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  • Her favourite word is indigenous.

NDP MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith (B.C.)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #Nanaimo hosts #WoundedWarriorsRun spaghetti dinner tonight at @RoyalCdnLegion 256, after 120km run (!) from… https://t.co/EKukPu2M3R

Posted on Twitter As #MeToo movement cont's to show the magnitude of #sexualviolence in our country, conversations, like those at the… https://t.co/uSdixubWM4

Posted on Twitter #GabriolaIsland opposes new #freighter #anchorages off of our shores in #SalishSea. For Wyoming #coal exports to Ch… https://t.co/IYdscgDfGS

Posted on Twitter Here comes the snow again... #beautifulBC #BCstorm on #Gabriola Island Hope the peas I planted are ok https://t.co/mb5pSFfCkj

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter ❤️ https://t.co/vd1gBTQ5tN

Posted on Twitter Heartbroken there’s no #JusticeForTina. Canada failed this 15 year old girl in absolutely every way, in life and de… https://t.co/M3cxtIJ9rf

A week ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-64 Thank you, Chair. To go back to the photos that the Ladysmith Maritime Society showed, I just want to strongly impress on the committee members that ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, for 30 years Canada Post fought its female workers in court. It is shameful. Two years ago, the Liberals voted for our NDP motion ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System Mr. Chair, I am sorry that we are here tonight. I am sorry to Colten Boushie's family. I am sorry that in a time of deep ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I rise again to describe the abandoned vessel that sank in Ladysmith Harbour, the 90-foot, 100-year-old Anapaya. It has been on Transport Canada's vessel ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-64 Okay. Thank you very much. I will go on to Islands Trust Council chair Peter Luckham, whom I worked with as vice-chair for six years, and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, because coastal communities in B.C. were very concerned about the effects of bitumen once it hits the oceans and marine environment, in 2011, as ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to hear my New Democratic colleague's views in this area. We all hear that our constituents, voters, Canadians want to see ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, to protect our coast and fill a big hole in federal leadership that has existed for decades, petitioners call on the government to deal ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, Gabriola Island opposes new freighter anchorages proposed off our shores. For Wyoming coal exports to China, there is zero local benefit . Our chamber ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News NOW (press release) All News Nanaimo-Ladysmith New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson slammed the Federal Government for refusing to decriminalize marijuana. Read more about Malcolmson hammers liberals over pot decriminalization delay · Nanaimo Car-Share expands to Qualicum Beach. By ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems Thank you, Chair, and thank you to the Queen's Prison Law Clinic for your work. It's good to have your testimony today. This committee received a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to be clear in my question for my colleague from Victoria. We are not talking about the finance minister's bungled consultation this ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-64 Thank you, Chair. With thanks to all three of the witnesses, I'm going to focus my questions on the National Marine Manufacturers Association. I was elected ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems Thank you, Chair. Thank you to all of the witnesses. We're going to use a lot of your work in our final report. We could have ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-64 Thank you, Chair. I can't overstate how high the expectation is from the local government side in British Columbia in particular. They've been waiting a really ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here. My first series of questions is for Indigenous Services. Last summer, we had a pretty ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems For both witnesses, two more calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission focus more on the lawyers and judges receiving cultural competency training, I'm ...

Mentioned by Ladysmith Chronicle Gregg Zaun apologizes after being fired for inappropriate comments UPDATED: Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP's abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot. MP Sheila Malcolmson has lost her appeal to unblock proposed legislation on abandoned vessels. Ladysmith band set to perform Festival of Lights tribute. 'Does ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News NOW (press release) 'It's very cowardly:' Nanaimo MP's abandoned vessels legislation sinks in Parliament NANAIMO — After a high profile secret vote in the House of Commons, a bill introduced by Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson is dead in the water. The bill, a long-in-the-works passion project for Malcolmson about cleaning up abandoned vessels ...

Mentioned by Ladysmith Chronicle UPDATED: Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP's abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson's historic appeal to unblock her proposed abandoned vessels legislation ended on Thursday after losing a secret ballot vote in the House of Commons. The results of the two-day vote were announced earlier this ...

Mentioned by Saanich News Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP's abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson's historic appeal to unblock her proposed abandoned vessels legislation ended on Thursday after losing a secret ballot vote in the House of Commons. The results of the two-day vote were announced earlier this ...

Mentioned by Nanaimo News Bulletin UPDATED: Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP's abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson's historic appeal to unblock her proposed abandoned vessels legislation ended on Thursday after losing a secret ballot vote in the House of Commons. The results of the two-day vote were announced earlier this ...

More than three months ago

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)

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)