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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Why won’t the Prime Minister call the by-elections now?

Published: October 29, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, what a weak and insipid response. The people in these ridings deserve better. Three hundred thousand Canadians are being denied their right to representation in Parliament. There is simply no excuse for this kind of petty manipulation. The Prime Minister […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Canadians’ finances

Published: October 23, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) Mr. Speaker, according to the Liberals, the economy is doing great, but Canadian households have the highest levels of debt of the 35 OECD countries. Why is that? It is because the Liberals chose to help their millionaire friends instead of families in need. Today, Jagmeet Singh […]

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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 | 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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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Liberals continue Harper’s political harassment of charities

Published: August 16, 2018

OTTAWA – The NDP slammed the Liberals for breaking another promise to end the political harassment against charities, began by the Harper Conservatives. On Wednesday, the Liberal government chose to appeal a court ruling that exonerated these charities. “Charities across Canada are doing incredible work in our communities, helping the less fortunate, but they’ve been […]

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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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