New Democratic Party Shadow Cabinet of the 39th Parliament of Canada

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This is a list of members of the New Democratic Party Shadow Cabinet of the 39th Canadian parliament. Positions in the shadow cabinet were announced on September 27, 2007 and includes all 30 members of the New Democratic Party caucus in the Canadian House of Commons.

Portfolio Critic
Leader (Critic for the Prime Minister of Canada) Hon. Jack Layton (2004-)
Deputy Leader Libby Davies, Thomas Mulcair (2007-)
Critics for Ministers
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Alex Atamanenko (2006-)
Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Yvon Godin (2004-)
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women (Canadian Heritage) Bill Siksay (2007-)
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women (Status of Women) Irene Mathyssen (2007-)
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women (Status of Women) Irene Mathyssen (2006-)
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Olivia Chow (2007-)
Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec Thomas Mulcair (2007-)
Minister of the Environment
      and National Parks
Nathan Cullen (2004-)
Minister of the Environment (Deputy Critic, Great Lakes) Joe Comartin (2007-)
Minister of Finance Thomas Mulcair (2007-)
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Peter Stoffer (1997-)
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (Deputy Critic, West Coast) Catherine Bell (1997-)
Minister of Foreign Affairs Paul Dewar (2007-)
Minister of Health Judy Wasylycia-Leis (2007-)
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Tony Martin (2004-)
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development (Employment Insurance) Yvon Godin (2007-)
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development (Deputy Critic, Children and Youth) Olivia Chow (2006-)
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development (Deputy Critic, Training) Denise Savoie (2007-)
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Aboriginals) Jean Crowder (2006-)
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (Northern Development) Dennis Bevington (2006-)
Minister of Industry Peggy Nash (2007-)
Minister of Industry (Deputy Critic, Auto Policy) Brian Masse (2007-)
Minister of Industry (Deputy Critic, Shipbuilding) Peter Stoffer (2007-)
Minister of Industry (Deputy Critic, Steel Policy) Wayne Marston (2007-)
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Jack Layton (2006-)
Minister for International Cooperation Alexa McDonough (2006-)
Minister of International Trade
      and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics
Peter Julian (2004-)
Minister of Justice
      and Attorney General
Joe Comartin (2004-)
Minister of Justice (Deputy Critic) Penny Priddy (2007-)
Minister of Justice (Deputy Critic, Human Rights) Wayne Marston (2007-)
Minister of Justice (Deputy Critic, Substance Abuse and Prostitution Issues) Libby Davies (2007-)
Minister of Labour Libby Davies (2007-)
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons Libby Davies (2003-)
Minister of National Defence Dawn Black (2006-)
Minister of National Revenue David Christopherson (2006-)
Minister of Natural Resources Catherine Bell (2006-)
Minister of Natural Resources (Deputy Critic, Energy) Dennis Bevington (2007-)
Minister of Public Safety Penny Priddy (2007-)
Minister of Public Safety (Deputy Critic) Joe Comartin (2007-)
Minister of Public Safety (Canada Border Services Agency) Brian Masse (2007-)
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Charlie Angus (2007-)
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (Transportation) Brian Masse (2007-)
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (Infrastructure & Communities) David Christopherson (2004-)
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (Infrastructure & Communities, Deputy Critic, Greater Vancouver Area) Libby Davies (2007-)
President of the Treasury Board Charlie Angus (2007-)
Minister of Veterans Affairs Peter Stoffer (2004-)
Minister of Western Economic Diversification Catherine J. Bell (2006-)
Critics for Special Ministerial Responsibilities
Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board Pat Martin (2007-)
Minister responsible for Democratic Reform Charlie Angus (2007-)
Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario Tony Martin (2004-)
Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians Jean Crowder (2006-)
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Jack Layton (2007-)
Minister responsible for La Francophonie and Official Languages Yvon Godin (2003-)
Minister for Sport Wayne Marston (2006-)
Critics for Policy Areas for which there is no specific minister
Atlantic Canada Region Alexa McDonough (2007-)
Arctic Sovereignty Dennis Bevington (2007-)
Crown Corporations David Christopherson (2007-)
Crown Corporations (Deputy Critic, National Capital Commission) Paul Dewar (2007-)
Housing Bill Siksay (2007-)
LGBT Issues Bill Siksay (2006-)
Literacy Denise Savoie
Multiculturalism Wayne Marston (2006-)
Peace Advocacy Alexa McDonough (2007-)
Persons with Disabilities Judy Wasylycia-Leis (2007-)
Post-Secondary Education Denise Savoie 2007-
Privacy and Ethics Pat Martin (2006-)
Public Accounts David Christopherson (2007-)
Rural Affairs Alex Atamanenko (2007-)
Seniors and Pensions Chris Charlton (2006-)
Toronto Issues Peggy Nash (2007-)
House / Caucus roles
Deputy Speaker Bill Blaikie
NDP House Leader Libby Davies
NDP Whip Yvon Godin
NDP Caucus Chair Judy Wasylycia-Leis

The NDP does not have a leader in the Canadian Senate since it opposes the existence of that body.

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