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IN THE HOUSE | Petitions – all vulnerable children in Canada need equal access to federally funded benefits and support!

Published: May 9, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to present on behalf of Elizabeth Fry Society activists across the country, a petition with several hundred names from New Brunswick. These petitioners, joining thousands of other Canadians, request the Government of Canada to recognize […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions on Bill C-27

Published: May 1, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Private Members’ Business Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to add more petitioners to the thousands of Canadians who are demanding that the government withdraw Bill C-27. I would like to pay tribute to JoAnne and Dale Lauber and all of the activists involved at […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Member’s Statement on NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh

Published: February 27, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Statements Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Jagmeet Singh. I have raised the name of the national NDP Leader in the House of Commons dozens of times and each time the Liberals have responded with a taunt: Jagmeet who? Everyone in Burnaby South knows full well who […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question on the housing crisis

Published: January 28, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, just last week, media reports said that 46% of all Canadians are now only $200 away from financial insolvency in a month, but instead of bringing in immediate relief for people facing a housing crisis and crushing personal debt, the Liberals’ priority has […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Grocery bill on the rise

Published: December 5, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister truly does not seem to care about the impact of his policies. The reality is that the price of food in Canada will go up 3.5% next year, with the annual food costs of the average family going up by $411. If […]

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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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IN THE NEWS | New West-Burnaby MP backs ‘powerful’ human rights bill

Published: November 19, 2018

New West Record, by Maria Rantanen A human rights bill put forward by New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian could have far-reaching implications for Canadian companies that allow abuses to take place under their watch. But only if it moves forward – not a given since it’s a private member’s bill. Peter Julian, MP for New […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Member’s Statement ~ Diwali, the festival of lights

Published: November 7, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Statements Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Diwali, or the festival of lights, is one of the highlights of the year. It represents hope and renewal. It is a time for traditions to be shared with family, friends and community. During this very special time, the spirit […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Member’s Statement ~ election day in BC and in New Westminster and Burnaby

Published: October 22, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Saturday was election day in British Columbia for municipalities right across the province and in New Westminster we are happy to see the re-election of our social democratic mayor, Jonathan Coté, to note the important diversity we see following the election to council […]

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