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Jagmeet Singh recommits to fighting for workers amid high cost of living

In a meeting with Unifor President, Lana Payne, Canada’s NDP Leader made it clear that while Liberals and Conservatives side with big bosses, New Democrats stand with working families.
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December 9

As families struggle to afford their mortgages, Singh fights for relief for Canadians 

“Mortgage and credit rates are going up at a time when families are already having to make tough choices about what they can and can no longer afford. A report out today says families are deciding which groceries they can and can't buy and are cutting back on seeing their loved ones this holiday season. After two years of isolation due to COVID-19, this is especially heartbreaking for families who were hoping to finally get together.
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December 9

Trudeau turns his back on Canadians by not showing up at Premiers’ meeting on health-care crisis

In response to the news about Premiers’ meeting to discuss crisis in children’s hospitals, Canada’s NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh, issued the following statement:
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December 8

New Democrats want more money in Canadians’ pockets and less money for ultra-rich oil companies

With the cost of necessities and interest rates going up, families need more money in their pockets—ultra-rich CEOs don’t. 
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December 8

Heather McPherson unequivocally denounces antisemitism

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Heather McPherson made the following statement:
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December 8

Singh pledges support for First Nations communities at AFN’s annual assembly

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh addressed the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs and recommitted to pushing for First Nations-led solutions for housing, the climate emergency, and funding to end violence against Indigenous women and girls. He also recognized the outstanding work that New Democrat MPs have done fighting for change for their communities. 
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December 8

NDP calls on Liberals to outlaw the physical punishment of children in Canada

OTTAWA – On Thursday, NDP House Leader Peter Julian urged the government to repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code which permits the physical punishment of children in Canada. It is currently legal for parents and legal representatives, teachers and caregivers — including babysitters and foster parents, to physically assault children under certain circumstances. Julian has introduced a Private Member’s Bill C-273 that would put an end to this.
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December 8

NDP forces Liberals to introduce an Early Learning and Child Care Act

In response to introduction of Early Learning and Child Care Act, NDP Critic for Families, Children and Social Development, Leah Gazan, issued the following statement: 
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December 7

As Liberals and Conservatives abandon families with sick kids, New Democrats call on the PM to show up and act

 
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December 7

A seventh interest rate hike is more bad news for Canadian families

The Leader of Canada’s NDP, Jagmeet Singh, released the following statement in response to the newest interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada:
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