New Democrats urge the Liberal government to act immediately on its promise and stop the spread of misinformation on abortion care that is harming women and gender diverse individuals.
The Liberal government needs to step up and give provinces the means to protect and defend access to abortion and the reproductive health rights of women and gender diverse people.
A statement of support for Sunshine House's new Mobile Overdose Prevention Site.
An open community letter emphasizing the urgent need for a 24/7 Safe Space in Winnipeg.
NDP Critic for the Status of Women, Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre) is asking why the Liberal government didn’t allocate new funding in last week’s budget to implement the 231 Calls for Justice from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).
WINNIPEG & OTTAWA, FEBRUARY 28, 2022 – Winnipeg Centre MP Leah Gazan and Senator Kim Pate are urging the Parliamentary Review Committee into the federal government’s use of the Emergencies Act to include consideration of the potential of a Guaranteed Livable Basic Income (GLBI) as a vital step to address the growing feelings of disenfranchisement and resulting radicalization and attraction of those struggling to extremist movements.
February 14 marks the annual memorial march in honour of the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls & 2SLGBTQQIA. It is also a day to lift grassroots efforts, including the voices of survivors of violence, communities and family members who have lost loved ones to this ongoing genocide.
The following joint letter was sent to Hon. Marco Mendicino, Mayor Brian Bowman, Hon. Heather Stefanson, Hon. Kelvin Goertzen, and the City of Winnipeg’s Executive Policy Committee.
On behalf of residents in the downtown Winnipeg and St. James neighbourhoods, we are compelled to speak out regarding new and disturbing reports about the occupation in our city.
As elected representatives for downtown Winnipeg, we have a responsibility to ensure that residents can live in their communities with the protections afforded to them under the law including Neighbourhood Livability By-laws (1/2008).
Let’s start by addressing what this convoy is not - it is not a peaceful protest. It is not peaceful to throw rocks at an ambulance and hurl racist insults at a paramedic, as the Ottawa Citizen has reported. It is not peaceful to harass outreach workers in an attempt to take food meant for homeless people. It is not peaceful to enter businesses without masks, and intimidate retail and hotel workers, forcing their workplaces to close. It is not peaceful to brandish swastikas, Confederate flags and other symbols of hate.