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  • Her favourite word is rail.

NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona (Alberta)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 44% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @ottriverkeeper thx for your diligent efforts and now we must hold the government to task to assert it's powers to protect the river

Posted on Twitter Check out this story from Edmonton Journal https://t.co/5wlbUHz0L8

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Posted on Twitter Great meeting stellar Edmonton participants keen to learn about Parliament in Forum for Young Canadians #yeg https://t.co/wzZoi8H7o0

Posted on Twitter Terrific conversation with constituent & fellow Scona-ite Keysel Besa at Forum for Young Canadians #scona #yeg https://t.co/5ztMJnmCkE

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, my colleague sits on the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, and it is a pleasure to work with him. My question is ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Too bad @silverskate triathalon cancelled due to melt. Thx all volunteers, organizers, eager participants, sponsor Mammoet #silverskate

A week ago

Posted on Twitter As Sohi shared past as a bus driver and some MPs started laughing to be clear no NDP was laughing. https://t.co/J7Q01Vk3AD via @NatObserver

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I enjoyed previously spending time on a committee with the hon. member. I am becoming very puzzled by these motions, today's opposition motion and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Alberta for her presentation on the bill. I find it hard to find anyone in my city of Edmonton ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to be splitting my time with my colleague, the member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. I am hearing a lot from the government ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Chair, as members in this place have said, Statistics Canada has reported unemployment in Alberta the highest in 20 years. Approximately 12% of those between ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards Mr. Speaker, I wish to recognize the presence on the Hill today of pre-eminent Canadians who are this year's recipients of Canada's top research awards. It ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Cooper: Progressives refuse to agree that people can simply disagree At an event in Edmonton held to express solidarity with the recent Woman's March in Washington, D.C., Linda Duncan, a local NDP MP, exhorted the crowd to “be angry.” One man, Jason Dion Bews, appears to have exemplified that spirit. He's accused of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate member's comments about supporting the middle class. The concern that I share with my colleagues is about those who aspire to be ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the government campaigned on the promise to immediately restore public voices in the assessment and approval of resource projects. It committed that only communities ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) Holodomor commemorated on Parliament Hill Linda Duncan (MP, Edmonton-Stratchcona in Alberta) spoke on behalf of the New Democratic Party Caucus. “It is important that as elected officials we continue to stand together in speaking against any current atrocities, including in Ukraine. Towards ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP MP Linda Duncan blasts government over tanker threat to endangered West Coast orcas Linda Duncan, the lone New Democrat MP elected in Alberta, is bucking NDP Premier Rachel Notley's support for the federal cabinet's approval of a new Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain oil pipeline to the B.C. coast. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin ... Ms ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 I'll try to be relatively brief. I'm a little bit puzzled by what some of my colleagues were saying on the other side, because we do ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP MP Linda Duncan blasts government over tanker threat to endangered West Coast orcas Linda Duncan, the lone New Democrat MP elected in Alberta, is bucking NDP Premier Rachel Notley's support for the federal cabinet's approval of a new Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain oil pipeline to the B.C. coast. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin ... Ms ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thanks. I'm curious about what's happening with equivalency on the ground, and the reasons. I also have to say that I am disappointed. I requested that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you very much. I'd like to put my second question to the Canadian Electricity Association. I've worked with the Canadian Electricity Association since about the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 As I expected, this is a stellar panel. I wish we could have had each one of you for two hours. What I'm hearing is, in ...

Mentioned by VUE Weekly News Roundup Nov. 17, 2016 Edmonton Strathcona M.P. Linda Duncan (NDP critic for environment and climate change) and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson join the Canadian delegation at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco from Nov. 7 to 18.

Mentioned by VUE Weekly News Roundup Nov. 17, 2016 Edmonton Strathcona M.P. Linda Duncan (NDP critic for environment and climate change) and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson join the Canadian delegation at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco from Nov. 7 to 18.

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you. I want to thank all three of the witnesses. I appreciate your making yourselves available. I think I only have time for questions for ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Canada Post Thanks very much. We've had some great testimony today. I'm simply sitting in as one of the local MPs while my colleague goes on to other ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Canada Post Thank you very much. I want to thank all three of you for coming all the way out here—apologies that you had to leave Edmonton to ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you to both of you. It's interesting information, but I wish I had half an hour to ask questions, so we'll probably need to have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-304 An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (transport of dangerous goods by rail)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-202 An Act to establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights and to make a related amendment to another Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-634 An Act to establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-529 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Slave River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-496 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Kicking Horse River and Clearwater River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-488 An Act respecting a National Hockey Day

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-327 An Act to establish a national literacy policy