Canada’s NDP » Newsroom http://www.ndp.ca/rss.xml en NDP Statement on National Acadian Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-national-acadian-day Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP, made the following statement: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 0f77c7ca-586c-4b4a-877b-d3a956a36c6b NDP statement on International Youth Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-international-youth-day NDP Critic for Youth, Anne Minh-Thu Quach (Salaberry-Suroît) made the following statement on International Youth Day: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq e0f74ea3-c57e-4127-bb97-e397c27f972f NDP statement on the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-un-international-day-worlds-indigenous-peoples NDP Critic for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou) and MP Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River), made the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq e7445440-aa0a-4c2d-8aef-fd4b4542def4 NDP blasts government inaction on third anniversary of Mt. Polley mine disaster http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-blasts-government-inaction-third-anniversary-mt-polley-mine-disaster The following statement was issued by Fin Donnelly, NDP Critic for Fisheries and Oceans: Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 4a788b1c-49ca-4232-9368-d7f3218d78f5 Mckenna must prosecute Dieselgate http://www.ndp.ca/news/mckenna-must-prosecute-dieselgate The NDP is putting pressure on the Liberal government to finally bring charges against Volkswagen related to their cheating on emissions tests. Today, a lawsuit has been filed against Environment Minister Catherine McKenna for refusing to properly investigate and prosecute the VW diesel engine fraud. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 56173ae4-4469-4fe8-9ec4-f9ed36334cf6 R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find Out What it Means and Pay Public Servants http://www.ndp.ca/news/respect-find-out-what-it-means-and-pay-public-servants OTTAWA – The NDP’s Labour Critic, Sheri Benson (Saskatoon West), is calling on the Liberal government to put its words into action and show respect for Canada’s public servants, once and for all. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 75ad044e-4298-4f9f-a492-0b047f36f77c NDP: Liberals fail to meaningfully consult with Indigenous Peoples http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-liberals-fail-meaningfully-consult-indigenous-peoples OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to fix the broken NEB process, and to meaningfully consult with Indigenous Peoples in order to develop a true nation-to-nation relationship. The NDP is urging the Liberals to fix the process after the Supreme Court of Canada decided today that consultations with Indigenous Peoples in the Clyde River case had been entirely inadequate. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 92ebd226-7dd4-40f2-9e97-fee6c272e564 NDP calls on Trudeau to denounce Trump's Trans ban  http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-calls-trudeau-denounce-trumps-trans-ban Statement from Defence Critic and LGBTQ Critic for the NDP, Randall Garrison: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d21dbdc7-e9f7-4b4e-9d5c-ba03dd543a59 NDP MP says Feds are ‘ignoring’ border towns and asylum seekers http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-mp-says-feds-are-ignoring-border-towns-and-asylum-seekers EMERSON – The NDP Critic for Immigration and Refugees, Jenny Kwan, visited Emerson, Manitoba on Friday to get a frontline account of the increased irregular border crossings since the US travel ban was announced. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 2138e819-aef9-4b57-b5cc-c87feccb764e Liberals must come clean on airport privatization plan http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-come-clean-airport-privatization-plan Following a report regarding a secret project to advise the Liberal government on airport sell offs, the NDP's Transport Critic, Robert Aubin, made the following statement: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 33167dd2-53a1-47c7-9d9d-9f1f378655a5 NDP: Trudeau should come to committee to reveal NAFTA priorities http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-trudeau-should-come-committee-reveal-nafta-priorities Following the Prime Minister's comments yesterday on NAFTA, the NDP's International Trade Critic, Tracey Ramsey, made the following statement:  Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d53a98e3-5bbe-42a3-af93-ea834bf8a71b NDP calls on federal government to reinstate public bus service in Saskatchewan http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-calls-federal-government-reinstate-public-bus-service-saskatchewan Saskatchewan MPs Jolibois and Benson call on the Federal Liberals to reinstate the STC in order to protect women in the province. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b82f334d-c320-4ee1-8d6e-115e409a7cca NDP statement on the new B.C. government http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-new-bc-government Statement from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair regarding the swearing-in of John Horgan as Premier of British Columbia:  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 2b653593-31f9-4cfc-adc2-38a2d064cc0e Liberals fail to take concrete action on tax fairness http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-fail-take-concrete-action-tax-fairness OTTAWA – New Democrats are criticizing the Liberal plan to hold consultations on potential tax measures instead of acting right away to crack down on wealthy tax cheats. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 935c7d0d-61c6-4077-8bc9-650e7a8a54cf NDP to Trudeau: Come clean on NAFTA priorities  http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-trudeau-come-clean-nafta-priorities NDP International Trade critic Tracey Ramsey (Essex) made the following statement following the United States’ release of its NAFTA renegotiation priorities: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 00fb8e23-075e-4128-ae9f-096b47e14ca3 NDP calls for immediate investigation into claims of rampant discrimination at CSIS http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-calls-immediate-investigation-claims-rampant-discrimination-csis The following is a statement issued by Matthew Dubé, NDP Critic for Public Safety: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq eb66c179-0c44-48bf-aa7b-c31738d90707 NDP: Sears must pay workers instead of bonuses http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-sears-must-pay-workers-instead-bonuses OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on Sears Canada to halt bonuses for executives and instead pay the severance due to laid-off workers. Consecutive Conservative and Liberal governments have failed to fix the legislation that allows companies like Sears to pay top executives a bonus instead of paying severance due to workers when facing bankruptcy. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 1256e81e-2e41-4837-8845-1fa782ab782c NDP Statement on the appointment of the next Governor General of Canada http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-appointment-next-governor-general-canada Tom Mulcair, Leader of the NDP, made the following statement: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq c4c6bc6a-480c-47a7-a338-0582be0f2ac4 NDP calls for investigation into minister’s relationship with Liberal-linked organization http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-calls-investigation-ministers-relationship-liberal-linked-organization OTTAWA – NDP Ethics Critic, Nathan Cullen, has asked the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner to open an investigation into an arrangement between a Liberal Cabinet Minister’s Office and an industry group with deep Liberal ties. Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq d54e96c7-8401-4172-8401-8237bec93147 NDP: Protect Sears Canada workers’ pensions http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-protect-sears-canada-workers-pensions OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to protect pensions and health care benefits of Sears Canada employees and retirees. This call comes after reports today that the company filed a motion asking to suspend $3.7 million worth of monthly payments to its pension and post-retirement benefit plan. Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 1f0aaa84-10c3-47df-bc10-db855481db19 NDP statement on the anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-anniversary-lac-megantic-tragedy The NDP Transport Critic, Robert Aubin (Trois-Rivières), has issued the following statement: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f9d1d2f7-a8a1-4d59-b571-71e556450866 NDP Statement on Canada Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-canada-day NDP spokesperson for Canada 150, Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement: Sat, 01 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f7751751-58e0-4b3c-bb9f-8d64b89d0949 Last chance to save the Public Transit Tax Credit http://www.ndp.ca/news/last-chance-save-public-transit-tax-credit OTTAWA – The NDP is making a final appeal to the Finance Minister to maintain the public transit tax credit. In the last federal budget, the government announced that the tax credit would end on June 30, 2017. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 107ba615-98d4-4942-b70e-18ee2e6ebf96 NDP: Liberals Must Come Clean on NAFTA Priorities http://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-must-come-clean-nafta-priorities OTTAWA – With NAFTA renegotiations coming as early as August, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and NDP Trade Critic, Tracey Ramsey, sent a letter to the Prime Minister today urging him to come clean to Canadians on his government’s priorities for the renegotiation process. Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq aa6b5e27-2a5d-4897-a7bf-a4f0aaba9109 Mulcair Statement on Iraq Mission Extension http://www.ndp.ca/news/mulcair-statement-iraq-mission-extension On Thursday, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair issued the following statement: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 670ddbe3-2b23-418f-9c81-1e3147ea87fd NDP: Liberals must secure deal on softwood lumber http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-liberals-must-secure-deal-softwood-lumber New Democrats are renewing their calls to the Liberals to secure a deal on softwood lumber with a second round of duties coming from the U.S. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 26d7c7d8-d984-4f84-bdd8-f8d9237dcd77 NDP to Trudeau: Reject travel ban, increase Canada’s refugee commitments http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-trudeau-reject-travel-ban-increase-canadas-refugee-commitments The following is a statement from Jenny Kwan, NDP Critic for Immigration and Refugees: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 9739a8af-42f7-4a25-8ba0-a7adc37f577d NDP Statement on Eid-al-Fitr http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-eid-al-fitr-0 NDP Multiculturalism Critic Jenny Kwan (Vancouver East) made the following statement on the Eid al-Fitr: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f13df1ab-da78-4c00-82b0-8c53f5796c32 NDP statement on Quebec's National Holiday and Saint-Jean Baptiste Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-quebecs-national-holiday-and-saint-jean-baptiste-day NDP Critic for Culture and Heritage, Pierre Nantel (Longueuil – Saint-Hubert ), made the following statement: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f6e37d9e-3112-45d6-9a05-12061b858d27 NDP statement on National Aboriginal Day http://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-national-aboriginal-day-1 NDP critic for Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Romeo Saganash (Abitibi-Baie James-Nunavik-Eeyou) and MP Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé-Missinippi-Churchill River), made the following statement on National Aboriginal Day: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 69ba16e4-3785-4a97-bdb4-7b9c321acdb3