NDP Statement on Black History Month

Black Canadians have long been at the forefront of Canada’s successes as a nation at home and abroad, and the establishment of Black History Month is an important step to promoting Black history as an integral part of Canadian history. Ordinary, hardworking Canadians have played a major role in the struggle for equality and Black Read More

Liberal’s motion can’t Hide their record on Tuition

“The Liberals calling for investment to ease the burden of high tuition is like the Grinch calling for investment in Christmas gifts for Whoville,”. “I am bewildered by the Liberal Party, who had so many opportunities to turn talk into action, and who are now suddenly anxious about ‘offsetting the high costs of tuition.’” Liberal Read More

NDP Launches “Greener Homes Strategy”

The NDP launched its job-creating Greener Homes Strategy today. This strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the first plank in the NDP’s 5-point Green Agenda for Canada. “For 12 years, while the Liberals did nothing to stop rising pollution, the Conservatives said they had a better plan. Unfortunately, Canadians are learning that their plan Read More

Literacy groups warn federal cuts will set adult learning back decades

Literacy groups are demanding that the federal government put back the $17.7 million cut from adult literacy programs _ and then some. The Harper Conservatives announced the cuts recently as part of a plan to slash $1 billion in federal spending.The cuts have sent shockwaves through the learning community, says Wendy DesBrisay with the Movement Read More