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NDP leader Singh wants ‘bolder’ legislation to tackle climate change

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq talk about climate change at the Qajuqturvik Food Centre in Iqaluit. Rajnesh Sharma/NNSL photo NDP leader Jagmeet Singh announced he will be introducing a bill to...

NDP leader Singh and MP Qaqqaq greet the public in Iqaluit

Nunavummiut had their chance to mingle with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq at Iqaluit’s Black Heart cafe on Nov. 30. The politicians arrived around 10 a.m. wearing their orange and grey...

Qaqqaq determined to help 38,000 Nunavummiut as MP

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, Nunavut’s 25-year-old newly-elected NDP member of Parliament was delighted but pensive in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Mumilaaq Qaqqaq has been elected as Nunavut’s fourth member of Parliament. NNSL file photo She was...

Victorious in NWT, McLeod eyes seat in Trudeau’s cabinet

The Liberals turned an early lead in Atlantic Canada to victory Oct. 21. They never let go, but lost majority status in the House of Commons, winning fewer than the required 170 seats. At press...

NDP candidate visits Hay River

The NDP candidate for the Northwest Territories paid a visit to Hay River last week to introduce herself to voters in advance of next month's federal election. On Sept. 20, Inuvik's Mary Beckett was in...

NDP turns to youth for Nunavut candidate, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq announced to run for MP

The New Democratic Party (NDP) this evening announced Mumilaaq Qaqqaq as their pick for the Oct. 21 federal election. “Some of my priorities as Member of Parliament is creating and maintaining harmonious and stable relationships...

‘Because I’m going to win’: Inuvik’s Mary Beckett talks election hopes

On Wednesday — within a hair’s breadth of an election — the NDP will be the last party in the riding to nominate a candidate. Inuvik’s Mary Beckett is one of over 80 candidates the...

Inuvik’s Mary Beckett seeks NDP nomination for NWT

The NWT New Democratic Party plans to acclaim Inuvik resident Mary Beckett as their candidate for the upcoming federal election. According to a Thursday news release, Beckett will seek acclamation on Sept. 11 in Yellowknife...

EDITORIAL: McLeod alone on battlefield

With a federal election coming and the Trudeau government desperately wrestling with a scandal that won't go away, now would seem the time for the opposition to start shopping some alternatives to anxious voters...