Brigitte Sansoucy Member of Parliament Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
  • Critic for Families
  • Critic for Children and Social Development
  • Deputy Critic for Health

October 17th, 2016

NDP calls on Trudeau to put off Harper health cuts for one year

Ahead of tomorrow’s meeting between Minister Philpott and her provincial counterparts, New Democrats are again calling on the Prime Minister to sit down with the premiers to discuss health care funding and put off the planned cuts to health transfers for one year as premiers requested. With the current Health Accord expiring soon, premiers have expressed their dissatisfaction with the fact that the Liberals are going ahead with Harper’s planned cuts to health transfers.

October 6th, 2016

NDP will continue to fight against inequality and food waste

The Liberals and Conservatives voted against Ruth Ellen Brosseau’s (Berthier-Maskinongé) bill seeking to develop a national strategy to reduce food waste in Canada as well as a national food waste awareness day.

September 27th, 2016

NDP tables bill to strengthen rail safety

OTTAWA- On Tuesday, NDP Critic for Environment and Climate Change, Linda Duncan (Edmonton-Strathcona), tabled a Private Member’s Bill to strengthen the regulation of dangerous goods shipped by rail.

July 20th, 2016

Trudeau moving ahead with Harper’s massive health care cuts

OTTAWA — Today New Democrats criticized the Liberal government for moving ahead with Stephen Harper’s planned cuts to provincial health transfers. Recently, Quebec’s Health Minister sounded the alarm that the Liberals are planning to slash annual health transfer increases by half next year – taking $1.1 billion out of the health care system in the first year alone.

March 8th, 2016


NDP Status of Women critic Sheila Malcolmson (Nanaimo-Ladysmith) made the following statement on International Women’s Day:

February 3rd, 2016


OTTAWA – Today’s Auditor General Report revealed yet another 12 months of mismanagement within the Federal Government. The report highlights many problems, including an arduous process for disability claim appeals, and the failure of the Canada Border Services Agency to prevent illegal exports.