The NDP’s long-term plan for post-secondary education includes capping tuition fees and eventually integrating universities into the public education system.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is hoping to pry some progressive votes away from the Liberals in part by calling for a universal pharmacare program by 2020, a timeline that Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says is unrealistic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
An NDP government under Jagmeet Singh may be a long shot, given the party’s performance in the polls, which have had the Conservatives and the Liberals running neck and neck for months at a time.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.