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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 With Krista from @Fix_Our_Schools, a parent-led campaign advocating for safe, well-maintained schools #ParkHP #TDSB http://t.co/KFq8xRxaIU

Posted on Twitter Lisa Ferguson wins Rosie McGroarty scholarship for her community involvement in Parkdale http://t.co/4WeKraiOzW via @parkdaleliberty

Yesterday

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Lisa Ferguson wins Rosie McGroarty scholarship for her community involvement ... (left to right) Stephanie Gordon, community outreach counsellor for The Redwood; Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash; 2015 Rosie McGroarty scholarship recipient Lisa Ferguson; and Peggy Gail, community legal worker for Parkdale Legal Services.

Posted on Twitter Celebrating international women's day at @ShopgirlsGB with Canadian fashionistas Michelle & Maggie #BuyLocal #IWD http://t.co/W3vy8GMvMS

Posted on Twitter No one should be working poor! Standing in #solidarity with @cupe3902 workers and @FredHahnCUPE #canlab #NDP #ONDP http://t.co/Ni7YelsMZw

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Dogs on the picket line for @cupe3903comms at York university #strikingdogs http://t.co/ylyqeQ67jM

Posted on Twitter At York with contract instructor @estair on the picket lines in #solidarity with @cupe3903comms #canlab http://t.co/ItdF8XBEbw

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' failure to fund infrastructure is taking an environmental and economic toll on our cities. At a community meeting in my riding last ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Didn't vote on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak to Bill C-51. I have been getting many email messages from constituents in my riding. I have been ...

Spoke in the House on Automotive Industry Just to be clear, Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives will not rule out selling GM shares at a loss of hundreds of millions of Canadian tax dollars ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, unemployment is up by 200,000 since before the recession, and somehow the minister thinks he is doing a good job. The fact is we ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic ... Thank you. My thanks to you, Mr. Therrien, and to your team for joining us today to give testimony before our committee. I have two questions ...

Spoke in the House on Arts and Culture Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to our nation's artists and cultural workers, many of whom call my riding of Parkdale—High Park home. The ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation What is clear, Mr. Speaker, is that the Conservatives cannot be bothered to help ordinary Canadians, but they will bend over backwards to help the well ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Trois-Rivières. I am very pleased to stand in this House and debate the motion ...

A month ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com National discussion on doctor-assisted suicide legislation must start now: MP “This can be an issue people can be quite emotional about,” Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash told The Villager following Canada's highest court's decision today to reverse the 21-year-old law. “The government needs to comply with the decision and take ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Again, I want to emphasize that I think there are many provisions in this bill that Canadians are looking for and feel ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Sadly, that vampire is in charge of job creation and he is not doing the job today, Mr. Speaker. Maybe some vegetarians should get involved. The ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than 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.

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 ...

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)