2015 02 27
NDP statement on the passing of Second World War veteran Ernest Côté

Official Opposition Veterans Affairs Critic Peter Stoffer (Sackville-Eastern Shore) made the following statement on the passing of Second World War veteran Ernest Côté:.  ...

2015 02 25
NDP demands Stephen Harper help Mohamed Fahmy

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) issued the following statement regarding the case of Mohamed Fahmy:

“Prime Minister Stephen Harper must speak personally and directly with Egyptian President al-Sisi on behalf of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, and ensure that Mr. Fahmy has all necessary documentation to return to Canada.  ...

2015 02 25
Statement by the Official Opposition on Anti-Bullying Day

NDP MP Dany Morin (Chicoutimi – Le Fjord) made the following statement on Anti-Bullying Day:     

“The entire NDP team and I join all proudly pink-clad Canadians today in raising awareness about bullying.  ...

2015 02 19
Statement by the NDP on Lunar New Year

Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on Lunar New Year:

“I would like to extend my best wishes to all Canadians celebrating the Lunar New Year — one of the most important traditional holidays in Asia.  ...

2015 02 16
NDP condemns the murder of Egyptian Copts by ISIS

NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) has issued the following statement:  

“New Democrats join the international community in unequivocally condemning the brutal killing of 21 Egyptian Christians by Da’esh (ISIS) militants in Libya.   ...

2015 02 16
Statement by the Official Opposition on Louis Riel Day

NDP MPs Niki Ashton (Churchill) and Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre) made the following statement on Louis Riel Day:

“Today, the NDP joins all Manitobans in celebrating Louis Riel Day. We celebrate Riel’s legacy as a founder of the province of Manitoba, a father of confederation and a champion of the rights of the Métis people.   ...

2015 02 16
Statement by the leader of the Official Opposition on Family Day

The leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, made the following statement on Family Day:    

“On behalf of the entire NDP team, I wish you all a wonderful time with your loved ones on this Family Day long weekend.  ...

2015 02 15
Statement by the leader of the Official Opposition on the 50th anniversary of the Maple Leaf flag

The leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, made the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Canadian national flag:   ...

2015 02 09
NDP statement on Eve Adams crossing the floor

NDP Ethics critic, Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay), made the following statement about the decision of Eve Adams to cross the floor of the House of Commons:  ...

2015 02 04
NDP motion to end child poverty a victory for all Canadians

NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough – Rouge River) applauds the passing of her motion, M-534, to create a national poverty elimination strategy:

I am pleased that all parties have come together to support my motion calling on the government to eradicate child poverty by investing in affordable and accessible housing, child care and child nutrition programs. This is a victory for all Canadians.  ...

2015 02 04
NDP statement on Student Mobilization Day

NDP Postsecondary education critic, Dan Harris (Scarborough-South-West), made the following statement on Student Mobilization Day:

"On this Student Mobilization Day, the NDP is proud to support everyone fighting for better access to affordable, quality postsecondary education.  Improving access to postsecondary education is an integral part of building a fairer, more equitable society where nobody is left behind.  ...

2015 02 01
Statement by the leader of the Official Opposition on Black History Month

The leader of the Official Opposition Tom Mulcair made the following statement on Black History Month:  

“On the dawn of this Black History Month, the NDP is proud to celebrate this community’s incredible contributions to Canadian society, along with its rich heritage.  ...

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