Vulnerable Seniors are Getting Cut Off of Their Pensions
The NDP has a simple solution: Help seniors, don’t hurt them.
OTTAWA – On Thursday, Rachel Blaney, NDP Seniors Critic, put forward a plan to help seniors, instead of hurting them. Blaney believes low-income seniors shouldn’t lose their homes and incomes for being unable to file their taxes on time. She tabled a private member’s bill that will help Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) recipients avoid the temporary suspension of their benefits that can result in...
Words not Enough: Trudeau Liberals Must Declare Climate Emergency and Fight Climate Change with Urgency
OTTAWA – On Monday, New Democrats called on Justin Trudeau to declare an environment and climate emergency. Canadian communities are already paying the price of climate inaction and the NDP is calling on the Liberals to bring in strong measures to fight climate change.
Election Ready: NDP to Put People First in 2019 Election
OTTAWA – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced the appointment of long-time senior NDP strategists Jennifer Howard as the NDP’s 2019 Campaign Director and Michael Balagus as Special Advisor to the NDP’s 2019 Campaign. On Thursday, the NDP also released two campaign videos to speak to Canadians from coast to coast to coast.
OTTAWA – On Wednesday, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada stayed proceedings against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman and once again, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is being accused of politically interfering in a judicial process. The NDP has sent a letter officially requesting that an independent prosecutor investigates allegations of political pressure to restore the trust of Canadians in our justice system.