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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions with regards to Canada’s housing crisis

Published: June 19, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Madam Speaker, I thank all members for their courtesy. It has been an interesting time for presenting petitions. I am tabling a petition signed by dozens of residents of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia who add their names to hundreds […]

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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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