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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Economic Statement

Published: November 19, 2018

Finance_Letter_to_Prime_Minister_Trudeau_and_Finance_Minister_Morneau_20181119_EN 42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, in a country as rich as Canada, too many families are living paycheque to paycheque or are living in poverty. While Liberals continue to claim that the economy is doing well, they fail to acknowledge that families in Canada […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ~ NDP: NO MORE CORPORATE GIVEAWAYS, TIME TO INVEST IN CANADIANS

Published: November 19, 2018

Finance_Letter_to_Prime_Minister_Trudeau_and_Finance_Minister_Morneau_20181119_EN OTTAWA – Far too many families are living paycheque to paycheque, or worse, are already living in poverty, but the Liberal government continues to say that the economy is doing well. On Monday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, with the NDP’s Finance Critic and Deputy Finance Critic, Peter Julian and Pierre-Luc Dusseault, sent a letter […]

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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 | Question ~ Pay Equity and the massive omnibus budget bill

Published: November 6, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Supplementary Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): No answer, Mr. Speaker, so we will try again. Bill C-86 is a massive omnibus bill, a direct contradiction to the Liberal promise not to do this anymore. The Equal Pay Coalition told finance committee that pay equity provisions in the […]

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IN THE NEWS | Speaker rebukes Morneau over ‘massive’ budget bill

Published: November 6, 2018

Bill Curry, Globe and Mail www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-speaker-rebukes-morneau-over-massive-budget-bill/?utm_source=Shared+Article+Sent+to+User&utm_medium=E-mail:+Newsletters+/+E-Blasts+/+etc.&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links For the second year in a row, the Speaker of the House of Commons has chastised Finance Minister Bill Morneau for stuffing measures into a bill that were never mentioned in his budget. Speaker Geoff Regan ruled Tuesday that measures in Mr. Morneau’s 854-page budget bill – which Mr. […]

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