Essay Canada´s New Democratic Party

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Did you know that the current leader of the New Democratic Party used to be a Liberal? Thomas Mulcair became the leader of the New Democratic Party after the death of Jack Layton. The New Democratic Party (NDP) is one of the major federal political parties in Canada. The NDP was formed in 1961 as the result of the merger of two different parties. There are numerous reasons why the people of Canada should vote for the NDP. Citizens of Canada should vote for the New Democratic Party because if elected, they promise to improve the environmental situation, provide better health care for Canadians, and improve the economy in Canada.

The New Democratic Party promises to improve the environmental situation that we are currently living in. Our current environmental situation is very important to maintain, or even make better, because if we continue on this path of pollution and accumulating green house gases, then the Earth's atmosphere will no longer be sustainable and we risk losing our precious planet. The NDP says that they will attempt to get rid of coal-based electricity. "Coal emits more carbon per unit of energy than oil, and 80 percent more than natural gas." (Green Energy) It is a good thing that the NDP are taking steps to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that are omitted into the air to save the environment. The NDP promises to invest in the production of cars with low emission rates and develop mandatory vehicle emission standards that must be followed in…