Singh Calls on Liberals to Save Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot Project
OTTAWA – In a speech to Canadian Innovators on Tuesday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Federal Liberal government to step-in and save the Basic Income Pilot Project Ontario Premier Doug Ford has pledged to cancel. Ford announced the program that guarantees a minimum income for 4,000 low-income residents will end in March of 2019, thereby completing only two of its three year study.
NDP: Liberals Must End the Discrimination Against Indigenous Children
OTTAWA – Following their visit to Kashechewan First Nation, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP Critic for Indigenous Youth Charlie Angus (Timmins – James Bay) came back to Ottawa with a strong message for the Liberal government.
NDP: Liberals Can Help Canadians by Studying Postal Banking
OTTAWA - Today, Members of Parliament debated NDP MP Irene Mathyssen’s Motion-166, which proposes the establishment of a committee to study various postal banking models used around the world, and use best practices to propose a model for Canada. Postal banking could provide services to Canadians in areas the big banks have abandoned, such as rural communities.