March 27th, 2017

NDP Justice Critic Alistair MacGregor made the following statement today:

March 24th, 2017

OTTAWA – This week the NDP learned that a pay raise recommendation for RCMP members, which has been held up at the Treasury board since 2015, will not be given any further consideration than other public service wage requests. This is in spite of the unique challenges and risks undertaken by RCMP members, serious recruitment and retention issues for the force, as well as chronically low morale.

March 24th, 2017

Many Canadians struggling with part-time and precarious employment, rising costs, and record household debt were hoping that this budget would invest in building a fairer economy that lifts everyone up, not just the wealthy and well-connected.

March 23rd, 2017

The Liberals had an opportunity in budget 2017 to build an economy that lifts everyone up, not just the few at the top. Unfortunately they decided to defend the interests of wealthy insiders and told everyday Canadians to take a back seat.

March 23rd, 2017

After officially tabling the most signed petition in Canadian history, which calls on the Liberals to keep their promise to reform Canada's voting system, Nathan Cullen unveiled the NDP's new electoral reform campaign. Cullen, the NDP's Critic on Democratic Reform, is inviting Liberal MPs across Canada to join him at town hall meetings to debate keeping their promise of reforming Canada's outdated and unfair voting system.

March 22nd, 2017

OTTAWA – Canadians struggling with precarious employment, rising costs, and record household debt got little in the Liberal budget to make Canada’s economy work for them, while the wealthy and well-connected were rewarded.

March 22nd, 2017

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement today:

March 21st, 2017

The New Democratic Party will be holding the first leadership debate in its history to be entirely dedicated to youth issues. This will be the second debate of the federal party’s 2017 leadership race.

March 21st, 2017

Tom Mulcair, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, made the following statement:

March 20th, 2017

Following a report from the Committee on the Status of Women on violence against young women and girls, NDP Status of Women critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo-Ladysmith) tabled a supplementary report urging the federal Liberals to immediately implement a National Action Plan.

March 20th, 2017

NDP critic for la Francophonie Robert Aubin, made the following statement:

March 20th, 2017

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on the occasion of Nowruz:

March 17th, 2017

The Liberal government must stand up for Canadians being turned away at the border who depend on work in the United States

March 17th, 2017

OTTAWA – The NDP’s Critic for Small Business, MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni), wrote a letter to the Minister in charge of small business policy, Bardish Chagger, urging her to include measures to address the top priorities of small business owners in the upcoming federal budget.  

March 14th, 2017

NDP Critic on Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees, Jenny Kwan, issued the following statement:

March 10th, 2017

NDP raises concerns during the Liberal government meeting with US Secretary John Kelly

March 10th, 2017

OTTAWA – Canada’s largest National Park is under imminent threat from Liberal and Conservative government neglect, NDP MP Wayne Stetski said today following the release of a damning UNESCO report on the state of Wood Buffalo National Park.

March 9th, 2017

NDP Indigenous Affairs critic, and residential school survivor, Romeo Saganash made the following statement:

March 9th, 2017

OTTAWA – The government is using its majority in the House of Commons to reverse changes made to the planned national security oversight committee by the standing committee on Public Safety. All-party amendments backed by expert testimony strengthened the watchdog committee, giving it full access to classified information and the power to issue subpoenas to support its investigations.

March 9th, 2017

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair made the following statement on the passing of former NDP MP Margaret Mitchell:

March 8th, 2017

NDP secured enough support to pass motion to tackle tax havens, loopholes and giveaways that benefit the wealthy 

March 8th, 2017

NDP receives unanimous consent from all parties in the House of Commons to move Rona Ambrose’s legislation immediately to committee.

March 8th, 2017

OTTAWA – Today, New Democrats announced the measures that should be included in the Liberal government’s upcoming 2017 federal budget. The NDP sent a letter to the Finance Minister earlier this week detailing the measures needed to work towards building a fair economy.

March 8th, 2017

Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Critic for the Status of Women, made the following statement:

March 7th, 2017

OTTAWA - The New Democratic Party will be holding the first debate of the federal party’s leadership race. This will be the first opportunity to see NDP Leadership candidates together and to hear them discuss their vision for the future of the Party and the future of the country.

March 3rd, 2017

OTTAWA – After the shocking revelations made by the Enquête/Fifth Estate television teams, NDP Revenue and Finance critics Pierre-Luc Dusseault and Alexandre Boulerice are calling on the Liberal government to launch a full investigation into the KPMG debacle and the role of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

March 3rd, 2017

130,000 Canadians demand Liberals recommit to promise of making every vote count

March 2nd, 2017

The following statement was issued by Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP:

March 1st, 2017

NDP announces opposition motion to tackle tax havens, loopholes and giveaways that benefit the wealthy