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ASHTON: TIME TO NATIONALIZE PORT OF CHURCHILL

NDP CALLS FOR FEDERAL LEADERSHIP ON MIGRANT WORKERS

NORTHERNERS NOT GIVING UP ON TOLKO MILL

ASHTON CALLS ON MINISTER MCKENNA TO CONTINUE SUPPORT OF EAST SIDE ROAD

LIBERAL GOVERNMENT MUST END USE OF UNPAID INTERNSHIPS IN THE CIVIL SERVICE

ASHTON CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION TO SAVE NORTHERN JOBS

ASHTON LAUNCHES PETITION TO SAVE PORT OF CHURCHILL

Ashton joins Northern Manitobans in campaign to Save East Side Road

NDP LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE PRECARIOUS WORK IN MILLENIAL GENERATION

Government must address emerging crisis affecting millennial generation

NDP CALLS ON LIBERALS TO STOP EXPLOITATION OF UNPAID INTERNS

Ashton calls on Government to Improve EI Access

SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION MUST END IN CANADA

Time for Urgent Action on Social Housing

NDP calls on Liberal government to renew federal funding before January 1st

NDP STATEMENT ON COP21 AGREEMENT // DÉCLARATION DU NPD SUR L’ACCORD CONCLU À LA COP21

NDP RE-INTRODUCES TRANS RIGHTS BILL

LIBERAL TAX CUT LEAVES MOST CANADIANS BEHIND

NDP Tax Fairness proposal benefits the middle class and those working hard to join it

Liberals must keep their promises

ASHTON TAKES ON HIGH PROFILE ECONOMIC CRITIC AREA

CANADA POST THREAT TO REDUCE HOURS IN LYNN LAKE AND LEAF RAPIDS UNACCEPTABLE

Cancel plans to eliminate Home Delivery in the North

National Aboriginal Day // La Journée nationale des Autochtones

LIBERAL AND CONSERVATIVE MPS PASS BILL C-51

NDP DELIVERS A PLAN TO FIX NUTRITION NORTH

NDP STATEMENT ON THE FINDINGS OF THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION

CONSERVATIVES VOTE AGAINST ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The NDP Will Reinstate Door-to-Door Mail Delivery

HARPER GOVERNMENT PUTTING CHURCHILL AT RISK

NDP SECURES A VICTORY FOR VETERANS // LE NPD DÉCROCHE UNE VICTOIRE POUR NOS ANCIENS COMBATTANTS

NDP SECURES A VICTORY FOR WOMEN // LE NPD DÉCROCHE UNE VICTOIRE POUR LES FEMMES

LIBERAL MPs CHOSE FEAR AND CYNICISM OVER CIVIL RIGHTS // LES DÉPUTÉS LIBÉRAUX CHOISISSENT LA PEUR ET LE CYNISME PLUTÔT QUE LES DROITS CIVILS

TIME TO RENEW CANADA’S COMMITMENT TO ELIMINATE CHILD POVERTY

An NDP Government will eliminate the stock options tax loophole

Conservative budget stubbornly spends billions on wealthiest few

2015 Inequality Budget

Justice for all #MMIWG2S

ASHTON DEMANDS TRUTHFUL INFORMATION ON MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN

SCRAP INCOME SPLITTING

INVEST IN A STRONGER MIDDLE CLASS

Government leaves $70 million unspent for Western Economic Diversification

For Immediate Release March 11th, 2015

NDP DEMANDS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ACCEPT RECOMMENDATIONS FROM UN REPORT

NDP CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO RESOLVE SPECIFIC LAND CLAIMS

BUDGET MUST MAKE GOOD JOBS THE FIRST PRIORITY

NDP Statement on UN Report calling for a National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Statement by the leader of the Official Opposition on Women’s Day

STATEMENT BY NDP ON THE FEDERAL ROUNDTABLE ON MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGINOUS WOMEN

Official Opposition Aboriginal Affairs critic Niki Ashton (Churchill) made the following statement:

PROTECTING CANADIANS MUST INCLUDE PROTECTING FREEDOMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2015

STATEMENT BY THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION ON LOUIS RIEL DAY

NDP MPs Niki Ashton (Churchill) and Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre) made the following statement on Louis Riel Day:

NDP MOTION TO END CHILD POVERTY A VICTORY FOR ALL CANADIANS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2015

ASHTON CALLS FOR FEDERAL LEADERSHIP ON FIRST NATIONS POVERTY

SUPREME COURT RULING A VICTORY FOR WORKERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2015

NIKI ASHTON CALLS ON MINISTER TO ADDRESS FIRST NATIONS POVERTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2015

NIKI ASHTON DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY FOR CHANGES TO DISASTER ASSISTANCE FORMULA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015

FIRST NATIONS LEFT OUT OF UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 23, 2015

NIKI ASHTON NAMED CRITIC FOR ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2015

NDP TO RESTORE CBC FUNDING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2015

CANADA MUST HELP STOP BOKO HARAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2015

Statement from the NDP on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights report on missing and murdered indigenous women in British Columbia

Ashton Calls for Immediate Action on Fire Protection for First Nations

FEDS MUST START WORKING WITH PROVINCES ON ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2014

CONSERVATIVES REJECT BILL THAT COULD HAVE SAVED THE LIVES OF PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2014

JOB GROWTH STAGGERS UNDER CONSERVATIVE POLICIES

Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the tragedy of École Polytechnique

THE NDP WANTS TO IMPLEMENT A MIXED PROPORTIONAL SYSTEM

STATEMENT BY THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION ON WORLD AIDS DAY

Official Opposition leader Tom Mulcair (Outremont) made the following statement on World AIDS Day:

ASHTON DEMANDS APOLOGY FOR INSULT TO INDIGENOUS LEADER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2014

NEW DEMOCRATS PLEASED WITH GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF OUR OPPOSITION DAY MOTION FOR THALIDOMIDE VICTIMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2014

THE NUTRITION NORTH PROGRAM YET ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE FAILURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2014

THE NUTRITION NORTH PROGRAM YET ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE FAILURE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2014

OFFICIAL OPPOSITION STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

NO CHILD SHOULD LIVE IN POVERTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2014

NDP URGES COMPENSATION FOR THALIDOMIDE SURVIVORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 23, 2014

NDP CALLS FOR ACTION TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2014

BUDGET SURPLUS IS THE RESULT OF CONSERTAVIVES’ CUTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2014

STATEMENT BY THE NDP ON VETERANS’ WEEK

Howard Hampton Appointed NDP Special Advisor for the Ring of Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2014

RECORD NUMBERS RELYING ON FOOD BANKS UNDER CONSERVATIVES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2014

NDP INTRODUCES LANDMARK ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS BILL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29th 2014

The fight to keep home mail delivery is far from over

WFDF14: Marcelle Perron, vice-président du Comité des femmes de la Fédération des travailleurs du Québe

Canadian Parents Deserve Affordable Childcare

CONSERVATIVES WILL MISS THEIR OWN ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS

The sector-by-sector Conservative approach is not working

CONSERVATIVES OPPOSE ACTION ON CONFLICT MINERALS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2014

NDP Fights for a Vote on Hate Crimes Protection Based on Gender Identity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22 2014

NDP Forces Emergency Debate on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

NDP DEMANDS ACTON FROM CONSERVATIVES ON MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN

CONSERVATIVES IGNORE WIDESPEAD CALLS FOR ACTION ON RETIREMENT SECURITY

NDP WILL LAUNCH A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN ITS FIRST 100 DAYS IN POWER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2014

NDP STATEMENT ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WAR MEASURES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2014

Ashton Repeats Call for National Inquiry in Light of Tina Fontaine's Murder

CONSERVATIVES MUST respond now to mount polley Tailings Pond Disaster

LES CONSERVATEURS DOIVENT RÉAGIR AU DÉSASTRE ÉCOLOGIQUE DU MONT POLLEY

MINISTER OF HEALTH MUST ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S RIGHTS

CONSERVATIVES DISREGARD SUPREME COURT’S BEDFORD DECISION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2014

21,000 PRIVATE-SECTOR + 11,900 PUBLIC-SECTOR JOBS LOST = STEPHEN HARPER’S ACTION PLAN

Latest jobs report reveals more troubling news for Canada’s job market

NEW DEMOCRATS RELEASE GAY AGENDA FOR PRIDE SEASON // LE NPD PRÉSENTE DES MESURES CONCRÈTES AFIN DE SOULIGNER LE DÉBUT DE LA SAISON DE LA FIERTÉ GAIE

NDP CONDEMNS CUTTING OF MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAM FOR FIRST NATIONS

ASHTON WELCOMES MANITOBAN ANTI-BULLYING CHAMPIONS TO PARLIAMENT HILL

RCMP REPORT SHOWS NEED FOR IMMEDIATE FEDERAL ACTION

FEDERAL ACTION NEEDED IN PEGUIS FLOODING

NIKI ASHTON NOMINATED FOR YWCA WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARD

NDP DEMAND INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF CANADA’S BROKEN TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM

Ashton Invites Canadians to Build Opposition to Elections Act

CONSERVATIVES CONTINUE TO FAIL ON RAIL SAFETY

NDP launches campaign to support Elections Canada’s youth outreach‎

NDP WORKS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST ABORIGINAL WOMEN

A Federal Do-nothing Budget on Northern issues

Conservative do-nothing budget fails to meet the needs of Canadian families

NDP LAUNCHES PETITION CAMPAIGN FOR QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE

NDP FIGHTING TO KEEP DOOR-TO-DOOR MAIL DELIVERY

NDP REALITY CHECK: Ad spending

Conservatives and Liberals, cut from the same wasteful cloth

Time to Move Forward on Pension Reform

AG REPORT REVEALS MORE CONSERVATIVE MISMANAGEMENT

Auditor General Report reveals serious problems with the services Canadians rely on for their safety and security

New Democrats launch national tour to stop violence against women

HARPER MUST HELP SECURE RELEASE OF CANADIANS IN EGYPT

MPS MUST ACT ON NDP’S TRANSPARENCY MOTION

Time for MPs to get back to work improving transparency in Ottawa

Statement from Jean Crowder on International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

AUDITOR GENERAL AGREES TO PERFORMANCE AUDIT ON NUTRITION NORTH PROGRAM

CONSERVATIVES’ DENIAL OF JUSTICE UNACCEPTABLE | LES CONSERVATEURS REFUSENT DE RENDRE JUSTICE AUX FEMMES AUTOCHTONES

CONSERVATIVES’ DENIAL OF JUSTICE UNACCEPTABLE: NDP

Federal Government Must Act on Reports of Intentional Malnourishment and Testing of First Nations

Conservatives Fail to Meet GHG Deadline - Again

More Action Needed to Stop Violence Against Women

CONSERVATIVES MUST NOT UNDERMINE INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

NDP CALLING FOR THE MINISTER OF HEALTH TO TAKE ACTION TO REASSURE USERS OF YAZ AND YASMIN

STATEMENT BY JEAN CROWDER ON THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS APOLOGY

NDP TABLES BILL TO PROTECT SASKATCHEWAN LAKES

STATEMENT BY STATUS OF WOMEN CRITIC NIKI ASHTON AND JUSTICE CRITIC FRANÇOISE BOIVIN ON THE DEATH OF HENRY MORGENTALER

CANADIAN STANDARDS MUST BE UPHELD IN NORTHERN GREECE MINE: NDP

Congratulations to my colleague Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe on her election of Chair of Status of Women

Birth control recall: Government took too long

STATEMENT BY NIKI ASHTON CALLING ON SUPPORTERS TO JOIN IN RAY OF HOPE CANDLELIGHT VIGILS, APRIL 8, 2013

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST STEP UP ON FLOOD MITIGATION ON FIRST NATIONS

MESSAGE TO HARPER: TIME TO LISTEN TO INDIGENOUS YOUTH

HARPER BUDGET FAILS NORTHERN MANITOBA

CONSERVATIVES CONTINUE AUSTERITY CUTS, INTRODUCE NO NEW MEASURES TO CREATE JOBS/ LE NPD DÉNONCE LE BUDGET CONSERVATEUR QUI NE FAIT RIEN POUR L’EMPLOI ET LES PREMIÈRES NATIONS

CONSERVATIVES CONTINUE AUSTERITY CUTS, INTRODUCE NO NEW MEASURES TO CREATE JOBS

NATIONAL INQUIRY FOR MISSING ABORIGINAL WOMEN NEEDED IMMEDIATELY

Tell Your Friends To Pull Offensive CWB Ad: Ashton Calls On Ritz To Act

Conservatives Show Toxic Agenda on Choice Again

NDP urges PM to respect principles of UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

NDP: a woman’s right to choose must be protected

Hunger Strikers Make Urgent Appeal: Ashton asks Harper to meet First Nations activists

Ashton In Solidarity with First Nations calling on Harper Government to Act #IdleNoMore

STATEMENT BY NDP CAUCUS ON REJECTION OF MOTION M-312

NDP DEFENDS WOMEN’S RIGHT TO CHOOSE

Ashton Calls on Conservative Government to Stop Silencing Aboriginal Organizations

Youth Call out to Harper. Watch and Share the Video. Tell the PM to bring back CCAY.

NDP Launching Campaign to Oppose EI Cuts for Nothern Seasonal Workers

Government Must Address Tragedy of Missing Aboriginal Women:NDP / Les Conservateurs Doivent Agir Dans Le Dossier Des Meurtres Et Des Disparitions Des Femmes Autochtones Au Canada

Ashton wants Federal government to be accountable to First Nations and Canadians

Conservative Legacy means Cutting Francophonie Out West / Des compressions à la francophonie dans l’Ouest, voilà l’héritage des conservateurs

Ashton: A Woman's Right to Choose is Not Up for Negotiation / Ashton : La liberté de choix d’une femme n’est pas négociable

ASHTON CHALLENGES GOVERNMENT ON EXPERIMENTAL LAKES AREA

Ashton Calls on Government to Withdraw EI Cuts Targeting Northern Seasonal Workers

CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WILL IMPACT NORTH: "A Nail in the Coffin for Seasonal Industry"

ASHTON ASKS HEALTH MINISTER TO APOLOGIZE AND ACT

ASHTON CALLING ON CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT TO ACT

CUTS TO CIC SERVICES IN MANITOBA “WRECKLESS AND IRRESPONSIBLE”

CONSERVATIVE BUDGET BLINDSIDES PRAIRIE FARMERS

Budget cuts pensions, erodes Medicare and ignores our region: Ashton

Conservatives Ignore Regions on Gun Registry

Ashton Puts Forward Motion Asking for Farmer Vote on the Wheat Board

ASHTON: ON TOMMY DOUGLAS' BIRTHDAY, HARPER BRINGS RURAL AND WESTERN CANADA DOWN

CONSERVATIVES PUTTING PRAIRIE FAMILIES AT RISK : TURMEL // NYCOLE TURMEL REPROCHE AUX CONSERVATEURS DE METTRE LE BIEN-ÊTRE DES FAMILLES DES PRAIRIES EN DANGER

ASHTON: CONSERVATIVES SHOW ARROGANCE ON WHEAT BOARD