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Video: Affordable post-secondary education for everyone

Today, the average student with debt owes $27,000 at the end of an undergraduate degree—and a student who has to borrow to fund their education will end up paying over $10,000 more than one who is lucky enough to graduate without taking on debt.
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September 1

Video: Meet your NDP candidate for Edmonton Strathcona

Heather has 25 years experience in building strong communities locally, nationally and internationally. For the past 10 years she was Executive Director of an organization representing about 50 Alberta not-for-profits that work on poverty reduction, human rights, environment, gender equality. Edmonton Strathcona has always been her home and she is raising her family in the community of Argyll. Find out more about Heather in this video.
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August 28

NDP Leader visits Edmonton

Heather McPherson hosted NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in Edmonton Strathcona on Saturday, August 24. The day started with a roundtable discussion on Pharmacare, where participants spoke to the need for universal drug access. This was followed by a meet-and-greet at Heather's campaign office with volunteers, supporters, and other NDP candidates.  
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August 27

Reality Check: Liberals will Always Side with Big Telecom Companies

Justin Trudeau is hinting once again that he might consider taking actions desperately needed to bring down the cost of cell phone bills — but only after an election, and people aren't buying it.  
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August 27

NDP Calls for Canada to Take Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers

 
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August 27

Trudeau Doubles Down on Trade Negotiations with Brazil’s Bolsonaro While the Amazon Burns

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh released the following statement in response to Justin Trudeau’s refusal to stop negotiating a new free trade deal with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and the Mercosur group of nations. Last week, Singh called on Trudeau to stop negotiations to pressure Bolsonaro to change course to save the Amazon rainforest:
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August 23

Jagmeet Singh Calls on PM Trudeau to Halt Trade Negotiations with Mercosur:

While the Amazon rainforest burns, Trudeau negotiates a new free trade deal with Mercosur bloc, which includes Brazil.   CALGARY – On Friday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to halt trade negotiations with the Mercosur Bloc until Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro takes action to protect the Amazon rainforest from deforestation.
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August 22

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Responds to Andrew Scheer’s Comments on Same-Sex Marriage

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh released the following statement in response to Andrew Scheer’s speech attacking the marriage rights of LGBTQI2S+ Canadians:
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August 21

NDP Statement on Liberals Blocking Ethics Commissioner to Appear Before the Committee

NDP Ethics Critic, Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay), and NDP Justice Critic, Tracey Ramsey (Essex) issued the following statement:
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August 23

NDP Statement on Black Ribbon Day

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