NDP Statement on Imamat Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leaders of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, Shia Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world are celebrating their 49th hereditary Imam and...

Singh Urges Trudeau to Save Greyhound Bus Routes

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is urging the Prime Minister to intervene following the announced cancellation of major Greyhound bus routes in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Northwestern Ontario and...

NDP Calls for Urgent Meeting to Discuss Supports for Asylum Seekers

New Democrats are calling for an emergency meeting of the Immigration and Refugee Committee to discuss the lack of support for the growing number of asylum seekers crossing the border from the...

5 Things You Need to Know About the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline

1) In May of 2018, despite strong opposition from First Nations, local communities, scientists, and environmentalists, Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government spent $4.5 billion of public dollars...

NDP Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Lac Mégantic tragedy

Jagmeet Singh, Leaders of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “The tragedy in Lac Mégantic may have happened five years ago, but people are still reeling from the fiery train...

NDP Statement on Suicide Bombing Targeting Sikh and Hindu Communities in Afghanistan

NDP International Human Rights Critic Cheryl Hardcastle issued the following statement today regarding  a  terrorist attack targeting Sikh and Hindu minorities in...

NDP Statement on Canada Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, New Democrats join Canadians everywhere in celebrating Canada’s 151st anniversary. This celebration...

NDP Welcomes Steel and Aluminum Package as a First Step to Support Workers

 After weeks of the NDP calling for support for metal workers, the federal government finally unveiled its list of retaliatory tariffs and support package for steel and aluminum workers on...

NDP Strongly Supports the Independence of the Immigration and Refugee Board 

Jenny Kwan, NDP Critic for Multiculturalism, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “New Democrats strongly oppose recommendations in the Report of the...

NDP Statement on Multiculturalism Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: "The celebration of multiculturalism in Canada is a pillar of our society that make this country truly welcoming...

NDP: Workers are Paying the Price of Trade Uncertainty

The House of Commons Trade Committee had an emergency meeting in Ottawa on Tuesday to discuss US-Canada trade uncertainty. In the meeting, NDP International Trade Critic Tracey Ramsey focused on how...

Protecting Quebec culture is a priority for New Democrats

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada's NDP, issued the following statement: “During la Fête nationale du Québec and Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Quebeckers and Francophones across Canada are...

NDP Statement marking the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP issued the following statement:  "June 23rd marks a painful day for hundreds of Canadian families. On this day, thirty-three years ago, a...

NDP statement on la Fête nationale du Québec and Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:  “For so many, St-Jean-Baptiste marks the beginning of summer, the end of school terms, and the time to...

Statement by Romeo Saganash regarding the comments made by Minister Barrette

NDP Reconciliation Critic, Romeo Saganash, issued the following statement: “Yesterday, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, I learned of the deeply held racism and hatred Quebec Health...

NDP Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour and celebrate the contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis...

NDP Statement on World Refugee Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leaders of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: 44,400 people a day are forced to leave everything behind, in order to escape war, persecution or terror. Half of those...

NDP Calls for Reform of Indigenous Women's Treatment in Justice System 

The NDP Women’s Equality Critic, Sheila Malcolmson, urged the Liberal government to immediately reform treatment of Indigenous women in Canada’s justice and corrections systems. The...

NDP: Canada Must End Child Poverty

Almost 30 years ago, the House of Commons passed an NDP motion to eliminate child poverty in Canada. To this day, a shockingly high percentage of Canadian children still live below the poverty line....

NDP Calls for Hearing on GMO Wheat Discovery

Yesterday, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released a statement announcing the discovery of unauthorized genetically modified wheat plants along a roadside in Alberta. The CFIA has...