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  • Her favourite word is crisis.

NDP MP for Churchill—Keewatinook Aski (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you @CLCPresident Bea Bruske for coming up to Thompson and supporting our fight for fairness for Northern Ma… https://t.co/pJk8GuDOcr

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @ZBettess It was such a pleasure to connect with students in our community - future leaders! They had great questio… https://t.co/n22qndQyrZ

Posted on Twitter Instead of standing up for workers, Trudeau defends the billionaire class with unlimited zeal. People here need a… https://t.co/5DkSlHwZyF

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The real Trudeau. Shocking yet unsurprising. [Wilson-Raybould] says she’s mad at herself now for having once tho… https://t.co/UNW1Fo2NPF

This week

Posted on Twitter The real Justin Trudeau. Sickening. https://t.co/Owohy8NSwv

Posted on Twitter It is appalling that in a country as rich as Canada, Indigenous peoples do not have access to clean water. Justin T… https://t.co/Lplru1d0c8

Three months ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Didn't vote on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I would like to clarify the record. The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations in question period talked about ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada has been in mourning since 215 children, victims of Canada's genocide, were found at the Kamloops residential school. First nations are pushing to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I present two petitions today in the pursuit of justice for Dylan Paradis, Andrew Dockrell and Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer, rail workers killed on the job ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. There have been consultations among the parties and if you seek it, I hope that you will ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, following the 215 children found buried in Kamloops, first nations are calling for action, but the government is MIA. When the Pimicikamak Cree Nation ...

Spoke in the House on Government Policies Mr. Speaker, this past week, Canada's Prime Minister had quite the performance at the G7. He claimed that Canada was a champion on human rights, a ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the government has told us time and again that its most important relationship is with indigenous peoples. We know that in the last few ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the horrifying revelation of the 215 children found at Kamloops residential school makes clear that Canada has committed genocide against indigenous peoples, but the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s Exports of Environmental and Clean Technology Goods and Services Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, I would like to thank all of the witnesses. I certainly appreciate the urgency that many of you have ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Committee Business and Food Security in Northern Communities Thank you. First, to all of the witnesses today, thank you. Many of you have referenced the dire infrastructure needs across the north and of course ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Government Measures to Protect and Promote French in Quebec and in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Bolduc, first I'd like to express my full support and that of the entire NDP caucus for the members of the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Access to Safe Drinking Water in First Nations Communities—Indigenous Services ... Thank you, Chair. The Prime Minister and the Minister of Indigenous Services promised to eliminate drinking water advisories on reserves by March 2021. They failed, and ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Government Measures to Protect and Promote French in Quebec and in Canada Thank you. Mr. Dupuis, I know that one of my colleagues has already spoken about this, but I want to follow up on the daycare issue. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program Thank you. There are a couple of suggestions that I want to pass on on behalf of my colleague Leah Gazan. One is to ensure the ...

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 ...

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