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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | New Democrats, Business and Union Leaders Win Increased Wage Subsidy for Workers

Published: March 27, 2020

New Democrats, Business and Union Leaders Win Increased Wage Subsidy for Workers OTTAWA – This week, New Democrats worked with business and labour leaders to successfully push the federal government to increase the wage subsidy to support workers and small and medium-sized businesses, and to keep Canadians working. “Canadian businesses are suffering. They are struggling […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Canadians should not be dragged into financial ruin amid COVID-19

Published: March 27, 2020

OTTAWA – Today, NDP Finance Critic, Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster–Burnaby), and NDP Industry Critic, Brian Masse, MP (Windsor West), called on the Liberal government to help Canadians who are facing difficult choices amid the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing a moratorium on debt repayment arrangements. In this time of crisis, people shouldn’t be dragged into […]

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IN THE NEWS | Feds call on banks to lower consumer interest rates

Published: March 27, 2020

published: 2020-03-27 04:50 (EST) Lethbridge Herald (Final) News | A4 The federal government is asking banks and credit-card companies to lower interest rates for Canadians, many of whom are struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The government is also looking at extending lower-interest credit directly to consumers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, in his […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Liberals must put Canadians ahead of credit card companies

Published: March 20, 2020

OTTAWA – Today, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian and Industry Critic Brian Masse highlighted the NDP’s call to waive interest fees and charges on credit cards for at least the next two payments cycles. While the COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of Canadians to miss out on work and wages, the federal government’s announced supports […]

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