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  • Her favourite word is indigenous.

NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great to hang out with this rad crew! Thank u @jbowman71 @613STEVE 4 leading the nxt generation! #forum4yc https://t.co/sKG8q8r8O5

Posted on Twitter Hi @jbowman71 Sorry to have missed u! Will u be on the Hill tomorrow?

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Posted on Twitter Yup. Who knew South Park could be a source of inspiration for our PM? #Scapegoating #DivisivePolitics https://t.co/Ksfx8jGGdM

Posted on Twitter Is the PM truly pushing the anti-immigrant "They're Taking our Jobs" line? Proud of Qs by @JennyKwanBC @MattDube +NDP support 4 Human Rights

Posted on Twitter Right on! #GenYAsksY "Prescription from ER doctor: expand public dental programs" https://t.co/lGGNfyr9d3 via @torontostar

Three days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Yes! Lots of mtgs. Plus the dog races were canceled due to unusually warm weather #climatechange @Athapee

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Didn't vote on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Mentioned by Toronto Star Quebec NDP MP steps aside as finance critic to consider leadership bid The race to replace Tom Mulcair in October remains wide open. B.C. MP Peter Julian is the only person to formally register with Elections Canada. Other possible contenders include Ontario MP Charlie Angus, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and Ontario deputy ...

Mentioned by Philippine Canadian Inquirer New Democrat MP Peter Julian launches leadership bid Quebec MP Guy Caron announced this morning that he is stepping aside as the party's finance critic to consider a leadership bid. Other possible contenders include Ontario MP Charlie Angus, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and Ontario deputy NDP leader ...

Mentioned by Mississauga Quebec MP considers NDP leadership bid B.C. MP Peter Julian is the only person to formally register with Elections Canada. Other possible contenders include Ontario MP Charlie Angus, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and Ontario deputy NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. A leadership debate is scheduled on ...

Mentioned by The Reminder MP Ashton condemns US travel ban Niki Ashton is calling on the Liberal government to take a stronger stance against a temporary seven-country immigration ban enacted by the US. The Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP spoke during an emergency House of Commons debate on Tuesday, Jan.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Youth Mr. Speaker, just this week young people were told again by the government that they are to blame for their insecure job situation. Canadians of all ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my colleague, the member for Salaberry—Suroît, spoke very powerfully to the motion we are discussing here today. This is an NDP motion that we ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with my colleague, the member for South Okanagan—West Kootenay. I am pleased to rise in the House tonight ...

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 in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, yesterday the minister of youth told a room full of young people that their skill set is the reason their generation faces precarious work. ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Ashton asks federal government to take stronger stand on US travel ban Churchill-Keewatinook Aski NDP MP Niki Ashton said Jan. 31 during an emergency House of Commons debate on U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban targetting Muslim majority countries that "nice-sounding words in a tweet" are not enough and that ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, Canadians are increasingly worried about their economic situation, and this is tied to the emerging crisis of precarious work that we are facing in ...

Mentioned by The Reminder MP, economist want government to help Flin Flon through eventual Hudbay layoffs “This is devastating news for the community and our North,” said Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP Niki Ashton. “Where is the provincial government? Where is the federal government? More jobs, more value-added jobs, are being lost in northern Manitoba.”.

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you very much. Thank you to all of you for the great presentations today. Before I go into my questions, I want to acknowledge, Ms. ...

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