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April 22

Poilievre can’t take away free medication for Canadians: NDP

COQUITLAM— On Monday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, joined by NDP MP Bonita Zarrillo (Port Moody—Coquitlam), called out Pierre Poilievre’s plan to take away free contraceptives and free diabetes medication from millions of Canadians.
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April 22

NDP Statement on Earth Day 2024

Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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April 22

NDP calls for responsible use of plastics ahead of major UN conference in Canada 

OTTAWA – On Monday, ahead of the United Nations’ fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-4)  hosted by Canada, NDP MP Gord Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) pressed the Liberal government to take greater leadership on responsible use of plastics, sustainable management of plastic waste and to protect aquatic environments.
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April 19

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

 
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April 19

NDP: Canadians can’t afford the price of Pierre

NDP Health critic slams Pierre Poilievre for planning to take away Canadians’ dental care and pharmacare
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April 19

NDP's Lori Idlout reacts to funding for Inuit children in Budget 2024, but slams Liberals for failing to close the Indigenous infrastructure gap

OTTAWA— On Friday, NDP Indigenous Services critic Lori Idlout (Nunavut) reacted to Budget 2024. For months, the NDP has fought to secure a reversal of Liberal cuts to key programs at Indigenous Services in this budget, but Idlout says this is only a first step. “The NDP worked hard every day against Liberal cuts and sunsets to the Inuit Child First Initiative and mental health and wellness programs for Indigenous peoples,” said Idlout. “I am pleased that we were able to...
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April 18

NDP Mental Health and Harm Reduction critic reacts to Budget 2024

In reaction to the federal budget, NDP Mental Health and Harm Reduction critic Gord Johns made the following statement:
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April 17

NDP secures tax break for volunteer firefighters and search and rescue in Budget 

OTTAWA—On Tuesday, NDP MP Gord Johns secured an income tax credit increase for volunteer firefighters and search and rescue personnel, upping the credit from $3,000 to $6,000.
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April 16

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

 
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