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  • Her favourite word is indigenous.

NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Merci @thibodeau! Go team @EmilieTaman! @MPJulian @GuyCaronNPD

Posted on Twitter Absolutely! Thank u for helping to make Forum happen @BlessedLawstud

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Proud to have voted for M-103 against Islamophobia. We must work w/ Muslim Cdns to achieve racial and economic justice through action.

Posted on Twitter Thank u for leading the fight for workers and rural Canada @CrystalMWarner @mshladun @psacnat @psacprairies! https://t.co/aEORpwZome

Two days ago

Mentioned by In Defense of Marxism Canada: NDP Leadership Race Buries Mulcair Legacy Niki Ashton said it well when she explained that the party was “out-lefted” by the Liberals, who won power on the basis of being perceived to represent ambitious change. Subsequently Mulcair was turfed by 52% of delegates at the April 2016 convention ...

Posted on Twitter Millennials used to make #Budget2017 look hip! Too bad theres no substance in it to help our generation survive+thr… https://t.co/6fdakW3gQ7

Posted on Twitter Libs finally acknowledge precarious work.Sadly bad trade deals+massive privatization agenda promoted in #Budget2017 will only make it worse.

This week

Mentioned by The Reminder Local Angle: For region's sake, let's hope Ashton wins Niki Ashton wants to lead the federal New Democrats – and that's good news for the people of Flin Flon and northern Manitoba as a whole. The Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP's foray into the NDP leadership race, made official on March 7, came as no ...

Mentioned by The Reminder Ashton looks left in NDP leadership bid It's a viewpoint Niki Ashton has adopted as the Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP again vies for the federal NDP leadership. “It simply isn't good enough to continue to follow an incremental approach that has often failed to challenge the policies of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Get him back to Costa Rica': Federal NDP candidate Charlie Angus takes dig at Manitoba premier in Winnipeg The Ontario MP for Timmins–James Bay was at the event with the three other federal NDP leadership candidates — Niki Ashton, Peter Julian and Guy Caron — as part of the provincial party's convention, which started on Friday and wraps up on Monday.

Mentioned by Yahoo News 'Get him back to Costa Rica': Federal NDP candidate Charlie Angus takes dig at Manitoba Premier in Winnipeg The Ontario MP for Timmins–James Bay was at the event with the three other federal NDP leadership candidates — Niki Ashton, Peter Julian and Guy Caron — as part of the provincial party's convention, which started on Friday and wraps up on Monday.

A week ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Spencer: The confounding dilemmas of free speech Aside from their names being in the headlines at the same time, NDP MP Niki Ashton and Conservative Sen. Lynn Beyak don't appear to have a lot in common. Certainly, their reaction to people who find their views offensive are markedly different. What ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am proud to stand in the House to speak in opposition to Bill C-23, a bill that we in the NDP have been ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Development Mr. Speaker, it took a whole year and a half for the Prime Minister to visit the Far North, but northerners are still waiting for action ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I am proud of our position in the NDP, which stands in firm opposition to Bill C-23. It is not only a reflection of ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, questions are directed to the Minister of Youth and it is simply disrespectful that he refuses to answer any of them. While it is ...

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 in the House on Justice for Youth Mr. Speaker, just this week young people were told again by the government that they are to blame for their insecure job situation. Canadians of all ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my colleague, the member for Salaberry—Suroît, spoke very powerfully to the motion we are discussing here today. This is an NDP motion that we ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with my colleague, the member for South Okanagan—West Kootenay. I am pleased to rise in the House tonight ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, yesterday the minister of youth told a room full of young people that their skill set is the reason their generation faces precarious work. ...

More than three 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 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 ...

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 ...

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