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NDP MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter As we're leaving the Hill about 9:15pm. A long and stressful day. I wish I could hug my family. http://t.co/fH4wbOmK22

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you to all for the kind messages of concern. We are well. Security and emergency personnel are keeping us safe.

Posted on Twitter @ThomasMulcair just received a courtesy call from the #PMSH.

Posted on Twitter Thank goodness the heavily armed tactical squad arrived to join security in my area. Securing the building.

Posted on Twitter Security locked me in a room on the Senate side of the House. They say it's not safe yet. Security here thank goodness.

Posted on Twitter Very frightening here in ctr block. So many shots. I'm safe but not sure what's happening.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, obviously the NDP believes that the Canadian public needs to be well informed when it comes to situations such as a health crisis. People ...

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week 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 ...

Mentioned by Insurance News Net Nash: We Have the Power to Create the Canada of Our Dreams The fight for good jobs and public services starts at the bargaining table - but it doesn't end there, New Democrat MP Peggy Nash told delegates to CUPE's National Sector Council Conference . "Collective action at the bargaining table needs to also be ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the minister's reaction to the report on Lac-Mégantic yesterday seemed to suggest that she thought it was only the result of a few bad ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, it is government negligence that people are most concerned about. Conservatives have also been failing Canadians when it comes to vehicle safety. The number ...

Spoke in the House on Manufacturing Industry Mr. Speaker, we have to love that voluntary compliance. October is National Manufacturing Month. We would not know it from the minister's press release but Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is interesting that as the member for Parkdale—High Park, I may well be the only member in the House who has the word ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to join the debate today on behalf of my constituents in Parkdale—High Park. I am splitting my time with the ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, he should actually talk to some refugees, like people on this side of the House do. It fell to the Federal Court to defend ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present petitions signed by hundreds of students in my riding who are concerned about the toxic litter of cigarette butts in ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Home News Learn the latest on rail safety in Canada at... Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash is hosting a meeting Sept. 4 at West Toronto Baptist Church, 3029 Dundas St. W. about rail safety. Learn about the federal government's role in rail safety regulation and what recent changes mean for our rail-bordering ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Sure. I just want to say first of all that we support the amendments put forward by Ms. May, as well as putting forward our own ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you. Welcome to all the witnesses. I was struck during the presentation by the witnesses today. Ms. Blais, you called the process around Bill C-4 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 It's a longer discussion, obviously. I am concerned that our exports are down, and the government seems to have its foot partially on the brake when ...

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)