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NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter From England to the US to Brazil, the right-wing & their centrist enablers are organizing. We must do the same I’m… https://t.co/ZCNvrXeGvH

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Today marks 2 WEEKS until the @ProgIntl live stream with @jeremycorbyn. Thank you to all who have picked up a ticke… https://t.co/sWF9ko9efn

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The @ProgIntl live stream with @JeremyCorbyn on March 20 is a "pay-what-you-can" event because we want to make sure… https://t.co/0RuHmndAej

Posted on Twitter This is shocking. My thoughts are with the families affected and the community of Sagkeeng. There must be answers.… https://t.co/2BT2itA9xv

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Current crises know no borders: anti-semitism, racism, islamaphobia; catastrophic climate change; workers exploitat… https://t.co/iuaIPz5W4b

This week

Posted on Twitter On my upcoming @ProgIntl live stream with @JeremyCorbyn on March 20, you'll be able to join us as we work through s… https://t.co/U22B19kJtY

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his lively, personal speech. In northern Manitoba, the poverty of elders and seniors is heard of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Speaker, Cross Lake here in Manitoba is facing its third wave of COVID-19. There are 204 active cases and counting. Elders, children and essential workers, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, Tataskweyak Cree Nation has been forced to not only sue the government over the government's failure to provide clean drinking water but to take ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my question stems in part from the poster behind my colleague and the obvious tribute to our former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker who was ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to present the petition calling for an independent investigation into the killing of Dylan Paradis, Andrew Dockrell and Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, my question is about the concerns that the member and many of us have expressed on the vaccine rollout. People here in northern Manitoba ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I am proud of our NDP position that opposes Bill C-18 based on some very clear grounds, including the fact that it replicates much ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, the question I want to ask my colleague concerns the COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that we need leadership from the federal government. As ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Government’s Ability to Deliver Information ... I want to thank you for your testimony and for the work you're doing. I'd like to ask Mr. Doucet a question. First of all, I ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Government’s Ability to Deliver Information ... Thank you. My next question goes to you, Ms. Lauzon. Thank you for your testimony. The state of independent media is really concerning and your heartfelt ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Government’s Ability to Deliver Information ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm taking this opportunity, first, to give notice of a motion. I'd like to table the following notice of motion with the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to go back to the difficulty of reaching the witnesses. We have suggested inviting the President of the Treasury ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to be brief, because we've already lost a lot of time. I am disappointed that we strayed so far from ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Annual Report 2019-20 of the Commissioner of Official Languages and Main Estimates ... Thank you very much. You are communicating your messages very clearly. Recent cuts by the Government of Alberta will have a significant impact on the Campus ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. First, I am quite worried that, once again, we are wasting our time instead of moving forward productively. We could be talking ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just wanted to say that I agree with what you said. I think it's a very efficient way to do things. ...

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 ...

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