The Special Committee on Electoral Reform released its final report Thursday morning, which makes a historic recommendation of a Proportional Representation voting system for Canada.
UPDATE: Victory! The Liberal government announced in the House that they will support our proposal and revise the composition of the committee on electoral reform. That's excellent news. The new composition of the committee will reflect the actual outcome of the last elections. It will allow a genuine democratic debate on the reform of our electoral system.Read more
OTTAWA — As another liberal MP finds himself in hot water today for his link to tax havens, New Democrat MPs are demanding answers once and for all about this trend among members of Justin Trudeau’s government.Read more
Today, New Democrats outlined the next steps in the NDP’s five-point plan to help Syrian refugees.Read more
An NDP Government will cancel Canada Post’s plan to eliminate door-to-door mail delivery and will reinstate delivery in all communities affected by cuts announced in December 2013.
"This is about fairness. The cuts to home delivery impact seniors and persons living with disabilities the most. For them, this service is essential," commented NDP spokesperson for matters concerning Canada Post, Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie).Read more
OTTAWA – An analysis of Canada Post’s finances has revealed that ending the home delivery of mail was completely unnecessary.Read more
Since 2008, October 7 is the Global Day of Action for Decent Work. This is an opportunity to promote fair wages and decent working conditions.
When I came back to the House of Commons, I filed a motion to establish a federal minimum wage of $15/hour.