NDP: Broadcasting Act misses the mark, government must act to protect local cultural and media sector

OTTAWA – The NDP’s Critic and Deputy Critic for Canadian Heritage, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont – La Petit-Patrie) and Heather McPherson (Edmonton Strathcona), are disappointed with the government’s new bill to amend the Broadcasting Act as it doesn’t go far enough to protect the local cultural and media sector, or Canadian jobs in the sector. Read…

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NDP Statement

During the 2019 federal election campaign Jonathan Richardson left the New Democratic Party of Canada (the “NDP”) and joined the Green Party. At that time, there was public discourse concerning the race and religion of the leader of the NDP, including statements made by Mr. Richardson. In comments responding to Mr. Richardson’s statements and his…

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Liberals must do more for railway safety, Canadian lives depend on it

OTTAWA – Today, NDP Critic for Transport Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski), called on the Liberal government to urgently address the railway safety concerns reported by the Transportation Safety Board. The increase of unplanned or uncontrolled movement of railway equipment is a great risk to the safety of Canadians. Many people lost their lives in British…

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The Liberal government needs to be honest about its privatization agenda and the cost to Canadians, says the NDP

THOMPSON — Today, NDP Critic for Public Ownership, MP Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski), called on the Liberal government to halt its privatization agenda which would benefit their wealthy friends and hurt Canadians. This follows a disturbing trend of giving contracts to the ultra-wealthy for services Canadians rely on. Government shouldn’t be making it harder on Canadians…

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