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NDP MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Automotive Industry Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General has criticized the Conservatives' lack of transparency regarding the automotive sector. Billions of dollars were spent, but we do not know ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Manufacturing Industry Well, no rush, Mr. Speaker. Forget about those southern Ontario families who are suffering through the manufacturing crisis. The Prime Minister was in London today, but ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have petitions from many dozens of petitioners from my community in Parkdale—High Park who are concerned about the issue of mental health, which ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter With @WWFCANADA CEO David Miller and a leading oyster farmer to discuss ocean acidification. http://t.co/eKlohK1hzb

Posted on Twitter Ocean Acidification panel by @WWF CANADA on Parliament Hill. http://t.co/c1QJypEOzX

Posted on Twitter $200 million promised for ON's manufacturing sector, but 18 months later, zero projects approved: http://t.co/FuuHIOedeE #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Great meeting today w/ @citizensclimate about the urgency of action on rising GHG emissions. http://t.co/N3n16TV65W

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Beautiful mass w Cardinal Thomas Collins yesterday for the 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. CECILIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL. #Junction

Posted on Twitter Just some of the wonderful treats today at the 20th Annual Swansea Craft & Bake Sale. Got my new High Park Calendar. http://t.co/WLKid3oNLJ

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Railway Safety Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to stand in the House this evening and represent the constituents of my riding of Parkdale—High Park in Toronto on ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the impact of child care on women's workforce participation is clear. Quebec's child care program allowed 70,000 women to return to the workforce, but ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Advanced Manufacturing Fund for fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 (year-to-date): (a) how many companies have applied for funding; (b) what is the ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty We are talking about children, Mr. Speaker. No matter what the minister thinks, causing harm to small children is not a basic Canadian value. The government ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Timmins—James Bay. I am pleased to participate in this debate today on Bill C-44, ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three 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)