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

February 17th, 2017

Federal BC New Democrats Calling on Liberals to Protect Forestry Jobs

NANAIMO – To ensure BC’s forest industry is protected after the expiry of the Softwood Lumber Agreement with the United States, today New Democrat Members of Parliament from British Columbia called on the Liberal government to act.

February 17th, 2017

Liberals Gut Genetic Discrimination Protection

OTTAWA – New Democrats are blasting the Liberal government’s move this week to essentially neutralize legislation intended to protect Canadians from being denied benefits by insurance companies or job protection because of genetic conditions discovered through testing.

February 14th, 2017

NDP Welcomes Landmark Decision on Sixties Scoop

New Democrat critic for Indigenous affairs, Romeo Saganash, made the following statement following the Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in the Brown v. Canada case:

February 14th, 2017

Liberals "Sorry, Not Sorry" for Abandoning Electoral Reform

OTTAWA – On Tuesday, Liberal MPs voted down an NDP motion calling on the government to apologize for abandoning its promise to reform Canada’s outdated and unfair voting system.

February 8th, 2017

Liberals Abandoning Our Entrepreneurs Once Again

OTTAWA – Bill C-274 tabled by New Democrat MP Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques) was voted on and defeated in the House of Commons this evening. The bill aimed to put an end to the unfair tax on the transfer of family businesses to another member of the same family.

February 8th, 2017

NDP Motion Will Force Liberals to Admit They Misled Canadians

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, the NDP announced it will be forcing a vote on the Liberals decision to break their promise to change Canada’s electoral system and make 2015 the last election held under the current outdated and unfair voting system.