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The Liberals keep leaving scientists behind 

OTTAWA – Last week, NDP MP Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) rallied scientists from across the political spectrum in Ottawa to urge Prime Minister Trudeau and the Minister for Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne to pay Canada’s researchers at the very least a living wage. As the costs of living skyrocket – wages of young scientists have been stagnant since 2003, and they're struggling to make ends meet.
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August 15

NDP statement on the anniversary of the fall of Kabul   

NDP Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Critic Jenny Kwan and NDP Foreign Affairs and International Development Critic Heather McPherson made the following statement:   
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August 11

Liberals refuse to be transparent on the use of the Emergencies Act 

NDP Public Safety Critic Alistair MacGregor and NDP Ethics Critic Matthew Green made the following joint statement: 
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August 11

NDP climate bill gaining support, while the Liberals have been slow to act 

OTTAWA – The climate crisis has already devastated communities, people and livelihoods. The increase in extreme weather events and soil contamination is only worsening food insecurity. Yesterday, NDP Agriculture and Food Critic Alistair MacGregor’s private members' bill to protect soil was endorsed by the Agriculture Carbon Alliance (ACA) – which represents more than 190,000 businesses and hundreds of thousands of farmers. 
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August 11

Liberals must stop the spread of misinformation on abortion care  

NDP Critic for Women and Gender Equality Leah Gazan issued the following statement:   
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August 10

Liberals must push provinces to protect reproductive health care access 

NDP Critic for Women and Gender Equality Leah Gazan issued the following statement:  
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August 4

Ragging the puck won't solve systemic problems at Hockey Canada

NDP Heritage Critic Peter Julian issued the following statement:
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August 4

Singh: ERs are being forced to close across the country, Trudeau has duty to help fix now 

During the last election, Justin Trudeau promised Canadians he would improve and expand our health care system, almost a year later, Canadians needing care are still waiting
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August 3

New Democrats stand with Bell Canada workers 

NDP Labour Deputy Critic, Matthew Green issued the following statement: 
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August 3

NDP calls on Liberals to reverse the privatization of Canada’s blood plasma collection  

VANCOUVER – NDP Health Critic Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) today called on the Liberal government to block the pending sell-off of Canada’s blood plasma system and adopt a national ban on for-profit collection. Canadian Blood Services is set to sign a major contract with foreign pharmaceutical giant Grifols, the world’s largest private plasma producer. This move will put lives at risk and prioritize profits of Big Pharma over the well-being of patients who depend on...
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