July 28th, 2016

OTTAWA – Le porte‑parole du NPD en matière de sécurité publique, Randall Garrison (Esquimalt – Saanich – Sooke) déposera un projet de loi émanant des députés afin d’abroger la loi C‑51, la législation dangereuse et inefficace que l’ancien gouvernement conservateur a précipitée devant le Parlement, avec l’appui du Parti libéral.

July 25th, 2016

New Democrats are alarmed at the human rights situation unfolding in Turkey, including Turkey’s President granting his government the ability to bypass parliament and rule by decree; Turkey’s decision to suspend the European Convention on Human Rights; and the possibility that Turkey will re-introduce the death penalty.

July 25th, 2016

NDP Public Services Critic, Erin Weir, made the following statement:

July 21st, 2016

OTTAWA – The Liberal government must listen to Indigenous families and set out broad terms of reference for any national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, according to NDP Status of Women Critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo – Ladysmith).

July 20th, 2016

OTTAWA — Today New Democrats criticized the Liberal government for moving ahead with Stephen Harper’s planned cuts to provincial health transfers.  Recently, Quebec’s Health Minister sounded the alarm that the Liberals are planning to slash annual health transfer increases by half next year – taking $1.1 billion out of the health care system in the first year alone. 

July 15th, 2016

Last night, while celebrating Bastille Day in Nice and the triumph of liberty over tyranny, French citizens were once again attacked by hatred and terror. New Democrats join with all Canadians in condemning this heinous terrorist attack against innocent people.

July 12th, 2016

Ottawa –New Democrats are calling on the liberal government to make good on their commitments to work with and consult opposition parties in parliament regarding military deployment to latvia, and to present a comprehensive diplomatic and political plan to address the current stand-off with russia.

July 6th, 2016

The NDP is calling on the Liberal government to make the medical abortion drug RU-486 available and accessible in Canada. After decades of waiting, the drug may remain unavailable due to new restrictive regulations.

July 6th, 2016

NDP Multiculturalism Critic Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement on the Eid al-Fitr:

July 5th, 2016

NDP Canada Post critic Karine Trudel and NDP Labour critic Sheri Benson made the following statement:

July 1st, 2016

"New Democrats join Canadians everywhere today, in celebrating the 149th anniversary of our great country.

June 27th, 2016

NDP Justice Critic, Murray Rankin, made the following statement on the court challenge following the Liberal government forcing through bill C-14:

June 27th, 2016

NDP Multiculturalism Critic Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement__:

June 24th, 2016

OTTAWA –The New Democratic Party of Canada has appointed Emily Watkins as Chief Electoral Officer for the upcoming NDP 2017 Leadership Race. Ms. Watkins' appointment was ratified by the Party's Federal Council, as per Article 2 a) of its 2017 Leadership Rules.

June 24th, 2016

NDP Quebec Lieutenant, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite Patrie), made the following statement:

June 23rd, 2016

NDP Multiculturalism Critic Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement on the Air India tragedy:

June 21st, 2016

Indigenous and Northern Affairs critic Charlie Angus (Timmins –James Bay) made the following statement on National Aboriginal Day:

June 20th, 2016

NDP Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship critic Jenny Kwan (Vancouver East) made the following statement on World Refugee Day:

June 14th, 2016

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) tabled Bill C-291 this morning calling for the mandatory labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods.

June 14th, 2016

Ottawa - NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier - Sainte-Marie) called on the Liberal government to immediately renew contributions to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which helps Palestinian refugees in multiple countries. The previous Conservative government cut off all Canadian aid to UNRWA.

June 12th, 2016

New Democrats will put decriminalization to a vote to urge the government to stop handing out criminal records for personal use of marijuana.

June 9th, 2016

OTTAWA — New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to act quickly and introduce proactive pay equity legislation. New Democrats were reacting to the report for the Special Committee on Pay Equity in the House of Commons this morning. The committee was struck back in February after the NDP won the government's support.

June 7th, 2016

OTTAWA — New Democrats have secured a significant victory for Canadians in the process of electoral reform. The Liberal government has voted in favor of the NDP's plan to make reforming our electoral system a fair, inclusive process based on cross-party collaboration. The NDP motion establishes a committee to study future voting systems that represents all parties in Parliament and does not give an advantage to any single party.

June 6th, 2016

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement:

June 3rd, 2016

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair issued the following statement on the 32nd anniversary of the Golden Temple Invasion:

June 2nd, 2016

OTTAWA — New Democrats have secured a significant victory for Canadians in the process of democratic reform. The Liberal government has announced it will support the NDP’s motion that establishes a committee to study future voting systems that represents all parties in Parliament and does not give an advantage to any single party.

June 1st, 2016

OTTAWA – The House of Commons will begin debate on an NDP motion Thursday to create a special committee on electoral reform, after eight months of Liberal heel-dragging and delay.

June 1st, 2016

NDP Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food , Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé), made the following statement :