Tag Archives: NDP

#CanPoli: NDP will take bold steps towards a guaranteed livable income – #CDNPoli

TORONTO – With a commitment to make life more affordable and lift Canadians out of poverty, New Democrats announced they will begin to build a guaranteed livable income program, starting with supports for seniors and Canadians living with disabilities. NDP candidates Alejandra Bravo (Davenport), Paul Taylor (Parkdale-High Park), Brian Chang …

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#CanPoli: Statement from NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on mandatory vaccinations – #CDNPoli

Earlier, Jagmeet Singh, the leader of the NDP made the following statement: “Today, Justin Trudeau refused to outline a timeline for mandatory vaccination for federal employees and could not answer direct questions about consequences for federal employees who refuse to be vaccinated. “We have to be clear that the health …

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#CanPoli: NDP: It’s time for a government that delivers real results for people like you – #CDNPoli

Jagmeet Singh shares his commitments for Canadians in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic ST. JOHN’S – These last 18 months have been beyond challenging for too many Canadian families. In every corner of the country, families are worried about jobs, the health of our loved ones, and the public …

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#CanPoli: REALITY CHECK: Canadians want a wealth tax and the NDP are the ones to deliver it – #CDNPoli

A recent poll done by Abacus Data found that the majority of Canadians believe wealth inequality should be dealt with by increasing taxes on wealthy and large corporations, especially those who profited greatly during the pandemic. According to the poll, 89 per cent of Canadians want to see a wealth …

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#CanPoli: NDP Statement on Vaccine Donation Announcement – #CDNPoli

Heather McPherson, NDP International Development Critic, issued the following statement: “Justin Trudeau’s Liberals just announced that they will donate 17.7 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to least developed countries. This is shameful. Justin Trudeau announced at the G7 that he would donate 100 million doses to the countries that need …

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#CanPoli: NDP highlights concerns with the Liberals use of facial recognition technology in letter to Privacy Commissioner – #CDNPoli

OTTAWA – The NDP’s Critic for Ethics, Charlie Angus (Timmins- James Bay), has sent a letter to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, it was discovered that the Liberal Party uses facial recognition technology in local nomination meetings. This news is deeply concerning and raises serious concerns around how agreements with …

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#CanPoli: NDP responds to unmarked graves found at Marieval Residential School – #CDNPoli

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “Words are not enough to respond to the devastating news out of the Cowessess First Nation today. Chief Cadmus Delorme’s announcement that 751 unmarked graves have been found at Marieval Residential School is heartbreaking and further proof of the genocide against Indigenous …

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#CanPoli: NDP motion secures public inquiry into tax scams – #CDNPoli

OTTAWA – Yesterday, the finance committee passed an NDP motion which demands that the government begin a public inquiry into the offshore tax schemes that defrauded some Canadians of their retirement savings. For years, people who lost tens of thousands of dollars were told that there was very little the …

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#CanPoli: NDP statement on new Canadian Disability Benefit – #CDNPoli

The NDP’s Critic for Disability Inclusion, Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood Transcona), made the following statement: “Following their announcement of a new Canadian Disability Benefit in the Speech from the Throne, the Liberals’ budget disappointed Canadians living with disabilities by revealing it would be at least three years before the new benefit …

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#CanPoli: LIBERALS BLOCK NDP EFFORTS TO HELP INDIGENOUS PEOPLES BRING THEIR CHILDREN HOME – #CDNPoli

MP Ashton proposed motion to support Indigenous peoples searches of potential mass grave sites THOMPSON –Today, NDP MP Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) proposed a motion calling on Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to act decisively in support of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities who want to bring their children home …

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