The NDP Calls for More Sustainable Infrastructure

SAINT-DOMINIQUE – The NDP Critic for Infrastructure and Communities, Brigitte Sansoucy, held a press conference to demand that the Liberal government integrate criteria that favour sustainable...

Jagmeet Singh Pushes for More Affordable Medication Now

BURNABY – On Wednesday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Trudeau government to implement immediate measures to lower the cost of prescription drugs for Canadians and make pharmaceutical...

NDP Statement on the Situation in India

Cheryl Hardcastle, NDP Human Rights Critic, made the following statement: New Democrats express their very serious concern with the declining human rights situation in India. Attacks on prominent...

NDP Statement on Canada’s Agriculture Day

Alistair MacGregor, NDP Agriculture Critic, issued the following statement: “Everybody eats. It’s not just an objective truth; it’s also the title of the NDP’s food...

Jagmeet Singh Statement on the Resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “Like most Canadians, I was pleased to see the Prime Minister appoint Jody Wilson-Raybould as the Attorney General of Canada, the first...

NDP Statement on The International Day Against The Use of Child Soldiers

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: Every day, tens of thousands of boys and girls are forced to perform acts of violence in conflict zones around the...

NDP: Let’s Ban Single-Use Plastics by 2022

MONTREAL - On Tuesday, the NDP presented their plan to put the health of people and the environment first by calling for a ban on single-use plastics by 2022, as part of a broader Waste Reduction...

Justin Trudeau is Failing to Address the Housing Crisis

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have neglected the housing crisis in Canada for too long, turning their backs on families who are struggling to find housing in the communities where they want to...

Ethics Commissioner Agrees to NDP Request, Launches Investigation into Justin Trudeau & SNC-Lavalin

On Monday, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Mario Dion, agreed to a request from New Democrats to begin an investigation into the attempts by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his...

Singh calls on Trudeau to Launch Ethics Investigation into ‘Preferential Treatment’ of SNC-Lavalin

BURNABY – On Friday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to invite the Federal Ethics Commissioner to investigate the government’s actions regarding...

Pharmacare for all

A message from Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada's NDP Today, universal health care is a core Canadian value. We can’t imagine someone going without cancer treatment or heart surgery...

NDP Statement on the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   New Democrats welcome the UN designation that 2019 will be the International Year of Indigenous...

Paul Dewar – An inspiration to all of us

That is how the NDP family is remembering Paul Dewar today. We are remembering his never-ending determination to make the world a better place, and how he would let no obstacle – not...

Canadians shouldn’t have to rack up credit card debt to get the medicine their family needs

BURNABY – On Wednesday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh outlined his party’s plan to provide medication coverage for all Canadians by announcing the NDP would implement a universal, public,...

NDP Statement on Mould Crisis in Cat Lake

NDP Critic for Indigenous Youth Charlie Angus made the following statement: “MPP Sol Mamakwa and I were invited to Cat Lake First Nation to learn about the extent of their housing...

NDP Reacts to Liberals’ Bill on Indigenous Languages

On Tuesday, the NDP reacted to the Liberals' bill on Indigenous languages by highlighting major flaws in the legislation that don’t meet Indigenous Peoples’ expectations. The bill...

Liberals Vote Against Affordable Housing

On Tuesday, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government showed what they think about the urgent housing crisis affecting people throughout the country by voting against a plan that aimed to bring...

Laverdière Nominates Loujain Al-Hathloul for Nobel Peace Prize

NDP Critic for Foreign Affairs, Hélène Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), announced on Tuesday that she has nominated Saudi women’s rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, for the 2019...

NDP Statement On Chinese Lunar New Year

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: As families and friends around the world come together to give thanks for the blessings of the outgoing year of the dog,...

NDP Calls for a National Suicide Prevention Action Plan

M-174, a motion introduced by NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay), calling for a National Suicide Prevention Action Plan had its first hour of debate today. “Suicide touches...