House votes in favour of NDP motion asking for a public inquiry
Canada's NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
La Chambre vote en faveur de la motion du NPD demandant une enquête publique
Le chef du NPD, Jagmeet Singh, a fait le commentaire suivant :
Canada’s NDP wants Johnston to step aside and is calling for a public inquiry into foreign interference
OTTAWA – On Tuesday, Canada’s NDP introduced a motion urging David Johnston to step aside and for the government to immediately establish a public inquiry into foreign interference. The call comes in response to Johnston’s perceived bias and the need to fully restore the confidence of Canadians in our democratic system after months of reports of foreign interference.
NDP MP Jenny Kwan’s statement regarding CSIS briefing
NDP MP Jenny Kwan issued this statement following her CSIS briefing:
NDP says international students who were misled by dishonest recruiters shouldn’t have to pay the price
NDP critic for Citizenship and Immigration Jenny Kwan made the following statement in response to the pending deportation of 150 Punjabi International students:
Canada’s NDP proposes to lower rent, stop renovictions and save affordable homes for Canadians
In London, 89 per cent of rental homes are owned by corporate landlords and the price for a one-bedroom apartment increased by almost 28 per cent this year.
NDP statement on the 109th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident
Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh issued the following statement:
"On May 23, 1914, the steamship Komagata Maru, carrying 376 passengers, mostly Sikh immigrants, arrived in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet, seeking a better life in Canada. However, they were denied entry due to racist immigration policies and subjected to imprisonment, persecution and discrimination. The ship was sent back to India: only 20 passengers were allowed to disembark, and 19 passengers were killed.
NDP MP introduces a bill to expand protections for people in abusive intimate partner relationships
If passed, the private member’s bill would make controlling or coercive behaviour a criminal offence
OTTAWA—On Thursday, NDP MP Laurel Collins (Victoria) introduced a private member’s bill to provide more legal protection for individuals living in harmful situations. Survivors, front-line service providers and police agree that the proposal would provide an important tool that allows earlier intervention in problematic relationships before things escalate and victims...
NDP statement on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
Canada’s NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh, issued the following statement: