Auditor General report shows the Liberal government continues to fail First Nations
OTTAWA – A report released from the Auditor General concluded that the government still isn’t providing the support necessary for First Nations to have ongoing access to safe drinking water. New Democrats are demanding action for First Nations across the country, including a new co-developed law that would allow First Nations to enjoy the same legally binding protection of water quality that Canadians across the country already have.
COVID-19: Jagmeet Singh and Mayor Valérie Plante determined to revive Montreal
MONTREAL – NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh met with Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to discuss the fight against COVID-19 and the most pressing issues for the city's economic recovery. Singh recalled his commitment to doubling the gas tax fund, a measure that would make new funding available to revitalize downtown areas and support the construction of new infrastructure.
REALITY CHECK: Seniors Minister brags while seniors care lags
Given that deaths in long-term care account for 82 per cent of our country’s COVID-19 deaths in the first wave (highest proportion in the OECD), it’s surprising to see Justin Trudeau’s Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte, rush to defend her government's handling of this crisis.