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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | New Democrats, Business and Union Leaders Win Increased Wage Subsidy for Workers

Published: March 27, 2020

New Democrats, Business and Union Leaders Win Increased Wage Subsidy for Workers OTTAWA – This week, New Democrats worked with business and labour leaders to successfully push the federal government to increase the wage subsidy to support workers and small and medium-sized businesses, and to keep Canadians working. “Canadian businesses are suffering. They are struggling […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Canadians should not be dragged into financial ruin amid COVID-19

Published: March 27, 2020

OTTAWA – Today, NDP Finance Critic, Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster–Burnaby), and NDP Industry Critic, Brian Masse, MP (Windsor West), called on the Liberal government to help Canadians who are facing difficult choices amid the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing a moratorium on debt repayment arrangements. In this time of crisis, people shouldn’t be dragged into […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Liberals must put Canadians ahead of credit card companies

Published: March 20, 2020

OTTAWA – Today, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian and Industry Critic Brian Masse highlighted the NDP’s call to waive interest fees and charges on credit cards for at least the next two payments cycles. While the COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of Canadians to miss out on work and wages, the federal government’s announced supports […]

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NDP Statement in Response to the Prime Minister’s Update on COVID-19

Published: March 16, 2020

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh made the following statement: “We are in the midst of the most serious public health crisis of the last century. Workers and their families need help to do the right thing for our collective public health. Canadians need to know that their federal government has their back. All Canadians – workers, […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | PETER JULIAN TABLES BILL TO PROVIDE PHARMACARE FOR ALL

Published: February 24, 2020

C-213_An Act to enact the Canada Pharmacare Act A call to support Bill C-213, An Act to enact the Canada Pharmacare Act OTTAWA – Today, NDP Finance Critic, Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby) tabled groundbreaking new federal legislation, modelled off of the Canada Health Act, to establish a universal, single-payer, comprehensive and public pharmacare plan […]

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