Tag: NDP

Political Science Students’ Association hosts inter-party debate

On Nov. 21, the Political Science Students’ Association held a debate between the McGill chapters of Canadian political parties: Conservative McGill, Liberal McGill, New Democratic Party (NDP) McGill, and Young Greens McGill. Representatives from these groups shared their views on drugs, immigration, Indigenous affairs, climate change, and economic policy. For […]

Allegations of sexual violence lead to SSMU VP External David Aird’s resignation

On Feb. 21, the Community Disclosure Network (CDN), a group of sexual assault survivors and allies, released a statement calling for David Aird’s resignation from his position as Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Vice-President (VP) External. The CDN wrote that Aird had committed gendered and sexualized violence–based on testimonies […]

No representation without unification for Canada’s progressive parties

Currently, there is no definitive left-wing political leader in Canada, unlike in some other Western democracies. In the United States, there is growing popular support for Bernie Sanders, who is mobilizing for cheaper education and affordable healthcare. In the United Kingdom, where there is a strong socialist tradition and inequality continues to […]

Meet local candidates for the 2015 federal election

Click on one of the candidates’ pictures to get started! Liberal Party of Canada: Marc Miller New Democratic Party: Allison Turner Conservative Party of Canada: Richard Sagala Bloc Québécois: Simon Marchand Green Party of Canada: Daniel Green Communist Party of Canada: Miguel Figueroa   Read about the other parties