Keep an NDP MPP at Queen’s Park! Provincial NDP Riding Association Nomination Meeting The meeting to select our candidate for the next provincial election will be held on: March 21, 2014 at Knox Presbyterian Church 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo Meeting starts at: 5:30 pm Registration opens: 5:00 pm With Special Guest Speaker: ANDREA HORWATH …
United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 17th Annual J.S. Woodsworth Awards March 21, 2013 Toronto Hosted by the Ontario NDP Caucus and the Ontario NDP Ethnic Liaison Committee Nomination & Recognition of Edwin Laryea On March 21st, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath recognized three extraordinary Ontarians for their contributions towards eliminating …View full post
QUEEN’S PARK – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she’s excited about the addition of newly elected MPP Catherine Fife to the New Democrat Caucus and is ready to work hard on behalf of all Ontarians for positive change. “Yesterday the voters of Kitchener-Waterloo put their trust in New Democrats and New Democrats won’t let [...]View full post
OTTAWA –The New Democratic Party of Canada has appointed Emily Watkins as Chief Electoral Officer for the upcoming NDP 2017 Leadership Race. Ms. Watkins’ appointment was ratified by the Party’s Federal Council, as per Article 2 a) of its 2017 Leadership Rules.
NDP Quebec Lieutenant, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont-La Petite Patrie), made the following statement:
“Quebecers everywhere today are united in celebration of their National Holiday.
I would like to take this opportunity to join them in honouring the Québécois culture and the French language.
It’s important to highlight Quebec’s unique contributions to Canada, North America, and the world. The Québécois nation is prosperous, strong, diverse, and based on its core values of equality and respect.
NDP Multiculturalism Critic Rachel Blaney (North Island – Powell River) made the following statement on the Air India tragedy:
“Each year, June 23rd marks a painfully sad day for thousands of Canadian families. 329 people lost their lives when Air India Flight 182 exploded over the Atlantic Ocean.
It is the thirty first anniversary of this horrible tragedy.
Although a Canadian inquiry was launched and completed, many questions remain unanswered. Relatives still struggle to understand how it happened.
Indigenous and Northern Affairs critic Charlie Angus (Timmins –James Bay) made the following statement on National Aboriginal Day:
“National Aboriginal Day is an opportunity to celebrate the rich history, accomplishments and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. The indigenous communities across this vast land are a vital part of Canada’s past, present and future – and we wish them continued success.
NDP Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship critic Jenny Kwan (Vancouver East) made the following statement on World Refugee Day:
“On this World Refugee Day, New Democrats join Canadians across the country in highlighting the persistent struggle of those…