NDP Slams Liberal Medicinal Cannabis Tax

OTTAWA – NDP Health Critic Don Davies (Vancouver – Kingsway) today criticized the Liberal government’s decision to impose an excise tax on medicinal cannabis. Read More

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NDP Statement on the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

NDP Critic for Veterans Affairs, Irene Mathyssen made the following statement: Read More

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Liberals vote against the right to housing 

OTTAWA — Today, the Liberals defeated Bill C-325 on the right to housing. The Bill, tabled by NDP MP Rachel Blaney, aimed to incorporate the internationally recognized right to housing into Canadian law. Read More

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NDP to shed light on Paradise Papers

OTTAWA – In an effort to shed more light on the Paradise Papers and schemes that allow wealthy Canadians to avoid paying their fair share of taxes, the NDP is moving a motion to invite Stephen Bronfman, Revenue Chair for the Liberal Party of… Read More

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NDP to propose amendments to Bill C-47 on the Arms Trade Treaty

Ottawa – NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière (Laurier – Sainte-Marie) will propose amendments to Bill C-47, the Canadian government’s legislation on the Arms Trade Treaty. The six NDP amendments would strengthen Bill C-47 to bring it up to the standard required by the Treaty and improve Canada’s arms exports rules. Read More

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