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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.