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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter I support the call of Churchill residents to remove honorary doctorate from Omnitrax owner https://t.co/YKrsmDmFkO #OurNorth #cdnpoli

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Didn't vote on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Didn't vote on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Didn't vote on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Félicitations Mairesse Élue @Val_Plante! Félicitations @projetmontreal @CraigSauve! Bravo Montréal! https://t.co/3NmHWjrYWR

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Fewer fuel shipments by train could endanger highway travellers, says NDP MP Reductions in the frequency of Hudson Bay Railway train shipments to Thompson have prompted Churchill-Keewatinook Aski NDP MP Niki Ashton to ask the federal government to get rail line and Port of Churchill owner OmniTrax out of Northern Manitoba.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Bull and Bear Jagmeet Singh and the NDP 101 Canadian citizens vote for a single Member of Parliament (MP) representative from their local electoral district, or riding. This MP is affiliated with ... Saint-Macary, our resident NDP authority here, voted for Niki Ashton instead of Jagmeet Singh as ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @JoelHarden4ONDP on ur nomination! Bold progressive politics driven by the grassroots are the inspiring way forward!

Posted on Twitter Enough Games from Omnitrax. Proud to raise our issues. Beyond frustrated by the way we're being held hostage. https://t.co/XJc3b2f09I

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Omnitrax reduces fuel shipments to Thompson OTTAWA — Northern Manitoba MP Niki Ashton is accusing Omnitrax of putting lives at risk in retaliation against Ottawa's legal threats, as the company reduces its rail deliveries of fuel to Thompson. The company wouldn't get into specifics, but ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations on running @JenniferWyness.Ppl need to drop the sexist views.We need more young women in politics. https://t.co/Bs3zC3B2fF

Spoke in the House on Persons Day Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate Persons Day. Eighty-eight years ago, women were legally defined as persons in Canada. This decision paved the way for some women's ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Why Niki Ashton blames the media — and why she's wrong Niki Ashton would like you to know that she has been treated unfairly. The Manitoba MP and erstwhile NDP leadership contender, who placed third in that particular dustup a couple of weeks ago, recently blamed her loss on a lack of media coverage and a ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Why Niki Ashton blames the media — and why she's wrong Niki Ashton would like you to know that she has been treated unfairly. The Manitoba MP and erstwhile NDP leadership contender, who placed third in that particular dustup a couple of weeks ago, recently blamed her loss on a lack of media coverage and a ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Sask. Teen Who Says Ex-NDP Candidate Raped Her Is Tired Of Seeing 'Predators' Thrive That August day, the teen welcomed the canvasser into her home, and he helped her move a chair, she told HuffPost Canada in an interview on Friday. ... NDP MP Niki Ashton shared Schuhmacher's story to her Facebook page, saying, "I stand with Rylee.".

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Good article.Bad Headline-not what I said. The campaign was not about me. Always about #BuildingaMovement https://t.co/1ljm8tqiB2

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Port of Churchill Mr. Speaker, Churchill, Manitoba is facing a crisis. Almost a year ago the port was shut down. Now it is the rail line. The community is ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Manitoba Mr. Speaker, today I rise to share the sense of frustration and abandonment that many face in our region of northern Manitoba, frustration that the federal ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, once again flooding has hit Manitoba. There are many evacuees and most are from first nations, including Peguis First Nation, the largest in Manitoba. ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am proud to stand in the House to speak in opposition to Bill C-23, a bill that we in the NDP have been ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Development Mr. Speaker, it took a whole year and a half for the Prime Minister to visit the Far North, but northerners are still waiting for action ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I am proud of our position in the NDP, which stands in firm opposition to Bill C-23. It is not only a reflection of ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, questions are directed to the Minister of Youth and it is simply disrespectful that he refuses to answer any of them. While it is ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you so much. Thank you to all of our witnesses who are here today to speak to this important issue. It's not lost on me ...

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