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
What does $60 billion in corporate tax cuts buy you? Pink slips, it turns out.
The Liberals have endorsed Stephen Harper’s radical corporate tax giveaways based on a blind faith in trickle-down economics.
But today, while announcing profits of $973 million in the second quarter alone, the Bank of Montreal also revealed plans to lay off 1,850 people.
And this after the bank posted record profits last year of more than $4.4 billion.
OTTAWA – Ahead of his meeting with his Saudi counterpart, the NDP is urging Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion to challenge the Saudi Arabia regime on human rights and to demand the immediate release of imprisoned blogger Raïf Badawi.
OTTAWA – New Democrats are alarmed by the Liberal government’s announcement that it has approved genetically modified salmon for sale and consumption in Canada.
AquAdvantage Salmon are genetically modified to grow twice as fast as conventionally farmed salmon. With this announcement, Canadians will be faced with the world’s first GM food animal with absolutely no requirement to label this product as genetically modified.
OTTAWA – New Democrats welcome the Liberal government’s decision to reverse their lastest attempt to strong-arm Parliament.
At the start of this week, Liberals introduced Motion 6, a motion that if passed, would have robbed MPs of many of the tools they use to do their work and represent Canadians. In an unprecendent show of unity the opposition parties joined together in pressuring the government to reverse their decision.
OTTAWA – New Democrats are outraged by reports today that veterans are yet again being fought in court by their own government that will deny our heroes their benefits. This comes after the Liberal Party campaigned on bringing back a lifetime pension for veterans.
After Conservatives spent $700,000 fighting veterans in court, the Liberal government has hired the same lawyer used by the Conservatives, to try once again to deny that the government owes veterans a special obligation due to their service to this country.