August 16th, 2018

OTTAWA  –  The NDP slammed the Liberals for breaking another promise to end the political harassment against charities, began by the Harper Conservatives. On Wednesday, the Liberal government chose to appeal a court ruling that exonerated these charities.

August 16th, 2018

On Wednesday, the Liberals revealed plans to support NDP MP Georgina Jolibois' Private Member's Bill to establish a National Indigenous People's Day. Yet, it is unclear if the Liberals plan to change the intention of Jolibois' bill after a government official told the media that they are considering amendments.

August 15th, 2018

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

August 15th, 2018

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

August 15th, 2018

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

August 14th, 2018

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

August 14th, 2018

OTTAWA  –  In an open letter released on Tuesday, over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urged the Prime Minister to follow through on his commitment to make housing a human right. The NDP is calling on the Liberal government to address the concerns in the open letter and make housing a right for all Canadians.

August 14th, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP is calling on the Liberal government to strike a National Tariff Task Force, focused on defending Canadian jobs in industries targeted by U.S. tariffs, including steel, aluminum, softwood lumber and potentially auto.

August 10th, 2018

OTTAWA – This Sunday, Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, will begin a week-long tour in Quebec. Between August 12th and 19th, Mr. Singh will hear directly from Quebecers and highlight the innovations taking place in Quebec within the renewable energy sector.

August 10th, 2018

NDP Parliamentary Leader Guy Caron made the following statement:

August 9th, 2018

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:

August 9th, 2018

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:

August 8th, 2018

NDP Veterans Affairs Critic, Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni), is a member of the official Canadian delegation to France to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Amiens from August 6-10, 2018, joining international delegations from Australia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States, and France.

August 2nd, 2018

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

August 2nd, 2018

OTTAWA – After closing hundreds of stores and stripping thousands of workers of their pensions and severance pay, the Sears Canada board has racked up over $2 million in expenses since Sears declared insolvency. The NDP has long called for the protection of pension wages, and NDP Pension Critic Scott Duvall tabled a Private Member's bill to stop large corporations from paying shareholders, banks, and creditors ahead of their employees when filing for bankruptcy protection.

August 2nd, 2018

OTTAWA – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday urging the government to commit to a long-term approach of addressing the underlying causes of the gun violence in our cities, while at the same time moving quickly on immediate measures such as enabling municipalities to ban handguns.

August 1st, 2018

VANCOUVER – On Wednesday, NDP Health Critic Don Davies (Vancouver – Kingsway) called on the Minister of Health to take immediate action to address the EpiPen shortage in Canada. Health Canada has issued a warning that the junior dose will be available in limited supplies only, and the adult dose may not be available at all in August.

July 27th, 2018

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

July 25th, 2018

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, Canada’s NDP launched a new online platform to connect members, supporters, volunteers and staff through the mobile and desktop-based app named Slack.

July 23rd, 2018

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

July 21st, 2018

NDP National Parks Critic, Wayne Stetski (Kootenay–Columbia), made the following statement in honour of Canada Parks Day 2018:

July 19th, 2018

OTTAWA – At a time when the Trump administration is threatening to implement devastating auto tariffs, both the Conservatives and Liberals are championing a trade deal that would put 58 000 Canadian jobs at risk. Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer has asked to recall the House of Commons in order to ram through the TPP trade deal, which would decimate the industries already endangered by Trump’s outrageous tariffs.

July 19th, 2018

MONTREAL – On Thursday, the Leader of the NDP Jagmeet Singh announced that an independent investigation has cleared NDP MP Christine Moore of misconduct allegations.  

July 18th, 2018

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

July 18th, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP says today’s appointment of a new minister to deal with asylum seekers does not solve the problems perpetuated by the Liberals’ refusal to change its policy on the Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States and adequately support asylum seekers.

July 11th, 2018

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

July 11th, 2018

OTTAWA – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is urging the Prime Minister to intervene following the announced cancellation of major Greyhound bus routes in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Northwestern Ontario and rural British Columbia.

July 11th, 2018

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling for an emergency meeting of the Immigration and Refugee Committee to discuss the lack of support for the growing number of asylum seekers crossing the border from the United States.

July 10th, 2018

1) In May of 2018, despite strong opposition from First Nations, local communities, scientists, and environmentalists, Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government spent $4.5 billion of public dollars to purchase the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

July 6th, 2018

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

July 4th, 2018

NDP International Human Rights Critic Cheryl Hardcastle issued the following statement today regarding  a  terrorist attack targeting Sikh and Hindu minorities in Afghanistan: