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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | TRANS MOUNTAIN EXPANSION RISK OUTWEIGHS POTENTIAL BENEFIT

Published: December 6, 2018

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian presented the Federal NDP’s submission to the NEB on the plans for the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline apps.neb-one.gc.ca/REGDOCS/Item/Filing/A96482 New Democrats believe that this review process must be overhauled in order to restore public trust in the ability of our regulatory system to protect our […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | LIBERALS PLAY SANTA CLAUS FOR RICH CORPORATIONS, SCROOGE FOR EVERYONE ELSE: NDP

Published: November 21, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP slammed the Liberal governments’ economic update on Wednesday, for its massive giveaways for Canada’s richest corporations, and for offering nothing to Canadians who are struggling to make ends meet and facing record levels of household debt. “Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is giving the richest corporations a $14 billion tax giveaway, including […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | ON UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO IGNORE ITS COMMITMENTS TO CANADA’S VULNERABLE CHILDREN

Published: November 20, 2018

OTTAWA – Today, on Universal Children’s Day, NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn Bayes, Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry), once again called on the Government of Canada to uphold its responsibility as signatory of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP: NO MORE CORPORATE GIVEAWAYS, TIME TO INVEST IN CANADIANS

Published: November 19, 2018

Finance_Letter_to_Prime_Minister_Trudeau_and_Finance_Minister_Morneau_20181119_EN OTTAWA – Far too many families are living paycheque to paycheque, or worse, are already living in poverty, but the Liberal government continues to say that the economy is doing well. On Monday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, with the NDP’s Finance Critic and Deputy Finance Critic, Peter Julian and Pierre-Luc Dusseault, sent a letter […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST HONOUR ITS COMMITMENTS TO CANADA’S VULNERABLE CHILDREN

Published: September 18, 2018

ENG – Electronic Petition – e-1840 (Children’s rights) – calling on the govt to honour its commitments to vulnerable children in Canada ENG – Paper Petition – calling on the govt to honour its commitments to vulnerable children in Canada September 18, 2018 OTTAWA – Today NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Liberals continue Harper’s political harassment of charities

Published: August 16, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP slammed the Liberals for breaking another promise to end the political harassment against charities, began by the Harper Conservatives. On Wednesday, the Liberal government chose to appeal a court ruling that exonerated these charities. “Charities across Canada are doing incredible work in our communities, helping the less fortunate, but they’ve been […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP: TRUDEAU PIPELINE IS A FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP

Published: May 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2018 OTTAWA – NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says that today’s announcement on the Kinder Morgan pipeline is a bad deal for Canada and demonstrates a failure of leadership. “Giving $4.5 billion to a Texas oil company demonstrates that Prime Minister Trudeau has no vision for the future,” said Singh. Singh pointed […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ HISTORIC MOTION ON PAPAL APOLOGY PASSES IN THE COMMONS

Published: May 1, 2018

OTTAWA – Today, the House of Commons voted in favour of the NDP’s motion to invite Pope Francis to issue a formal apology for the role of the Canadian Catholic Church in the establishment, operations and abuses of residential schools. This move responds to Call to Action 58 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP URGES MORNEAU TO END EXCISE TAX ON MEDICAL CANNABIS

Published: April 27, 2018

OTTAWA – NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby), has urged Finance Minister Bill Morneau to eliminate a significant increase in prescription medical cannabis costs by stopping the implementation of a new excise tax on medical cannabis. Finance Canada officials confirmed the increase before the Finance Committee yesterday. “We believe that the Liberals’ medicinal cannabis tax policy is […]

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