Sheila Malcolmson Member of Parliament Nanaimo—Ladysmith
  • Critic for Status of Women

March 22nd, 2017

Budget 2017 Ignores Priorities of BC Coastal Communities

OTTAWA – Coastal communities in British Columbia are being let down by the Liberal’s 2017 budget, which fails to include any measures to clean up abandoned vessels, protect salmon, or support forestry jobs.

March 21st, 2017

NDP Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Tom Mulcair, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, made the following statement:

"On March 21, 1960, police in South Africa killed 69 people who were peacefully demonstrating against the apartheid “pass laws”.

March 20th, 2017

We Must Do More To End Violence Against Young Women

OTTAWA – Following a report from the Committee on the Status of Women on violence against young women and girls, NDP Status of Women critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) tabled a supplementary report urging the federal Liberals to immediately implement a National Action Plan.

March 17th, 2017

Upcoming Budget Should Support Small Business: NDP

OTTAWA – The NDP’s Critic for Small Business, MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni), wrote a letter to the Minister in charge of small business policy, Bardish Chagger, urging her to include measures to address the top priorities of small business owners in the upcoming federal budget.

March 17th, 2017

Trudeau Must Stand Up For Canadians Dependent on U.S. Work: NDP

The Liberal government must stand up for Canadians being turned away at the border who depend on work in the United States

March 14th, 2017

NDP: Suspend Safe Third Country Agreement to Save Lives

NDP Critic on Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees, Jenny Kwan, issued the following statement:

“Last week, a man from Ivory Coast was hospitalized after being found collapsed in the snow after trying to cross into Canada.