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NDP statement on Pride Month

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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June 1

Liberal government refuses measures to save Canadian lives

This afternoon, Liberals and Conservatives rejected an NDP proposal to address the toxic drug crisis and offer a health-based approach to substance use that public health experts agree would save lives across the country
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June 1

NDP Statement on National Indigenous History Month

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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May 17

NDP statement on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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May 12

Liberals continue to spend billions in Trans Mountain Pipeline funding

NDP Environment and Climate Change Critic, Laurel Collins, and NDP Natural Resources Critic, Charlie Angus, made the following joint statement:
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May 10

NDP advocates for support for Canadians living with disabilities

OTTAWA – Today NDP Critic for Disability Inclusion, Bonita Zarrillo, got all Members of Parliament to agree to put in place a Canada Disability Benefit for Canadians living with a disability. Canadians living with disabilities have been disproportionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are now struggling with the high cost of living as the price of food, housing and other essentials rise. Zarrillo says getting a commitment from Parliament will help pressure the Liberal government to...
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May 3

Statement in the House of Coercive and Controlling Behaviour

Here is my statement from May 3, 2022 reflecting my hope for action to address coercive and controlling behaviour.
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April 28

NDP statement on the removal of the blood ban

The NDP Critic and Deputy Critic for 2SLGBTQI+ Rights, Randall Garrison and Blake Desjarlais, made the following joint statement:
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March 30

Motion passes to retable unanimous report on coercive and controlling behaviour

Yesterday the Justice Committee voted in support of my motion to retable our unanimous report from the last session of Parliament calling for action to combat coercive and controlling behavior in intimate partner relationships by making coercive control a criminal offence. The government now has 120 days to respond to the report.
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March 22

Delivering for Canadians Now

Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced an agreement reached by Canada’s New Democratic Party and the Liberal Party of Canada in Parliament, Delivering for Canadians Now, A Supply and Confidence Agreement.
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