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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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IN THE HOUSE | Presentation of petitions on the rights of Canada’s most vulnerable children

Published: September 18, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session ~ Context: presentation of petitions 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 Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): […]

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IN THE HOUSE ~ SIGN E-PETITION for the right to a good night’s sleep

Published: April 13, 2016

THE FIGHT FOR EVERY ONE’S RIGHT TO HAVE A GOOD NIGHT SLEEP IN ONGOING Railway noise pollution continues to affect the wellbeing of many members of our community in New Westminster- Burnaby and other regions of Canada. I have reintroduced in this new Parliament my Private Member’s Bill, C-218 (formerly C-393) which aims to prohibit […]

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