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February 7th, 2017

MP ASHTON CALLS ON TRUDEAU TO STOP BLAMING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR JOB INSECURITY

December 13th, 2016

MP Ashton Asks the Government to Show Leadership for Churchill Workers

December 7th, 2016

Ashton calls on the Prime Minister to fire himself as Minister of Youth

November 23rd, 2016

Ashton Calls for Federal Action to Save the Port of Churchill

November 22nd, 2016

Ashton holds Liberals accountable on the privatization of Canada's strategic infrastructure

October 25th, 2016

Ashton calls on Liberals to take action on precarious work for Millennials

October 5th, 2016

Ashton calls on Liberals to end opposition to lawsuit against mothers denied sickness benefits

October 3rd, 2016

Ashton calls on Liberals to end migrant worker exploitation

September 20th, 2016

Niki Ashton calls on Liberal government to save the Port of Churchill

June 16th, 2016

MP Niki Ashton calls on Minister Bennett to resolve 16 year old Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan land claim

Niki Ashton, MP Churchill - Keewatinook Aski, calls on Minister Bennett to resolve a sixteen year old land claim with First Nations in Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

December 16th, 2015

Time for Urgent Action on Social Housing

In only a few days, several agreements between the federal government and social and cooperative housing providers will expire. New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to honour its commitment to renew the agreements.

May 21st, 2015

The NDP Will Reinstate Door-to-Door Mail Delivery

An NDP Government will cancel Canada Post’s plan to eliminate door-to-door mail delivery and will reinstate delivery in all communities affected by cuts announced in December 2013.

January 30th, 2013

Defending Womens Right to Choose - January 28, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c19NL5WCl1A

October 26th, 2011

Ashton In Question Period Standing Up for Churchill on the Wheat Board

"Mr. Speaker,

The Government’s proposed dismantling of the Wheat Board is already having an impact on Churchill.

October 17th, 2011

Ashton's Question on the Canadian Wheat Board - Monday October 17, 2011

"Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives are at it again.

The agriculture minister has talked about blowing the candles out on the Wheat Board. The Prime Minister has talked about a train barrelling down on the Wheat Board.

September 26th, 2011

Ashton's Questions on Aboriginal Youth Suicide - September 26, 2011

Mme Niki Ashton (Churchill, NPD): Monsieur le Président, alors que le taux de suicide au Canada a diminué au cours des dernières années, celui des Autochtones demeure tragiquement élevé. La statistique la plus alarmante est le taux de suicide parmi les jeunes Autochtones qui est de cinq à six fois plus haut que pour les autres Canadiens. Ils sont sans récréation, sans centre de jeunesse, sans programme parascolaire et sans espoir.