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Government Should Treat Substance Abuse as a Health Issue

New Democrats have been calling for the declaration of a national public health emergency for over two years. It’s time for the Liberal government to act.

Everyone Deserves a Safe Place to Call Home

Instead the Sask Party govt has removed a program that helps low income families and those with disabilities afford their rent.

Statement on National Housing Day

New Democrats stand with housing and human rights advocates who are urging this government to fix the housing crisis now.

Benson calls on Government to Fully Ban Asbestos in Canada...Again

The government promised Canadians a comprehensive ban, but yesterday's announcement leaves many exposed.

NDP Stands Up For Children's Safety

Sask NDP MPs Georgina Jolibois and Sheri Benson are raising major concerns over a 2010 Transport Canada report that revealed that school buses failed safety tests and failed to prevent serious injuries.

Making Canada Accessible

Today I stand to speak in support of Bill C-81, an act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, with the hope that the bill will be a game-changer for people in my community and the 5.3 million Canadians living with disabilities.

NDP Stands up for a National Childcare Program

In 2015, the Liberals promised, ‘a childcare framework that meets the needs of Canadian families, wherever they live.’ Families throughout the country are still waiting.

We Need Safe and Reliable Public Transit in Sask

Since the shutdown of the STC, people in Saskatchewan have been scrambling to find a reliable and affordable way to reach important services that they need such as shelters, medical appointments, attending classes or just visiting family.

With Sun Setting on 42nd Parliament, Benson Urges Action from Liberals

I welcome all Liberal MPs to Saskatoon, and wish them well as they plan their legislative agenda for the final year of this Parliament. We want to make sure that the growing concerns of my constituents are discussed around that table.

Fix Saskatchewan's Public Transit Crisis

Addendum to Sept 6 2018 Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau