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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 “@guardian: Happy British Muslims: the video that made me dance for joy http://t.co/DcYIv243Zg” Love it!

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Toronto showing solidarity for women's rights in NB. Happy to be there, sad we still have to do this #NBProchoice http://t.co/dDW7TB6x4a

Posted on Twitter 2500(!) signatures on our petition to #supportmidwives and make May 5th Nat'l Day of the Midwife! Have you signed? http://t.co/VDm0r5ueXQ

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Councillor @gordperks for hosting a terrific tenants meeting. #Parkdale. Lots of concerns abt rent increases & poor maintenance.

Posted on Twitter At a meeting of the #Junction Commons Town Hall. Huge turnout. Folks really care about their neighbourhood.

Posted on Twitter Packed St James Cathedral for Jim Flaherty's cathedral. The service will soon begin. http://t.co/FI8nNPNDIw

This week

Mentioned by Brampton Guardian MP Peggy Nash named vice-chair of Canadian-Ukraine friendship group Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash was elected vice-chair of the Canadian-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group by her MP peers at its annual general meeting earlier this month. “I look forward to working with fellow parliamentarians to strengthen the ...

Mentioned by Mississauga MP Peggy Nash named vice-chair of Canadian-Ukraine friendship group Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash was elected vice-chair of the Canadian-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group by her MP peers at its annual general meeting earlier this month. “I look forward to working with fellow parliamentarians to strengthen the ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for Burnaby—New Westminster for his very eloquent speech and for his fierce opposition to the government's time allocation motions. I ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am happy to present a petition on behalf of my constituents, who believe that the federal government has a responsibility to support economic ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions today. The first is on behalf of many members of my community who are asking the Minister of ...

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 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 in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am glad to hear the enthusiasm of my colleagues across the way. It is my honour to stand and bring the voices of ...

Spoke in the House on Industry Mr. Speaker, the fact is that the government's digital strategy was out of date the moment it was announced. Experts like OpenMedia's Steve Anderson said, it's ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, if I understand the minister of state's argument, it is that the Conservatives are just like the former Liberal government, only on steroids. Is ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Waterloo Record Young Canadians need a fair shot in the labour market There is a labour market theory picking up momentum that haunts New Democrat MP Peggy Nash. She'd like to dismiss it, but it keeps popping back into her consciousness. A growing body of economists suggests that youth unemployment isn't a fixable ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Thank you, Mr. Speaker. This gives me the opportunity to say that I will be splitting my time with the member for Windsor West. Mr. Speaker, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition supported by Canadians across the country, calling on Parliament to designate May 5 as the national day ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Mulcair shuffles NDP shadow Cabinet, Julian new House leader, Cullen finance ... NDP Leader Tom Mulcair surprised New Democrats Thursday as he shifted NDP MP Peggy Nash out of her finance critic post and realigned his shadow Cabinet more dramatically than expected in the wake of former NDP MP Olivia Chow's departure.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Mulcair shuffles NDP shadow Cabinet, Julian new House leader, Cullen finance ... NDP Leader Tom Mulcair surprised New Democrats Thursday as he shifted NDP MP Peggy Nash out of her finance critic post and realigned his shadow Cabinet more dramatically than expected in the wake of former NDP MP Olivia Chow's departure.

Two months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Home News NDP MP Peggy Nash echoes government's condemnation... Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash argued in Parliament Monday that Ukrainians' dream of democracy “is at risk” and the federal NDP joins the Canadian government in condemning Russia's insurgence in Crimea.

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 We have certainly recommended an independent body to look at these anti-competitive practices. We think that would be useful. We have some other ideas as well ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 Well, it would be hard for me to explain to my constituents that the money is sitting there when they can't afford to pay their bills, ...

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)