Rachel Blaney Member of Parliament North Island—Powell River
  • Critic for Multiculturalism
  • Deputy Critic for Infrastructure and Communities

July 25th, 2016

NEW DEMOCRATS ALARMED BY CRACKDOWN IN TURKEY

OTTAWA – New Democrats are alarmed at the human rights situation unfolding in Turkey, including Turkey’s President granting his government the ability to bypass parliament and rule by decree; Turkey’s decision to suspend the European Convention on Human Rights; and the possibility that Turkey will re-introduce the death penalty.

July 22nd, 2016

EMERGENCY MEETING NEEDED OVER PHOENIX PAY SYSTEM DEBACLE

“I am calling, along with other members of the opposition, for an emergency meeting of the Government Operations Committee to look into the dysfunctional Phoenix payroll system.

July 21st, 2016

INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN MUST BE BROAD AND INCLUDE POLICE

OTTAWA – The Liberal government must listen to Indigenous families and set out broad terms of reference for any national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, according to NDP Status of Women Critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo – Ladysmith).