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Statement by NDP MP for Scarborough-Rouge River, Rathika Sitsabaiesan, on Black July

Canada: Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough – Rouge River) has issued a statement on 30th anniversary of “Black July” – July 1983, when hundreds of Tamils were killed and thousands more were displaced as their homes and businesses were distroyed in Sri Lanka. It is with deep sadness that we mark the 30th anniversary of Black July. On ...

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NDP MATTHEW DUBÉ SPORTS CRITIC’S STATEMENT ON LIFTING THE QUEBEC SOCCER FEDERATION’S BAN | MATTHEW DUBÉ STATEMENT ON THE DECISION OF THE FEDERATION OF QUEBEC SOCCER

Canada: On Behalf of all New Democrats, I welcome the Quebec Soccer Federation’s decision to repeal icts ban on Sikh religious headgear. On April 25, 2013, members of the New Democratic caucus wrote to FIFA urging a clarification, so That Could children return to the soccer fields. Today, that ‘clarification was Provided. Leader of the Official Opposition Tom Mulcair was ...

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Statement by Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair on the 29th anniversary of the Golden Temple invasion

Ottawa, Canada: I extend deep sympathies on the 29th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib or Golden Temple and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab India. The tragic events that began in June of 1984 and the subsequent repercussions have left an indelible mark on the Sikh community and the whole Indian community, in Canada and abroad. Like ...

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NDP sports critic Matthew Dube on Canada’s bronze medal victory at the world Kabbadi Cup 2012

Ontario, Canada: On behalf of Thomas Mulcair, Leader of the Official Opposition and the entire New Democratic Caucus, I congratulate Team Canada for their bronze medal victory at the World Kabbadi Cup, on December 13th at the Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jalandhar, Punjab. The entry of many new international teams, including a women’s category is exemplary of kabbadi’s international appeal ...

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NDP calls on Conservatives to stop supporting dangerous Asbestos production, Export

Ottawa, Canada: Speaking in the House on NDP motion M-381 concerning the responsibility of the government for the current state of the asbestos industry in Canada, New Democrat critic for Asia Pacific Gateway, Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey North) called on the Conservatives to stop supporting and promoting the production and export of dangerous chrysotile asbestos. “Despite the clear body of medical and ...

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