Mulcair outlines plan to support farming and provide healthy affordable food for middle-class families

Today, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair brought his Ontario Tour for Change to Brunner and Chatham to share his farm-to-fork plan that supports farmers and helps ensure healthy and affordable food for middle-class families.

PBO report confirms Stephen Harper's 'Action Plan' isn't working

A New Democrat request to the Parliamentary Budget Officer has revealed that the Conservative's so-called balanced budget is in deficit this fiscal year (2015-2016).

Hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs gone under Harper’s Conservatives

The NDP is calling on Stephen Harper’s Conservatives to take immediate steps to support Canada’s manufacturing sector after an internal report from Industry Canada suggests that some manufacturing jobs lost during the recession could be lost forever. The report also highlights that Ontario has lost 212,000 manufacturing jobs in the last decade and Québec has lost nearly 100,000.

NDP to be strong federal partner for producers and the ‘family farm’

As agriculture ministers from across Canada gather in PEI today, New Democrats are committing to a more productive relationship with provinces and territories. The NDP is also calling on the Conservatives to take responsibility for their failure to adequately support Canadian farmers.

Private sector and youth job losses shows Conservative economic plan isn’t working

As economy teeters on the brink of a recession, another disappointing jobs report underscores the need for change.

Conservative prescription drug failures put Canadians’ health at risk

With recent news about the shortage of another essential drug, it is clear that the Conservatives’ failure to manage the Canadian prescription drug supply is putting Canadians’ health at risk.

Conservative environment minister missing-in-action at climate summit

NDP Environment critic Megan Leslie (Halifax) made the following statement at the Climate Summit of the Americas:

Tom Mulcair to launch ‘new era’ of relations

Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair announced that an NDP government will usher in a new era of relations with Indigenous communities in Canada. In an address to the Assembly of First Nations annual general assembly, Mr. Mulcair stressed how the NDP will seek to reduce poverty, improve educational outcomes and increase opportunities for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada.