Accessibility Act Needs Substantial Amendments
OTTAWA — With the second reading of the government’s Accessibility Act on Wednesday, New Democrats are renewing their commitment to working with the Liberals to finally pass the comprehensive accessibility legislation that people living with disabilities deserve.
NDP Condemns Genocide Against Rohingya
Statement by Hélène Laverdière, NDP Foreign Affairs Critic and Cheryl Hardcastle, Vice-Chair of the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights:
Federal Government Must Honour its Commitments to Canada’s Vulnerable Children
OTTAWA – Today NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn Bayes, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver, called on the Government of Canada to uphold its responsibility as signatory of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure children across the country have equal access to federally funded financial benefits and supportive programs and services.