VICTORIA — New Democrat leader Adrian Dix and women’s issues critic Maurine Karagianis issued the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women:
Today, we are joining thousands of other Canadians in remembering 14 young women who were killed at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal 24 years ago today.
Vancouver – New Democrat leader Adrian Dix issued the following statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela, human rights leader and former President of the Republic of South Africa:
Nelson Mandela lived an extraordinary life that was at the heart of humankind's progress towards social justice, human rights and equality. He was and remains an inspiration to everyone who struggles for freedom and the equality of all people.
Since Christy Clark ran for leader of the B.C Liberals, she has adopted multiple positions on the Senate. Sometimes she has changed position because her earlier position was factually wrong, such as her claim that B.C. could be given 10 extra senators without a constitutional amendment. At other times, she has changed her position as the political winds have changed or to suit her own narrow political interests.
VICTORIA – New Democrat CLBC critic Jenny Kwan released the following statement in recognition of the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities:
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was created to promote awareness and understanding of the unique challenges faced by people with disabilities and to encourage countries across the world to create inclusive communities and support measures that improve the lives of people with disabilities.
Vancouver–The B.C. Liberals are asking schoolchildren to pay the price for their incompetent and deceptive management of B.C. Hydro, say New Democrats.
"Liberal Education Minister Peter Fassbender is advising school boards - and the parents, students and teachers that make up the district - that they cope with the Liberals' 25 per cent Hydro rate hike by shutting down valuable local schools.