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May, 2021

  • 10 May

    #CanPoli: Canadian families need universal and affordable childcare, now, not years from now – #CDNPoli

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh met with British Columbia’s Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen to talk about the urgency for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to act and implement universal and affordable childcare to help Canadian families OTTAWA — In a meeting with British Columbia’s Minister of State for Child …

  • 7 May

    #CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: Lifting of Vaccine Patents, Trudeau Missed the Boat – #CDNPoli

    After the aid given to students, the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, new ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gases, the American president seems once again to be passing the Trudeau government on his left. On Wednesday, the U.S. president supported the idea of lifting patents on COVID-19 vaccines in …

  • 6 May

    #CanPoli: NDP pushes the government to stop letting corporations hide money offshore – #CDNPoli

    NEW WESTMINSTER – Today, the finance committee begins a study into offshore tax havens initiated by NDP MP Peter Julian. The study will examine how the current tax laws continue to allow companies to legally hide taxable income in offshore tax havens to avoid paying taxes in Canada. “Canadians across …

  • 6 May

    #CanPoli: NDP fighting to help Canadians afford a place to call home – #CDNPoli

    While the Liberals are focused on protecting the profits of ultra-rich developers, Canadians can’t find a home they can afford PORT MOODY—COQUITLAM — While Canadians in Port Moody—Coquitlam and across the country can’t find a home they can afford, the richest billionaires made $78 billion in profits off the pandemic. …

  • 5 May

    #CanPoli: International Day of Midwives – #CDNPoli

    Lindsay Mathyssen, the NDP’s Critic for Women and Gender Equality made the following statement to mark International Midwifery Day: “Today marks the International Day of Midwives, a day to thank the midwives in our communities for playing a vital role in the health of women, especially in rural and remote …

  • 4 May

    #CanPoli: NDP condemn Liberals for allowing genocide against Indigenous women and girls to continue – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – During Question Period on May 3rd, NDP MP Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre), questioned why the Liberal government continues to stall in releasing a national action plan to address the ongoing genocide against Indigenous women, girls, 2SLGBTQQIA individuals in Canada. “A national action plan to implement the Calls for …

  • 4 May

    #CanPoli: Dental care—not billionaires – #CDNPoli

    Here are some facts to consider: According to StatsCan, more than 1 in 5 Canadiansavoid the dentist every year because of the cost—a number that has surely grown under COVID. Canada’s billionaires have added $78 Billion to their wealthsince the pandemic got underway 14 months ago. Teeth, a part of …

  • 4 May

    #CanPoli: NDP: Liberal government has failed to address the toxic culture within the armed forces – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – During yesterday’s question period, the NDP called out Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government for continuing to fail women in Canada’s armed forces. Last week, rather than implementing the recommendations from the review they’ve had for 6 years on sexual misconduct in the military, the Liberal government announced …

April, 2021

  • 29 April

    #CanPoli: NDP wants to remove arbitrary barriers that keep families with sponsorship applications apart – #CDNPoli

    VANCOUVER – Today NDP critic for immigration, refugees and citizenship Jenny Kwan tabled a bill to eliminate arbitrary barriers for spouses and common-law partners trying to reunite while they wait for their sponsorship application to be completed. Kwan says her proposal would make the immigration system fairer for the loved …

  • 29 April

    #CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: Tassi, Trudeau & O’Toole unite against unions – #CDNPoli

    In less than a week, Prime Minister Trudeau and his Labour Minister Filomena Tassi are going to dispose of an inconvenient labour dispute and undermine fundamental Canadian labour rights along the way. Late last night, Trudeau and Tassi moved one step closer to stripping the constitutionally protected right to strike …