Peter Stoffer

NDP Wants Inquiry Into Defoliant Use At Canadian Forces Base

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Politics

MONCTON, N.B. - The veterans affairs critic for the NDP is calling for an inquiry into defoliant spraying at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown in New Brun...

Defence Minister Blocked Our Tour Of Military Site: NDP MPs

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Two New Democrat MPs are accusing Defence Minister Rob Nicholson of playing politics after they were denied a tour of a new Canadia...

Report Calls For Modest Changes To Vets' Benefits Regime

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A House of Commons committee chose to recommend modest rather than wholesale changes to the federal government's veterans charter Tuesday, ad...

Vets' Medical Records Headed To Private U.S. Firm: NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The NDP says the federal government is transferring veterans' medical records to the custody of a private American company.MP Peter Stoffer s...

Military Team To Clear Backlog Of Suicide Investigations

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says the military has assembled a special team to clear the backlog of technical investigations into suicide...

Veterans Cuts 'Destroying' Family, Soldier Says

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

A Canadian soldier who suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in Afghanistan is speaking out today, saying his case being bounced around with...

WATCH: NDP MP Calls Anders A 'Dickhead'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics

NDP MP Peter Stoffer hit Rob Anders where it hurt when he addressed the Tory MP's controversial comments on Jack Layton's death. "What a dickhead,"...

Olivia Chow Wants Ottawa To Act On Stranded Ship

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - With the peak of hurricane season fast approaching, two federal New Democrats are asking Transport Canada to take a leadership role as a sal...

Veteran Pleads With Harper To Fix Leaky, Abusive Review Board

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A long-standing member of Canada's embattled veterans review board is appealing to Prime Minister Stephen Harper directly to launch a judicia...

Veteran's Privacy Breaches Spark Call For Inquiry

CBC | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada Politics

NDP veterans affairs critic Peter Stoffer is calling for a public inquiry into breaches of privacy with the medical information of former...

Veterans Across Canada Protest Budget Cuts

CBC | Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada

Veterans across Canada staged protests on Saturday to rally against $226 million in proposed budget clawbacks targeting Veterans Affairs. ...