Ruth Ellen Brosseau Berthier—Maskinongé
  • Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food

February 11th, 2016

NDP reality check: 100 days of missed opportunities

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February 11, 2016

NDP REALITY CHECK: 100 DAYS OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

100 days into a Liberal government and people are still working harder than ever, but can’t get ahead.

February 11th, 2016

NDP calls on Liberals to stop exploitation of unpaid interns

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February 11, 2016

NDP CALLS ON LIBERALS TO STOP EXPLOITATION OF UNPAID INTERNS

OTTAWA - Today, NDP Jobs, Employment and Workforce Development Critic Niki Ashton (Churchill-Keewatinook Aski) wrote to Minister Mihychuk calling on her to drop efforts to implement Conservative measures that would leave interns open to abuse. Ashton is instead asking the government to adopt NDP proposals to provide real protections to interns.

February 9th, 2016

Immediate action needed on human trafficking and exploitation of women and girls

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February 9, 2016

IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN AND GIRLS

OTTAWA – New Democrats MPs Murray Rankin (Victoria) and Karine Trudel (Jonquière) are urging the federal government to act immediately in order protect at-risk women and girls from exploitation.

February 9th, 2016

Liberal plan on deportations looks just like Conservative plan

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February 9, 2016

LIBERAL PLAN ON DEPORTATIONS LOOKS JUST LIKE CONSERVATIVE PLAN

OTTAWA - The NDP called out the Liberal government’s approach on deportations for Haitians and Zimbabweans living in Canada as being identical to the Conservatives’ plan and doomed to fail unless families are given more time to submit permanent residence applications and supporting agencies are given more resources.

February 9th, 2016

Mulcair kicks off pre-budget consultation tour in Saskatoon

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February 9, 2016

MULCAIR KICKS OFF PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATION TOUR IN SASKATOON

OTTAWA — Today, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will kick-off his pre-budget consultation tour with a Town Hall in Saskatoon alongside MP Sheri Benson in advance of the 2016 Federal budget. Earlier in the day he will visit the Aboriginal Student’s Centre at the University of Saskatchewan and be available to the media.