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Libby Davies

With the New Brunswick Morgentaler Clinic closure last week, New Democrats urge the Minister of Health to work directly with her provincial counterparts in New Brunswick to ensure that safe access to abortion services is publicly available.
Like so much of what they do, the Tories are centralizing power in the hands of the minister, leaving everything for her to decide, later. We know that's more comfortable for them, but when it comes to drug safety and efficacy, there should be clear guidelines from Parliament. Rather than relying on some information being made public, someday, somehow, with compromises made in backrooms, Canadians deserve a real, modernized, and transparent drug safety system. For example, it's important that both positive and negative results from drug trials should be made public, within specified time frames. They defeated that.
Earlier this year, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released a report showing that taxpayers put in $23.30 for every one dollar parliamentarians contribute to their pension plans. Politicians are reluctant to step away from the machine multiplying their money. Here are some dirty little secrets about those pensions.
British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen jumped into the NDP leadership race Friday just as rival Brian Topp collected the endorsement
UPDATE: Brian Topp has resigned as NDP party president and officially registered as a candidate, according to the NDP. A
Jack Layton was noticeably absent yesterday. His seat, number 164 on the House of Commons' seating plan, was left symbolically
When the NDP caucus meets in Quebec City this week, rules will be established to ensure some leadership candidates don’t
Jack Layton's surprise announcement Monday was particularly startling for Canadians who had closely watched the NDP leader's