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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Posted on Twitter This is excellent news. We need to get to the bottom of this. https://t.co/PSqpn5n95g

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Didn't vote on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter @jduncanhansen Alas, he also spends $4,5 billion on a leaky pipeline. #SocialismForTheRich

Posted on Twitter I know the Liberals like to steal from our platform, but hands off our socialism. https://t.co/3ADgd54Txh

Posted on Twitter Right on @Ocasio2018! Way to call the double standard progressive young women in politics face! https://t.co/EUXL3xTo5y

Posted on Twitter @TaraKing__ Thank u! So great to connect with u thru card and twitter! Look forward to being in touch in the new year!

Posted on Twitter Calling on Liberals and Conservatives to support Our motion in #INAN committee to study forced sterilization of Ind… https://t.co/GJYbbBQjNs

This week

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, ...

A week ago

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, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Precarious Employment Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about a disturbingly growing trend, that of precarious work. I am guessing my colleague, the member for Sault Ste. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today, the international community criticized Canada for human rights violations. The UN committee against torture made it clear that the forced sterilization of indigenous ...

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, ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, every day tens of thousands of temporary foreign workers work hard to contribute to our country, and yet we treat them like they are ...

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 in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, Abraham Donkey was 58 years old. Ten days after getting heart surgery, he needed to travel 900 kilometres to Winnipeg for follow-up. Indigenous Services ...

Spoke in the House on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Mr. Speaker, today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we recognize that poverty in Canada has many faces. Many of them indigenous, recent ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, this summer, I visited Red Sucker Lake, the home of the late Elijah Harper, an isolated community northeast of Winnipeg, where I met Rhonda. ...

More than three months ago

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