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IN THE HOUSE | Member’s Statement ~ PM should stop playing games with the by-elections

Published: December 13, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Statements Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, over this holiday season, Jagmeet Singh will be knocking on doors throughout Burnaby South. I hope the Prime Minister will stop playing games with the by-elections and allow voters to choose their representatives. Jagmeet Singh has a very compelling family […]

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IN THE NEWS | Local MP calls Trans Mountain project a ‘money-losing pipeline’ for Canada

Published: December 8, 2018

Peter Julian has submitted criticisms of pipeline expansion to the National Energy Board. Burnaby Now December 8, 2018 06:46 PM NEB hearings are underway into the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion which would increase tanker traffic in the Burrard Inlet. Photograph By File New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian has outlined at length the environmental concerns he […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION RISK OUTWEIGHS POTENTIAL BENEFIT

Published: December 6, 2018

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian presented the Federal NDP’s submission to the NEB on the plans for the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline apps.neb-one.gc.ca/REGDOCS/Item/Filing/A96482 New Democrats believe that this review process must be overhauled in order to restore public trust in the ability of our regulatory system to protect our […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Grocery bill on the rise

Published: December 5, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister truly does not seem to care about the impact of his policies. The reality is that the price of food in Canada will go up 3.5% next year, with the annual food costs of the average family going up by $411. If […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ NDP CALLS FOR FULL-SCALE EMERGENCY MEETING TO PREVENT AUTO-SECTOR JOB LOSSES

Published: November 28, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session www.ndp.ca/news/ndp-calls-full-scale-emergency-meeting-prevent-auto-sector-job-losses Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, yesterday the industry minister said in the House “read my lips”. The people of Oshawa have been reading those lips all week and what they see is a Liberal government that will do nothing to save their jobs. The […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ on the GM plant closure in Oshawa

Published: November 27, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, this plant closure is devastating to thousands of families and to all of southern Ontario. We have to remember that billions of dollars came from Canadians to support General Motors in the past three years. It was given with […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | LIBERALS PLAY SANTA CLAUS FOR RICH CORPORATIONS, SCROOGE FOR EVERYONE ELSE: NDP

Published: November 21, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP slammed the Liberal governments’ economic update on Wednesday, for its massive giveaways for Canada’s richest corporations, and for offering nothing to Canadians who are struggling to make ends meet and facing record levels of household debt. “Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is giving the richest corporations a $14 billion tax giveaway, including […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Speech on the Fall Economic Statement

Published: November 21, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Excerpt: Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): “What should this mini budget have contained? We would have applauded the finance minister if he had stood up and announced a universal single-payer pharmacare plan for all Canadians and that he was going to make sure that all businesses would benefit as a […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | ON UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO IGNORE ITS COMMITMENTS TO CANADA’S VULNERABLE CHILDREN

Published: November 20, 2018

OTTAWA – Today, on Universal Children’s Day, NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn Bayes, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry), once again called on the Government of Canada to uphold its responsibility as signatory of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure […]

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