Canada’s NDP » Newsroom https://www.ndp.ca/rss.xml en Justin Trudeau’s Affordability Promises are Empty https://www.ndp.ca/news/justin-trudeaus-affordability-promises-are-empty Today, Justin Trudeau announced two measures he claims will make life more affordable for people. But a closer look shows that they’re just two more empty promises that will mean the status quo for people for at least another four years. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 17:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 1bae3f29-e44f-4d68-bd0b-52b1063a378d NDP Will Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change  https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-will-help-communities-adapt-climate-change GATINEAU – Today, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh underlined the Liberals’ failure to address the climate emergency, saying that Justin Trudeau chose to protect corporate interests above the wellbeing of Canadians. Sun, 22 Sep 2019 10:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 3a6b55a0-2d99-4df1-b8bf-0804e96ddb89 NDP Will Give Health Benefits to Part-Time, Contract Workers https://www.ndp.ca/news/singh-will-give-health-benefits-part-time-contract-workers The NDP will also lower the cost of cell and internet plans TORONTO – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pledged his support for workers struggling with unpredictable work with his plan to immediately bring-in pharmacare and dentacare programs for people. Sat, 21 Sep 2019 10:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq dfcd9950-67ec-45d1-869e-ad88c99f71c0 Conservatives Say One Thing and Do Another on Corporate Giveaways https://www.ndp.ca/news/conservatives-say-one-thing-and-do-another-corporate-giveaways Andrew Scheer’s talk on corporate welfare might sound familiar to Canadians. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq edd93a6f-fb4a-42c4-a0fd-b58e34eb38bd Liberals Attack Independent Parliamentary Budget Office for Criticizing their Housing Plan https://www.ndp.ca/news/liberals-attack-independent-parliamentary-budget-office-criticizing-their-housing-plan In June, the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer said that the Liberal housing plan “largely maintains current funding levels for current activities and slightly reduces targeted funding for households in core housing need… It is not clear that National Housing Strategy will reduce the prevalence of housing need relative to 2017 levels.” (Toronto Star) Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 2728edc5-d677-4d72-bed3-6a52c79671df Why Won’t Justin Trudeau Put Some Teeth into Medicare? https://www.ndp.ca/news/why-wont-justin-trudeau-put-some-teeth-medicare Dental care is the second highest out of pocket health care cost for Canadians – trailing only prescription drugs.   Wed, 18 Sep 2019 10:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 2d08ece9-d8bb-40bd-ade8-d41877950922 NDP Will Help More Canadians Get the Dental Care They Need https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-will-help-more-canadians-get-dental-care-they-need It’s time to expand health care coverage from head-to-toe Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq aec0cf0f-df8a-4020-a2fd-17ad9d1a9a87 NDP Highlights Liberal Failures on Housing https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-highlights-liberal-failures-housing Trudeau spending less on affordable housing than Harper Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 348c02ef-1a6c-4980-b12e-1e0a4061023a Justin Trudeau’s Flip Flop Shows his Child Care Promises are Empty https://www.ndp.ca/news/justin-trudeaus-flip-flop-shows-his-child-care-promises-are-empty This morning, Justin Trudeau claimed he will invest in child care. Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 78e1219f-092b-4088-a505-76e79de7350e Another Environmentalist Joins the NDP https://www.ndp.ca/news/another-environmentalist-joins-ndp The NDP offers a bold plan on climate change and good jobs LONGUEUIL — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was in the riding of Longueuil-Saint-Hubert to introduce the NDP’s candidate for the federal election on October 21, Éric Ferland. He was accompanied by the NDP's Deputy Leader and Environment Critic, Alexandre Boulerice. Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq ffe7c3e2-2253-4d9f-a5c7-2a47a702c275 Justin Trudeau’s No-Strings-Attached Approach Will Continue to Kill Manufacturing Jobs  https://www.ndp.ca/news/justin-trudeaus-no-strings-attached-approach-will-continue-kill-manufacturing-jobs Back in 2015, Justin Trudeau said his top priority for Southern Ontario was “transitioning away from manufacturing-based employment as a driver in the economy.” (London Free Press)   Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 72429542-337c-4147-ab07-7d3981d62efe NDP Stands Up For Good-Paying Jobs in Canada https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-stands-good-paying-jobs-canada OSHAWA – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was in Oshawa today to talk about his strategy for retaining and attracting the good-paying auto jobs that workers in communities across Ontario’s manufacturing heartland rely on. Oshawa is bracing for the loss of thousands of jobs when vehicle production ends at the local GM plant this year. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 67a6a082-aaa6-4990-b13e-3fbfd232c193 Pretty Words and Empty Promises: Justin Trudeau’s Record on Taxing the Top 1% https://www.ndp.ca/news/pretty-words-and-empty-promises-justin-trudeaus-record-taxing-top-1 Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh takes his message to the Canadian Club: that the richest Canadians and corporations should pay more to make life better and more affordable for everyone else. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 8f40b676-852a-4dae-a2cf-22e9ec9592e9 Justin Trudeau Sides with Big Telecom Companies as Canadians Continue to Pay Sky-High Phone and Internet Bills https://www.ndp.ca/news/justin-trudeau-sides-big-telecom-companies-canadians-continue-pay-sky-high-phone-and-internet   Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 4dfd27ed-637e-4ada-825b-a0ee21b84d57 Jagmeet Singh Lays Out Economic Vision to Help Young People and Families  https://www.ndp.ca/news/jagmeet-singh-lays-out-economic-vision-help-young-people-and-families   Fri, 13 Sep 2019 10:15:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b7522596-c88a-4364-9933-d962236e4841 NDP Promises Families Relief on Cell Phone and Internet Bills https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-promises-families-relief-cell-phone-and-internet-bills NDP’s plan to cap prices would save Canadian families almost $250 per year Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 06b5671d-ba4b-439c-957a-2c6aff39e482 “He Was The Clear Winner Here Tonight” - What They’re Saying About Jagmeet Singh’s Debate Performance https://www.ndp.ca/news/he-was-clear-winner-here-tonight-what-theyre-saying-about-jagmeet-singhs-debate-performance “I think he was the clear winner here tonight.” - John Geddes, Maclean’s Thu, 12 Sep 2019 22:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 082533c4-09de-45e5-a6d1-1bcd349e5843 Why Won’t Justin Trudeau Let Jody Wilson-Raybould Tell Her Story?  https://www.ndp.ca/news/why-wont-justin-trudeau-let-jody-wilson-raybould-tell-her-story This morning, Canadians learned that Jody Wilson-Raybould met with RCMP investigators on Tuesday as they probe potential obstruction of justice in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. (Globe and Mail, Sept 11, 2019)   Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 0b39a554-5358-4b15-adb9-32ffb92356ab NDP Will Bring Better Health Care to Brampton https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-will-bring-better-health-care-brampton NDP commits to partner with provinces to tackle access to health care BRAMPTON – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and the NDP's Team Brampton joined together to highlight the urgent need for better health services in Brampton, and committed to investing in health care and working with the city and the province to get a new hospital built. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 06bc3fac-bea9-4c51-80f4-2f7e1dccbca8 “A Really Impressive Opening” and Other Things People are Saying About Jagmeet Singh https://www.ndp.ca/news/really-impressive-opening-and-other-things-people-are-saying-about-jagmeet-singh Political observers are weighing in on Jagmeet Singh’s campaign launch. Here’s what they’re saying: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 22fb392e-eacf-4981-932d-5665ad4a2a23 NDP Statement on the anniversary of 9/11 and National Day of Service https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-statement-anniversary-911-and-national-day-service-0 Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 21:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 5e44835f-5fa3-4c77-ae99-189148e2b98a Jagmeet Singh Launches Election Campaign https://www.ndp.ca/news/jagmeet-singh-launches-election-campaign This election, Jagmeet is In It for You LONDON – Today, surrounded by candidates and supporters, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh launched his 2019 election. Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq f500808a-ea3f-484b-b77c-2381fda3cc5c 5 times Justin Trudeau Tried to Cover his Tracks on the SNC-Lavalin Scandal https://www.ndp.ca/news/5-times-justin-trudeau-tried-cover-his-tracks-snc-lavalin-scandal Justin Trudeau has been found guilty twice of breaking Canada’s conflict of interest law – the first time for accepting an all-expenses-paid Caribbean vacation from a billionaire, and the second time for trying to get SNC-Lavalin off the hook for serious corporate corruption criminal charges.  Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 05d4421b-9a36-4d8a-a739-97d2f74503be 5 times Justin Trudeau Sided with Rich Friends and Corporations over Canadians https://www.ndp.ca/news/5-times-justin-trudeau-sided-rich-friends-and-corporations-over-canadians Justin Trudeau chooses to side with his wealthy friends again and again. Here are 5 times Justin Trudeau sided with the richest people and corporations, and made Canadians pay the price:   Wed, 11 Sep 2019 10:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 15c24533-a89b-40ba-aeb2-b85bb1a7daf3 NDP Worried about Liberals Secretive Plans to Privatize Airport Security Screening https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-worried-about-liberals-secretive-plans-privatize-airport-security-screening BRAMPTON – Today, the NDP is calling on Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to stop the privatization of Canadian Airport Transportation Security Authority (CATSA) behind closed doors and without worker representatives. Workers’ knowledge and years of experience absolutely need to be taken into account before government makes major modifications. Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 739406d8-0087-4efd-b38c-7f9d7023b6e1 Why won’t Justin Trudeau’s Liberals tax the ultra-rich? https://www.ndp.ca/news/why-wont-justin-trudeaus-liberals-tax-ultra-rich In 2015, Justin Trudeau gave Canadians some pretty words about taxing the rich: "I'm asking those with the most to do a little bit more to help those in Canada with less." (CBC, 11 May 2015) Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq b01ae8a5-3383-4b5c-8d8a-1d716424d065 NDP Will Tax Multimillionaires to Fund Health Care https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-will-tax-multimillionaires-fund-health-care HAMILTON – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is meeting with Canadians struggling with cuts to important services they rely on and the growing cost of health care expenses. Singh is proposing a tax on those with fortunes above $20 million to make sure hardworking Canadians get the services they need like pharmacare and head-to-toe health care. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 10:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq a768f789-ef43-44d2-83e6-3b7ad19b3b8f The NDP Commits to Honouring AFN Promises https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-commits-honouring-afn-promises NDP won’t repeat the mistakes of the Liberals and Conservatives.  Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:30:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 787f6da2-af3f-4e9e-80d7-b89bc0867ef0 NDP Pledges Housing Help for Canadians https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-pledges-housing-help-canadians NDP’s New Deal for People would create 500,000 affordable homes Mon, 09 Sep 2019 09:45:00 +0000 @ndp_hq 4ba97b75-5956-4022-b612-859378c91a70 NDP Brings New Deal for People to Toronto https://www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-brings-new-deal-people In this election, the people of Toronto know that the NDP is In It for You Sun, 08 Sep 2019 16:00:00 +0000 @ndp_hq ceca8447-afb0-41ab-b476-c1347019ecae