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The federal government must provide a timeline for vaccine roll out to Canadians

VANCOUVER- Today, after the Procurement Minister confirmed production issues will reduce Pfizer's ability to deliver vaccines to Canada, New Democrats are again calling on the government to give Canadians more information about the deals they have signed with big pharmaceutical companies.
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January 15

Canadians should not be punished for Liberal’s mistake, says NDP

While the Liberals let rich companies off the hook, they’re going after Canadians for the Liberal’s own mistake
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January 15

NDP calls for stronger federal action in response to alarming new COVID-19 modelling

VANCOUVER - Today, NDP Health Critic Don Davies called for a stronger, more effective federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic in light of alarming new modelling released by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
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January 14

New Democrats call on the government to support airlines workers

ST. JOHN'S – After Air Canada announced it was cutting routes to more rural and northern parts of the country earlier this week, New Democrats are again asking the government to provide support to airlines so that the workers in that field and Canadians depending on these services can take care of their families.
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January 14

New Democrats ask parties to recall the work of the House without delay

OTTAWA – Canadians are worried about how they'll get through the second wave of COVID-19 and need solutions to the problems they face. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh believes Parliamentarians must get back to work so the government can get help to people without delay.
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January 14

Paid sick leave: still too many workers do not have access to it

OTTAWA – With changes coming to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) to prevent non-essential foreign travellers from accessing the program, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the Liberal government to take the opportunity to fix the program's flaws to make it easier for people to access the program and get help more quickly.
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January 12

NDP:  Government needs to get workers in hard-hit sectors relief

OTTAWA – In a letter to Ministers Freeland and Joly, New Democrats are calling on the Liberals to ensure that the relief they announced for sectors particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic benefits workers and gets delivered immediately. The Highly Affected Sector Credit Availability Program (HASCAP) was announced in November but, months later, businesses are still waiting for support.
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January 8

New Democrats mark the one year anniversary of the Ukrainian Flight 752 tragedy

OTTAWA – One year ago today, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down minutes after taking off from Tehran, Iran. Among the 176 people killed, 138 had ties to Canada as citizens, permanent residents and students, making it a significant Canadian tragedy. As Canadians mark this solemn anniversary, New Democrats mourn with the relatives and loved ones of those who were lost and are again joining with them in the call for answers.
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January 7

NDP Statement on the Attack on Democracy in Washington Yesterday

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, made the following statement:
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January 4

Justin Trudeau must end profit-driven care that hurts our seniors

NDP wants our loved ones in long-term care to be safe
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