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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions on Motion M-1, a Green New Deal for Canada

Published: March 10, 2020

43rd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to also present a petition on the Green New Deal, on behalf of dozens of residents of the Toronto, Burlington and Waterdown, Ontario, areas. These petitioners add their names to the thousands of petitions and […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | NDP MP JULIAN LAUNCHES MOTION M-1, GREEN NEW DEAL

Published: December 13, 2019

OTTAWA – Seeking to promote discussion of the links between fighting climate change and socio-economic inequalities, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby), kicks off the national petitions campaign to advocate for his Private Member’s Motion M-1 on a Green New Deal for Canada. On December 5th, MP Julian re-submitted his Motion in the […]

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MOTION M-1 : I SUPPORT A GREEN NEW DEAL FOR CANADA

Published: December 5, 2019

We have a climate emergency on our planet. That means that we need to act now and quickly. Canadians are coping with floods, forest fires, killer heat-waves and massive storms – we are already living through catastrophic climate events. It has never been more urgent that we transition to a low-carbon economy. At the same […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Julian: Federal government irresponsible to stick Burnaby with the costs of protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline

Published: July 3, 2019

BURNABY – Today, NDP House Leader Peter Julian (New Westminster – Burnaby) called on Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to commit to repaying to the City of Burnaby the $1.8 million in policing costs resulting from protests of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project so far. “The government can’t build an internationally-controversial project, and then […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question on the Trudeau government’s approach to Trans Mountain

Published: June 11, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, so the Liberals say they will ban single-use plastics at the same time as they are handing over tens of millions of dollars to increase plastic production. There is a word for this: utter hypocrisy. The Liberals’ approach to […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting e-petitions on renewable sources of energy and a clean energy future

Published: June 10, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Electronic Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present an electronic petition signed by over 500 people from across the country, Canadians from every single province and territory. This petition was sponsored by Colleen Dunbar from Richmond, British Columbia. The petitioners call […]

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IN THE HOUSE | It takes leadership. Liberals spout platitudes and ram through pipelines.

Published: May 16, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the truth is that the Liberals are trying to ram through Trans Mountain, which would mean Canada provoking even greater climate change. Declaring a climate emergency does not mean responding with platitudes and pipelines. Tackling climate emergencies takes more than […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions calling on Trudeau to abandon the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Published: May 16, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today signed by residents of New Westminster—Burnaby and Surrey, British Columbia. They add their names to thousands of Canadians, and particularly British Columbians, who have spoken out. The petitioners are calling on the government to abandon […]

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