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Ontario’s NDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh and Singh Khalsa Seva Club encourage all to donate this holiday season

MPP Jagmeet Singh along with the Singh Khalsa Seva Club delivered four loads and over 2300 pounds of food in addition to blankets, to Knights Table on Sunday.

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Addressed Sikh Gathering on Parkash Gurpurab in Brampton

N.D.P Leader Andrea Horwath and Canadian Member of Provincial Parliament and deputy leader Jagmeet Singh addressed the gathering of hundreds of Sikhs at Gurudwara Sahib of the city of Brampton on the occasion of Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji.

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh reintroduced bill for Sikh motorcycle helmet exemption

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh (Bramalea-Gore-Malton) introduced a bill today calling for an exemption to motorcycle helmet laws for turbaned Sikhs.

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh introduces bill on motorcycle helmet exemption for Sikhs

This week, Bramalea Gore Malton MPP Jagmeet Singh re-introduced his bill from 2013 which if passed, would exempt practicing members of the Sikh faith who habitually wear a Turban from the requirement to wear a helmet while operating a motorcycle in Ontario.

Sikh Flag raised at Queen’s Park, Toronto (Canada)

On April 14 in the Legislature, Ontario NDP's Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh presented and passed unanimously a motion calling on the Legislative Assembly to fly the Sikh Flag or Nishaan Sahib outside of Queen’s Park.

Statement from NDP Candidate Harbaljit Singh on the crisis in Punjab

My heart aches for Punjab today. When peaceful protests are subject to state aggressions resulting in the death of civilians, as leaders we must speak.

NDP’s Harb Kahlon running to represent Brampton East

New Democratic Party (NDP) says New Democrats in Brampton East have officially nominated Harb Kahlon to be their candidate in the upcoming federal election.

South Asian and Punjab Programming on OMNI TV benefits Canadians, says NDP

New Democrats are applauding the CRTC’s decision to renew OMNI TV’s license and maintain the level of multicultural programming on the station, including Punjabi and South Asian broadcasts.

Canadian Sikhs and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair

Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair, on Mela Gadri Babian Da

On this day of festivities for Canada’s Punjabi community, I would like to send my warmest wishes to all Canadians of Punjabi descent, along with their families.” This time last year, Catherine and I were lucky enough to join in the traditional celebrations in Surrey, B.C. The community welcomed us with open arms, and we experienced the vitality and exuberance of Punjabi culture first hand.

CANADA: Focus on health care, cut ER wait times in half: NDP goal

Brampton, Ontario (May 21, 2014): According to a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by a media representative of the New Democratic Party, the NDP leader Andrea Horwath has reminded Ontarians that patients with complex needs still spend far too long in the ER for the care they need. The Leader said it’s time to focus on the fundamentals, laying out her goal of cutting ER wait times by half, something both NDP candidate Gurpreet Dhillon, for Brampton-Springdale, and NDP incumbent Jagmeet Singh, for Bramalea-Gore-Malton, will fight for.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair

Canada’s Official Opposition and NDP wishes “Happy Vaisakhi”

Ontario, Canada (April 12, 2014): In a statement, a copy of which is sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by the NDP, the official opposition of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) has sent greetings on Khalsa Sajna Day (Vaisakhi).

Canada: Statement from NDP’s GTA Caucus chair Andrew Cash on Brampton Courthouse shooting

Ottawa, Canada (March 29, 2014): NDP Multiculturalism critic and GTA Caucus Chair Andrew Cash (Davenport) has issued the following statement (on March 28) regarding the shooting at the Brampton Courthouse [...]

NDP of Canada expresses concerns over continous hunger strike of Bhai Gurbaksh Singh

Ontario, Canada (December 21, 2013): In a statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the New Democractic Party (NDP) has expressed concern over continous hunger strike of Sikh activist Bhai Gurbaksh Singh who is seeking release of 6 Sikh political prisoners who are kept behind the bars beyond the terms of their sentences.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair

Canada: Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair statement on the occasion of Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Sahib Ji

Ontario, Canada (November 16, 2013): Canada’s Official Opposition leader and New Democratic Party (NDP) head Tim Mulcair has issued a statement on the occasion of Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Sahib Ji.

NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh’s statement on November 1984

I rise to I extend my sympathies on the 29th anniversary of the November 1984 Sikh Genocide that targeted Sikh men, women and children in New Delhi and many other parts of India. - Jagmeet Singh MPP

Statement by New Democrat leader Thomas Mulcair on the tragedy of November 1984 in India

The New Democratic Party of Canada stands in solidarity with the Sikh community and with independent human rights organizations. We call for justice for the survivors and an explanation for why and how this community was targeted by organized mobs.

Tom Mulcair

Canada: Throne speech leaves families waiting to be reunited and youth without jobs, says NDP

Ottawa, Canada (October 23, 2013): “When it comes to the recently delivered Speech from the Throne, Canadian families and youth continue to be left in the dark” reads a press release by New Democratic Party (NDP), a copy of which was sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by NDP Press secretary Amneet Singh.

Canada: Conservatives are wrong to think parents are a burden: says NDP

Ottawa, Canada (October 18, 2013): In a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the New Democrats have strongly criticized Minister of State for Multiculturalism Tim Uppal for indicating in a recent interview with a Vancouver TV station that family reunification is a burden on Canada.

Harper must ensure a genuine & complete boycott of the Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka: NDP

Ottawa, Canada (October 09, 2013): According to a press release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by Amneet Singh, Press Secretary of the National Democratic Party (NDP: "Official Opposition Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) and Deputy Chair of the National Caucus Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough-Rouge River) are calling on the Conservative government to send a clear message with a full boycott of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo in November".

Canadian Sikhs and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair

United Sikhs salutes NDP Leader for standing behind the turban

Quebec, Canada (September 24, 2013): “Sikhs have fought in both World Wars while wearing their turbans. 200,000 Sikhs soldiers sacrificed their lives, 90,000 died and 100,000 were injured. They fought side by side with other soldiers, while wearing their turbans,” said New Democratic Party Leader (NDP) Thomas Mulcair. NDP Leader Mulcair promised to fight against institutionalized discrimination in honour of Sikh Veterans.

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