NDP to Introduce Motion Requiring Minister Goodale Appear Before Committee and Answer Questions Regarding his Decision to Name Sikh and Muslim Communities as Extremists 

OTTAWA – Last Wednesday, NDP Public Safety Critic, Matthew Dubé, notified the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of his intention to move a motion to invite the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, to appear before committee and answer questions related to the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism…

New Democrats Continue to Call on Liberal Government to Extend Mali Peacekeeping Mission

OTTAWA – New Democrats are responding to the Standing Committee on National Defence’s report on Canada’s Task Force in Mali tabled in the House of Commons today, which calls on the Government of Canada to extend the mission in Mali to avoid a gap in operations between Canada’s departure and the arrival of Romanian forces.…

An Ally for Quebec: the NDP Unveils its Plan to Ensure that all Quebecers Pay Lower Prices for Medication

OTTAWA – Alexandre Boulerice, NDP Deputy Leader, and Brigitte Sansoucy, NDP Quebec Caucus Chair, announced a universal pharmacare plan to help Quebec improve its groundbreaking drug coverage program, to fill in the gaps, and ensure that all Quebecers pay less for their prescriptions.   “Quebec society has always been progressive—and that was emphasized when Quebec…

Netflix Agreement: NDP asks Court to force Canadian Heritage to comply with the Official Languages Act

OTTAWA – Almost two years after the government’s announcement regarding its agreement with the American giant Netflix, NDP Official Languages Critic François Choquette (Drummond) intends to once again denounce the treatment of linguistic minorities.   In the $500 million investment agreement by the platform, only a $25 million envelope, the equivalent of 5% of the…