News

April 9th, 2014

M-496: Support our dairy and cheese producers

In October 2013, Canada and Europe reached an agreement in principle for the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). New Democrats will support an agreement with Europe that takes Canada’s interests into account—an agreement that enables us to increase our exports and trade opportunities without compromising our government’s ability to defend the interests of Canadians and protect the public.

March 4th, 2014

Food Waste in Canada

If you’re like many other Canadians, every week two or three items go almost directly from your grocery shopping cart to the compost or garbage bin.

December 17th, 2013

Op-ed: Food Waste in Canada

If you’re like many other Canadians, every week two or three items go almost directly from your grocery shopping cart to the compost or garbage bin. Wasting food is a major cost to households.

September 19th, 2013

We shouldn't be sending kids to school hungry

This morning, one in seven Canadian children went to school hungry. In the poorest communities that number can reach 50 per cent. Despite this, Canada is the only G8 country that does not have a national child nutrition program in our schools.

July 24th, 2013

Loss of Honey Bee Colonies

The loss of honey bee colonies is increasingly alarming. New Democrats are making it a priority to ensure this issue is studied very carefully using independent scientific evidence and appropriate action is taken.