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NDP MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 47.20% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, that is why the Prime Minister is not at the first ministers meeting? That makes no sense. In October, I wrote to the Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my question is about the oversight of CSIS. Bill C-44 would give significant new powers to CSIS, yet significant new oversight is not proposed. ...

Spoke in the House on Child Poverty Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak on the motion of my colleague from Scarborough—Rouge River. I want to thank her for all of her ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise on this bill today. Bill C-626 concerns the Statistics Act and Statistics Canada. I am glad to follow ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, except that none of this is working because we still have persistently high unemployment in the country. The Conservatives have watched while over 400,000 ...

Posted on Twitter Great opportunity for #Parkhp to talk about city budget at @DoucetteWard13 & @gordperks' budget mtg: 7pm tonight, BM/TM School 1515 Bloor W

This week

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, again the Conservatives are in denial, but the New Democrats have a plan to help Canadian families. The Conservatives' low-wage strategy has meant not ...

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

Posted on Twitter Shameful...2 Refugee health care fight cost feds $1.4 million in legal fees http://t.co/zabhPHS98n

Posted on Twitter Shameful: Feds spend $700,000 on vets court case | National Newswatch http://t.co/W9fr24Po22

Posted on Twitter Glad the government is finally listening to #NDP & talking about unpaid interns. Hoping their talk turns into action! http://t.co/lClMa0HE03

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-608, An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife and ... I want to thank Madam Doré Lefebvre for bringing the bill forward. Thank you to the witnesses. I actually have many questions but if I get ...

Spoke in the House on Manufacturing Industry Mr. Speaker, we have lost more than half a million manufacturing jobs over the last decade and southern Ontario has been rocked by plant closures in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, thank you for that intervention. Clearly what we have seen with the government is that throughout its time in office, whether in opposition or ...

Posted on Twitter We welcomed the cast of the #BookofNegroes to the Hill today, including the wonderful Aunjanue Ellis! http://t.co/NFkhbLiJcO

Posted on Twitter @ThomasMulcair addressing a large crowd at the Economic Club of Canada. Support for manufacturing & small business. http://t.co/UQs2plzpou

Two months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP MP slams 'childish feud' between Harper, Wynne “Gridlock is costing our city $6 billion a year, infrastructure throughout the province is in desperate need of repair but instead of working together in the interests of Ontarians, Conservatives and Liberals are waging a partisan war of words,” Peggy Nash, MP for ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you very much. I want to ask you all questions, but I'm going to start with Ms. Faraday and the temporary foreign workers program, specifically ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Stephen Harper's spat with Kathleen Wynne hurting Ontario's economy, MPs say “It's a freeze out,” NDP MP Peggy Nash said Friday. “There's a petulance to it that frankly I don't understand.” It's been a year since Harper and Wynne last met and while the prime minister has found time to meet with world leaders, provincial leaders and other ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Thursday, December 4th Good morning, Minister, and thank you for being here. You talked about jobs and economic growth. I wanted to ask you about the advanced manufacturing fund. ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Promising Practices to Prevent Violence Against Women Thank you very much, Chair. Welcome, witnesses. I just want to echo that it is very appropriate that we are having this panel discussion today on ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash safe in 'very frightening' Ottawa shooting Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash was safely in lockdown at Parliament Hill, Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m. following an attack in Ottawa. A Canadian soldier was killed and Parliament Hill security guard wounded the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 22 ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash recounts 'very frightening' lockdown in Ottawa Parkdale-High Park Peggy Nash remained in lockdown in a safe location at Parliament Hill early afternoon after a shooting attack in Ottawa, Wednesday morning, Oct. 22. “We were in our caucus meeting, I had left for a moment and was in a nearby corridor.

Mentioned by Toronto Star Four inside accounts of the deadly Ottawa shooting When the first shots were fired just before 9:52 this morning, Liberal Senator David Smith and MPs Adam Vaughan, Peggy Nash and Charlie Angus were among those trapped inside Centre Block. Here are their accounts. Liberal Senator David Smith and his administrative ... NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay) said he was in an NDP caucus meeting in the Centre Block on Parliament Hill around 10 a.m. when the shooting began. “It sounded like there were three sets of rapid fire,” Angus said. The shooting ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Peggy Nash to host online chat about child care Peggy Nash to host online chat about child care. Bloor West Villager. Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash will host a Google hangout to discuss child care Friday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. during which she'll be joined by experts in the field and will take questions from ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Impact of Research, Technology and Innovation on the Pipeline Industry So I just get one question. We're dealing with a subject that doesn't often come before the industry committee because we have here transportation officials and ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Subject matter of Clauses 175 to 192, 239 to 241, and 317 ... Welcome to the officials. We appreciate your being here. This is a difficult process for us, because what we're discussing here are elements of the omnibus ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada —and look back and see how that developed. Mr. Chair, I'd like to use the rest of my time to move my motion: That the Standing ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada Thank you. Mr. Schmalz, thank you for your presentation. It's quite fascinating that you have had not only a window on the industry, but you have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-548 An Act respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-381 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-232 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals)