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

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.

May 25th, 2016

Protecting Our Coasts from Ship-Source Spills

GABRIOLA – A two boat collision Tuesday night between Gabriola Island and Nanaimo's Duke Point that resulted in the sinking of a tugboat with 800 litres of fuel onboard is the latest reminder that Canada needs to strengthen the marine safety net protecting our coasts, says Sheila Malcolmson, the Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Ladysmith.

May 19th, 2016

Helping keep family businesses in the family

OTTAWA – Canada needs to do more to allow family businesses to be passed on to future generations.

May 16th, 2016

Stepping up for our RCMP members

In the House of Commons, I stood in opposition to Bill C-7, a bill that will barely allow the RCMP to unionize. It will not allow RCMP members to collectively bargain on issues such as sexual harassment, uniforms, transfers or workload. Below is an excerpt of my statement in the House, and I encourage you to watch the full video.

May 5th, 2016

Nanaimo success story at softwood lumber hearings

OTTAWA — A Nanaimo success story took centre stage at Ottawa hearings into the softwood lumber agreement this week. Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson and Harmac Pacific’s Cameron Milne shared the company’s story and perspective during the Standing Committee on International Trade hearings.

April 28th, 2016

Coastal MPs Encouraged by Changes to New Building Canada Fund

British Columbia's coastal New Democrat MPs are pleased to see their proposed changes included in this week's government announcement regarding the New Building Canada Fund, reversing restrictions imposed by the previous Conservative government. New Democrat MPs from BC campaigned to allow BC Ferries to apply to the Fund for infrastructure, terminals, fleet upgrades and new vessels.