NDP Statement on International Missing Childrens Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, made the following statement: Every day in Canada, an average of 80 children are reported missing. Most are found in the hours that follow their...

Ramsey Calls for Immediate Government Action for the Canadian Automotive Sector

Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced the beginning of an investigation that could lead to potentially devastating tariffs for the Canadian auto sector. Like the investigation on steel...

NDP Calls on Liberal Government to Fix Criminal Justice Bill

 Today, the NDP announced it cannot support the Liberal's criminal justice bill in its current form. The decision was made following serious deliberation and consultation...

NDP statement on the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in federal elections:

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: "The right to vote in federal elections was granted to some women for the first time, one hundred years...

NDP statement on the 104th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident:

Jagmeet Singh, leader of Canada's NDP, issued the following statement: 104 years ago, when the Komagata Maru steamship docked in Vancouver, 376 passengers aboard had hopes for a better life...

Liberals shut down debate on Election bill

On Wednesday, the Liberal government enacted a Harper-era tactic to shut down debate on a piece of legislation, C-76, which amends Canada's election rules. The move, known as 'time...

NDP: Refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court 

On Wednesday, the NDP will present a motion in the House of Commons calling on the government to support a referral of the situation in Myanmar by the UN Security Council to the International...

NDP Statement on Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day:

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement to mark Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day: “Today we mark the ninth anniversary of end of the war in Sri Lanka, where...

Not One More: Angus Launches Campaign for National Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Today, NDP Indigenous Youth Critic, Charlie Angus, officially launched a national campaign on his motion M-174, calling for a National Suicide Prevention Action Plan. Suicide is one of the top ten...

International Day against homophobia, transphobia and Biphobia: Equality has no gender.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “Every day, in Canada and around the world, people face discrimination, stigma and prejuduce – whether it’s in the street,...

NDP Statement on the start of Ramadan

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement to mark the start of Ramadan: “Muslims in Canada and around the world are marking the start of the holy month...

NDP Condemns Killings in Gaza

On Monday, Canada's New Democrats strongly condemned the killings of protesters in Gaza by Israeli Defence Forces and urged the Liberal government to take a more active stance for...

Last year, hundreds of New Democrats shared their favourite stories about their Moms:

 We were inspired by these NDP Moms, so we thought we'd share a few of our favourites: "I learned how to be a political activist from my mother, who is now 95 years old." {{...

NDP calls on government to enhance EI sickness benefits

New Democrat MPs Niki Ashton and Brigitte Sansoucy are calling on the Liberals to increase Employment Insurance sickness benefits from 15 to 50 weeks. They are adding their voices to Marie-Hélène...

Liberals reject NDP proposal to study the Middle East at Foreign Affairs Committee

Ottawa – Today, Liberal MPs on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development rejected a motion from the NDP to undertake a study on Canada’s...

Statement on Christine Moore

NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh, made the following statement: “Yesterday, a member of media from the CBC contacted my office regarding allegations made by a Mr. Glen Kirkland of inappropriate...

NDP to ask Foreign Affairs Committee to study Middle East

Ottawa - NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier – Sainte-Marie) will ask the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development to undertake...

It’s time to #GetLoud on Mental Health:

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement recognizing the start of Mental Health Week in Canada: "This week, I encourage everyone to join with Canadians...

NDP Statement on KPMG Scandal Anniversary

NPD National Revenue Critic, Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke), made the following statement: “This week marks the sad anniversary of government inaction when it comes to cracking down...

NDP: Liberals Need to Take Action on Ocean Plastics Now

NDP MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) today urged the Prime Minister and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change to support his motion (M-151) on a national strategy to combat plastic...