Peggy A. Nash (born June 28, 1951) is a Canadian labour official and politician from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is the New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Parkdale—High Park electoral district (riding) in Toronto, and was the Official Opposition's Finance Critic, in Canada's 41st parliament. Before becoming a parliamentarian, she worked as a labour official at the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW), where she became the first female to negotiate a major contract with one of the Detroit-based automobile corporations in 2005. She was first elected as the MP for Parkdale—High Park in the 2006 federal election. In the 2008 federal election, she was defeated in her re-election bid by Liberal candidate Gerard Kennedy. After her defeat, Nash ...
The way Peggy Nash fans – and there are many – see it is that she’ll be the compromise candidate. In the NDP leadership race, Brian Topp and Thomas Mulcair will be the front-runners. But their support will be limited because of their negatives. Mr. Topp has the handicap of having no experience as an elected politician, and Mr. Mulcair’s appeal will be limited because of his mercurial, adversarial nature.
In such a scenario, Ms. Nash could benefit from the preferential balloting system and come up the middle. That’s what Alison Redford, the recently crowned ...
OTTAWA—Toronto MP Peggy Nash will launch her campaign to become the next leader of the federal New Democrats on Friday.
Nash was coy Wednesday when asked about her announcement, expected at 9:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto
“I’ll have comments on that in a few days, not today,” Nash told reporters following the weekly NDP caucus meeting on Parliament Hill. “I think one thing that I am focused on right now is what is happening in the global economy and wanting to do my job as finance critic.”
Nash will have to give up that finance critic post ...
Peggy Nash was born to be underestimated.
She’s a woman who speaks softly and has a sweet sense about her. She winces at the word, but she’s pretty. If she were an actress, she’d be cast as the lady with the lamp bending over a wounded soldier.
No threat here, surely. The MP for Parkdale-High Park and NDP finance critic sits in her Parkdale home with a cat in her lap and looks as if she wouldn’t hurt a fly.
Lana Payne knows different. The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour has watched her friend grow both as a union activist and crack ...
Alexa McDonough battling breast cancer - Toronto Sun
Alexa McDonough battling breast cancerToronto SunShe led the federal NDP from 1995 to 2003, taking her party to 21 seats in the House of Commons in the 1997 election, but winning only 13 in the 2000 contest. McDonough endorsed NDP MP Peggy Nash's ultimately unsuccessful bid for the leadership of ...
Conservatives under fire for tariff hikes, job losses - Canada.com
Canada.comConservatives under fire for tariff hikes, job lossesCanada.comConservatives under fire for tariff hikes, job losses. NDP finance critic Peggy Nash says ordinary Canadians are paying more because of Tory policies. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS Files/Fred Chartrand. comment. Jason Fekete. Published: April 15, 2013, ...a další »
NDP calls Conservative budget plan public relations 'show' - globalnews.ca
NDP calls Conservative budget plan public relations 'show'globalnews.caNDP finance critic Peggy Nash said she doubts the Conservatives will allow the 128-page budget bill to be properly studied by Parliament – even if the government follows through on its promise to break up the bill and send it to different committees.
Transactions: Real Estate - Press of Atlantic City
Transactions: Real EstatePress of Atlantic City147 S. West Ave., Gressman, Peggy A. to Ballinger, Peter; 03/05/2013. $79,900. DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP. 379 Stillman Ave. .... 437 Seventh St., Nash, Sharyn to Ritchie, Elizabeth G.; 3/5/2013. $162,835. Discuss; Print. Posted in Real estate on Sunday, May 5 ...