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Indigenous peoples should be able to vote in their language

OTTAWA – Last week, NDP critic for Indigenous Services Lori Idlout tabled her private member's bill, C-297, which would change the Canada Elections Act to make voting more accessible to people living in Inuit, First Nations or Métis communities. Her proposal would add Indigenous languages to Elections Canada ballots in Indigenous territories, ensuring that everyone’s right to make their voices heard during elections is protected.
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June 24

New Democrats stand with Starbucks workers 

NDP Deputy Critic for Labour Matthew Green made the following statement: 
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June 24

While the Liberals refuse to act, the toxic drug crisis is costing even more lives

NDP mental health and harm reduction critic Gord Johns made the following statement:
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June 24

NDP calling for life-saving measures for sex-workers

OTTAWA - Earlier this week, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights tabled its report which found that the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA) creates unnecessary harm for sex workers. New Democrats opposed the adoption of PCEPA in 2013 and have continued to call for reforms.
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June 24

NDP: Women’s rights must be protected and advanced in Canada

The Leader of Canada's NDP, Jagmeet Singh, made the following statement:
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June 23

NDP to Transport Minister: scrap program that gives bonuses for airport workers who don’t take sick time

OTTAWA – NDP Transport Critic Taylor Bachrach (Skeena–Bulkley Valley) is calling on the Minister of Transport to scrap the inappropriate CATSA Summer Attendance Incentive Program and instead pay all airport screening workers fairly.
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June 23

NDP calls for further probe into Hockey Canada’s involvement in alleged sexual assault cases

OTTAWA – Following Hockey Canada’s testimony on Monday, NDP House Leader Peter Julian called for further investigation into their involvement in the alleged sexual assault case from 2018. A consensus was reached at the Canadian Heritage Committee to pursue this study.
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June 23

Liberals are failing to help Canadians find an affordable home

NDP Housing Critic Jenny Kwan issued the following statement:
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June 23

NDP Statement marking the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Leader of Canada’s NDP Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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June 22

Liberals turn their back on Indigenous and Northern communities fighting climate change

Liberals and Conservatives block NDP bill to give Indigenous and Northern communities the infrastructure they need to fight the climate crisis
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