The federal New Democrats are kicking off a three-day caucus retreat Wednesday with a keynote speech from Leader Jagmeet Singh.
NDP members of Parliament are meeting in Ottawa to discuss their priorities for the upcoming sitting.
Caucus chair Jenny Kwan says those will include holding Liberals to their word on advancing pharmacare and supporting energy workers who may be affected by federal environmental policies.
Both are part of the confidence-and-supply agreement the two parties signed last March, in which the NDP agreed to support the minority government in key votes until 2025.
Kwan says pulling out of the agreement is an option if the Liberals don’t deliver on NDP policy priorities.
The NDP gathering comes ahead of a Liberal cabinet retreat next week in Hamilton, Ont.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers plan to focus their discussions on the their economic agenda and affordability issues facing Canadians, including job creation and skills training for the middle-class.
Health care, climate change, supply chain issues and building clean technology are also on the agenda for discussion at the cabinet retreat next week.
The House of Commons is scheduled to resume on Jan. 30.
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