Saskatchewan NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter and Saskatoon-Greystone candidate Peter Prebble announced two environmental policies an NDP government would enact after the November provincial election.
The Saskatchewan NDP will host public events in Regina and Saskatoon for the televised state funeral of Jack Layton, Saturday Aug. 27.
The political makeup of Saskatchewan's federal representation remained unchanged after an election that saw unprecedented change elsewhere in the country.
Canadians witnessed a series of astounding changes in their federal political landscape on May 2 as Stephen Harper's Conservatives achieved their majority government and the New Democratic Party achieved Official Opposition status for the first time in history.
The New Democratic Party of Canada has amassed its biggest representation in the House of Commons in the party's 50-year history, thanks in a large part to young Canadian voters ”” many of whom voted for the first time.
The federal election results are in, giving the Conservatives a majority in Parliament.
Quebeckers are sick of Steven Harper and have found a bastion of hope and progressive policy that is relatively new to them. They have found hope for Canada in the federal NDP lead by Jack Layton.
Even before the official announcement of the election, Stephen Harper had been fear-mongering, dubbing an election “unnecessary” and labeling the possible coalition “reckless.”
New Democrat MP Niki Ashton is hoping to better streamline federal funding and increase general support for post-secondary education through a private members' bill, introduced in Parliament last week.