As wildfire season begins, NDP calls for a national wildfire fighting force

OTTAWA – On Monday, NDP Emergency Preparedness and Climate Resilience critic Richard Cannings sent a letter to the prime minister urging him to create a national wildfire task force.
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June 3

Canadians are one step closer to getting free birth control and diabetes medication

OTTAWA—On Monday, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stood with labour leaders ahead of legislation to deliver free birth control and diabetes medication passing through the House of Commons.
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May 12

NDP motion to lower grocery prices for Canadians rejected by Liberals and Conservatives

OTTAWA — On Wednesday, Liberals and Conservative voted to reject an NDP proposal to lower grocery prices for Canadians.
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April 26

Singh: Poilievre is trying to take free birth control away—we won't let him

TORONTO —On Friday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP critic for Women and Gender Equality Leah Gazan called out Pierre Poilievre’s plan to take away free birth control from 9 million Canadians.
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April 19

NDP calls on Liberals to impose a two-way arms embargo on Netanyahu’s Israel

OTTAWA – On Thursday, NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Heather McPherson (Edmonton-Strathcona) continued her push on Canada to do more for a just and lasting peace for both Palestinians and Israelis. She presented a petition to Parliament signed by over 82 000 Canadians, asking for a two-way arms embargo between Canada and Israel. The petition also calls for an investigation into whether Canadian weapons or components have been used in the occupied Palestinian territories and the war in Gaza...
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April 16

NDP lowers costs for Canadians but Liberal budget doesn’t tackle corporate greed

OTTAWA — On Tuesday, Canada's NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reacted to the federal government’s budget. For months, the NDP has fought to have measures in the budget that lower costs for hardworking people but today Singh criticized the Liberals for failing to tackle the corporate greed driving up prices and gouging Canadians.
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December 13

NDP plan to tackle excessive CEO pay would put money back into people’s pockets

OTTAWA—On Wednesday morning, the Parliamentary Budget Officer released a report that shows the government could recover more than $1.7 billion a year – money that could be used to increase GST rebates by $250 a year or build more homes for Indigenous people—by implementing Jagmeet Singh’s proposal to tax excessive CEO pay.
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December 11

New Democrats are delivering dental care that saves millions of Canadian families around $1,300

TORONTO – On Monday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh joined by NDP MP Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre) and NDP candidate Clare Hacksel (Toronto-Danforth) is speaking about the implementation of the NDP national dental care program.
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December 9

As Canadians are expected to pay $700 extra on their groceries, Liberals continue to delay tackling corporate greed

Under the Liberals, CEOs are getting richer while everyone else has to pay more
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December 7

Liberals’ oil and gas emission cap misses the mark, panders to oil and gas CEOs

In reaction to the Liberals announced oil and gas emission cap, NDP Environment and Climate Change critic Laurel Collins made the following statement:
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