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July, 2020

  • 31 July

    #CanPoli: Liberals must drop cabinet secrecy in Trudeau’s WE scandal – #CDNPoli

    Testimony raised more questions than answered. Cabinet confidentiality must be waived OTTAWA – Following the Prime Minister’s testimony at the finance committee, NDP Critic for Ethics, Charlie Angus is calling on Justin Trudeau to waive cabinet confidentiality and let all of his cabinet ministers speak freely about his WE scandal. …

  • 31 July

    #CanPoli: NDP Statement on the end of the CERB – #CDNPoli

    Jagmeet Singh, the Leader of Canada’s NDP, made the following statement: “Today’s vague announcement of a parallel program doesn’t fix Employment Insurance for those who need it and fails to give Canadians relying on CERB any confidence to know they’ll be able to get the help they need when it …

  • 30 July

    #CanPoli: Reality Check: Justin Trudeau promises it won’t happen again…again – #CDNPoli

    Justin Trudeau just can’t seem to help himself when it comes to helping himself… and his family and insider friends. First, he was found guilty of breaking conflict of interest and ethics laws for his free trip and helicopter ride to the Aga Khan’s luxury island, then he was found …

  • 29 July

    #CanPoli: NDP MPs ask PBO to update cost analysis of the Trans Mountain Pipeline – #CDNPoli

    VICTORIA – Following delays and rising costs during the pandemic, the NDP Critic for the Environment and Climate Change Laurel Collins (Victoria) and Finance Critic Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) are asking the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) to provide an update about the costs of the Trans Mountain pipeline and expansion …

  • 29 July

    #CanPoli: Climate leaders don’t rubber stamp coal mine expansions: NDP – #CDNPoli

    VICTORIA – The NDP is calling out the federal Liberal government for their hypocrisy on claiming to be a ‘climate leader’ while failing to subject the expansion of the coal mine to an environmental impact assessment. In fact, they allowed the first phase of the project to proceed without any …

  • 28 July

    #CanPoli: Liberals made cuts to early warning system just months before COVID-19 pandemic – #CDNPoli

    VANCOUVER – The Federal Liberal government made significant cuts and reduced the international monitoring function of the Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN) just months before the COVID-19 outbreak, leaving Canada vulnerable and preventative action slow to roll out. “This was an incredibly irresponsible decision,” said NDP Health Critic Don …

  • 24 July

    #CanPoli: NDP Calls for Investigation into Genocide on the 37th anniversary of Black July – #CDNPoli

    Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: On the 37th anniversary of Black July, New Democrats renew their calls for the United Nations to establish an international, independent investigation into genocide against Tamils committed in Sri Lanka. In the days and nights between July 24 and 29, …

  • 24 July

    #CanPoli: Reality Check: What Liberals say of Liberals breaking the rules – #CDNPoli

    Today, a La Presse article quoted a few people who were upset with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau for breaking the rules for their wealthy friends. Those people were Liberal MPs. See what they had to say: “I am deeply outraged by the hypocrisy of the …

  • 24 July

    #CanPoli: New Democrats call for a full public inquiry into Nova Scotia mass shooting – #CDNPoli

    ST.JOHN’S—Today, NDP Public Safety Critic, Jack Harris, called on the government to conduct a full public inquiry into the mass shooting deaths of 22 people in Nova Scotia this past April, not the review announced today. “These shocking killings affected the entire country and raised many questions about gun violence …

  • 23 July

    #CanPoli: NDP MP requests a review of dangerous laws that put the lives of sex workers at risk – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – Earlier this week, NDP Justice Critic, Randall Garrison, filed a motion requesting that a special parliamentary committee review existing laws that make working conditions more dangerous for sex workers. “Rather than criminalizing sex work, we need a harm reduction and human rights strategy that empowers sex workers to …