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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Didn't vote on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

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

This week

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Didn't vote on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Didn't vote on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

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 ...

A week ago

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.".

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Is @theJagmeetSingh ready for prime time? But it also creates a dilemma for Singh about what roles his two main rivals for the leadership, Charlie Angus and Niki Ashton, both of whom finished well ahead of Caron in the balloting, will play under his leadership. Singh may be the rising star of ...

Mentioned by CanIndia News Jagmeet Singh makes history as federal NDP leader Ontario MP Charlie Angus won 12,705 votes, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton got 11,374 votes and Quebec MP Guy Caron garnered 6,164 votes. Now, he becomes not just the first turbaned Sikh but the first Sikh – and the first visible minority member – to head a ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by World Socialist Web Site “Love and courage”—Canada's NDP elects Obama-style pitchman as leader Fightback and Socialist Action officially endorsed the leadership bid of Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, promoting her as a “left-winger” and even “socialist” who would follow in the footsteps of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and “revive” the NDP ...

Mentioned by Golden Star New NDP leader preparing for the future, says Stetski Singh, an MPP in Ontario and deputy leader of the provincial NDP, won with 53 per cent of the vote — surpassing the 50 per cent threshold requirement — over challengers Charlie Angus, Niki Ashton and Guy Caron. Though Singh was elected leader, he is ...

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

Posted on Twitter Merci pour tout @KaryneVienneau and @JProssa! On ne lâche pas! #FeministRoleModels ❤️✊️ https://t.co/PAPUA9AgOi

Posted on Twitter Thank you @jennifoureyes. Inspired by young progressive women across our country. And they - we - persist. https://t.co/E6En7Y5Etc

Posted on Twitter To all the #ndpldr movement builders. When this campaign started we were a small group of people with a big idea...… https://t.co/lGopzhdC2X

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @saramcgillivray @NDP Thank you for your dedication and support throughout the campaign, Sara. Our movement continues!

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