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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Joint letter to the Minister of Finance about helping small businesses

Published: April 9, 2020

With all the announcements to help small businesses amid the outbreak of COVID-19, there remains a critical gap: supports for fixed expenses like rent. Too many small businesses are falling through the cracks of the policies anchored by the Canada Emergency Wage Supplement, federally-backed credit, and deferred income and sales tax remittances. Entrepreneurs don’t benefit […]

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