Posts Tagged ‘NDP’

NDP faces tough road to recovery after its ‘orange wave’ gains in Quebec were swept away..

October 25, 2019

OTTAWA—It has long been said amongst New Democrats that the road to power runs through Quebec. After Monday’s federal election, that road looks longer and more harrowing, as the remaining gains of the party’s 2011 “orange wave” were all but swept away.

https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2019/10/24/ndp-faces-tough-road-to-recovery-after-its-orange-wave-gains-in-quebec-were-swept-away.html

New poll shows NDP ‘surge’ and major bump in approval for Jagmeet Singh..

October 17, 2019

The New Democratic Party and its leader Jagmeet Singh are making big gains in popular support and favourability in the final days of the campaign, a new poll suggests.

The latest telephone survey from Forum Research shows a significant boost in voting intentions for the NDP from a similar poll the firm conducted nine days earlier — a jump from 12 per cent to 20 per cent among decided voters.

https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2019/10/17/new-poll-shows-ndp-surge-and-major-bump-in-approval-for-jagmeet-singh.html

NDP..

October 12, 2019

Jagmeet Singh
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Actually, it’s working people in this country that generate wealth. But Liberal & Conservative governments give all the breaks to the ultra-rich, leaving less for everyone else. We’re going to ensure those at the very top pay their fair share – and we’re not afraid to say it…

Where’s the urgency in the NDP’s politics?

July 15, 2019

How do you know it’s effectively over for a political institution like the NDP, despite lingering vital signs? The critical point is the emergence of a plausible replacement, in this case the Greens under Elizabeth May. They’re a presence in Ottawa and now rival the NDP in polls.

http://rabble.ca/columnists/2019/07/wheres-urgency-ndps-politics

Andrea Horwath unveils ‘Green New Democratic Deal’ to fight climate change..

June 15, 2019

HAMILTON – New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath unveiled an “ambitious” plan to fight climate change Saturday as she breezed through a leadership review with 84 per cent support.

https://www.thestar.com/politics/provincial/2019/06/15/andrea-horwath-unveils-green-new-democratic-deal.html

‘Disappointed’ Trudeau did not apologize for SNC-Lavalin affair: Jagmeet Singh..

March 8, 2019

Jagmeet Singh questions Canada’s recognition of Venezuelan opposition leader..

January 24, 2019

OTTAWA—NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is questioning Canada’s decision to recognize a Venezuelan opposition leader as the country’s interim president, after prominent members of his party lashed out at the Liberal government’s foreign policy move Thursday.

In a statement to the Star, Singh said it should be up to Venezuelans to decide who leads their country..

https://www.thestar.com/politics/federal/2019/01/24/jagmeet-singh-questions-canadas-recognition-of-venezuelan-opposition-leader.html

Justin Trudeau makes Jagmeet Singh play the waiting game..

October 29, 2018

..by forcing Singh to cool his heels for no reason other than because he can, Trudeau is lowering the bar on what had until now been considered byelection fair play on the part of a prime minister.

The longer this goes on, the harder it will be for Trudeau to continue to claim the high ground for his Liberals.

https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2018/10/29/justin-trudeau-makes-jagmeet-singh-play-the-waiting-game.html

Andrea Horwath Responds to the Ford Government..

September 8, 2018

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to run in B.C. byelection..

August 8, 2018

OTTAWA—In his biggest political gambit yet, federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is relocating to the West Coast to run for a soon-to-be-vacant seat in Burnaby, B.C.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/08/08/ndp-leader-jagmeet-singh-to-run-in-bc-byelection.html