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March 8th, 2017

NDP statement on International Women’s Day

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Sheila Malcolmson, NDP Critic for the Status of Women, made the following statement:

“After decades of marching, protesting, resisting, and persisting for equal rights, this year we’ve seen first-hand that the women’s movement is stronger than ever. We’ve also seen misogynistic and prejudiced political rhetoric that make it clear we cannot stop fighting for gender equality and women’s rights.

February 9th, 2017

Liberals voted against a bill aimed to put an end to the unfair tax in the transfer of family businesses

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LIBERALS ABANDONING OUR ENTREPRENEURS ONCE AGAIN

OTTAWA – Bill C-274 tabled by New Democrat MP Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques) was voted on and defeated in the House of Commons this evening. The bill aimed to put an end to the unfair tax in the transfer of family businesses to another member of the same family.

February 2nd, 2017

TRUDEAU REVEALS THAT HE MISLED VOTERS ON DEMOCRATIC REFORM

New Democrat Critic for Democratic Reform, Nathan Cullen, made the following statement:

“In his most cynical decision to date, Justin Trudeau broke a black-and-white promise to Canadians to make every vote count. This is a betrayal of every Canadian that voted to change the electoral system as well as every Canadian who voted to do politics differently.

January 30th, 2017

NDP STATEMENT ON THE TERROR ATTACK IN QUEBEC CITY

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Tom Mulcair, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, made the following statement:

“The terrorist attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec last night has shaken this country.

December 23rd, 2016

‘HIGH-SPEED’ ACTION NEEDED FOLLOWING CRTC RULING

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December 21, 2016

OTTAWA– Following the historic decision from the CRTC that declares high-speed internet access an essential service, the NDP is calling on the Liberal government to ensure access to this service across the country.

October 3rd, 2016

CHRISTINE MOORE PROPOSES TO HAVE CANADA POST COLLECT E-WASTE

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3 October 2016

MP TO PRESENT BRIEF TO PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE REVIEWING CANADA POST SERVICES

ROUYN-NORANDA – Further to the release of the Canada Post Review Task Force’s discussion paper, MP Christine Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) has suggested that Canada Post’s delivery network across the country be used to collect waste electrical and electronic equipment (e‑waste), an option that was not considered in the report.

August 3rd, 2016

INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS

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August 3, 2016

INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS MUST BRING TRUE JUSTICE AND CHANGE

July 12th, 2016

LIBERALS MUST MAKE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER A PRIORITY

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July 12, 2016

LIBERALS MUST MAKE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER A PRIORITY

OTTAWA – While the federal government invests in infrastructure projects across the country, many communities, including Angliers in the Témicamingue region, have no access to safe drinking water or are under boil water advisories.

June 14th, 2016

NDP CALLS FOR MANDATORY LABELLING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS

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June 14, 2016

NDP CALLS FOR MANDATORY LABELLING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke) tabled Bill C-291 this morning calling for the mandatory labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods.

June 2nd, 2016

The NDP stands with dairy farmers who came to Ottawa

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June 2, 2016

The NDP stands with dairy farmers who came to Ottawa: Christine Moore demonstrated today with Abitibi-Témiscamingue farmers on Parliament Hill.

May 17th, 2016

NDP WANTS TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR FAMILY BUSINESSES TO BE PASSED ON TO FUTURE GENERATIONS

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May 17, 2016

OTTAWA – Guy Caron, NDP Finance critic, along with his colleagues, Ruth Ellen Brosseau (Agriculture and Agri-Food), Gord Johns (Small Business) and Fin Donnelly (Fisheries and Oceans and Coast Guard) held a press conference to present measures to make it easier for family businesses to be passed on to future generations.

March 24th, 2016

CHRISTINE MOORE WANTS TO ELIMINATE TAX ON BABY PRODUCTS

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March 24, 2016

NDP MP WANTS TO ELIMINATE TAX ON BABY PRODUCTS

OTTAWA— A New Democrat MP has introduced a bill that would eliminate the federal tax on certain baby products. Christine Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) is calling on the government to abolish this tax and recognize these products as essential. This would give families with young children a helping hand.

March 7th, 2016

LIBERALS REFUSE TO FIX BROKEN EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SYSTEM

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March 7, 2016

LIBERALS REFUSE TO FIX BROKEN EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SYSTEM

OTTAWA — Liberal MPs voted against an NDP motion urging the government to keep its election promises and fix the broken Employment Insurance system in Ottawa this evening.

January 28th, 2016

CHRISTINE MOORE ELECTED TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION

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February 2, 2016

CHRISTINE MOORE ELECTED TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION

ROUYN-NORANDA — Last week New Democrat MP Christine Moore (Abitibi- Témiscamingue) was elected to the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)’s Canadian Branch. She will sit as a Vice-Chair.

January 13th, 2016

THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP THREATENS ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE FARMS

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January 13, 2016

THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP THREATENS ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE FARMS

ROUYN-NORANDA – Quebec’s dairy farmers have had a tough year, and the Liberal government’s support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiated by the Conservatives has done nothing to restore their confidence.