Saint-Jean MP, Tarik Brahmi, made the following statement in response to the hit-and-run involving two military personnel in his riding:
"On behalf of Canada’s New Democrats I extend sincere congratulations to Rachel Notley on her election as leader of the Alberta NDP.
The leader of the New Democratic Party made the following statement on Persons Day:
New Democrat critic for Employment and Social Development Jinny Sims (Newton–North Delta) made the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty:
Official Opposition Agriculture critic Malcolm Allen (Welland) made the following statement on World Food Day:
The Official Opposition’s Citizenship and Immigration critic, Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds-Dollard), made the following statement on Citizenship Week:
Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement to mark Thanksgiving Day:
Official Opposition Health Critic Libby Davies (Vancouver East) made the following statement to mark World Mental Health Day:
The Leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, has issued the following statement in reaction to the passage of the Conservative motion on the war in Iraq:
NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) issued the following statement regarding the destruction of the Holy Martyrs Church in Deir ez-Zor, Syria:
Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement to mark Yom Kippur:
Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement to mark Eid al-Adha:
The Official Opposition’s Critic for Seniors, Irene Mathyssen (London – Fanshawe), made the following statement to mark National Seniors’ Day:
Official Opposition Status of Women’s critic Niki Ashton (Churchill) made the following statement to mark Women’s History Month:
Official Opposition Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) made the following statement on the situation in Hong Kong:
“On this Franco-Ontarian Day, New Democrats will be celebrating the strength and vitality of this Francophone community, which fought long and hard to secure its rights as a people.
The Leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, made the following statement on Rosh Hashanah:
"A figurehead of Quebec popular culture, Gilles Latulippe touched the imagination of generations of Quebecers and always knew how to make us laugh. With his immense talent, he set the foundation for the golden age of comedy in Quebec.
“Alzheimer’s and related diseases affect 747,000 Canadians – a number that is expected to double over the next 15 years if nothing is done.
“In view of the violence that is currently gripping the planet, this International Day of Peace is a good reminder that our work to promote peace is more important than ever.
“On Democracy Week, Canadians from coast to coast have had an opportunity to celebrate our democracy, and to promote the civic engagement and education that keep it strong.
Official Opposition Labour critic Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont – La Petite-Patrie) made the following statement after his motion on the federal minimum wage was thrown out:
"Tonight's emergency debate on Canada's military involvement in Iraq must be followed by a parliamentary vote on a clear motion that outlines the details of Canada’s commitment.
The Leader of the Official Opposition Tom Mulcair made the following statement in remembrance of the September 11th terrorist attacks:
“I was heartbroken to read the video transcript released by Radio-Canada, in which Mr. Guerrero describes his time as a vegetable picker here in Canada. To hear that this man felt like he was someone’s dog, and then to know he died as a result of an attempt to complete work outside of his job description, illustrates the great potential for abuse that exists within the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
“Following weeks of fighting devastating civilian communities in Gaza, humanitarian relief is urgently needed. With a ceasefire agreement in place, Canada now has an opportunity to contribute to recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction, including funding for housing and shelter; reconstruction of schools, hospitals, water and sewage facilities; and provision of social services, including education and other support for children affected by the conflict.
“On this Labour Day 2014, New Democrats would like to highlight the vital role that Canadian workers have played in our economic development and potential for innovation.