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NDP MP for Edmonton Strathcona (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Appreciated briefing today from @FriendsMedicare seeking federal action on critical healthcare issues #cdnpoli #yeg https://t.co/A4Vu50F8GM

Posted on Twitter @MurphyVerna sorry for what you have suffered & glad you all escaped safely. Hoping for a return home soon.

Posted on Twitter @MurphyVerna @StrathconaMrkt always great to be home in beautiful Edmonton-Strathcona!

Posted on Twitter @mericanada well Seamus was looking pretty dandy when we met on the valley trail

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to hear remarks by Dr. Monia Mazigh tonight @Your_AMPAC event for Fort McMurray fire victims #Ymmfire https://t.co/2NzmBMxeGS

This week

Posted on Twitter @MLuedee clearly neither the Speaker, the MPs nor the PM by his own apology views the outcome of his actions as accidental

Spoke in the House on Legal Aid Mr. Speaker, access to justice is a basic democratic right. In the opinion of Legal Aid Alberta president Suzanne Polkosnik, access to justice should be considered ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, what is troubling me is the number of tweets being sent out by the public, which seem to be undermining even the heartfelt apology ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #63 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #62 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, there has been a lot of debate about the position of various doctors in the country. It has come to my attention that Dr. ...

Spoke in the House on Temporary Foreign Workers Mr. Speaker, hundreds of temporary foreign workers were forced to leave Fort McMurray because of the fire. They are now living in great uncertainty. They have ...

Voted No on Vote #61 That, in the opinion of the House: ( a) it is in the public interest to protect the ...

Voted No on Vote #60 That, in the opinion of the House, given the importance of trade to Canadian jobs and long-term growth, ...

Voted No on Vote #59 on Bill C-10 Amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, farmers, especially in the Prairies, need better access to interswitching to get their crops to market. This was identified as a key issue in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the minister for attending and participating. However, I think the minister is misleading the House. She stated that Bill C-14 enables autonomy ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I would like to put a question to this member that I put previously to one of the Liberal members relating to the IMF ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, key among the considerations lying at the centre of the debate on Bill C-14, physician-assisted dying, is the ruling made in February 2015 by ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Rail Safety Yes, I'm sure. I want to thank both of you gentlemen. I particularly want to thank VIA Rail, because you got me home safely during 9/11 ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Rail Safety Thank you. My understanding from the testimony that we heard from the unions representing the workers on Monday was that they were asking for scheduling of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Rail Safety Just quickly, I'd like to use my time for this, Madam Chair, because I'm a little bit concerned that we've made a number of requests to ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CKNW News Talk 980 Leap Manifesto is not anti-oil sands: Linda Duncan At this national convention, a policy paper known as the “Leap Manifesto” is drawing attention from Albertans. Critics say it's anti-oilsands, but Linda Duncan disagrees. She's Alberta's lone New Democrat MP, and tells the Alberta Morning News the ...

Mentioned by AM900 CHML Leap Manifesto is not anti-oil sands: Linda Duncan At this national convention, a policy paper known as the “Leap Manifesto” is drawing attention from Albertans. Critics say it's anti-oilsands, but Linda Duncan disagrees. She's Alberta's lone New Democrat MP, and tells the Alberta Morning News the ...

Mentioned by News Talk 770 Calgary Leap Manifesto is not anti-oil sands: Linda Duncan At this national convention, a policy paper known as the “Leap Manifesto” is drawing attention from Albertans. Critics say it's anti-oilsands, but Linda Duncan disagrees. She's Alberta's lone New Democrat MP, and tells the Alberta Morning News the ...

Mentioned by CJOB Leap Manifesto is not anti-oil sands: Linda Duncan At this national convention, a policy paper known as the “Leap Manifesto” is drawing attention from Albertans. Critics say it's anti-oilsands, but Linda Duncan disagrees. She's Alberta's lone New Democrat MP, and tells the Alberta Morning News the ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Rail Safety Thank you. It's nice to see you here again. It's nice to see strong women in the civil service. I have three information requests that I ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Canadian Air Transport Security Authority,Vote 1 ... With all due respect, I'm a little puzzled that our analyst is giving us the advice. I've never seen that in eight years on how we're ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Mandate of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Main Estimates 2016-17: ... I'm sure various mayors would like to hear it's going to be adjusted for existing approved projects as well, but so be it. One of the ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Monday's letters: Alberta needs fast action on EI reform Published on: March 7, 2016 | Last Updated: March 7, 2016 6:00 AM MST. Edmonton-Strathcona MP Linda Duncan, in an October 2015 file photo, writes in Monday's letters that the federal government needs to move fast to reform Employment Insurance in a ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2015-16: Vote 1c under Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I thank all of you for coming here. I'm sure we'll see lots of you over the coming years. We look forward ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Committee Business Thank you very much. I'm in an awkward position. We can't talk about what happened in the subcommittee, even though most of the people in the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CJOB More clarification needed on extra infrastructure money, says Edmonton MP An Edmonton MP has some questions about a promised one billion dollars from the federal government. New Democrat MP Linda Duncan says Alberta is one of two provinces that's been promised some of this money left over from the Harper government, but ...

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