August 19th, 2017

Irene Mathyssen, NDP Veterans Affairs Critic, made the following statement:

August 18th, 2017

Ottawa – New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to hold a parliamentary investigation on the liquidation of Sears Canada to study what changes to the law would prevent mistreatment of workers in similar cases in the future. The proposed hearings would pay special attention to the layoffs of workers without severance, the bonuses given to executives and, most recently, the chairman’s resignation in order to bid on the liquidation.

August 15th, 2017

Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP, made the following statement:

August 12th, 2017

NDP Critic for Youth, Anne Minh-Thu Quach (Salaberry-Suroît) made the following statement on International Youth Day:

August 9th, 2017

NDP Critic for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou) and MP Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River), made the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples:

August 4th, 2017

The following statement was issued by Fin Donnelly, NDP Critic for Fisheries and Oceans:

August 3rd, 2017

The NDP is putting pressure on the Liberal government to finally bring charges against Volkswagen related to their cheating on emissions tests. Today, a lawsuit has been filed against Environment Minister Catherine McKenna for refusing to properly investigate and prosecute the VW diesel engine fraud.

July 27th, 2017

OTTAWA – The NDP’s Labour Critic, Sheri Benson (Saskatoon West), is calling on the Liberal government to put its words into action and show respect for Canada’s public servants, once and for all.

July 26th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to fix the broken NEB process, and to meaningfully consult with Indigenous Peoples in order to develop a true nation-to-nation relationship. The NDP is urging the Liberals to fix the process after the Supreme Court of Canada decided today that consultations with Indigenous Peoples in the Clyde River case had been entirely inadequate.

July 26th, 2017

Statement from Defence Critic and LGBTQ Critic for the NDP, Randall Garrison:

July 21st, 2017

EMERSON – The NDP Critic for Immigration and Refugees, Jenny Kwan, visited Emerson, Manitoba on Friday to get a frontline account of the increased irregular border crossings since the US travel ban was announced.

July 21st, 2017

Following a report regarding a secret project to advise the Liberal government on airport sell offs, the NDP's Transport Critic, Robert Aubin, made the following statement:

July 20th, 2017

Following the Prime Minister's comments yesterday on NAFTA, the NDP's International Trade Critic, Tracey Ramsey, made the following statement: 

July 19th, 2017

Saskatchewan MPs Jolibois and Benson call on the Federal Liberals to reinstate the STC in order to protect women in the province.

July 18th, 2017

Statement from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair regarding the swearing-in of John Horgan as Premier of British Columbia: 

July 18th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are criticizing the Liberal plan to hold consultations on potential tax measures instead of acting right away to crack down on wealthy tax cheats.

July 17th, 2017

NDP International Trade critic Tracey Ramsey (Essex) made the following statement following the United States’ release of its NAFTA renegotiation priorities:

July 14th, 2017

The following is a statement issued by Matthew Dubé, NDP Critic for Public Safety:

July 14th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on Sears Canada to halt bonuses for executives and instead pay the severance due to laid-off workers. Consecutive Conservative and Liberal governments have failed to fix the legislation that allows companies like Sears to pay top executives a bonus instead of paying severance due to workers when facing bankruptcy.

July 13th, 2017

Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP, made the following statement:

July 12th, 2017

OTTAWA – NDP Ethics Critic, Nathan Cullen, has asked the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner to open an investigation into an arrangement between a Liberal Cabinet Minister’s Office and an industry group with deep Liberal ties.

July 6th, 2017

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to protect pensions and health care benefits of Sears Canada employees and retirees. This call comes after reports today that the company filed a motion asking to suspend $3.7 million worth of monthly payments to its pension and post-retirement benefit plan.

July 6th, 2017

The NDP Transport Critic, Robert Aubin (Trois-Rivières), has issued the following statement: