premier of New Brunswick, and your local Member of Parliament. MP Rona Ambrose (Minister of Health) rona.ambrose.c1a@parl.gc.ca, 613-996-9778 @MinRonaAmbrose. MP Kellie Leitch (Minister for the ... Follow Niki Ashton on Twitter: www.twitter.com/@nikiashton. FOLLOW CANADA POLITICS. Like. 74k. Subscribe. Presented By Interac. 4 Things You Didn't Know ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Trade Minister Ed Fast accused of making 'gun' gesture at NDP MP Niki Ashton With just days to go before Parliament is scheduled to shut down for a two-week constituency break, tempers flared after the New Democrats accused a Conservative cabinet minister of making "an inappropriate gesture" at NDP member Niki Ashton. Rising on ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Kelowna MP restrained NDP MP Dan Harris says he saw International Trade Minister Ed Fast make a gun gesture with his hand at fellow New Democrat Niki Ashton after she asked a question in the House of Commons on April 9, 2014. UPDATE 10:00 P.M.. Ron Cannan contacted Castanet news in response to ... A New Democrat member of Parliament is accusing a Conservative MP of bullying him over an alleged finger-pointing incident in the House of Commons. Toronto-area MP Dan Harris says he saw International Trade Minister Ed ...

Mentioned by National Post Tory Minister Ed Fast accused of threatening NDP MP after making 'gun' gesture ... A New Democrat member of Parliament is accusing a Conservative MP of bullying him over an alleged finger-pointing incident in the House of Commons. Toronto-area MP Dan Harris says he saw International Trade Minister Ed Fast make a gun gesture with his hand at NDP colleague Niki Ashton after she asked a question in the Commons. Here is a picture of the hand gesture from the Minister. NDP claims it was a gun gesture #cdnpoli http://t.co/TYJfE6n0Jy. — Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) April 09, ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator NDP MP says Conservative backbencher threatened him over finger-pointing Toronto-area MP Dan Harris (Scarborough-Southwest) says he saw International Trade Minister Ed Fast (Abbotsford) make a gun gesture with his hand at NDP colleague Niki Ashton (Churchill) after she asked a question in the Commons. Shortly after Harris raised the finger-pointing issue as a point of order, he says B.C. ... Harris complained that Cannan's alleged actions were inappropriate, coming as they did from a Member of Parliament. Cannan, however, denied Harris's version of events, saying he merely told ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Trade Minister Ed Fast accused of making 'gun' gesture at NDP MP Niki Ashton With just days to go before Parliament is scheduled to shut down for a two-week constituency break, tempers flared after the New Democrats accused a Conservative cabinet minister of making 'an inappropriate gesture' at NDP member Niki Ashton. Rising on ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, too many Conservative ministers have a casual relationship with the truth on Bill C-23. The Minister of the Environment is claiming that she was ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Leadership and Prosperity of Canadian Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Welcome to our witnesses today. Our study here is obviously focused on economic leadership and prosperity, on looking at celebrating the successes, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, western grain producers are losing $140 million a week as the grain transport crisis drags on. Testimony at committee revealed a critical lack of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you for the clarification, but that's not necessary. Mr. Zimmer, I understand very well what happens in this Parliament. All this to say that where ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, once again, when it comes to fixing the cultural and behavioural issues plaguing the RCMP, the Conservative government is missing in action. The RCMP ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin I would just say quickly the importance of federal investment in research. I represent a number of communities near Lake Winnipeg, where there are similar concerns ...

Spoke in the House on Resignation of Member Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House to thank a colleague, a friend, and a fellow member of a community that I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Thank you, Mr. Speaker. It is just that it is a name that I repeat often, and Canadians repeat often. Since I have the opportunity, I ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, over 800 indigenous women have been murdered or have disappeared since 1990. For victims' families and their communities, the status quo is not acceptable. ...

Spoke in the House on International Women's Day Mr. Speaker, on International Women's Day, we celebrate the strength and courage of women's rights activists worldwide. Around the world, women and men are standing on ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Thank you very much, Ms. Lambert-Crawford and Ms. LaBorde, for joining us today for such an important study and for sharing your personal experiences as a ...

Spoke in the House on Loretta Saunders Mr. Speaker, today, New Democrats mourn alongside the family of Loretta Saunders. This young Inuk woman from Happy Valley-Goose Bay was in the midst of her ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Thank you very much. I'd like to thank all of the witnesses who joined us today. You gave us some very powerful and very personal testimony, ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Thank you very much to all of our witnesses who are joining us here today. I'll be directing my questions from my round to Ms. Brayton ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women It's very interesting and we've heard from witnesses in other discussions as well about how important it is to start working with girls at home and ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women That's interesting. You spoke very passionately about the need for media literacy. It's interesting, our first witness in this study, Dr. Woodside, whose long career has ...

More than three months ago

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