SHERBROOKE, June 1st, 2012 — New Democrat MPs Pierre-Luc Dusseault (Sherbrooke), Jean Rousseau (Compton–Stanstead), Pierre Jacob (Brome-Missisquoi), as well as the Mouvement des chômeurs et chômeuses de l’Estrie and the Fédération des travailleurs du Québec (FTQ), slammed radical changes to the EI program by the Conservative government, this morning.
May 14th, 2012
Shale gas: conservatives must act and impose promised regulations
Stephen Harper must protect Canadians and consider the harmful environmental effects
OTTAWA, May 14, 2012 – NDP Environment Critic, Megan Leslie, took advantage of Stephen Harper’s meeting with Polish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, on the subject of shale gas to criticize Conservative inaction on this issue.
May 10th, 2012
Towards A New Partnership With Quebec Municipalities
NDP Leader wants to strengthen relations between Ottawa and cities and towns
GATINEAU, May 10, 2012 – In a speech before members of the Quebec Union of Municipalities today in Gatineau, Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair committed to restoring the voice of towns and communities in federal politics.
March 29th, 2012
The Conservative Budget: No Relief For Quebecers
February 13th, 2012
My motions to the Ethics Committee
Last week, I tabled two motions for consideration at the House of Commons Ethics Committee (they are on tomorrow's agenda) which seek to address my questions regarding the Lobbying Act investigation procedures of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as well as the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Since the Act came into force, the RCMP have never followed up on any file which was submitted to them for investigation by the Lobbying Commissioner.
January 16th, 2012
NDP Leader Meets Local Figures To Discuss Infrastructure Plans
This article is from the Sherbrooke Record.
Evan LepageSherbrooke RecordJanuary 16, 2012
The interim leader of the New Democrat Party Nycole Turmel was in Sherbrooke Monday to meet with local politicians and business figures regarding the state of infrastructure in Quebec and what the role of the federal government needs to be on the provincial and even municipal level.
January 16th, 2012
Urgent Infrastructure Investment Needed: Turmel
Crumbling municipal infrastructures requires immediate and stable investment
SHERBROOKE, January 16 2012—As part of her tour of Quebec, New Democrat Leader Nycole Turmel took part in a roundtable discussion on infrastructure today with elected officials from Montérégie and Estrie. Turmel reiterated New Democrat support for municipal efforts to convince the government to act on this issue.