Federal Government Must Honour its Commitments to Canada’s Vulnerable Children

Today NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn Bayes, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver, called on the Government of Canada to uphold its...

NDP Statement on the occasion of Yom Kippur

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   “Tonight, members of the Jewish faith in Canada and around the world are gathering to observe Yom...

NDP Calls on Liberals to Help Kashechewan Kids by Finally Ending the Funding Gap for Indigenous Children

OTTAWA – While children across the country went back to school, 400 elementary students in Kashechewan, Ontario missed their first two weeks of classes. The First Nation of...

Jagmeet Singh Says the NDP Will be Fighting for Real People, Highlights Indigenous Education, Trade Deals and Housing for New Session

The NDP is kicking off the fall session of Parliament united in their determination to fight for solutions that will improve the lives of real people struggling because the Liberals have failed to...

NDP Statement on International Day of Democracy

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today is the International Day of Democracy – a day to recognize the principles of democracy around the...

NDP Statement on OECD Review: Canada Must Do Its Part

Linda Duncan, the NDP Critic for International Development released the following statement: "The release of a damning OECD periodic review on Canada is yet another significant call to action:...

NDP caucus determined to fight for what Canadians need

Members of the NDP caucus emerged from a three-day retreat Thursday saying they were more determined than ever to fight hard for the change Canadians need to make life more affordable. NDP leader...

NDP Calls for Emergency Meeting, Expert Input on Ford's Reckless Use of Notwithstanding Clause

The following statement was issued by Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada's NDP: "Our caucus is deeply troubled by Ontario Premier Doug Ford's use of the Notwithstanding Clause. He is...

Majority of Canada's Richest Donate to the Liberals

SURREY - Information available on Liberal donors may help to explain the Liberal government's reluctance to close tax loopholes, tighten rules on offshore tax havens and deliver better...

NDP Statement on Nayrouz

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, Coptic Orthodox Christians in Canada, and around the world, are celebrating Nayrouz, the start of the...

NDP Statement on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “In the hours and days following the September 11 attacks, people all across Canada stepped in to volunteer their...

NDP Statement on Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   “While most people will run out of their home when there’s a fire, firefighters run directly...

NDP Statement on Rosh Hashanah

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today is the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. On behalf of the New Democratic Party of Canada, I would like...

NDP Calls for Study on Duty to Consult Indigenous Peoples

On Friday, the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs will debate an NDP motion to help fix the Liberals' flawed consultation process with First Nations on the Trans Mountain...

NDP Calls on Government to Cancel Expansion of Trans Mountain Pipeline

On Monday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Liberal government to cancel the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline project, overhaul the review process for energy projects, and invest in...

NDP Statement on International Overdose Awareness Day

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:   “Across the country, the number of overdose deaths are skyrocketing – nearly 4,000 Canadians...

Canada’s NDP: Working for Main Street, not Bay Street.

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: "This Labour Day, I’ll be thinking about the thousands of workers I met across the country this summer....

NDP statement on International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Around the world, too many people live their day-to-day lives in fear of being abducted, detained, or arrested...

NDP Statement on the Federal Court of Appeal Ruling on the Trans Mountain Pipeline 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh issued the following statement: “Today’s unanimous Federal Court of Appeal decision is deeply important for our country and for our future. It confirms what...

NDP Statement on the International Day against Nuclear Tests

  Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:     “ A single nuclear warhead can kill millions of people, with long-term and irreversible...