Canada’s NDP » Newsroom http://www.ndp.ca/rss.xml en Liberals must end secretive foreign takeovers: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-end-secretive-foreign-takeovers-ndp OTTAWA – After failing to review deals that had national security implications on two separate occasions, the Liberals are now refusing to give details on why they are reversing a Conservative decision that blocked a deal with Chinese company O-Net that could undermine Canadian national security. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 650565e7-8e7a-4000-808f-c855d14e3f0f NDP statement on legalization of marijuana http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-legalization-marijuana NDP Justice Critic Alistair MacGregor made the following statement today: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d03fa9c1-05e7-4eb3-ad9c-6659739faf74 Liberals Must Treat RCMP Members Fairly: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-treat-rcmp-members-fairly 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. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 3e924353-7ccd-46d9-8d54-ffacd59f9bda Who is left behind by budget 2017? http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-reality-check-who-left-behind-budget-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. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 17dd7788-6f7e-4102-80e1-a3d3204dd795 What they’re saying about Budget 2017 http://www.ndp.ca/news/what-theyre-saying-about-budget-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. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 1a4fe262-5ee9-451a-97ef-6b5956a0c57f Nathan Cullen launches cross-Canada ‘Keep Your Promise’ tour http://www.ndp.ca/news/nathan-cullen-launches-cross-canada-keep-your-promise-tour 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. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 27621a2a-126d-4dfd-b05d-9211dacc4f0d Budget 2017 disappoints on building a fair economy http://www.ndp.ca/news/budget-2017-disappoints-building-fair-economy 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. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 6eeeae7a-a2c2-4803-97f4-416e5aa8468d NDP statement following the London attacks http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-following-london-attacks NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement today: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 3ca68abf-3998-4cbf-9c49-233cb31c784c NDP to hold Second Leadership Debate http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-hold-second-leadership-debate 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. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 5adc1b7f-81c3-428f-8607-40cbe9944db7 NDP Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-international-day-elimination-racial-discrimination-0 Tom Mulcair, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, made the following statement: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b5357cc5-1732-4ede-b98e-e7a7f0911631 We must do more to end violence against young women: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/we-must-do-more-end-violence-against-young-women-ndp 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. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq dfe93a2d-488f-43a9-b641-bb05168577dc NDP statement on International day of la Francophonie http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-international-day-la-francophonie-0 NDP critic for la Francophonie Robert Aubin, made the following statement: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 107100e6-e012-4be2-a22b-198e1db32313 NDP statement on the occasion of Nowruz http://www.ndp.ca/news/statement-tom-mulcair-nowruz NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on the occasion of Nowruz: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 9e9c49bb-f913-4655-a719-1ce8cf994c9c Upcoming budget should support small business: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/upcoming-budget-should-support-small-business-ndp 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.   Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq e61b8747-f953-475e-b1e5-9ebca45cf1ef Trudeau must stand up for Canadians dependent on U.S. work: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/trudeau-must-stand-canadians-dependent-us-work-ndp The Liberal government must stand up for Canadians being turned away at the border who depend on work in the United States Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 84703211-a278-4904-9718-dc1d8ac78950 NDP: Suspend Safe Third Country agreement to save lives http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-suspend-safe-third-country-agreement-save-lives NDP Critic on Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees, Jenny Kwan, issued the following statement: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 11b36888-a2e0-4622-99a1-dd832c83beb6 Liberals refuse to stand up for refugees and Canadians at us border http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-refuse-stand-refugees-and-canadians-us-border NDP raises concerns during the Liberal government meeting with US Secretary John Kelly Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d3bf9dfc-95db-4939-a5b0-b011d631c670 UNESCO report on Wood Buffalo Park an urgent call for action: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/unesco-report-wood-buffalo-park-urgent-call-action-ndp 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. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d0595cd2-3ec8-4629-b297-40f70767cfdc NDP statement on senator Beyak’s comments regarding residential schools http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-senator-beyaks-comments-regarding-residential-schools NDP Indigenous Affairs critic, and residential school survivor, Romeo Saganash made the following statement: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f460a7b7-ef9d-4bf6-93e1-3605d42afde4 Don’t weaken national oversight committee: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/dont-weaken-national-oversight-committee-ndp 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. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq a3b7b6dc-e6b5-4c74-aa7e-5dba72d71102 NDP statement on the loss of Margaret Mitchell http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-loss-margaret-mitchell NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair made the following statement on the passing of former NDP MP Margaret Mitchell: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 06:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq ddf8df37-40c7-4408-8004-98effe1a6a38 NDP wins vote on tax fairness http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-wins-vote-tax-fairness NDP secured enough support to pass motion to tackle tax havens, loopholes and giveaways that benefit the wealthy  Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b52db15c-9cc0-4f53-be4f-1ace526dc595 Mulcair moves to fast-track Ambrose’s bill on sexual assault http://www.ndp.ca/news/mulcair-moves-fast-track-ambroses-bill-sexual-assault NDP receives unanimous consent from all parties in the House of Commons to move Rona Ambrose’s legislation immediately to committee. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 2e6724a9-b796-4513-a86d-ab4fa4bab8bf Liberals must build fair economy for all Canadians: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-build-fair-economy-all-canadians-ndp 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. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 1c271cf1-c32b-4e64-ba4f-923c97f62df4 NDP statement on International Women’s Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-international-womens-day-0 Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Critic for the Status of Women, made the following statement: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq aa54f511-3bee-46ea-9a3b-e478b0268296 NDP to hold first leadership debate http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-hold-first-leadership-debate 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. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq c316f9ba-784f-47c5-9ea5-c324c18da21e NDP demands full investigation to uncover KPMG affair http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-demands-full-investigation-uncover-kpmg-affair 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). Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq c1a68fe9-e185-4e82-8ae8-b29d300ccdfa Petition on Liberal broken promise goes viral http://www.ndp.ca/news/petition-liberal-broken-promise-goes-viral 130,000 Canadians demand Liberals recommit to promise of making every vote count Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 53fcd1ff-8a47-4b18-85b4-c1c0598287e8 NDP Statement on recent events targeting the Muslim community http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-recent-events-targeting-muslim-community The following statement was issued by Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP: Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 0fe0da6a-763c-4c6d-86fe-eb47892959c5 Liberals must address tax fairness now: NDP http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-address-tax-fairness-now-ndp NDP announces opposition motion to tackle tax havens, loopholes and giveaways that benefit the wealthy Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b8e91f87-07f5-4a8f-bf9e-06fd25229f07