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Statement on the Grassy Mountain Decision

I am incredibly pleased and relieved that the joint review panel for Benga Mining Limited's Grassy Mountain Coal Project has found the project is not in the public interest.
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June 16

Federal government agrees to McPherson’s request on coal mining

Minister announces federal impact assessment will be required for all coal projects
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June 8

MP McPherson tables coal mining bill

Edmonton NDP MP Heather McPherson’s bill would ensure that all coal projects are required to undergo federal impact assessment prior to approval
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June 4

NDP Statement on World Environment Day

Jagmeet Singh Leader of Canada's NDP made the following statement:
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June 1

NDP Statement on Pride Month

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement:
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June 1

NDP Statement on National Indigenous History Month

Jagmeet Singh Leader of Canada’s NDP issued the following statement:
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May 27

NDP: We must protect our loved ones in long-term care

As many loved ones have been lost due to poor conditions in for-profit long-term care homes, the Liberals and Conservatives refuse to do what’s right and remove profits from the care of our loved ones
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May 20

NDP: Canada must condemn the violence in Colombia and ensure human rights are protected

OTTAWA – Today, NDP MPs responded to the ongoing extreme use of force by Colombian police and military to suppress peaceful protests in the country. Already, more than 40 people have died, hundreds have been injured, and there are reports of sexual violence and forced disappearances at the hands of the police. Among those targeted are community leaders, including union organizers, Indigenous community leaders, and Afro-Colombian activists.
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May 17

NDP statement on the 17th International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Jagmeet Singh Leader of Canada’s NDP issued the following statement:
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May 13

NDP: Canada must play an active role in helping build a just and sustainable solution for Palestinians and Israelis

Statement from MP Jack Harris, New Democrat Foreign Affairs Critic:
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