Author Archives: Canada's New Democrats

It’s Time for Universal Pharmacare in Canada

“Universal healthcare is essential when we talk about equality for all Canadians.” – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Read More

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Liberals must protect Canadians' rights in sweeping national security bill

OTTAWA – As members of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security begin voting on amendments and going clause-by clause on the Liberals’ sweeping and potentially dangerous national security legislation, the NDP is present… Read More

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Budget 2018: A missed opportunity for women’s equality 

OTTAWA – Today is Equality Day in Canada, marking the coming into force of the equality provisions in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on this day in 1985. Yet, 33 years later women are still fighting for equality, and while progr… Read More

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NDP Statement on National Volunteer Week

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued following statement for National Volunteer Week: Read More

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Jagmeet Singh names Karine Trudel as Deputy Critic for International Trade 

SAGUENAY – Following his visit to the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminium smelter, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh announced that local MP Karine Trudel (Jonquière) will be the party’s new International Trade Deputy Critic. Given the devastating impact of new lumber and aluminium tariffs on local communities, the NDP wants to ensure that the region’s interests are defended in Ottawa. Read More

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