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Alberta’s NDP said the province has left school districts jurisdictions to fend for themselves. (Contributed image from Red Deer Public Schools).

NDP propose improvements to UCP’s back-to-school plan

Ensure all schools have access to rapid tests, especially kindergarten to Grade 6

 

FILE - Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The opposition’s already on the election trail ahead of an election expected any day

O’Toole and Jagmeet Singh have been criss-crossing the country

 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Singh waves off one-time wealth tax, demands ongoing tax on ‘ultra-rich’ Canadians

Singh sticks to call for annual tax of one per cent on families

 

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, as she speaks at a news conference calling on Minister of Justice David Lametti to investigate crimes against Indigenous people in Canada at residential schools, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

New Democrats want special prosecutor on residential schools, crimes against children

New Democrats want talks reopened to have Oblate priest Johannes Rivoire face trial

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, as she speaks at a news conference calling on Minister of Justice David Lametti to investigate crimes against Indigenous people in Canada at residential schools, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
FILE - Residents survey the damage before begining cleanup in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, June 14, 2020, after a major hail storm damaged homes and flooded streets on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE - Residents survey the damage before begining cleanup in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, June 14, 2020, after a major hail storm damaged homes and flooded streets on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
In May, Alberta Health Services warned that Rocky Mountain House Health Centre emergency department would be temporarily without physician coverage from May 12, at 6 p.m., to May 13, at 7 a.m. (Photo contributed by the Town of Rocky Mountain House)

Kenney does nothing as rural hospitals close beds, cancel surgeries, say NDP

Rocky Mountain House among communities that has seen emergency room closures

In May, Alberta Health Services warned that Rocky Mountain House Health Centre emergency department would be temporarily without physician coverage from May 12, at 6 p.m., to May 13, at 7 a.m. (Photo contributed by the Town of Rocky Mountain House)
Leader of Alberta’s NDP Rachel Notley says the province is determined to cut funding to municipalities through the Local Measures Statutes Amendment Act. (File photo by Advocate staff)

UCP MLAs dividing Alberta: Notley

‘Now is the time we need strong leadership and strong local government’

Leader of Alberta’s NDP Rachel Notley says the province is determined to cut funding to municipalities through the Local Measures Statutes Amendment Act. (File photo by Advocate staff)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

NDP aims to project unity, sincerity following internal dust-ups, extreme proposals

Former federal NDP leader Ed Broadbent will help launch the convention with a speech Friday

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Paramedics take away a person from Revera Westside Long Term Care Home during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. The federal New Democrats are seeking the support of the House of Commons in calling on the government to eliminate for-profit long-term care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Federal NDP calls on government to eliminate for-profit long-term care

Government urged to halt the licensing of any new for-profit homes

Paramedics take away a person from Revera Westside Long Term Care Home during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. The federal New Democrats are seeking the support of the House of Commons in calling on the government to eliminate for-profit long-term care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
FILE - NDP House leader Peter Julian says the Conservatives have adopted a strategy of blocking the government legislative agenda, no matter the bill — a strategy he fears is giving the Liberals an excuse to go to the polls arguing that they need a majority to get things done. (Photo contributed)

Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Conservatives block NDP’s attempt to break legislative logjam

FILE - NDP House leader Peter Julian says the Conservatives have adopted a strategy of blocking the government legislative agenda, no matter the bill — a strategy he fears is giving the Liberals an excuse to go to the polls arguing that they need a majority to get things done. (Photo contributed)
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

NDP will not trigger election as long as pandemic continues: Singh

NDP and Liberals both promised some kind of pharmacare program

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is seen during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday February 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

NDP makes preemptive strike with election pledge on long-term care

Singh accuses Liberals of underfunding health care, protecting profits of large companies and shareholders

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is seen during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday February 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Rachel Notley, leader of Alberta's official Opposition, says the government needs to sharply ramp up the number of contact tracers if it wants to get a handle on the rising number of COVID-19 cases. File photo by Advocate staff

Notley calls on UCP to show some holiday spirit during lockdown

Holiday Emergency Lifeline Payment program proposed

Rachel Notley, leader of Alberta's official Opposition, says the government needs to sharply ramp up the number of contact tracers if it wants to get a handle on the rising number of COVID-19 cases. File photo by Advocate staff
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was barred from the House of Commons for calling a Bloc Quebecois MP racist, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh did not yield Wednesday after being…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was barred from the House of Commons for calling a Bloc Quebecois MP racist, in a June 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The NDP’s advanced education critic, David Eggen, says 3,538 post-secondary jobs across the province have been lost, including temporary cuts, attrition and COVID-19-related losses. (Photo contributed)
The NDP’s advanced education critic, David Eggen, says 3,538 post-secondary jobs across the province have been lost, including temporary cuts, attrition and COVID-19-related losses. (Photo contributed)
Longtime NDP MP David Christopherson says he won’t seek re-election

Longtime NDP MP David Christopherson says he won’t seek re-election

OTTAWA — Veteran NDP MP David Christopherson says he will not seek…

Longtime NDP MP David Christopherson says he won’t seek re-election
As controversy swirls, NDP’s Sikh leader denounces Air India mastermind

As controversy swirls, NDP’s Sikh leader denounces Air India mastermind

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh declared Thursday that he accepts the…

As controversy swirls, NDP’s Sikh leader denounces Air India mastermind
NDP leader says Regina MP Erin Weir facing allegations of harassment

NDP leader says Regina MP Erin Weir facing allegations of harassment

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh launched an investigation Thursday into the…

NDP leader says Regina MP Erin Weir facing allegations of harassment
NDP contenders square off in Saskatoon

NDP contenders square off in Saskatoon

NDP OTTAWA — Four candidates in the running for the NDP’s top…

NDP contenders square off in Saskatoon