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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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.