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Letter to Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

Published: October 2, 2020

Yesterday, my NDP colleagues and I wrote a letter to Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, calling on him to intervene after news emerged that Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), without consulting its member-owners, was sold to Kingswood Capital Management, an American firm.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | The ultra-rich must pay their share: NDP

Published: July 8, 2020

OTTAWA – The government’s report on how Canada’s economy is doing after weeks of pandemic measures will be released today. The NDP is calling on the government to use this as an opportunity to invest in helping Canadians, to stop letting the ultra-wealthy off the hook without paying their fair share, and to build a […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MP Peter Julian calls on the Liberals to give support to ALL persons living with disabilities

Published: June 9, 2020

New Westminster, BC – Many people living with disabilities are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s time for the federal government to make them a real priority in Canada. Coupled with the challenges of the rising costs for essential items and the uncertainty about income benefit programs, far too many persons living with disabilities […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Joint letter regarding the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses

Published: May 1, 2020

Dear neighbours, Here is the letter NDP Critic for Small Business and Tourism, Gord Johns and I as the NDP Spokesperson on Finance wrote to Minister Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade in response to the announcements made last week about the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small […]

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