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NDP MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith (B.C.)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter #Trudeau takes #CanadianHumanRightsTribunal to court, violates #Indigenous #HumanRights says @RomeoSaganash https://t.co/f72tEZSGfo #cdnpoli

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @FAFIAAFAI @NDPCANADA1 @ElizabethMay @NDP #NDP @NDPHoC_NPDCdC standing up in #Parliament for #Indigenous women's equality.

Posted on Twitter Heading home to #Gabriola today, with deepest bows to my fantastic team, as #Parliament closes. Can't wait to be ba… https://t.co/MRwktLPU1Y

Posted on Twitter Heading home to #Gabriola today, with deepest bows to my fantastic team, as #Parliament closes. Can't wait to be ba… https://t.co/ojMPdbJhkE

Posted on Twitter #Shameful moment: "I watched [the govt] stand & vote against aboriginal women's rights" says @SenMarilou.… https://t.co/wfd6qaLkQE

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Glad to wrap up #Parliament's work for summer, & look back on #Trudeau failures to deliver. No #payequity,… https://t.co/mWgK9NdzAv

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I wish this House could translate Canada's original languages. As this government blocks removing gender discrimination from Canada's Indian Act, we see examples of ...

Spoke in the House on Gender Equality Week Act Madam Speaker, 50 years ago this year, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women exposed widespread discrimination against women in Canada. Fifty years later, that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present petitions on behalf of many people in Nanaimo, B.C. The petitioners argue that the prohibition of cannabis has criminalized millions of Canadians, ...

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

This week

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The families of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls want to be heard. The government has made solemn commitments, as we ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, I want to acknowledge the many efforts that my colleague, the member for Windsor West, has made advancing his own legislation to protect the ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, since its inception, the Indian Act has accorded privilege to male Indians and their descendants and disregarded female Indians as second class. While piecemeal ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last time we had this conversation, we were talking about the government's willingness to support members of my community on Gabriola Island within my ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, that was an inquiry my colleague called for. Today, the minister unveiled a strategy on gender-based violence. While we do need data and RCMP ...

A week ago

Mentioned by CHEK Elections BC reviewing political flyers sent by 2 NDP MPs in the province ... elections and byelections, confirmed it received one complaint about flyers being distributed New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen, who represents the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding, and another about New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson, who represents the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thanks, Chair. Thank you to all three witnesses. We're going to quote verbatim a great deal of your introductory comments. The link you have made between ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses. I'm going to start with the Island Crisis Care Society from Nanaimo. I'm going ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act and Supplementary Estimates (A) ... Thank you, Chair. I appreciate the opportunity. Thanks to my colleague MP Weir for giving me some space. My questions are all for the Privy Council ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada That then has attendant economic consequences. Thank you, thank you for your work. I'm going to turn to the witnesses from Pathways Health Centre for Children. ...

Mentioned by Lake Cowichan Gazette New derelict vessel plan not good enough for many Sheila Malcolmson, the NDP MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith, said the $6.85-million Abandoned Boats Program that was unveiled this week doesn't come close to covering the potential costs of removing abandoned and neglected vessels along Canadian coasts.

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada That's good confirmation. We've certainly heard from other witnesses that in addition to the complexities posed by the makeup of an immigrant family, the lack of ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Malcolmson says abandoned boat plan falls short A Transport Canada plan on abandoned vessels isn't floating with Sheila Malcolmson, MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. As part of a Government of Canada announcement Wednesday, there will be $6.85 million allocated for the Abandoned Boats Program, with ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Malcolmson says abandoned boat plan falls short A Transport Canada plan on abandoned vessels isn't floating with Sheila Malcolmson, MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. As part of a Government of Canada announcement Wednesday, there will be $6.85 million allocated for the Abandoned Boats Program, with ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. Ms. Picard, and Ms. Dion, Tétrault, thank you for your very powerful testimony. I can't imagine what you're living with. I also am ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News NOW (press release) MP Malcolmson says Ottawa's abandoned boats program falls short NANAIMO — The federal government's newly announced abandoned boats program won't float, according to Nanaimo-Ladysmith NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson. Malcolmson said the Liberals haven't made enough money available to properly address the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you so much. Caregivers Nova Scotia, the very powerful personal stories that you told really do help amplify why we're doing this study. I'm very ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. I've got a series of questions for Engineers Canada about what we can do around infrastructure spending to make sure that we are ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Federal action on abandoned and derelict vessels expected soon Goldsmith-Jones made the comments after Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson of the NDP introduced a private member's bill, similar to one introduced by the riding's previous NDP member. The bill would designate the Canadian Coast Guard as the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-352 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to provide for the development of a national strategy (abandonment of vessels)

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)