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French in Ontario: NDP statement on Doug Ford spending cuts

François Choquette, NDP Critic for Official Languages, made the following statement:
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November 16

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.
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November 15

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 companies may have played in fueling the opioid crisis and to seek meaningful restitution for the public costs of this crisis.
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November 15

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 are gone. Small businesses, industry leaders and unions have joined New Democrats in their call, and even Conservative Deputy Leader, Lisa Raitt, agreed with the NDP that this is the best time for Canada to leverage the U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel by not signing the USMCA until they are...
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November 13

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, poultry, and eggs. The Liberals made major concessions on supply management in negotiating the new USMCA that will have serious negative impacts on farmers and dairy producers across Canada.
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November 11

NDP Statement on Remembrance Day

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:
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November 9

NDP Wants Answers from Liberals on Pension Consultations

OTTAWA – 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 demanding answers from the Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi about when and how these consultations will be held.
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November 8

New Democrats Profoundly Disappointed with Liberals' Partisanship on Accessibility Legislation

OTTAWA – 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 done properly, this could have become a historic civil rights law. Unfortunately, the Liberal government chose to ignore the advice of nearly every leading expert in the country.
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November 7

NDP Statement on the Launch of LePacte.ca

NDP Critic for Environment, Alexandre Boulerice, made the following statement:
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November 7

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

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement:
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