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NDP statement on Eid al-Adha

Canada’s NDP leader Jagmeet Singh issued the following statement:
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June 15

NDP marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

NDP Seniors critic Rachel Blaney made the following statement:
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June 13

NDP calls on Liberals to investigate Canadian charities that may be funding war crimes

OTTAWA—On Thursday, NDP critic for Tax Fairness Niki Ashton called on the Liberals to investigate Canadian tax-deductible charities who are believed to be funnelling significant funds in support of Israeli military operations and illegal settlements in Palestine.  
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June 13

NDP announces plan to make Canada’s Disability Benefit easier to access for Canadians who need it

OTTAWA – On Thursday, NDP MP Laurel Collins tabled a bill to make the Canada Disability Benefit and other benefits — including the Disability Tax Credit and disability pensions — cover more Canadians. If passed, Collins’s bill will allow any person eligible at the provincial level for a disability tax credit, pension or benefit to qualify automatically for the same benefits available at the federal level.
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June 12

NDP passes bill to provide greater protection to Canadians facing abuse

OTTAWA – After years of advocacy from Canada’s NDP, on Wednesday, NDP MP Laurel Collins’ private member’s bill to make coercive and controlling behaviour illegal under the criminal code passed in the House of Commons. 
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June 12

NDP statement on Philippine Independence Day

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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June 10

As wildfire season begins, NDP calls for a national wildfire fighting force

OTTAWA – On Monday, NDP Emergency Preparedness and Climate Resilience critic Richard Cannings sent a letter to the prime minister urging him to create a national wildfire task force.
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June 8

NDP marks World Ocean Day

Canada’s NDP Leader made the following statement:
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June 6

As Liberals fail to make big oil and gas pay their fair share, NDP forces big oil and gas CEOs to committee to answer to Canadians

OTTAWA – On Thursday, Canada’s biggest oil and gas CEOs will testify on their mega-profits and climate record after being summoned by NDP Environment and Climate Change Critic Laurel Collins at the parliamentary environment committee.
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June 6

NDP marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day

Canada’s NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh, made the following statement:
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