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Apology and Remedies for LGBTQ Veterans

A year ago the military ombudsman said that as soon as the minister gives approval he would begin revising service records for veterans who were kicked out for being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.

Canadian's Right to Housing Should be Enshrined in Law

Forty one years after our country signed the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, it’s time we ensured that everyone in Canada is able to make the journey home.

Saskatchewan residents need a provincial transportation company

Will the federal government step forward, find a role, and lead?

Jaris Swidrovich

Inspired by Calls to Action #18 to 24 of the TRC, Dr. Swidrovich has taken on ending racism within the pharmacy profession as his personal call to action.

NDP Calls on Federal Government to Reinstate Public Bus Service in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan MPs Jolibois and Benson call on the Federal Liberals to reinstate the STC in order to protect women in the province.

MP Benson Getting Tested on World Hepatitis Day

And challenging her colleagues to do the same!

Nuclear Disarmament

I had the opportunity to speak on the NDP opposition motion regarding Nuclear Disarmament. I dedicated my remarks to the remarkable John and Betsy Bury. Betsy and the late Dr. Bury have been working for peace for the past 60 years.

Benson Introduces Bill to Help Protect Seniors Living in Poverty

This bill would prohibit any reduction in the Guaranteed Income Supplement if the only change to one’s income is as a result of CPP indexing.

Equal Pay Day - How much longer?

Today is Equal Pay Day in Canada, because in 2017 women still have to work 3.5 months longer to earn what men do in 12 months. How much longer will the Prime Minister make women wait?

Canada Must Condemn Horrific Violence Against Gay Men in Chechnya

Russian news sources have reported the disappearance of more than 100 gay men at the hands of local authorities in Chechnya. Faced with torture, humiliation, and abuse, it has been confirmed that three of these men have died.