Dec 31

Statement by Tom Mulcair on the New Year

NDP leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on New Year’s Day:

Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Tom Mulcair

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement on Christmas Day:

Dec 21

‘High-speed’ action needed following CRTC ruling

OTTAWA– Following the historic decision from the CRTC that declares high-speed internet access an essential service, the NDP is calling on the Liberal government to ensure access to this service across the country.

Dec 21

Liberals fail to fix flawed CPP expansion

NDP: Liberal government refused to take leadership to ensure protections are included in CPP expansion legislation so that women and people living with disabilities are not penalized.

Dec 20

Provinces reject Harper-style cuts and tactics

NDP Health Critic, Don Davies, issued the following statement on the Liberal government’s failure to negotiate a new Health Accord:

Dec 16

Top 10 times Liberals were all like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The Liberals won government with 39.5% of the vote, but our broken electoral system gave them 100% of the power and they have been using it to break their election promises ever since.

Dec 14

NDP calls on Minister Foote to defer paycheck until Phoenix is fixed

OTTAWA – NDP MPs Sheri Benson and Erin Weir are calling on the Public Services Minister, Judy Foote, to put her money where her mouth is, and defer her own salary until the Phoenix fiasco is fixed. The NDP is also calling for executive performance bonuses not be paid out.

Dec 14

Cash for access caps Liberal year of disappointments

OTTAWA – After breaking their word on several important files including electoral reform, environmental protection and commitments to Indigenous Peoples, the Liberals have topped-off the year by unabashedly selling access to the Prime Minister in exchange for Liberal Party donations.

Dec 14

NDP statement on situation in Aleppo

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic, Hélène Laverdière released the following statement today:

Dec 13

Quebec wrap up : Where are the 40 liberal members from Quebec?

OTTAWA – Alongside his New Democrat colleagues from Quebec, Quebec Lieutenant, Alexandre Boulerice, commented on the government’s work in the province in 2016. The verdict: the forty Quebec members of the Liberal caucus are missing in action. After a year in power, we’re still waiting for a concrete plan from the government to defend the interests of Quebecers.

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