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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter In the House still voting in support of Jody Wilson-Raybould’s right to speak and Canadians’ right to know. But it… https://t.co/z6CJvEbBUE

Posted on Twitter With long waiting lists, overcrowded homes and tens of thousands of homes that are rotting with mould, you would th… https://t.co/CWzkp3aB2s

Posted on Twitter Proud to stand with @RomeoSaganash, @GeorginaNDP & @CharlieAngusNDP to talk about how #Budget2019 fails Indigenous… https://t.co/fTlvuQxBhL

Posted on Twitter At a certain point, we need to start asking, despite the progressive veneer, does this government and this Prime Mi… https://t.co/RSATxjA8dM

Posted on Twitter The Liberals won't intervene to end the housing crisis on First nations. The Liberals will intervene if an America… https://t.co/9jqr67QAoK

Posted on Twitter The Liberals won't intervene to make sure powerful corporations pay their share. The Liberals will intervene when… https://t.co/Y6jAsBXkQZ

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1007 66th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #1006 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Didn't vote on Vote #1005 Motion to adjourn the debate

Didn't vote on Vote #1004 on Bill C-84 Amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, first nations leaders from Manitoba came to Ottawa this week to once again call on the government to respect their rights and move on ...

Voted No on Vote #1003 Private Members' Business M-206 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Health (level of fitness and physical activity of ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, there is a housing crisis in first nations in our region and across the country, with long waiting lists, overcrowded homes and tens of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday the response I got from the Prime Minister on my call for urgent action on first nations was met with platitudes. The federal ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Motion No. 201, which states, in part: That, in the opinion of the House, the Standing Committee on ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, first nations in this country are facing a housing crisis, and 85% of first nations in Manitoba report mold in their homes. We are ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Government of Canada Mr. Speaker, 2018 has been a tough year for people where I am from. People have lost their jobs in communities like Thompson and are set ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, once again this week we heard of an incident where a medical patient from a northern Manitoba first nation received second-class treatment. Kimberly Scott, ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, Canada is losing more and more good-paying jobs. This past week was particularly bad in terms of job losses. In our region, it was ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Northern Infrastructure Projects and Strategies Thank you, Chair. Thank you very much to our witnesses today. Mayor Redfern, thank you for your presentation. Elder Kemp, thank you for joining us here ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on M-167, Rural Crime in Canada Thank you, Chair. I'll be sharing my time with my colleague, Ms. Moore. I want to thank all of the witnesses for coming today, the Maurices, ...

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 ...

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