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Liberals Attack Independent Parliamentary Budget Office for Criticizing their Housing Plan

In June, the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer said that the Liberal housing plan “largely maintains current funding levels for current activities and slightly reduces targeted funding for households in core housing need… It is not clear that National Housing Strategy will reduce the prevalence of housing need relative to 2017 levels.” (Toronto Star)
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September 18

Why Won’t Justin Trudeau Put Some Teeth into Medicare?

Dental care is the second highest out of pocket health care cost for Canadians – trailing only prescription drugs.  
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September 18

NDP Will Help More Canadians Get the Dental Care They Need

It’s time to expand health care coverage from head-to-toe
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September 17

NDP WILL BRING MATERNITY HEALTH SERVICES TO OUR NORTH  

FLIN FLON – Today, NDP candidates Georgina Jolibois (Desneth√©—Missinippi—Churchill River) and Niki Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski) announced that an NDP government will reopen the Flin Flon maternity ward. The NDP will also work closely with the provinces to fix staffing gaps, improve wait times, and ensure access to primary care for people giving birth in the North.
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September 17

Trudeau is Spending 19% Less on Affordable Housing than the Conservatives Did

The Parliamentary Budget Office says that under Trudeau’s plan, spending on affordable housing is 19% less than under Harper’s plan as a percentage of GDP. (PBO, Page 4)  
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September 14

NDP’s Commitment on Cell Phone and Internet Bills Important for Northern Saskatchewan

NDP’s plan to cap prices would save Canadian families almost $250 per year
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September 12

NDP'S GEORGINA JOLIBOIS OUTLINES HER ELECTION PRIORITIES FOR THE NORTH

Liberals’ neglect has hurt our North, it is time for a New Deal for People
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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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