Conservative economic plan isn’t working

The most recent Statistics Canada data confirms that the Conservatives have failed to build a balanced economy and that Stephen Harper’s plan just isn’t workingthe 1.7% decline in the manufacturing sector is proof of this.


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Plastic microbeads banned thanks to NDP

Thanks to a motion by NDP environment critic Megan Leslie (Halifax) and the efforts of concerned stakeholders, plastic microbeads have been banned by the federal government.

 “We’ve been saying for a long time that the best way to tackle this pollution problem is prevention,” said Leslie. “It’s about time the Conservatives took concrete action to protect our lakes and rivers from this pollution.”


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Statement from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on Mohamed Fahmy

Leader of the Official Opposition Tom Mulcair issued the following statement today regarding the retrial of Mohamed Fahmy:

 


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Statement from Agriculture and Agri-food Critic Malcolm Allen on the shortage of meat inspectors in Ontario

NDP Agriculture and Agri-Food critic Malcolm Allen (Welland) made the following statement after the Agriculture Union held a press conference to raise concerns about a shortage of meat inspectors in Toronto this morning:

 


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Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition on the commemoration of the Great Upheaval

Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on the 260th anniversary of the deportation of the Acadians:
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