NDP strip Niki Ashton of critic roles after recent trip to Greece

A prominent member of the federal New Democrats has lost her cabinet critic positions after travelling to Greece in spite of widespread travel restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. The party released a statement saying Manitoba member of Parliament Niki Ashton travelled to Greece recently to visit a

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Ethics commissioner ready to testify to committee today: NDP critic

OTTAWA — The NDP’s Charlie Angus says he expects ethics commissioner Mario Dion to be in a position to testify before a parliamentary committee today about his findings on the prime minister’s breach of the Conflict of Interest Act. But whether the House of Commons ethics committee moves ahead with

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Paul Dewar, former NDP foreign-affairs critic, dies of cancer

Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019 7:42PM EST OTTAWA — Paul Dewar, a teacher and union leader from Ottawa who became the New Democratic Party’s foreign-affairs critic, died Wednesday after contending with brain cancer for a year. Despite struggling with dyslexia as a child, getting

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