Liberals and Conservatives team up to vote against stronger environmental protections for Canadians
OTTAWA – On Wednesday, NDP Emergency Preparedness and Climate Resiliency critic Richard Cannings moved a bill that would have recognized the right of all Canadians to live in a healthy environment and would hold governments to account for their existing obligations to uphold that right. But the Liberals and Conservatives teamed up to vote against it.
NDP moves to create Youth Climate Corps, helping young people get good-paying jobs
OTTAWA – On Tuesday, NDP Environment Critic Laurel Collins brought forward a motion which would create a Youth Climate Corps, like the United States has done, to generate more training and job opportunities for young people in clean energy and conservation.
As the holidays approach, the NDP is fighting to crack down on corporate greed driving up costs for Canadians
OTTAWA—On Monday, after months of delay from the Liberals to ‘stabilize’ grocery prices, New Democrats are forcing the CEO of Sobeys back before a parliamentary committee later this afternoon. The Sobeys’ CEO appearance comes after Canadians have been struggling with the huge cost of food for almost two years and coincides with a strike at Pete’s Frootique – a Sobeys owned grocery store in Halifax. While these striking workers are fighting for a fair wage,...
NDP calls for special immigration measures to evacuate family members of Canadians and permanent residents in Gaza
OTTAWA — On Monday, the NDP called on the Liberals to immediately enact special immigration measures to facilitate the evacuation of extended family members of Canadians and permanent residents in Gaza, as the humanitarian crisis there worsens.