Solitary confinement: NDP welcomes BC Supreme Court decision

New Democrats welcome yesterday’s decision by the BC Supreme Court which ruled that indefinite solitary confinement is unconstitutional in federal prisons across Canada. Advocacy groups successfully argued in court that this practice constitutes … Read More

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NDP responds to establishment of Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

OTTAWA — New Democrats welcome today’s announcement that the government will establish a new office of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise. However, we are concerned that the structure of this new office may not meet the st… Read More

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NDP statement on Minister Mckenna’s announcement on carbon tax breaks

NDP Parliamentary Leader, Guy Caron, made the following statement: Read More

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NDP Statement on the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula

NDP Critic for Foreign Affairs, Helene Laverdière, released the following statement: Read More

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NDP STATEMENT ON THAI PONGAL

NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh, issued the following statement in recognition of the festival of Thai Pongal: Read More

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