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  • Her favourite word is work.

NDP MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith (B.C.)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 33% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada so needs #MMIWG to do its work well; our country needs this investigation & inquiry for #Indigenous… https://t.co/QdvcVArdvp

Posted on Twitter We need real action on #VAW & #childcare. @min_SWC didn’t convince me #Budget2017 means #RealChange. #canfem… https://t.co/xpBZ5waGJ2

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I told @min_SWC this gov’t must act now on #PayEquity & close the #wagegap. Justice delayed is justice denied.… https://t.co/adp9Mk9P1J

Three days ago

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo MP finds oversights in federal budget Nanaimo's MP feels important Island issues were overlooked in this week's federal budget. Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, said B.C.'s coastal communities are being let down by a lack of measures to address derelict ...

Posted on Twitter This gov't should #StepUp & listen to families of #MMIWG. Immediate funding badly needed to address lack of service… https://t.co/lSOnUCZPMB

Posted on Twitter Beautiful writing from @donnachange, on the powerful life & death of @JohnTShields. #bcpoli #socialjustice @bcgeu… https://t.co/nKgErVEUH1

Posted on Twitter @Bill_Henwood Agreed, that's what we are proposing. Rules now prevent #refugees from applying to Canada from the US.

This week

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo MP finds oversights in federal budget Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, said B.C.'s coastal communities are being let down by a lack of measures to address derelict vessels, protect salmon or support forestry jobs. The federal government's Finance Minister ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, while the government's gender budget sounded good, the budget lacks real action for women: not a penny to legislate equal pay for work of ...

Voted No 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. I'm very grateful to both witnesses. You've been extremely clear on a bunch of issues that we've already heard witness testimony on, that ...

Spoke in the House on Adjournment Proceedings Mr. Speaker, I had the great pleasure and honour of representing Canada at the United Nations last week for a full week. The convention carries on ...

Mentioned by CTV News Gender-based violence report to address 'rape culture,' says Conservative MP New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson says her party is issuing a supplementary report calling for the government to go a step further by developing a national action plan on gender-based violence that involves the provinces and territories. Many advocates ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Gender-based violence report to address 'rape culture,' says Conservative MP New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson says her party is issuing a supplementary report calling for the government to go a step further by developing a national action plan on gender-based violence that involves the provinces and territories. Many advocates ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the families of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls want justice, but they also want to be heard. Shockingly, the inquiry commission only ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada's veterans are not getting the support they deserve. I heard this loud and clear at the Nanaimo Legion 10 town hall earlier this ...

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Mr. Chair, the numbers of people impacted by the conflict in Ukraine are stunning, yet they have not been on the front pages of our newspapers. ...

Mentioned by 570 News Gender-based violence report to address 'rape culture,' says Conservative MP New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson says her party is issuing a supplementary report calling for the government to go a step further by developing a national action plan on gender-based violence that involves the provinces and territories. Many advocates ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Gender-based violence report to address 'rape culture,' says Conservative MP New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson says her party is issuing a supplementary report calling for the government to go a step further by developing a national action plan on gender-based violence that involves the provinces and territories. Many advocates ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, international shipping interests are pushing for five huge commercial anchorages off the shores of Gabriola Island. This is causing great concern in the riding. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am once again standing in the House to talk about solutions to deal with Canada's long-standing problem of abandoned vessels in our marine ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Madam Speaker, the last time we addressed this issue, we were talking about the New Democrats' hope that the government would implement a national action plan ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada and Daughters of the Vote I'm reminded that at the committee last year, there weren't any witnesses who asked for a delay along the lines that the government's now proposing, so ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Daughters of the Vote Thanks, Chair. First, I want to raise my hands to the two hours of witnesses we had this morning from Daughters of the Vote. They were ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Bill C-309 Recognize that the preamble doesn't actually change anything. The only action in the legislation is the establishment of the gender equality week. However, the list of ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Violence Against Young Women and Girls In Canada and Economic Security of ... Thank you for your very specific recommendations. We'll be pushing some of them forward, for sure. Ms. Lahey, can I talk with you about another particular ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you. I appreciate your advocacy and research, because we need to break through this plateau that we've reached. I'm going to switch my focus to ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thanks, Chair. To Jane Stinson, I want to pick up your theme of saying very forcefully that there are structural barriers to women participating in the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada If the department is able to update the committee on the result of that work, that would be helpful. I want to switch to Stats Canada. ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-220 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (balanced representation)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-219 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck)