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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.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter 47 years later, women are still waiting for #payequity, universal affordable #childcare, reform of #EI, pensions &… https://t.co/sMkxoKBZVr

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @katemcinturff #NDP ran federally with 43% women candidates, and elected 40%. Federally Libs had ~ 30% on ballot, e… https://t.co/pFzEoKwviu

Posted on Twitter @mattfrehner @rodmickleburgh @globeandmail The beauty of the paper is gone. Honestly it all looks like the "this is… https://t.co/xZxkqrzX8N

Posted on Twitter @mattfrehner @rodmickleburgh @globeandmail Two weeks in a row @globeandmail had printing problems? Strangely bad lu… https://t.co/2ZIkPYccIN

This week

Posted on Twitter 750 million women & girls alive today were married before their 18th birthday. For rural women these marriages fil… https://t.co/Jj8Gyxrq3D

Spoke in the House on Violence Against Women Mr. Speaker, twenty-eight years ago, 14 women were killed in the École Polytechnique massacre. Engineering students were murdered because they were women and dared to aspire ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Shipping Act, 2001 moved that 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), ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Madam Speaker, last month a 90-foot vessel, the Anapaya, sank in Ladysmith Harbour while leaking fuel into the ocean. In 2014, Transport Canada had identified this ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter 14 women killed in École Polytechnique massacre bc they dared to aspire 2 so-called man's job. They held great prom… https://t.co/sel568w18B

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act Mr. Speaker, because the abandoned vessel problem is so urgent and to give us a chance to insert, as early as possible, the solutions from coastal ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, partway through the 16 days of activism to end violence against women, I note with great sadness that indigenous women are seven times more ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, we are reliant on well-trained, rested, ready-to-go RCMP officers who can help Canada deal with the swings of a sudden domestic emergency and are ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition in which coastal voices from Halifax to Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island urge this House to act now ...

Voted No on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' Bill S-3 proposal does not end discrimination in the Indian Act, does not help all women, and should not be subject to ...

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 The Loop (blog) NDP MP loses secret ballot bid to revive abandoned vessels bill The secret ballot vote meant that each MP voted freely, and in private, as opposed to the typical standing votes in the House. New Democrat MP Sheila Malcolmson had launched the historic appeal on a ruling on her private member's bill after the Liberal ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Violence Against Young Women and Girls In Canada, Gender-Based Analysis, and Supplementary ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the Status of Women representatives and particularly Deputy Minister Wilson. I'm really glad to see your appointment. Following on my ...

Mentioned by Chemainus Valley Courier 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 Peninsula News Review 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 CBC.ca NDP MP loses rare secret-ballot vote to keep her private member's bill alive Sheila Malcolmson walked out of the chamber and addressed reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons. "This is unprecedented that the Liberals used their majority to prevent my bill from even being heard or voted on," she said. "It is not sunny ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Indigenous Women In The Federal Justice and Correctional Systems Thank you, Chair. My questions are for the Correctional Service, but thanks to all the witnesses for being here. I'm going to run through a couple ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-232 Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. I'm Sheila Malcolmson. I'm a member of Parliament for Nanaimo—Ladysmith. My dad's family was born and I was ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you very much, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. Especially in what you are seeing on the ground, not so much the work the Red ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... Thank you, Peter. There were two bills, Bill C-352 and its predecessor, which I tabled as Bill C-219 in February 2016, just a month after we ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. I'm the representative for the New Democratic Party on the committee. Thank you to both witnesses for your work. My first question is ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you, Chair. Thank you so much for your work, and to your whole team for the impact you're having. It's really helpful for us. I'm ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you for your testimony and your work. The themes you're hitting on line up with what we're hearing from the OECD, which has been evaluating ...

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)