Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021
Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, Centrist Party of Canada would like to celebrate the unique heritage, cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples. This year, celebrations are mixed with tragic findings of the remains of residential school children who suffered physical, sexual, and mental abuse, and were forcefully separated from their families and communities against their consent.
Centrist Party Statement on Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Gen. Vance
April 29, 2021
Centrist Party takes allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously. Centrist Canadians are asking for a full investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct against General Vance. We believe that victims deserve complete justice, while an announcement of another review of the military’s culture would not bring much change.
Statement on the Federal Budget 2021
Toronto, Ontario, April 21, 2021
Centrist Party of Canada believes that childcare support in 2021 federal budget is a good initiative. Like Quebec, support for early childcare has been long desired in Canada. However, we do have concerns about the delivery of this program in terms of negotiations with the provinces. Provinces may not be ready to participate in the federal government designed program.
Statement on the International Women’s Day.
Toronto, Ontario, March 8, 2021
Every year since 1911, March 8th is celebrated as the International Women’s day. This day serves as a celebration of the achievements of the women before us. We acknowledge the sacrifices of women across Canada and the globe, to fight for gender equality. While we solute the efforts of these women, we also need to reflect on the work that remains to be done for our future generations.
Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Tax
Toronto, Ontario, March 25, 2021
Centrist Party believes that climate change is a real threat to our globe. Strong climate action is necessary; however, this should be done in collaboration with other countries. Canada’s GHG emission are around 1.6%. Unless big polluting nations like China, USA, India, and Russia take effective steps to reduce their GHG emissions, Canada alone will find it very difficult to make a meaningful impact at a global level.
Centrist Party Statement on World Press Freedom Day, on May 3, 2021
“Today, on World Press Freedom Day, Centrist Party of Canada would like to acknowledge the invaluable role that journalists play in providing us clear and honest information in Canada and around the world. Free and responsible journalism is an integral element of every democratic system. Centrist Canadians honor all those journalists who lost their lives in writing about the dictatorial policies of authoritarian and so-called democratic government in many countries.
Statement on Discovery of 751 Indigenous Unmarked Graves in Saskatchewan, June 25
The Cowessess First Nation announced a preliminary finding of 751 unmarked graves on June 24, 2021, at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.