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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 Elections Canada functionally disenfranchising First Nations affected by the snowstorms is unacceptable. The NDP is… https://t.co/lAXy4co999

Posted on Twitter Climate leaders don't buy pipelines and real progressives don't break their promises on reconciliation. https://t.co/I1GBnNF1GU

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Something special is happening. Folk are realizing you don't have to accept environmentalism with pipelines, recon… https://t.co/hztOk5OYpr

Posted on Twitter @tymanchambers @SFU Ha! Can confirm I am not.

Three days ago

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Posted on Twitter This coming Monday, voters across the country have a choice. Do they choose the status quo, or do they demand bette… https://t.co/YAR7LZDd6F

More than three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted No on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, a Vale tailings dam by my community of Thompson has been flagged by outside investigators for stability concerns. Vale told its shareholders of this, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, four years ago, people in our north held out hope when it came to the Liberal government's commitments with words like “reconciliation”, “nation-to-nation relationships”, ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Canadians want bold action on climate change, and they know that there is no time to waste. The NDP has called on the government ...

Spoke in the House on Pharmacare Mr. Speaker, people in our north and across the country are forced to make impossible choices because of the high cost of medication. It is inconceivable ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, yesterday the government betrayed the Dene in northern Manitoba and northern Saskatchewan. For years, they have been negotiating to pursue their right to land ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, this past week Manitoba decided to privatize Lifeflight, our air ambulance service. This goes against the wishes of first nations, Métis and northern communities, ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Trades Strategy Madam Speaker, I rise today to discuss the matter of the motion on a federal trades strategy, Motion No. 227, put forward by my colleague from ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... Madam Chair, I raise this in the context that we are about to close this meeting in two minutes. We will no longer have an opportunity ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, today we learned that the Minister of Indigenous Services lives in an alternate universe when it comes to Grassy Narrows. He said a deal ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Community Capacity Building and Retention of Talent, Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 ... Minister, I was very excited to hear in your intro that the reiteration of the goal of your department is to advance forward-looking and transformative work ...

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 ...

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