"Why didn't you tell us you met with Craig Kielburger?" NDP MP Charlie Angus and Minister Bardish Chagger had a tense exchange during the ethics committee investigation into the government's aborted contract with WE Charity. More here:
NDP organisers apologise for Tamil language errors in NDP2020 evening show
At an NDP news conference where they have laid out a sample classroom with 30 seats. Education critic Sarah Hoffman said NDP took a typical new classroom space and spread desks as far apart as possible #abed #ableg
Hoffman said this is without a teacher desk, bookshelves, other furniture in classrooms. See metrestick - desks are less than a metre apart. She says school should resume, it should just be done safely. NDP plan calls for $1B extra spending. #ableg #abed
Actor Kiefer Sutherland says his mother, actress Shirley Douglas, has died at the age of 86. The daughter of Tommy Douglas — who led the forerunner of the NDP — she was also once married to actor Donald Sutherland. Kiefer Sutherland tweeted the following message:
This is just a politically sophisticated analysis. In Canada, Biden would be a Liberal and @Ocasio2018 would be NDP. In the rest of the developed world the “universal hc costs too much” candidate would be in a conservative party.
When asked if he was just writing a "blank cheque" for problems faced by Indigenous communities, NDPLeader Jagmeet Singh asked if the same question would be raised if Toronto or Vancouver had a clean drinking water problem. #elxn43 #cdnpoli