NDP calls for special immigration measures to evacuate family members of Canadians and permanent residents in Gaza

OTTAWA — On Monday, the NDP called on the Liberals to immediately enact special immigration measures to facilitate the evacuation of extended family members of Canadians and permanent residents in Gaza, as the humanitarian crisis there worsens.
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November 20

With growing concerns for trans safety, NDP calls on Liberals to take action for better protections

OTTAWA – On Monday, the NDP 2SLGBTQI+ caucus, including NDP MPs Randall Garrison, Blake Desjarlais and Lisa Marie Barron, demanded that the Liberals stop delaying better protections for trans and gender-diverse Canadians. Their call comes after growing concerns with Conservative premiers stoking trans hate in Canada.
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November 16

NDP Statement on Louis Riel Day 2023

NDP MP Blake Desjarlais (Edmonton Griesbach) made the following statement:
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November 16

Edmonton New Democratic MPs say the feds need to step in to protect Alberta healthcare

NDP MP Blake Desjarlais (Edmonton – Griesbach) and NDP candidate for Edmonton Centre Trisha Estabrooks talk about the NDP's plan to fight for Alberta's public health care system, in Edmonton Thursday Nov. 16, 2023. The two spoke to the media across the street from the East Edmonton Urgent Care Clinic
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November 14

NDP Statement on Transgender Awareness Week

NDP 2SLGBTQI+ Randall Garrison, and deputy 2SLGBTQI+ critic Blake Desjarlais made the following statement:
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November 10

While Trudeau and Poilievre protect CEOs profits, Jagmeet Singh wants to lower food prices

EDMONTON – On Friday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh stood with local MPs Heather McPherson (Edmonton-Strathcona) and Blake Desjarlais (Edmonton- Griesbach) to urge the government to support his plan to bring down food prices by going after corporate greed. They were joined by Trisha Estabrooks, a long-time school board trustee, who’ll be running as a New Democrat in the next federal election.
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November 9

NDP secures historic result for Canadian workers

OTTAWA – On Thursday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh stood with the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, Bea Bruske, the National Director of the United Steelworkers, Marty Warren, and members of the NDP caucus to announce the newest result New Democrats have delivered for Canadian workers – anti-scab legislation that gives workers more power to demand better wages and working conditions.
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September 21

Alberta New Democrat MPs are asking where Pierre Poilievre stands on this important issue

OTTAWA — On Thursday, following a press conference where Alberta Premier Danielle Smith made clear her government was considering a proposal for Alberta to withdraw from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), NDP MPs from that province spoke.
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September 18

Jagmeet Singh introduces bill to lower prices for Canadians

OTTAWA— On Monday, on the first day of the new Parliamentary session, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is introducing his plan to lower grocery prices for Canadians. For 20 months in a row, food prices increased faster than inflation and, under Justin Trudeau, food prices have increased by 30 per cent leaving families working hard but falling further behind.
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August 15

Singh in Edmonton to highlight NDP’s dental-care results

EDMONTON – On Tuesday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was in Edmonton to talk about the NDP delivering dental care for families and this year’s upcoming expansion of the program.
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