Sheila Malcolmson Member of Parliament Nanaimo—Ladysmith
  • Critic for Status of Women

June 23rd, 2016

Top 10 Ways We Made Parliament Work For You

During this first session of Parliament, Sheila Malcolmson and the NDP team showed Canadians that we will continue to fight for fairness and stand up for them. Here's how:

June 14th, 2016

Decriminalize marijuana now

I am hearing from a broad range of people in Nanaimo—Ladysmith who are confused by the federal government's messages on marijuana, so here is a nine-part list I presented in Parliament about who is affected by leaving marijuana regulations uncertain. We are calling for immediate decriminalization in a vote today in the House of Commons.

June 6th, 2016

Risks, Costs of Abandoned Vessels Extend to Ferry System

"Mr. Speaker, I stand in support of Motion No. 40 and I thank my colleague for bringing it to the House.

June 5th, 2016

Towns Facing Threat of Abandoned Vessels Need Federal Help

OTTAWA – The continuing risks and costs posed by a decaying ship in Shelburne, Nova Scotia highlight the urgent need for a country-wide abandoned vessel solution, says Sheila Malcolmson, the NDP MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. Shelburne’s mayor has applied for an arrest warrant for the absentee owner of the MV Farley Mowat, which has already sunk into the town’s harbor once and remains an environmental threat.

June 2nd, 2016

First Step Toward Meaningful Democratic Reform

OTTAWA — New Democrats have secured a significant victory for Canadians in the process of democratic reform. The Liberal government has announced it will support the NDP's motion that establishes a committee to study future voting systems that represents all parties in Parliament and does not give an advantage to any single party.

May 27th, 2016

Decaying Abandoned Vessel to Finally be Removed from Ladysmith Harbour

LADYSMITH — The Viki Lyne II, a sinking abandoned vessel that was towed into Ladysmith Harbour by the federal government in 2012, will be removed this summer.