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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Posted on Twitter When it comes to pharmacare, we need action, not talk. #cdnpoli https://t.co/AGYU41d8vc

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Supporting New Parents Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to discuss Bill C-394, a private member's bill put forward by the leader of the official ...

Voted No on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The Trudeau Liberals should be respecting First Nations' treaty rights, not defending foreign oil companies.… https://t.co/xIK9ZkAljW

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister brags about his feminist budget, but it still leaves many women behind. It does nothing to address the specific challenges faced ...

Posted on Twitter This Prime Minister brags about his feminist budget but it still leaves many women behind particularly Indigenous a… https://t.co/FfkE5Wapjy

Posted on Twitter Deeply concerned that Trudeau is following Trump on Syria. Missiles will not bring peace.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Human Rights Watch (@HRW) testifies on the brutal assault on protesters that occurred in Gaza, last week. The deafe… https://t.co/cp7ybtoFRL

Posted on Twitter Thank u for the shout-out @MGirash! Proud to represent my home riding - the size of Sweden. Inspired by Indigenous… https://t.co/DLoaY0nfb9

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, official language minority communities across our country, including on the Prairies, have been waiting for the government to deliver on its commitments for almost ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, as the Prime Minister vacations in the mansions of his millionaire friends, first nations in northern Manitoba are facing a housing crisis. Tataskweyak Cree ...

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 in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, household debt has reached a new record high across the country. The burden is hard to bear, especially for women. The Liberals boast about ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Former MP who represented northern Manitoba riding for several years dead at 62 After splitting from the caucus in 2005, she sat as an Independent and later lost the NDP nomination in Churchill to sitting MP Niki Ashton. Desjarlais eventually worked in the Department of Veterans Affairs under a Conservative government. A funeral ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CTV News Minister Karina Gould makes history with birth of baby boy Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, who ran for the New Democratic Party's leadership while pregnant, has been a particularly vocal proponent of parental leave for parliamentarians. Ashton, who represents the riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, gave birth to ...

Mentioned by Infosurhoy Parental leave for MPs a first, to be seen how it addresses reality of ... NDP MP and new mom Niki Ashton's stroller with her twins made a visit to Parliament Hill recently as she prepares to go back to work. (Niki Ashton / Twitter). OTTAWA – For the first time the federal government is pursuing a parental leave program for ...

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) Parental leave for MPs a first, to be seen how it addresses reality of political life NDP MP and new mom Niki Ashton's stroller with her twins made a visit to Parliament Hill recently as she prepares to go back to work. (Niki Ashton / Twitter). OTTAWA – For the first time the federal government is pursuing a parental leave program for ...

Mentioned by CTV News Parental leave for MPs a first, to be seen how it addresses reality of political life NDP MP Niki Ashton has been a vocal proponent of improving the services available in Ottawa for parliamentarians who are new parents. After giving birth to twin boys four months ago, Ashton has returned to Parliament Hill with them on either hip ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, while the Prime Minister was travelling around the world with his chef in tow, the reality is that more and more Canadians are being ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples Mr. Speaker, Tina Fontaine was a 15-year-old girl from the Sagkeeng First Nation. She was a daughter, a nice, a sister, a girl who had her ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca A look at some reaction to the verdict in the Tina Fontaine case in Winnipeg "Shocked and disgusted. Tina is a symbol of MMIWG in our country — and this is the signal Cdn society sends? No justice. No peace. We must stand up to this injustice." — Niki Ashton, NDP MP for Churchill-Keewatinook Aski, on Twitter. ---. "Once again ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, reports are not going to cut it. It has been two years since we knew that the social security tribunal system was broken. The ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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