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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 Time for Feds 2 stand up 4 Canada. "Time for feds to take back privately owned Arctic seaport, Churchill MP says" https://t.co/T1ejiw8ORw

Posted on Twitter Follow the link. Sign the petition. Save the Port of Churchill. #OurNorth @mrabson @bkives @martycash @CBCManitoba https://t.co/ASX1o62iNy

Posted on Twitter Brilliant piece by @JProssa on the gendered impact of precarious work. #genyasksy https://t.co/9dRSypJR8b

Two days ago

Mentioned by Radio Canada International Closure of Canada's only deep-water Arctic port 'shocking' “It was very shocking piece of news,” said Niki Ashton, Member of Parliament for the opposition New Democratic Party whose constituency includes Churchill. “The first I heard of it was actually from the family members of the people who had received ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter 2/2 Cdns need leadership. Time for Feds to work w/ FNs, Prov+bring Port under Cdn public ownership @martycash @bkives @mrabson @ctvwinnipeg

Posted on Twitter 1/2 24hrs in. Where are Libs on #ChurchillPort closure? They created problem by privatizing in '97 @martycash @bkives @mrabson @ctvwinnipeg

Posted on Twitter 1st the Libs privatized it then the Cons dismantled the Wheat Board. Now a US company has control. Time for change! https://t.co/71DXRs2upB

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Churchill MP outraged over sudden layoffs at port The sudden layoff of 30 workers at Port of Churchill by OmniTrax Canada Monday has shocked the community and heightened uncertainty about the future viability of the port and the Hudson Bay Railway. Niki Ashton, the NDP MP for Churchill – Keewatinook ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Reminder Lindsey fielding concerns over health care, roads Lyla Yaremchuk (left), Flin Flon MLA Tom Lindsey's constituency assistant, chats with Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP Niki Ashton and Lindsey at the grand opening of his constituency office. - PHOTO BY JONATHON NAYLOR. Flin Flon MLA Tom Lindsey has ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, what is missing here is federal leadership. The fact is that some progress was made on this file under the previous government, but the ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Niki stumps for Sanders, Conservatives lose their minds Case in point: The meltdown among Conservative supporters when Niki Ashton, the NDP MP for the northern Manitoba riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, travelled to the U.S. to campaign for Bernie Sanders — the relentless septuagenarian seeking the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Niki stumps for Sanders, Conservatives lose their minds Case in point: The meltdown among Conservative supporters when Niki Ashton, the NDP MP for the northern Manitoba riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, travelled to the U.S. to campaign for Bernie Sanders — the relentless septuagenarian seeking the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Manitoba MP Niki Ashton defends door-knocking for Bernie Sanders Niki Ashton is standing by her decision to campaign for U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The Churchill-Keewatinook Aski member of Parliament visited the Vermont senator's office in Fargo, N.D., Sunday with her father and former MLA Steve ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thanks so much for being here today and for the important work you do. I'm very proud of the work that the four friendship centres in ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Temporary Foreign Worker Program Thank you, and thank you to all our witnesses for being here today for this important study. Based on the testimony we have heard over the ...

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Madam Speaker, I am proud to rise today in the House to speak to Bill C-210, an act to amend the National Anthem Act, particularly as ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Temporary Foreign Worker Program I appreciate the clarification, although the quote I read refers to temporary foreign workers. Again, what I'm seeking here is an understanding of the intent frankly ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Chair, what we would say to that is that we expect the government to be able to provide some figures in terms of growing inequality ...

Spoke in the House on Tamil Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in this House in support of the motion. My colleague from Hamilton Mountain also conveyed the support of ...

Spoke in the House on Temporary Foreign Workers Madam Speaker, this week, we heard more stories of the appalling abuse of temporary foreign workers: people treated like slaves, paid $2 an hour, having their ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Temporary Foreign Worker Program Just on a point of clarification, with regard to coming back, I realize, obviously, that we have a vote and I certainly support hearing from the ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am rising because I was a witness as well to what took place here, something that I do not think any Canadian could ...

Spoke in the House on National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act Mr. Speaker, I am glad to rise in the House today to speak to the bill put forward by the member of Parliament for Kingston and ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, let us be clear. There is a poverty crisis in indigenous communities across this country, and the Liberal budget does not cut it. In ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Temporary Foreign Worker Program Thank you, and thank you very much to all of our witnesses today. I particularly want to thank Gabriel and Gina for their very compelling testimony. ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1 under ... Perfect. Perhaps before I go to you, Ms. Vreeswijk, and because you mentioned it as well, Ms. Donoghue, in discussions around attracting millennials, obviously some of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 Wonderful. Thank you very much. Thank you to our witnesses for coming today. I want to spend a few moments talking about something that didn't come ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Temporary Foreign Worker Program That is a significant number and certainly doesn't truly fall in line with the statement about getting rid of the program. I will move on to ...

More than three months ago

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