Minister O'Regan a No Show Two Weeks Into Attawapiskat Crisis: NDP
ATTAWAPISKAT – Frustration is growing in Attawapiskat over the seeming indifference of Minister Seamus O'Regan to the state of emergency over the water crisis. NDP MPs Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay) and Tracey Ramsey (Essex) held a public meeting in Attawapiskat and met with hunger strikers Sylvie Metatawabin and Theresa Spence. This is a crisis that can be resolved by a coherent commitment to addressing the infrastructure problems.
Jagmeet Singh Makes Commitments to Fight Climate Change
TROIS-RIVIÈRES – New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP MPs Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Berthier-Maskinongé) and Robert Aubin (Trois-Rivières) have committed to moving forward with the high frequency rail project and have promised major investments to help municipalities that were once again impacted by flooding.
The NDP Critic for International Trade Tracey Ramsey, issued the following statement:
“The Trump administration’s new “Buy American” provisions will hurt Canada’s manufacturing sector and workers by restricting the access Canadian producers have to the U.S. procurement market. This is a blow for the Canadian steel industry and the whole Canadian economy. Communities across Canada have been let down by Justin Trudeau’s Liberals failing to negotiate...
Reality Check: PM Proud of Trade Deal That Threatens Canadian Jobs
Justin Trudeau is trying to sell his CETA trade deal to Canadians this week in Montreal, even though the deal will cost thousands of Canadians jobs, make life less affordable for people and will chip away at our Canadian sovereignty.
Reality Check: Liberals Don’t Listen to ‘Different Perspectives’
Justin Trudeau is defending his Liberal government from charges of hypocrisy by claiming they listen to “different perspectives” and to Canadians with “a broad range of views” – but his government’s track record tells a different story. Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have spent years ignoring or silencing voices they didn’t want to hear.
SHERBROOKE — Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) announced that an NDP government will fund the Sherbrooke-Montreal train project. This promising project will make people's lives more affordable, reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, create quality jobs, and stimulate economic development across the region.
Reality Check: 100 Days to Go - Let’s Look at the Record
With 100 days left to go before election day, the Liberal and Conservatives keep working for the wealthy and powerful – and breaking their commitments to the rest of us. They make the rich richer – and we pay the price. They give them what they want – and take from what we need.
WELLAND – On Friday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, along with NDP candidate and former MP Malcolm Allen (Niagara Centre), NDP candidate Brian Barker (Niagara Falls) and NDP candidate Denis Van Meer (St. Catharine’s), presented the NDP’s plan to build an advanced low-carbon manufacturing economy to create and maintain good paying jobs in the Niagara region – all while fighting climate change and creating products that save people money.