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IN THE HOUSE | Question to the Minister of Finance on a new wealth tax

Published: June 17, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is the folks right behind the minister who gained the most from the Liberal tax cut, because people would have to earn an MP’s salary in order to get the maximum benefit. If we want to tackle inequalities […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question – on the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Published: June 17, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, tomorrow Liberals are planning to announce their rubber stamp approval on Trans Mountain after pouring $5 billion of taxpayers’ money into it. The project will need at least another $10 billion from taxpayers, and former Liberal minister David Anderson, and […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Final House of Debate on Bill C-331

Published: June 13, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Debate Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleagues who spoke in favour of the bill. Obviously the bill has withstood the parliamentary scrutiny of the discussions and debates we have had over the two hours that have been accorded to it. […]

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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 NEWS ~ Liberal action absent North of the 60th

Published: June 10, 2019

Op-ed by NDP House Leader Peter Julian There were two problems with Justin Trudeau’s recent apology to the Inuit for the federal government’s treatment of tuberculosis patients. Firstly, it left the Dene and others who suffered under similar policies feeling forgotten again. An apology should do no further harm. Secondly, like so much this government […]

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IN THE HOUSE | NDP Opposition Day Motion – on the affordability and accessibility of Canada’s Telecommunication Services

Published: June 10, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Motion debated in the House: Mr. Masse (Windsor West): That, given telecommunications services in Canada cost more than most other countries in the world, leaving far too many Canadians with unaffordable, inadequate or no service at all, the House call on the government to implement measures that will make those services […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Petitioners continue to call on the Government of Canada to withdraw Bill C-27

Published: June 6, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a petition signed by dozens of residents of New Westminster—Burnaby, Vancouver and Victoria, who add their names to the thousands of Canadians across the country asking the Government of Canada to withdraw Bill C-27, […]

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