NDP: Immediate Action Needed on the Opioid Crisis
OTTAWA – On Monday, as the opioid crisis claims more lives every day, the NDP called on the Liberal government for a federal declaration of a national public health emergency. New Democrats urged Trudeau’s government to commit significant new dollars and resources to combat what is inarguably a deepening crisis that is affecting every region of the country.
The NDP Observes the 70th Anniversary of the Genocide Convention and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Statement by Hélène Laverdière, NDP Foreign Affairs Critic and Cheryl Hardcastle, NDP International Human Rights Critic
NDP calls on Liberals to Fund Women, Peace and Security Agenda
OTTAWA – New Democrats welcome the creation of the Women, Peace and Security Ambassador. Although this is a step in the right direction, NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier – Sainte-Marie) calls on the Liberal government to guarantee funding for the newly created Women, Peace and Security Ambassador.