NDP: Canada Must End Child Poverty

Almost 30 years ago, the House of Commons passed an NDP motion to eliminate child poverty in Canada. To this day, a shockingly high percentage of Canadian children still live below the poverty line....

NDP Calls for Hearing on GMO Wheat Discovery

Yesterday, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released a statement announcing the discovery of unauthorized genetically modified wheat plants along a roadside in Alberta. The CFIA has...

NDP Statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

NDP Seniors Critic Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: “Seniors have the right to enjoy their later years in...

NDP Statement on Eid al-Fitr

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement “At sunset tonight, Muslims in Canada and around the world will break their fast and mark the end of the Islamic...

NDP Statement on World Blood Donor Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Giving blood is one of the most fundamental acts of love we take part in. It’s an act of selfless service...

NDP Calls on Liberals to Remove Barriers to Women’s Economic Justice Now

The NDP Women’s Equality Critic and Deputy Critic, Sheila Malcolmson and Anne Minh-Thu Quach, urged the Liberal government to adopt deeper measures to end women’s economic insecurity. In...

NDP: The CPTPP Trade Deal Will Cost Canada Tens of Thousands of Jobs

The implementing legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership was tabled today despite overwhelming evidence that this trade deal is a betrayal to Canadian workers, the manufacturing sector, and...

Statement from Charlie Angus on the Conflict of Interest Commissioner's Reports

NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay) issued the following statement: "I have enormous respect for the role and office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner. In the...

NDP Statement on World Day Against Child Labour

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: "For most children across Canada, this is the time of year when you start looking forward to summer holidays,...

NDP Calls on Government to Protect Nuclear Workers' Pensions 

 Today, NDP MP Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona) and members of unions representing workers from federal nuclear plants are delivering over 1000...

NDP Presents a Clear Vision for the Environment and Economy

On Tuesday, the NDP tabled a motion in the House of Commons which spells out how Canada can become a global leader in the fight against climate change as the rate and intensity of severe weather...

NDP: Oceans Plastics Charter Misses the Mark

NDP MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) and NDP Fisheries and Oceans Critic Fin Donnelly (Port Moody-Coquitlam) have criticized Canada's proposed Oceans Plastic Charter as...

NDP Statement on National Public Service Week

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “During National Public Service Week, we take the opportunity to recognize the hard work that our public service...

NDP Statement on the National Day of Healing and Reconciliation

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP issued the following statement: "National Day of Healing and Reconciliation is an opportunity for settler Canadians to reflect on their relationship...

NDP: Liberals Must Withdraw Arms Trade Treaty bill

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier- Sainte-Marie) today called on the Trudeau government to withdraw its legislation on the Arms Trade Treaty, in order to work with the NDP and...

NDP Statement on World Oceans Day

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement Oceans are one of our most precious sources of life. From the food and natural resources that they provide, to their indescribable beauty,...

NDP Statement on Vietnamese Prime Minister Invitation to G7

NDP MP Anne Minh-Thu Quach (Salaberry-Suroît) made the following statement: “Like many members of the Vietnamese community in Canada, I was surprised to learn that Vietnamese Prime Minister...

NDP: Canada Post Must Face Scrutiny on Private Partnerships

According to a press release from the Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association (CPAA), Canada Post has quietly been building partnerships with private financial technology (fintech)...

The NDP Calls for a Moratorium on the Sale and Production of Genetically Modified Animals

Recent revelations in Maclean’s magazine, about two seafood import companies selling genetically modified salmon to Quebec and Ontario retailers, are spreading alarm among Canadian consumers....

NDP Statement on the 74th Anniversary of D-Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada's NDP, issued the following statement: Nearly 21,000 Canadians took part in the Normandy landings with the goal to free Europe from the grips of the Nazi regime,...