Federal NDP leader touts pledge on long-term care: ‘We’re losing loved ones’

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh was in Winnipeg Thursday touting his party’s plan for the elimination of for-profit long-term care. Under the plan, Singh says an NDP government would work … Read More

Showdown on Parliament Hill pushes tension between science, politics into the spotlight

OTTAWA — Monday’s vote on a Conservative motion to launch an in-depth review of the Liberal government’s COVID-19 response highlights a key challenge of pandemic politics: how to hold a … Read More

Trudeau loses NDP support for CERB reform bill that would punish fraudsters

The Trudeau Liberals’ push for changes to a key benefit for workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic hit political roadblocks as the New Democrats withdrew support for a draft bill … Read More

More data on coronavirus in trucking industry needed, federal NDP health critic says

The federal NDP health critic says he is greatly concerned that there is no tracking of COVID-19 infections in long-haul truckers who are travelling back and forth across the United … Read More

NDP calls for paid sick leave benefits as provinces reopen amid coronavirus

All Canadians need access to two weeks of sick-leave benefits as provinces start moving to reopen their economies while fighting COVID-19, and the federal government should pay for it, the … Read More

Opposition parties look to make their mark with differing approaches amid coronavirus pandemic

Pablo Rodriguez looks back wistfully to the time when his biggest worry was whether he’d be able to corral the support of at least one opposition party for the minority … Read More