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April, 2021

  • 11 April

    #CanPoli: Canadians were better off because New Democrats were there to fight for them – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA — On day three of the 2021 NDP Convention, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh delivered his address to delegates where he laid out his plan to keep fighting for Canadians. He talked about how New Democrats had to fight to force the Liberals to deliver the help people needed during …

November, 2020

  • 16 November

    #CanPoli: Liberals, Conservatives and Bloc side with wealthy instead of Canadian families – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – At a time when Canadians are worried about who will pay for the pandemic and the recovery, the Liberals, Conservatives and the Bloc joined forces to vote against making the wealthy pay their fair share. Today, they voted against the NDP motion calling on the government to impose …

  • 13 November

    #CanPoli: NDP demands answers for Canadians on COVID-19 vaccine deals – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA– Today, New Democratic MPs released a vaccine contract disclosed by Brazil with British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca that raises troubling questions about the Liberal government’s approach to vaccine negotiations in Canada. “The Trudeau government fought tooth and nail to avoid disclosing any vaccine contracts to Parliament, saying it threatened commercial …

  • 11 November

    #CanPoli: NDP Statement on Remembrance Day – #CDNPoli

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “COVID-19 has devastated many communities across our country. And in many regions, Canadians are going to spend what is likely to be their first-ever Remembrance Day at home instead of with their neighbours at ceremonies at their local cenotaph. And this year, …

  • 10 November

    #CanPoli: Trudeau’s Liberals must act immediately to counter white supremacy in Canada – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was joined by advocacy groups to discuss the growing threat of white supremacy in Canada and the danger it has brought to communities from coast to coast to coast. Canada has seen a 200% increase in active hate groups in the last five …

  • 9 November

    #CanPoli: Canadians need affordable and reliable access to broadband now – #CDNPoli

    NDP Critic for Telecommunications Brian Masse made the following statement: It’s unfortunate that it took kids doing homework online in their school’s parking lots and small businesses suffering during a pandemic for the Liberals to realize that their failure to bring broadband prices down and boost access has real consequences. …

  • 6 November

    #CanPoli: Make collaboration the rule, not the exception – #CDNPoli

    NDP Democratic Reform Critic Daniel Blaikie made the following statement: “During the pandemic, Parliament has done its best work for Canadians when political parties have negotiated the way forward. By electing a minority parliament, Canadians made that cooperation necessary. It should not take the coincidence of a public health crisis …

  • 4 November

    #CanPoli: NDP: Those who made billions off the pandemic should pay for the recovery, not families – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced that his party will use their opposition day to call on Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to make those who profited billions off the pandemic pay for the recovery. Families who are struggling to make ends meet shouldn’t pay for the pandemic and for …

  • 3 November

    #CanPoli: NDP: Broadcasting Act misses the mark, government must act to protect local cultural and media sector – #CDNPoli

    OTTAWA – The NDP’s Critic and Deputy Critic for Canadian Heritage, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont – La Petit-Patrie) and Heather McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona), are disappointed with the government’s new bill to amend the Broadcasting Act as it doesn’t go far enough to protect the local cultural and media sector, or Canadian …

  • 2 November

    #CanPoli: NDP: Enough with empty words, Liberals must stand up for Canadians – #CDNPoli

    Ashton calls on the Liberal government to do what’s right and make airlines refund Canadians who saw their flights cancelled because of COVID-19 OTTAWA – As U.S. clients of Air Canada turn to the courts to get a refund, NDP Transport Critic Niki Ashton questions the inaction of the Minister …