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NDP’s Niki Ashton Demands Elections Canada Ensure First Nation Evacuees' Right to Vote

THE PAS - NDP incumbent Niki Ashton (Churchill--Keewatinook Aski) today called on Elections Canada to ensure that First Nation evacuees have the right to vote. First Nations in the Interlake region were evacuated from their homes last Sunday following a devastating snowstorm. 
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October 16

NDP’s Niki Ashton Is A Strong Voice for Our North

THOMPSON - The election is days away and the momentum is on the NDP’s side and growing in Northern Manitoba and across Canada.
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October 13

The Government of Canada must support emergency evacuations for the Interlake Region

Dear Minister O'Regan,  
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October 11

Make a plan to vote early today! 

Polls are open on: 
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October 5

It’s time to end the discrimination against First Nations children

SOUTH INDIAN LAKE – Today, the NDP condemned Trudeau’s Liberals for their decision to challenge, once again, the Human Rights Tribunal ruling to compensate First Nations children for years of discrimination in government funding.  
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October 2

Liberals' Failure to Eliminate Poverty in our North is Deplorable: Niki Ashton

LAC BROCHET – The NDP announced its plan to tackle poverty in Canada as part of a New Deal for People.
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September 30

Niki Ashton's statement: Orange Shirt Day

On Orange Shirt Day, we commemorate survivors of Residential Schools. A colonial and genocidal system that forcibly removed First Nations, Metis and Inuit children from their families and communities in our North and across the country.
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September 27

We Must Answer the Call of Climate Strikers with Real Climate Action: Niki Ashton  

EASTERVILLE – Today, NDP candidate Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) expressed her solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of climate strikers who took to the streets across Canada. They’re calling on their government to finally start taking action to address the imminent climate crisis. 
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September 26

Liberals failed Indigenous peoples in northern Manitoba 

THOMPSON – Today, NDP candidate Niki Ashton (Churchill--Keewatinook Aski) underlined the failures of Trudeau’s Liberals to deliver on their promises to Indigenous people in Northern Manitoba and across the country. People in our North are still facing a housing crisis that has not been addressed. Many are still struggling to reach health facilities outside their communities because they have no other choice to get the care they need.  
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September 18


THOMPSON – NDP candidates Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre) and Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) condemned Trudeau's Liberals for failing First Nations in Manitoba. A recent report has found that the life expectancy gap between First Nations people and other Manitobans has widened to 11 years.  
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