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  • Her favourite word is communities.

NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter When the govt announced help for fishers, people were hopeful. Yet, it never came. Trudeau was quick to step up and… https://t.co/bEmTMTihvB

Posted on Twitter Standing with Commercial Fishers from Across Manitoba calling for Federal Support Now. https://t.co/53FyOuEjJX

Posted on Twitter The WE scandal - reported by Canadaland - doesn't reveal a Trudeau character flaw, moreso than it exposes that he a… https://t.co/8uq7I1Kkcg

This week

Posted on Twitter Canada has a massive N-95 mask shortage yet the government is content to source those mask from abroad. It’s time f… https://t.co/GrYViNiwqz

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @SvendJRobinson! @SFU is lucky to have you. I can’t think of anyone better placed than you to conne… https://t.co/oZTjqaYWal

A week ago

Posted on Twitter #StatusforAll https://t.co/4nwnaW7ECJ

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic If I can stop you there, you're not answering the questions, Mr. Miller. Your letter in response to our letter did not provide any answers. You ...

A month ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, I'd like to split my time with the member for Edmonton Strathcona. Madam Chair, imagine you're in Pukatawagan, a remote first nation in northern ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Madam Minister, on May 3, Mathias Colomb Cree Nation found out through the media that they would receive medical tents ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I'd like to split my time with the member for Hamilton Centre. Passenger rights in Canada are a joke to this government. Not only ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, we cannot remain silent. George Floyd's murder by police has mobilized people across the U.S., Canada and the world against anti-black racism and hate. ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I'll be splitting my time with the member for Victoria. My question is to the Minister of Fisheries. This pandemic has hit Canadians hard. ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to claimed stock option deductions, between the 2012 and 2019 tax years inclusively, broken down by tax years: (a) what is the number of ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, and welcome, everybody. I am looking forward to later on in this meeting discussing an important motion that is looking at how ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. My question is to the Minister of Indigenous Services. First nations across northern Manitoba and many others across the country have been ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to monitoring and policing of as well as litigation against lndigenous peoples, broken down by fiscal year since 2010-11: (a) how much has been ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, first nations in northern Manitoba are scared of the impact of COVID-19 on their communities. People in the Island Lake region are sounding the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to rise in the House in support of our opposition day motion. I want to acknowledge the important work of ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today when I called on the Liberals to address the potential crisis of coronavirus on first nations, they tried to shut me down. The ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, indigenous people are standing up across the country demanding respect and justice. Their message: Enough is enough. The reality on first nations is getting ...

Spoke in the House on Judges Act Madam Speaker, I would like to echo the sentiments of my NDP colleagues in the House in stating our support for this important piece of legislation, ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, this morning a terrifying accident shook the people of Guernsey, Saskatchewan. This comes just a year after the derailment of a CP train in ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Mentioned by National Observer Niki Ashton After weekend with Bernie, Niki Ashton talks Progressive International: 'Our movement is a global movement. It must be.' "The time to act is now," the NDP MP writes, explaining why she has joined the call for a grassroots movement for global social, ...

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen MP should be holding federal government's feet to the fire Over the past few weeks, there have been numerous articles, news stories and blog comments emanating about/from Niki Ashton concerning Northern Regional Health Authority changes in Flin Flon, funding for Thompson from the mining reserve and other ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Niki Ashton to meet Bernie Sanders in Vermont NDP MP Niki Ashton, left, will travel to Burlington, Vermont to attend a progressive gathering hosted by Bernie Sanders', right, think tank from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1. Will they stop at Ben and Jerry's? Unknown. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia and ...

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Babies no longer being delivered in Flin Flon hospital as of Nov. 18 due to staffing issues Churchill-Keewatinook Aski NDP MP Niki Ashton, seen at the grand reopening of Thompson Children's World Daycare Nov. 13, said that people at a meeting she attended that night in Flin Flon regarding the suspension of obstetrical services in Flin Flon, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times A pink wave in Canada? Progress tends to be incremental, but 'many young women are mobilizing' for next election ... The Canadian political landscape is different, compared to the U.S., says Equal Voice's Nancy Peckford, and the trends have consistently shown that progress in Canada tends to be incremental. Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef, NDP MP Niki Ashton ...

Mentioned by The Reminder Ashton nominated to represent NDP in next federal election Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP Niki Ashton will represent the NDP in the riding in the next federal election. Ashton, who has served as MP for the riding for the last two terms was officially nominated on Oct. 13 to carry the NDP banner in the next ...

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