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IN THE NEWS | Future of infrastructure bank in limbo

Published: July 1, 2019

Both the Conservatives and New Democrats say they would shut down the two-year-old federal entity created by the Trudeau Liberals by Bill Curry, Globe and Mail The future of the $35-billion Canada Infrastructure Bank will be decided in the October election as both the Conservatives and New Democrats say they would shut down the Crown […]

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IN THE NEWS | New West-Burnaby MP takes aim at telecom price ‘gouging’

Published: June 11, 2019

Chris Campbell / New West Record June 11, 2019 10:19 AM Photograph By Pexels New Westminster – Burnaby MP Peter Julian has moved a motion in the House of Commons that aims to stop what he calls “gouging” gouging on cellphone and internet service. “In any one month, half of Canadians are $200 away from […]

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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 NEWS | NDP MP’s bill would give foreign victims of Canadian companies their day in court

Published: May 1, 2019

Karl Nerenberg, May 1, 2019 RABBLE NEWS, POLITICS IN CANADA, WORLD The SNC-Lavalin bribery case has educated Canadians about a certain kind of misbehaviour by Canadian companies abroad: the corruption of foreign officials. But some Canadian corporations have committed, or been complicit in, far more serious offences in foreign countries. Those crimes include forced labour, […]

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IN THE NEWS | CPAC Special on Budget 2019 – interview with Peter Julian

Published: March 19, 2019

Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt and NDP House Leader Peter Julian speak with CPAC’s Peter Van Dusen following the tabling of the federal budget in the House of Commons on March 19, 2019. The MPs also comment on the Official Opposition’s walkout during the budget speech to protest the government’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin controversy. […]

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IN THE NEWS | Federal government pledges nearly $30 million a year to fight money laundering

Published: March 19, 2019

by Gordon Hoekstra Published: March 19, 2019 theprovince.com/business/local-business/federal-government-pledges-nearly-30-million-a-year-to-fight-money-laundering/wcm/c69367ef-00ac-4852-8b4a-4c2b160d338f The 2019 federal budget is also promising $50 million for the CRA to create dedicated residential and commercial real estate audit teams in high-risk regions, including in B.C. Justin Trudeau’s federal Liberal government promised in its budget Tuesday nearly $70 million over five years to help fight […]

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