Official Opposition Heritage critic Pierre Nantel (Longueuil – Pierre-Boucher) made the following statement after the Canadian Screen Awards gala:
The Official Opposition’s Energy and Natural Resources Critic, Peter Julian, issued the following statement in response to the National Energy Board’s decision to approve the Line 9 reversal:
"In the wake of the Conservatives blocking cross country public consultations on the Unfair Elections Act, Bill C-23, New Democrats will be moving ahead with our own consultations.
New Democrat Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar has issued the following statement on the situation in Ukraine.
NDP National Defence critic Jack Harris (St. John’s East) made the following statement on the death of Sgt. Ronald Anderson:
Official Opposition Leader, Tom Mulcair (Outremont) made the following statement on Maha Shivratri :
NDP MP Yvon Godin (Acadie – Bathurst) made the following statement on the death of Acadian singer Angèle Arsenault:
Official Opposition Public Safety and LGBT critic Randall Garrison (Esquimalt–Juan de Fuca) made the following statement on Anti-Bullying Day:
NDP deputy leader David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre) made the following statement on the defeat of his motion to force cross-country hearings on the Conservative election bill, C-23:
The NDP is deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in Venezuela.
The much-delayed 700 MHz spectrum auction has finally closed and there remains no assurance it will translate into lower prices for consumers or better access for Canadians outside of major urban centres. After repeated missteps, Canadians have lost faith in the Conservatives’ ability to improve wireless services.
New Democrats are appalled by the escalating violence in Ukraine, including the killing and injuring of democratic protesters.
Official Opposition MPs Niki Ashton (Churchill) and Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre) made the following statement on Louis Riel Day:
NDP Employment and Social Development critic Jinny Sims (Newton – North Delta) is urging the Conservative government to release the names of employers who have been allowed to bring temporary foreign workers into Canada.
As expected, Conservative members of the human resources committee have sent C-525, a bill that restricts the ability of workers to form a union, back to the Houses of Commons for a third and final vote over opposition from New Democrats.
Official Opposition International Development critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) has released the following statement:
NDP Industry critic Chris Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) made the following statement on the defeat of her bill to provide skilled trades workers with tax deductions for certain work-related travel and accommodations:
NDP Consumer Affairs critic Glenn Thibeault (Sudbury) made the following statement on the defeat of his motion to cap ATM fees:
NDP deputy Veterans Affairs critic Sylvain Chicoine (Châteauguay – Saint-Constant), made the following statement on the defeat of his motion calling for more government support for veterans and military mental health:
The leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, made the following statement on Black History Month: