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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 We're in London, building a movement for social, environmental and economic justice! Still time to join us:… https://t.co/JM6KgOJnyy

Posted on Twitter It’s time 2 demand economic justice. It starts w/ a national #jobs strategy. My plan for the #NDP:… https://t.co/f4lZPdPDhr

Posted on Twitter Horrified by what happened in Manchester. Thoughts are w/ victims, survivors, their friends, families, loved ones… https://t.co/tVPsSwgraM

Two days ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun NDP MP Niki Ashton has made her priorities clear So far, Niki Ashton's campaign for federal NDP leader has garnered attention largely because of her missteps. In mid-March, the MP from Northern Manitoba drew the ire of Black Lives Matter over a tweet in which she urged her followers to move “to the ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Ashton defends decision to attend rally for Palestine New Democrat MP Niki Ashton, who has come under fire from B'nai Brith Canada for comments and actions it sees as supporting Palestinian terrorists, says she is obligated to "speak out in the face of injustice." Michael Mostyn, B'nai Brith Canada's ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review B'nai Brith slams NDP leadership hopeful for 'supporting Palestinian terrorists' In a statement, B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn said NDP MP Niki Ashton's actions suggest that people should commemorate and mourn the Arab world's inability to successfully commit a genocide against the Jewish people. “Ms. Ashton's comments ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Ashton defends Palestinian post Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton defended her social media post supporting Palestinian independence for which a leading Jewish organization had called on her to apologize, saying it celebrates terrorists. “I have consistently spoken out for peace and ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Ashton defends decision to attend rally for Palestine New Democrat MP Niki Ashton, who has come under fire from B'nai Brith Canada for comments and actions it sees as supporting Palestinian terrorists, says she is obligated to "speak out in the face of injustice." Michael Mostyn, B'nai Brith Canada's ...

This week

Posted on Twitter The right divides. The left unites. "The reality is we all depend on each other" ✊️ https://t.co/3vJ0AYWiKx

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Ashton taken to task for Palestinian post A leading Jewish organization is calling on NDP MP Niki Ashton to apologize for a social media post it says celebrates terrorists. B'nai Brith Canada said the Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP should apologize for a post on her Facebook account on Tuesday ...

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Didn't vote on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Posted on Twitter Thank u @BarbByersCLC for standing up 4 women, 4 workers + 4 justice. Looking forward to seeing u back on the Prair… https://t.co/8PROsuJxp7

Posted on Twitter Inacceptable de voir Ottawa hisser le drapeau anti-choix. Nos leaders doivent défendre le droit des femmes de choisir. #Ottawa #ProChoix

Two months ago

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. ...

Three months ago

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 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 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