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April, 2021

  • 27 April

    #CanPoli: NDP proposal will increase protection for those facing intimate partner violence – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – This morning, a unanimous report was tabled which sets out a path for adding coercive and controlling behaviour to the Criminal Code. NDP justice critic Randall Garrison proposed the private member’s bill and subsequent committee study to help address the alarming increase in intimate partner violence during the …

  • 27 April

    #CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: The Liberals have a short memory on the Charter – #CDNPoli

    By drafting their special bill to force the dock workers at the Port of Montreal back to work, the Liberals are showing that they have a short memory, because they are forgetting a detail, a major one. Let’s refresh their memory with a crash course on Canadian constitutional law! Embedded …

  • 26 April

    #CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: Freeland’s freeride for the comfortable – #CDNPoli

    One week after the Federal Budget, the Finance Minister seems to be MIA while the rich make themselves comfortable. The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) has loopholes so big you could drive an armoured truck through. That’s exactly what many Canadian companies are doing, and they’re laughing all the way …

  • 26 April

    #CanPoli: Strike at the Port of Montreal: statement by Alexandre Boulerice, Deputy Leader of the NDP – #CDNPoli

    In light of the strike at the Port of Montreal and the threat of a back-to-work bill, Boulerice made the following statement: “By indicating their intention to introduce a special bill, forcing dock workers back to work at the Port of Montreal, the Liberals are clearly letting us know that …

  • 22 April

    #CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: Trudeau’s Earth Day hot air – #CDNPoli

    With every passing day, it is becoming clear that Justin Trudeau’s climate plan is a failure. Contrary to his 2015 Paris Summit claims that ‘Canada is back, my friends. Canada is back, and here to help’, Canada is in fact not back. And with a new Democratic President with real …

  • 21 April

    #CanPoli: Budget 2021 fails Canadians’ health: NDP – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – As the third wave of the pandemic rages on, Canadians are depending on public healthcare as never before. COVID-19 has revealed serious gaps and long-standing problems in our healthcare system that New Democrats say Budget 2021 failed to address. “For two decades Canadians struggling with the cost of …

  • 19 April

    #CanPoli: Budget 2021: Instead of choosing you, the Liberals continue to choose the ultra-wealthy – #CDNPoli

    In this budget, the Liberals are answering the question who will pay for the recovery? Their answer: not the ultra-rich OTTAWA – The pandemic has left many Canadians unemployed and struggling to make ends meet. Over the course of the pandemic, inequalities have increased: with the ultra-rich becoming richer than …

  • 15 April

    #CanPoli: NDP Leader pushes Trudeau to help fight for Laurentian University – #CDNPoli

    Jagmeet Singh and Northern Ontario NDP MPs are calling on the Liberals to take immediate action to help young people and the community who rely on the University SUDBURY — Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh continued to call on Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to immediately take action to help Laurentian University, …

  • 15 April

    #CanPoli: NDP force Liberals to face Laurentian University crisis by calling emergency debate – #CDNPoli

    TIMMINS – Last night, thanks to the NDP, an emergency debate was held to urgently address the crisis facing Laurentian University. MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay), was joined by fellow NDP MPs to push the Liberal government into taking credible steps to help the fight to save Laurentian. “For everyone …

  • 14 April

    #CanPoli: NPD granted emergency debate on Laurentian University crisis – #CDNPoli

    NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins-James Bay) made the following statement: “I have been granted an emergency debate on the crisis currently facing Laurentian University, its staff, students and the wider community. “This institution which has given generations of francophone, Indigenous and working-class youth access to quality education is being ripped …