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Statement from the NDP on the situation in Cuba

Jack Harris, NDP critic for Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement:
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June 17

NDP say bold changes needed to address racism in policing 

OTTAWA – Today, the Standing Committee on Public Safety released their report on racism in policing in Canada. While New Democrats fully support the recommendations in the report, NDP public safety critic, Jack Harris, who requested the study, insists that the minister and Prime Minister must take full responsibility for the comprehensive changes needed within the RCMP if policing is to improve.
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June 17

Liberals reject NDP plan to deliver affordable dental care to millions of Canadians  

Ottawa - The Liberal government voted against an NDP motion that would provide dental coverage to millions of Canadians who struggle with the cost of dental care. The NDP proposal would have allowed 6.7 million people in Canada whose household income is less than $90,000 a year to access the dental services they desperately need.
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June 15

NDP MP Jack Harris proposes affordable dental care for millions of Canadians

One in five Canadians say the cost stops them from visiting a dentist.   
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June 11

Statement on Jack Harris's Political Future

Jack Harris, Member of Parliament for St. John's East released this statement today:
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June 11

Dental Care For All

On Tuesday June 15 help us push for Universal Dental Care for all Canadians
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June 10

In Question Period Jack Harris, MP for St. John's East, asked about torture in Canadian Prisons

Experts say that the use of solitary confinement in Canadian prisons amounts to torture under international law.
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May 13

Canada must play an active role in helping build a just and sustainable solution for Palestinians and Israelis

Statement from MP Jack Harris, New Democrat Foreign Affairs Critic:
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May 11

In the House:

Jack Harris, NDP MP for St. John's East made this statement in the House of Commons today:
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May 4

NDP proposal would make dental care affordable for millions of Canadians 

OTTAWA – Today, New Democrats are urging the government to support their proposal to provide dental coverage to millions of Canadians who can’t afford a visit to the dentist. The NDP plan, brought forward today by NDP MP Jack Harris, is completely costed by the Parliamentary Budget Officer and would benefit 6.7 million people in Canada whose household income is less than $90,000 a year.
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