French in Ontario: NDP statement on Doug Ford spending cuts

François Choquette, NDP Critic for Official Languages, made the following statement: "Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to eliminate the Office of the French-Language Services...

NDP Announces Jennifer Howard as Chief of Staff

OTTAWA - Today NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced the appointment of long-time senior NDP strategist Jennifer Howard as Chief of Staff to the NDP. Howard, who will start her...

Jagmeet Singh urges Liberals to Explore Criminal Charges in Opioid Crisis

BURNABY – On Thursday, as the opioid crisis claims more and more lives every day, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Liberal government to launch an investigation into the role drug...

Growing Support not to Sign USMCA Until Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Gone

ESSEX – Growing support for the NDP’s position that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government should not sign the USMCA trade deal until steel and aluminum tariffs from the United States...

NDP Launches Week of Events Slamming Liberals’ Failure to Protect Farmers and Producers

BURNABY – With Members of Parliament spending this week back in their ridings, the NDP is hammering the government for failing to protect Canada’s supply management system for dairy,...

NDP Statement on Remembrance Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, we honour the bravery and loyalty of all those who have fought in service of Canada, and have served...

NDP Wants Answers from Liberals on Pension Consultations

In their budget last February, the Liberal government announced that they would hold consultations on improving pension security for seniors. The NDP’s Pensions Critic Scott Duvall has been...

New Democrats Profoundly Disappointed with Liberals' Partisanship on Accessibility Legislation

During clause by clause for the Liberal government's much-touted accessibility bill, C-81, New Democrats were profoundly disappointed with the Liberal's partisanship on display.  If...

NDP Statement on the Launch of LePacte.ca

NDP Critic for Environment, Alexandre Boulerice, made the following statement: "Today, more than 400 Québécois celebrities heeded the call for change by director Dominic Champagne and...

NDP Statement on the Occasion Of Diwali, Deepavali and Bandi Chhor Divas

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, people in Canada and around the world are celebrating Diwali, Deepavali and Bandi Chhor...

Liberals “Don’t See, Don’t Hear” Approach to Treatment of Sick and Vulnerable Postal Workers

Today, Liberals on the Government Operations and Estimates Committee killed an urgent NDP motion to review Canada Post’s negotiating tactic to target sick and vulnerable workers in the current...

Victory for Veterans: Commons Votes for NDP Motion

 On Tuesday, the NDP motion calling on the Liberal government to reallocate the hundreds of millions of dollars in lapsed funding to improve services and benefits for Canadian veterans, passed...

NDP: Lapsed Funding is Robbing Canada's Veterans

On Monday, the NDP announced they are using their Opposition Day Motion to force the Liberal government to spend all allocated funding to immediately improve services for Canada's veterans. The...

Jagmeet Singh Calls on Trudeau Government to do More to Restore Democracy and Prevent More Violence in Sri Lanka

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh today called on the Trudeau government to do more to restore democracy and prevent more violence in Sri Lanka: “On October 26, Sri Lankan President Maithripala...

NDP Statement on the Anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Genocide

Today, the NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “From November 1st to 4th, Canadians and Human Rights Advocates will mark the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh...

Time to Get Tough on Tax Loopholes for the Super-Rich: Jagmeet Singh

TORONTO – Standing in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced he is committed to eliminating tax loopholes that only help the super-rich get even...

Almost One Year Later, Liberals Refuse to Revise Service Records for LGBTQ2+ People Kicked out of the Military  

OTTAWA – Nearly a year after the Prime Minister’s official apology to the LGBTQ2+ community in the House of Commons, the Department of National Defence is...

NDP Proposes Process for Increased Climate Change Accountability and Transparency

Today, NDP MP Linda Duncan (Edmonton- Strathcona) introduced a motion calling on the federal government to enact legislation that would establish a legal process to ensure binding measures for...

NDP Hammers Liberals for Refusing to Stop Pension Theft in Budget Measure

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called the lack of any new laws to protect workers’ pensions from being raided by banks and creditors in the government’s BIA is a “moral failure” on...

Joint-Letter from Opposition Parties Urge Trudeau to Call By-Elections

In an open letter signed by the leaders of the NDP, the Conservatives, Bloc Québécois and the Green Party, the opposition is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to immediately call all...