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NDP MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter The wealth gap in Canada: much worse than you think. This video from @broadbent is an eyeopener: http://t.co/UL76mMZXSB #cdnpoli #parkhp

Posted on Twitter Wow opening nite of the @nutcracker_piab at HCI in #php. THX to Pia for your tremendous leadership and inspiration. The kids are amazing.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thinking about @LibbyDavies and her victory with thalidomide survivors. So sad Libby won't be running again. http://t.co/0m14tOQgyJ

Posted on Twitter Honoured to join Unifor1996 & my colleague @Cash4TO at St Francis Table serving folks in Parkdale a healthy meal http://t.co/1NOLeyx2F7

Posted on Twitter Proud to display this #Pride poster in my office window in solidarity w/ @TroveToronto. Hate has no place in #ParkHP http://t.co/qUpenP6HYb

This week

Posted on Twitter My thanks to @ServiceCanada_E reps who joined us today for a Canada Summer Jobs info session in #ParkHP. More info: http://t.co/xSLx5vDEor

A week 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 in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the new Union-Pearson express will cost over $27 each way and is using dirty diesel trains. That is a pretty sorry excuse for public ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak this morning on a very important subject, which is the creation of the Rouge national urban park. We ...

Spoke in the House on Caregivers Mr. Speaker, Parkdale—High Park, the riding that I represent, is home to many women who come to Canada through the live-in caregiver program. They leave their ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the federal Conservatives and the Ontario Liberals have more in common than they care to admit. Yesterday, the Auditor General's report revealed that the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions today from my constituents in Parkdale—High Park. The first calls on the government to restore full environmental protection to the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Motor Vehicle Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to support this legislation put forward by my colleague from Brossard—La Prairie. I want to thank him for his excellent work ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, today the Assembly of First Nations honoured Rinelle Harper, a survivor of a horrific attack, who just a month ago was left for dead ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, just two months ago, the Conservatives brought a motion allowing for potential military operations in Syria. DND officials were working “feverishly” to clear away ...

Two weeks ago

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. ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome to all the witnesses. I know that sanctions have been something which the committee has been calling for here ...

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)