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People in Our North shouldn’t wait any longer for universal pharmacare to be a reality

NDP Tables Canada Pharmacare Act to Cover Medication for All
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February 6

MP NIKI ASHTON: Deregulation has proven deadly

When rail companies put profits over people and governments do nothing to stop them, the results can be tragic.
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February 5

MP ASHTON CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO DO MORE TO FIGHT POVERTY

63% of children in our North live in poverty and the government isn't doing enough to fix it. Stand with Canadians across the country who are saying NO to poverty.
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January 29

MP REPORT: We need urgent federal action on northern healthcare

The message from our region is clear. Healthcare is a top priority and a major concern.
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January 24

Liberals must put the needs of Canadians ahead of big airline companies

OTTAWA – NDP Transport Critic Niki Ashton (Churchill – Keewatinook Aski) is urging the Minister of Transport to stand up for Canadian passengers instead of bowing to the demands of powerful airline companies’ appeal to many of the provisions within the Passenger Bill of Rights. Instead of properly defending the rights of Canadian passengers and upholding the Passengers' Bill of Rights, the federal Liberals deferred the airlines' case to the courts.
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January 23

Honourable Minister Garneau,

After a fire destroyed a warehouse at the Churchill airport, which is property of Transport Canada, the community and our region is left looking for solutions.
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January 22

MP REPORT: Transportation - Key to our Future

Transportation. 
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January 20

MP ASHTON FIGHTS FOR CBC NORTH

Sends a letter to the President of CBC to protect North Country radio show
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January 15

Report confirms Liberal failure to lift children out of poverty in Our North

THOMPSON – Campaign 2000’s most recent report reveals that the Liberal government's refusal to act on measures like pharmacare and a national childcare program has left over one million children still living in poverty across the country. 
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January 8

MP REPORT: 2020 Can Lead to Real Change

2019 was an eventful year in Canada politically. 
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