New Democratic Party of Canada
Mar 21, 2013 17:38 EDT
Canada's Tory government pegged a return to a balanced budget and its re-election hopes in 2015 on a strong rebound in the economy on Thursday, after being dealt an unexpected slump in recent months.
Jan 29, 2013 16:02 EST
Thousands of immigrants on Tuesday pressed Canada's government to fast-track their permanent residency applications, saying undue delays have put their lives on hold for years.
Nov 28, 2012 18:13 EST
Former astronaut Marc Garneau announced his candidacy for the leadership of Canada's once-mighty Liberal Party on Wednesday, vowing to take on the ruling Tories on the economy.
Nov 21, 2012 15:32 EST
The son of Canada's most famous politician would lead his father's once-mighty Liberal Party back to power if elections were held now, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Nov 01, 2012 10:01 EDT
The Canadian Parliament passed a ban Wednesday on masks at riots that punishes violations with up to 10 years behind bars in a bid to crack down on radical groups.
Oct 31, 2012 20:40 EDT
Parliament passed a ban on wearing masks at riots that punishes violations with up to 10 years behind bars in a bid to crack down on radical groups.
Jun 15, 2012 13:58 EDT
Canada's parliament has passed a sweeping budget bill that will change some 70 laws, after a 22-hour voting session that saw the conservative government fend off hundreds of opposition amendments.
May 18, 2012 17:53 EDT
A painting depicting Canada's Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the nude on display at a public library drew condemnation and snickers in the halls of power on Friday.
Apr 24, 2012 16:25 EDT
Canada's Ontario province on Tuesday introduced a two-percent surtax on the "super rich" -- those with earnings of more than half a million dollars.
Apr 17, 2012 15:05 EDT
Canada on Tuesday unveiled plans to simplify the way it reviews major economic projects, but the opposition charged that the changes would gut the country's environmental protection laws.
Mar 26, 2012 19:04 EDT
On his first day in parliament as Canada's opposition leader, Thomas Mulcair on Monday hit the ruling Conservatives where it hurts -- on jobs and the economy.
Mar 25, 2012 18:26 EDT
Canada's new opposition leader said Sunday social democrats must reach out to Canadians who share their progressive values in order to beat the ruling Tories in a 2015 election.
Mar 24, 2012 23:33 EDT
Canada's social democrats chose a firebrand center-leaning MP to run for prime minister in 2015, after the death of a leader who led them in last year's election into the opposition benches for the first time.
Mar 24, 2012 23:02 EDT
Canada's social democrats chose a firebrand center-leaning MP to run for prime minister in 2015, after the death of a leader who led them to into the opposition benches in a historic ballot last year.
Mar 24, 2012 20:43 EDT
A center-leaning Canadian lawmaker was leading in the final stretch of a race to guide the opposition into the country's 2015 election, after the death last year of the party's leader.
Mar 24, 2012 19:51 EDT
The race to succeed Canada's opposition leader, after his recent death, came down Saturday to two candidates pitted in an ideological battle to move the social democratic party to the center.
Mar 24, 2012 16:04 EDT
A firebrand centrist MP led a race on Saturday to guide Canada's opposition social democrats into the 2015 election, after the death of their champion Jack Layton.
Mar 23, 2012 17:14 EDT
Canada's opposition readied Friday to choose a new leader to run for prime minister in 2015, after the death of its champion who led the New Democratic Party to historic gains at the ballot box last year.
Mar 15, 2012 14:23 EDT
Canada's justice minister unveiled Thursday legislation imposing tougher sentences for crimes against the elderly -- a fast growing demographic increasingly targeted by violence and abuse.
Mar 01, 2012 15:56 EST
A probe into "robocalls" that misdirected Canadian voters to fake polling stations during last year's election, won by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Tories, is casting suspicion on the results.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|New Democratic Party|
Nouveau Parti démocratique
|Founded||June 17, 1961|
Incorporated CCF and CLC
|Headquarters||300 - 279 Laurier Avenue|
|International affiliation||Socialist International|
|Seats in the House of Commons||37/308|
|Seats in the Senate||0/105|
|Politics of Canada|