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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 On this Eid-Al -Fitr I send warm wishes and Eid Mubarak to Edmonton's Muslim community #yeg

Posted on Twitter @davidakin thx & lucky me spending it back in beautiful, sunny Edmonton Strathcona!

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @SEESAprograms you are very welcome. And thanks for including me in your as usual fun filled celebrations!

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @grypewater @NDP @ElizabethMay Another tragic story of immigrants & critical need for greater awareness of bona fide support services.

Posted on Twitter Enthusiastic sing-a-long to "Bud the Spud" at SEESA Canada Day 150 celebrations #yeg https://t.co/5pOmq3N14V

Posted on Twitter Delighted to be included in SEESA celebrations for Canada Day 150-day long music, theatre & beaver tails! #yeg https://t.co/PvQYMaILsb

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, what is most troubling about the bill is the timing. The bill was tabled exactly at the point in time to turn the page ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, this is a matter that has troubled me deeply in the eight, almost nine years I have been elected. There was a concern in ...

Spoke in the House on Holidays Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise to support the bill, although I have to admit I am deeply disappointed that the member has relented ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada I had a brief talk with John. I'm still a bit confused about how this ties with the private member's bill. The private member's bill, as ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am hoping that I get a more direct answer to the questions that I put here tonight, which we are not getting to ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I have heard the member for many years in this place and she has always spoken from a deep heart on behalf of indigenous ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, if for no other reason, this recommendation for a better process to scrutinize and select officers of Parliament is to avoid embarrassment for candidates. ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Subject Matter ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you very much for being here today. My comments will probably be directed more to what I don't see in the supplementary ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise to speak, as my colleagues mentioned, to the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink motion today. I intend to give very brief remarks ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is my honour to share this time with the former diplomat, and my dear colleague, the member for Laurier—Sainte-Marie. Yesterday we were honoured ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Rally in Edmonton shows support for Vegreville jobs Lakeland Conservative MP Shannon Stubbs, Edmonton Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan and Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville NDP MLA Jessica Littlewood all spoke at the rally about the importance of fighting this non-partisan issue. Stubbs, the MP for the ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Rally in Edmonton shows support for Vegreville jobs Lakeland Conservative MP Shannon Stubbs, Edmonton Strathcona NDP MP Linda Duncan and Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville NDP MLA Jessica Littlewood all spoke at the rally. Stubbs, who represents Vegreville, said it is important for the people of ...

Mentioned by National Observer Step one, get fossil fuel money out of politics, German analyst tells Ottawa Other guest speakers at the standing room-only event included Helmut Herold, CEO for Senvion, Edmonton-Strathcona MP Linda Duncan, and Clare Demerse of Clean Energy Canada. Jungjohann offered “lessons" from the German clean energy story, also ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Ottawa urged to do more to help northern communities transition from diesel The Trudeau government announced in this year's budget that it would earmark millions to help wean northern communities off diesel fuel but NDP MP Linda Duncan says it's not nearly enough to precipitate substantial changes. The Rankin Inlet diesel ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Alberta PC party appoints new president focused on right-wing unity He most recently ran for the federal Conservatives in the 2015 election in Edmonton Strathcona, but lost to NDP MP Linda Duncan. "I'm honoured to receive the support of the board and I look forward to working closely with our leader, Jason Kenney ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you, Madam Minister, and your officials for being here. It's always nice to see Jonathan, and it's always nice to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... I just want to add something here. I know Ms. May has spoken about this often, that we'd be better off if we didn't have parties, ...

More than three 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 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 ...

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 ...

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