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IN THE HOUSE | Private Member’s Motion ~ on access to medical cannabis

Published: September 13, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session ~ Private Members’ Notices of Motions M-198 — September 13, 2018 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that health care is a basic human right and that no Canadian should be denied access to the prescription medicine they need […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Electronic petition ~ M-198 ~ on fair and equitable access to medical cannabis

Published: October 3, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Electronic petition calling on the government to support Motion M-198 and remove taxes on medical cannabis e-1864 (Cannabis) Sponsored by MP Julian and initiated by James OHara, Executive Director, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM). CFAMM is a national non-profit organization that represents medical cannabis patients’ rights. The Petition […]

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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MUST HONOUR ITS COMMITMENTS TO CANADA’S VULNERABLE CHILDREN

Published: September 18, 2018

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 September 18, 2018 OTTAWA – Today NDP MP Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Ms. Shawn […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Member’s Statement ~ affordable housing crisis in Burnaby

Published: September 18, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby): Mr. Speaker, Jagmeet Singh and I met in Burnaby last Friday with organizations and individuals who are at the centre of the affordable housing crisis that we are experiencing, and with families who are more and more impacted. We met with Kevin and Nikita who are trying […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP: TRUDEAU PIPELINE IS A FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP

Published: May 29, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2018 OTTAWA – NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says that today’s announcement on the Kinder Morgan pipeline is a bad deal for Canada and demonstrates a failure of leadership. “Giving $4.5 billion to a Texas oil company demonstrates that Prime Minister Trudeau has no vision for the future,” said Singh. Singh pointed […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ HISTORIC MOTION ON PAPAL APOLOGY PASSES IN THE COMMONS

Published: May 1, 2018

OTTAWA – Today, the House of Commons voted in favour of the NDP’s motion to invite Pope Francis to issue a formal apology for the role of the Canadian Catholic Church in the establishment, operations and abuses of residential schools. This move responds to Call to Action 58 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP URGES MORNEAU TO END EXCISE TAX ON MEDICAL CANNABIS

Published: April 27, 2018

OTTAWA – NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby), has urged Finance Minister Bill Morneau to eliminate a significant increase in prescription medical cannabis costs by stopping the implementation of a new excise tax on medical cannabis. Finance Canada officials confirmed the increase before the Finance Committee yesterday. “We believe that the Liberals’ medicinal cannabis tax policy is […]

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IN THE HOUSE ~ Question to Minister Morneau on moving closure on Bill C-74

Published: April 23, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session You can watch the video here: youtu.be/88dTTmiWcrA Context : Questions and Comments     Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, how ironic. I stood up just a few minutes ago and raised a point of order, which you will be considering, Mr. Speaker, given the size and scope of the fattest, most […]

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IN THE HOUSE ~ Question ~ Harper witch hunt against charities continues under Trudeau

Published: April 19, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session You can watch the video here: youtu.be/L2J6f8MAB_g Context : Supplementary Question     Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, “We will allow charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians free from political harassment”. Who said that? Liberals did in their 2015 Liberal platform.     They have done nothing. Anti-poverty charities raised […]

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