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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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IN THE NEWS | Future of infrastructure bank in limbo

Published: July 1, 2019

Both the Conservatives and New Democrats say they would shut down the two-year-old federal entity created by the Trudeau Liberals by Bill Curry, Globe and Mail The future of the $35-billion Canada Infrastructure Bank will be decided in the October election as both the Conservatives and New Democrats say they would shut down the Crown […]

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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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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 | Question to the Minister of Finance on a new wealth tax

Published: June 17, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is the folks right behind the minister who gained the most from the Liberal tax cut, because people would have to earn an MP’s salary in order to get the maximum benefit. If we want to tackle inequalities […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question – on the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Published: June 17, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, tomorrow Liberals are planning to announce their rubber stamp approval on Trans Mountain after pouring $5 billion of taxpayers’ money into it. The project will need at least another $10 billion from taxpayers, and former Liberal minister David Anderson, and […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Final Hour of Debate on Bill C-331

Published: June 13, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Debate Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleagues who spoke in favour of the bill. Obviously the bill has withstood the parliamentary scrutiny of the discussions and debates we have had over the two hours that have been accorded to it. […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question on the Trudeau government’s approach to Trans Mountain

Published: June 11, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, so the Liberals say they will ban single-use plastics at the same time as they are handing over tens of millions of dollars to increase plastic production. There is a word for this: utter hypocrisy. The Liberals’ approach to […]

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