NDP Statement on International Day of Peace

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   “Every year, people’s lives are disrupted by conflict and war – with many having to...

Jagmeet Singh: Liberal Government Must Abandon Trans Mountain Expansion

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh issued the following statement: "The Trudeau government has made it clear again today that it intends to try to force through expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline,...

NDP Statement on Armenia’s Anniversary of Independence

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, the Armenian community in Canada, and around the world, is celebrating the Republic of Armenia’s...

NDP Wants Committee to Study Details of Pipeline Crown Corporation

OTTAWA - Daniel Blaikie, NDP Vice Chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations & Estimates, will propose that the committee study possible structures and governance models for the...

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...

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:   "The NDP...

Federal Government Must Honour its Commitments to Canada’s Vulnerable Children

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...

NDP Statement on the occasion of Yom Kippur

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Tonight, members of the Jewish faith in Canada and around the world are gathering to observe Yom Kippur, the...

NDP Calls on Liberals to Help Kashechewan Kids by Finally Ending the Funding Gap for Indigenous Children

OTTAWA – While children across the country went back to school, 400 elementary students in Kashechewan, Ontario missed their first two weeks of classes. The First Nation of...

Jagmeet Singh Says the NDP Will be Fighting for Real People, Highlights Indigenous Education, Trade Deals and Housing for New Session

The NDP is kicking off the fall session of Parliament united in their determination to fight for solutions that will improve the lives of real people struggling because the Liberals have failed to...

NDP Statement on International Day of Democracy

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today is the International Day of Democracy – a day to recognize the principles of democracy around the...

NDP Statement on OECD Review: Canada Must Do Its Part

Linda Duncan, the NDP Critic for International Development released the following statement: "The release of a damning OECD periodic review on Canada is yet another significant call to action:...

NDP caucus determined to fight for what Canadians need

Members of the NDP caucus emerged from a three-day retreat Thursday saying they were more determined than ever to fight hard for the change Canadians need to make life more affordable. NDP leader...

NDP Calls for Emergency Meeting, Expert Input on Ford's Reckless Use of Notwithstanding Clause

The following statement was issued by Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada's NDP: "Our caucus is deeply troubled by Ontario Premier Doug Ford's use of the Notwithstanding Clause. He is...

Majority of Canada's Richest Donate to the Liberals

SURREY - Information available on Liberal donors may help to explain the Liberal government's reluctance to close tax loopholes, tighten rules on offshore tax havens and deliver better...

NDP Statement on Nayrouz

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, Coptic Orthodox Christians in Canada, and around the world, are celebrating Nayrouz, the start of the...

NDP Statement on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “In the hours and days following the September 11 attacks, people all across Canada stepped in to volunteer their...

NDP Statement on Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   “While most people will run out of their home when there’s a fire, firefighters run directly...

NDP Statement on Rosh Hashanah

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today is the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. On behalf of the New Democratic Party of Canada, I would like...

NDP Calls for Study on Duty to Consult Indigenous Peoples

On Friday, the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs will debate an NDP motion to help fix the Liberals' flawed consultation process with First Nations on the Trans Mountain...