Reading Time: 3 minutesWith pressure mounting on Jagmeet Singh to enter the House of Commons at the earliest opportunity, the rookie NDP leader is apparently seriously considering a run for Thomas Mulcair’s soon-to-be-vacant Outremont seat. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesComing into the 2018 budget, Finance Minister Joe Ceci indicated that this year’s edition would feature “fair and compassionate” fiscal restraint. Now that we’ve seen the document, I think it’s safe to say he missed the mark, yet again. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe NDP chose New Year’s Day, the first day of their carbon levy increase, to remind Albertans that their made-in-Alberta Climate Leadership Plan was designed to diversify the economy, create jobs and reduce emissions. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe NDP to pause their minimum wage advancement at $13.60 while they study the effects of higher minimum wages and create a comprehensive poverty reduction strategy, Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark said Tuesday. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesNew Democratic Party federal leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is unorthodox in more ways than one.
So far, the newest entrant in the four-person race to replace Tom Mulcair has been deemed noteworthy for his style (natty) and his religion (Sikh). […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesIf one had to take away just one thing from the NDP’s just-released submission on electoral reform, it is that it strenuously avoids tracing a party line in the sand.
As leader, Thomas Mulcair campaigned on a mixed-member proportional system. But in its brief, the NDP carefully avoids pinning itself down to a specific system to the exclusion of others, or to a process to achieve a reform. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe province will move closer to its goal of a $15 minimum wage this fall with a $1 increase Oct. 1 bringing the minimum wage to $12.20. A second increase of $1.40 will take place Oct. 1, 2017, bringing minimum wage to $13.60. Additionally, the current liquor server rate will be removed Oct. 1 of this year. […]