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Indigenous Children First

For 150 years Canada has a long and dismal record of systematically denying Indigenous children the most basic opportunities that other young Canadians take for granted – they must travel long distances away from their families for schooling, receive substandard medical care, and, too often, have few opportunities in their home communities. (more)

Plan to Tackle Climate Change
Climate change is one of the defining challenges facing Canada and the world. Successive Conservative and Liberal governments have failed to take action serious enough to meet our international obligations and our duty to the planet. (more)

Helping the New Working Class
The middle class has become the new working-class with white-collar and blue-collar workers living through an endless cycle of short term contract work, without benefits, without pensions, burdened by student debt and unable to buy homes in the communities they love. (more)

Housing Is a Right
Every Canadian has a right to a roof over their head. Charlie Angus’ plan for a rebuilt Canadian economy that puts the new working-class first will tackle affordability for all, the social housing deficit, and homelessness. (more)

A New, Democratic Party

Our party has always been strongest when it has had a robust grassroots. It grew out of meetings in church basements, in union halls, and in community centres. Other parties can count on advertising budgets and PR firms. New Democrats have no shortcuts: we are a movement and party centred on organizing people. (more)