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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter McKenna evasive on @cBctheHouse re Auditor General's report she & Finance Minister haven't reduced subsidies to oil & gas #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Join me on May 25 @themetrocinema for a screening & discussion about transitioning to renewable energy #cdnpoli #yeg https://t.co/tHQ84CVsCs

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, speaking of missing files, despite commitments made by the government at the G20 to eliminate the billion dollars' worth of perverse subsidies for the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Abitibi—Témiscamingue. Before I start, I would like to give a shout-out to all of ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks Orasia Yereniuk loaning your beautiful embroidered vyshyvanka so I could join colleagues in celebration #yeg https://t.co/aIVHjm6oi3

Posted on Twitter Supreme Court to examine 'duty to consult' indigenous group on legislation impacting rights https://t.co/NtbsqLfAzI via @timescolonist

Posted on Twitter Joined my colleague @WayneStetski in informative meeting today with Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk #UCC https://t.co/sIFW640AJC

Posted on Twitter The Elgin street children's choir treated us to beautiful melodies today in Center Block #cdnpoli https://t.co/UyI9gkP8ce

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in support of the motion tabled by my colleague the member for Beloeil—Chambly. This is an important debate. I ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the finance minister says he wishes the parliamentary budget officer to become more independent. I would say that the only continuing theme of the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, this budget is disappointing, both for what it provides and does not provide. Counted among our critical duties as elected members is holding the ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, in the election, the government promised to defend the environment by restoring environmental laws and processes eviscerated by Stephen Harper, yet now in office, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to funding for post-secondary institutions, for each fiscal year since 2014-15, broken down by department: (a) what is the total amount of funds provided ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, third is a petition from over 900 Albertans from many Alberta rural communities, from Cold Lake to Vegreville and Wetaskiwin to Wainwright, asking the ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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