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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Gorgeous sunny spring day (finally!) for @EFCL Great Neighbour Race 2017 ##efcL https://t.co/NvFXlOD0hO

Posted on Twitter Great fun giving awards to the under 7 racers at the @EFCL great Neighbour Race 2017 #EFCL #yeg https://t.co/OuOy5Vui7A

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Je félicite le Centre Albertain d'information juridique pour leur 2e anniversaire #AJEFA https://t.co/15jP27b9f3

Posted on Twitter clear message echoed today by federal NDP Labour Critic @sherirbenson calling for enforcement of labour laws #EDLC https://t.co/I53lby4vMo

Posted on Twitter Large turnout in Edmonton to recognize & commemorate the workers killed at work this past year #DayofMourning #AFL https://t.co/kF7iMxzh6B

This week

Posted on Twitter Great having @FairVoteCanada participating in Edmonton electoral reform forum with @nathancullen #keepyourpromise https://t.co/Fq1XcTBqQg

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a number of petitions that I have been keenly waiting to present to the House on behalf of Canadians. The first is ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, as my colleague from the Conservative Party mentioned, unfortunately there are some things that are not in the budget. He talked about enabling all ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I certainly would agree with the hon. member that it makes way more sense to make investments upfront with respect to the environment, because ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, many were shocked by the announced cuts to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, including severe cuts to bilateral commitments on the Great Lakes. ...

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Madam Chair, it is my privilege to stand to speak to this take-note debate. First, I want to speak about the Edmonton Ukrainian Canadian community and ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by News Talk 770 Calgary Peter Watts: Economic development vs the environment Sunday morning, I was reminded yet again about the challenges of trying to foster a strong economy in this province while not putting the environment in peril in the process. Linda Duncan, a New Democrat MP from Edmonton, was a guest on the Alberta ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I too am frustrated that the member has not in any way addressed what the critical issues are before the House today. I raised ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Imperial Oil proposes to inject an untested solvent for in situ recovery of bitumen, potentially contaminating ground and surface waters. Yet the environment minister ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, it is nice that we have some levity, but this is a serious matter before us. When I was the head of law and ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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.

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