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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Systemic racism kills. Systemic underfunding kills. What happened to Abraham Donkey was senseless and chilling. My… https://t.co/SPSuWdu0xC

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @MatthewNewDem @DonDavies @LindaDuncanMP @CarolHughesMP @NDP @OxfordNDP Thanks, Matthew!

Posted on Twitter This weekend, I was officially nominated as the 2019 NDP candidate for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski. Help me get a h… https://t.co/uvirboM8KT

Posted on Twitter Merci aux @JNDQ! Votre appui est toujours apprécié et vous êtes une importante source d'inspiration pour notre mouv… https://t.co/NRDo3nTAb7

Posted on Twitter @AlexGoldApel You're the true inspiration!

Posted on Twitter Thanks so much for all the kind words folk sent in celebrating my 10 years as an MP. #cdnpoli If you haven't had an… https://t.co/9otaXwgJaF

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Mentioned by McGill Tribune McGill students run in Quebec elections Brown became involved with the federal NDP over the summer of 2017, working on Member of Parliament (MP) Niki Ashton's leadership election campaign. This past summer, Brown worked on drawing attention to the stories of people who are food insecure ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press People reporting emergencies put on hold: MP OTTAWA — Northern Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is raising the alarm about claims of 20-minute waits to report emergencies to the RCMP amid an increase in rural crime. “If you're in a life-or-death situation, literally after-hours, you are directed to a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, this summer, I visited Red Sucker Lake, the home of the late Elijah Harper, an isolated community northeast of Winnipeg, where I met Rhonda. ...

Mentioned by Lakeland Observer NDP leadership hopefuls take aim at Wall, Pallister in Saskatoon debate Candidates Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, Quebec MP Guy Caron, Ontario MP Charlie Angus and Ontario legislator Jagmeet Singh all took aim at Wall for his strident opposition of Ottawa's plan to put a price on carbon emissions. The premier has vowed to go to ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Workers' rights had to be fought for, Thompson Labour Day picnic crowd hears Burgers, cotton candy – not all of which ended up on Thompson Teachers' Association president Cathy Pellizarro – and speeches from NDP MP Niki Ashton, United Steelworkers Local 6166 president Warren Luky and Thompson Mayor Dennis Fenske, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Niki Ashton is the beacon for activist youth. Guy Caron is the solid policy man, grounded in the kind of progressive economics that have always been the NDP's Achilles heel. Charlie Angus is the NDP everyman, a guy just like the rest of us except for ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Niki Ashton is the beacon for activist youth. Guy Caron is the solid policy man, grounded in the kind of progressive economics that have always been the NDP's Achilles heel. Charlie Angus is the NDP everyman, a guy just like the rest of us except for ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, so many indigenous people are asking for this day to be a statutory holiday, and the Prime Minister is clearly not listening. The government ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the year-long failure by the federal government and Omnitrax to get Churchill's railway and port back on track has cost Churchill and our north ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Challenges Mr. Speaker, a few weeks ago the Prime Minister spoke at the NYU graduation in the U.S. While he philosophized in the U.S., here at home ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns ) With regard to Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve and Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities: (a) what amount has been allocated for every ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, last week the people of Little Grand Rapids, Manitoba, were terrified. It is an isolated community where 630 people crowded into a smoke-filled school ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, whether it is comments in this House or messages we hear outside, it is clear that the fight for women's equality is far from ...

Spoke in the House on Keethan Lobster, Matthew Moore-Spence, and Terrence Spence Mr. Speaker, today I rise to celebrate the lives of Keethan Lobster, Matthew Moore-Spence, and Terrence Spence. These beautiful, bright 13- and 11-year-old boys from Nisichawayasihk ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister. I will be sharing my time with my colleague, Georgina Jolibois. I would like to raise two key points, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you very much, and thank you to all of our witness for very insightful presentations. Obviously, as is known, I have the honour of representing ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Chair, and thank you to our witnesses who are here today. Thank you for your powerful testimony, and to Ms. Johnson as well, who's ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Great. Thank you very much to all of our witnesses for being here today, either in person or by videoconference. My first question today I will ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you very much. Thank you to all our witnesses for the very compelling testimony here today. Mr. Wood, I would also like to thank you ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you. Thank you to all of our witnesses today for your very insightful testimony on our study on poverty. Ms. Arte, I want to begin ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you to all of our witnesses today, in person and by video conference, for your presentations. I'll pick up on the theme of working with ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you very much for being here today to speak to such an important piece of legislation. I'd like to begin by relaying concerns that I'm ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-522 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Saskatchewan lakes)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-491 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Bloodvein River and other rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-635 An Act to establish criteria and conditions in respect of funding for post-secondary education programs in order to ensure the quality, accessibility, public administration and accountability of those programs