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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 Resist. Fight back. As Angela Davis says it. #WomensMarch https://t.co/rmxDpT3P4Z

Posted on Twitter TY @DMitch3987 Inspired by the incredible women and incredible energy! We will take up the fight!

Posted on Twitter TY @taniad09! Right back at you! https://t.co/nhOOTNE72a

Posted on Twitter Solidarity with u @caitlinkealey and all the rad women and feminists who marched today! #WomensMarch https://t.co/VvHk77Dlko

Posted on Twitter Props to all the Nasty Women! Looking forward to marching in Ottawa tomorrow! https://t.co/WTX7VDWFfK @womensmarch #MarchOnWashington

This week

Posted on Twitter All are welcome to join our discussion tonight at @uwinnipeg 6:30-8pm Room 1L13. #GenYAsks https://t.co/0YcEBe14PI

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Millennials 'busy with trying to survive' says NDP MP Niki Ashton after national listening tour Niki Ashton: "Definitely lots of growing, common themes. Basically (there was) a growing sense of hopelessness. We heard from young people that said flat out, they're incapable of dreaming of a future… people are just busy with trying to survive. We ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Reminder More Q and A with northern Manitoba MP Niki Ashton Here is the second and final part of The Reminder's interview with Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP Niki Ashton. REMINDER: Much has been written about remote First Nations that lack any real economy, and how some believe the answer is for those residents ...

Mentioned by The Reminder A conversation with northern Manitoba MP Niki Ashton When Niki Ashton was first elected MP in 2008, her northern Manitoba riding was performing fairly well economically despite a global downturn. Eight years later, the global economy is again weak – and unlike last time, there are very real concerns over ...

Mentioned by operator Whither the Port of Churchill? - Manitoba Co “It is urgent,” Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP Niki Ashton said Dec. 15 in an interview after calling for the federal government to nationalize the port currently owned by Denver-based OmniTrax, which closed the port in July, citing a lack of business ...

Mentioned by The Reminder Ashton, province differ on merits of fish-marketing monopoly In the debate over fish marketing in Manitoba, MP Niki Ashton and provincial New Democrats buy into the pro-monopoly argument hook, line and sinker. That's why they are urging the PC government to continue limiting commercial fish sales in the province ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it has been two months since the Phoenix deadline, and 10,000 cases have yet to be fixed, meaning thousands of Canadians are still waiting ...

Mentioned by CanadianManufacturing.com Nationalize port of Churchill under port authority, region's MP urges OTTAWA—A New Democrat MP is urging the federal government to nationalize the port of Churchill, Man., which has been closed since last summer. Niki Ashton says the port is a strategic asset that shouldn't be at the mercy of a private American corporation.

Spoke in the House on Economic Development Mr. Speaker, today on the Hill we are joined by laid off port workers who came all the way from Churchill to fight for our port. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak alongside our leader and my colleagues in opposition to Bill C-30. I would also ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, they say a week is a long time in politics. Last week people power prevailed to the south of us. The Standing Rock Sioux ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, the question again for the minister of youth is this. When the Prime Minister gave himself the job of minister of youth, many young ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, Let us do a recap. The Liberals were elected promising to change the voting system. The Prime Minister repeated the promise in his victory ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the question was about Standing Rock and the aggression that people are seeing, including Canadian citizens. Let us talk about inequality, which is growing ...

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 in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, we keep seeing how the government puts a priority on its Bay Street friends instead of on everyday Canadians. We have a minister who ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you very much. Thank you to all of you for the great presentations today. Before I go into my questions, I want to acknowledge, Ms. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you so much for being here. First, I want to acknowledge the important work done by Community Futures. They're very present in many of our ...

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