New Democrats will put decriminalization to a vote to urge the government to stop handing out criminal records for personal use of marijuana.
OTTAWA — New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government to act quickly and introduce proactive pay equity legislation. New Democrats were reacting to the report for the Special Committee on Pay Equity in the House of Commons this morning. The committee was struck back in February after the NDP won the government’s support.
OTTAWA — New Democrats have secured a significant victory for Canadians in the process of electoral reform. The Liberal government has voted in favor of the NDP’s plan to make reforming our electoral system a fair, inclusive process based on cross-party collaboration. The NDP motion establishes a committee to study future voting systems that represents all parties in Parliament and does not give an advantage to any single party.
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made the following statement:
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair issued the following statement on the 32nd anniversary of the Golden Temple Invasion:
OTTAWA — New Democrats have secured a significant victory for Canadians in the process of democratic reform. The Liberal government has announced it will support the NDP’s motion that establishes a committee to study future voting systems that represents all parties in Parliament and does not give an advantage to any single party.
OTTAWA – The House of Commons will begin debate on an NDP motion Thursday to create a special committee on electoral reform, after eight months of Liberal heel-dragging and delay.
NDP Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food , Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé), made the following statement :
What does $60 billion in corporate tax cuts buy you? Pink slips, it turns out.
OTTAWA – Ahead of his meeting with his Saudi counterpart, the NDP is urging Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion to challenge the Saudi Arabia regime on human rights and to demand the immediate release of imprisoned blogger Raïf Badawi.