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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Julian: Federal government irresponsible to stick Burnaby with the costs of protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline

Published: July 3, 2019

BURNABY – Today, NDP House Leader Peter Julian (New Westminster – Burnaby) called on Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to commit to repaying to the City of Burnaby the $1.8 million in policing costs resulting from protests of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project so far. “The government can’t build an internationally-controversial project, and then […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | NDP Continues the Fight for Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility

Published: June 19, 2019

OTTAWA – Liberal and Conservative MPs have acted in concert to defeat Bill C-331 (the International Promotion and Protection of Human Rights Act). C-331 was drafted back in 2006 by MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) working closely with Nick Milanovic, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Law at Carleton University, labour lawyer, an arbitrator, and […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ JULIAN: TRUDEAU’S LIBERALS FAIL TO ADDRESS HOUSING COSTS, CHILD CARE, FIRST NATIONS

Published: March 19, 2019

OTTAWA – Today was Justin Trudeau’s last chance to deliver a budget the addresses the needs of the residents of New Westminster-Burnaby. Instead, he opted for a budget that maintain business as usual and continues massive giveaways to big corporations while people are struggling to make ends meet. Trudeau’s Liberals had a golden opportunity to […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | NDP House Leader Peter Julian raises concerns Liberal Minister misled House of Commons

Published: March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 OTTAWA – Today, NDP House Leader Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby) raised a serious question of Parliamentary Privilege for all Parliamentary members. Julian asked the Speaker to rule on whether the Minister of Justice and his Parliamentary Secretary made misleading statements in the House of Commons concerning the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Julian cited […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | NDP: BUDGET LAST CHANCE FOR LIBERALS TO PROVIDE CANADIANS THE HELP THEY NEED

Published: March 13, 2019

OTTAWA – Today, the NDP submitted its priorities for Justin Trudeau’s last federal budget before the election. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and Finance Critic Peter Julian are calling on the Liberal government to address urgent issues impacting Canadians across the country, including the unprecedented housing crisis, rising out-of-pocket health care costs, and the critical lack […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | LIBERALS VOTE AGAINST AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Published: February 5, 2019

OTTAWA – Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government showed what they think about the urgent housing crisis affecting people throughout the country by voting against a motion that aimed to bring immediate relief to Canadians. The NDP called on the Liberal government to adequately address Canada’s housing crisis by immediately investing funds needed in this year’s federal […]

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