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IN THE HOUSE | Question on infrastructure funding

Published: January 28, 2020

43rd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Questions and Comments Transcription in progress / Transcription en marche In my riding in New Westminster and Burnaby, we have cities that are desperately looking for infrastructure funding. The deficit on infrastructure funding has increased. It is now well over $170 billion. The concern is, of course, the fact […]

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Published: December 13, 2019

OTTAWA – Seeking to promote discussion of the links between fighting climate change and socio-economic inequalities, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian, MP (New Westminster-Burnaby), kicks off the national petitions campaign to advocate for his Private Member’s Motion M-1 on a Green New Deal for Canada. On December 5th, MP Julian re-submitted his Motion in the […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Small Changes to Government Tax Plan Would Make a Big Difference for Millions of Canadians

Published: December 9, 2019

OTTAWA – This morning, NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) and Health Critic Don Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) outlined the NDP proposal for small changes to the Liberals’ planned tax that would focus on the great help – including dental care – for middle class families and those who really need it. Prior to speaking […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Motion M-1 Green New Deal for Canada

Published: December 5, 2019

Notice of Motion A call to support Motion M-1 for a made-in-Canada Green New Deal M-1 — December 5, 2019 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) it is the duty of the government to create a Green New Deal (i) to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions through […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Jagmeet Singh’s Shadow Cabinet, Ready to Deliver

Published: November 28, 2019

NDP team mixes new energy with experience and is ready to fight for Canadians OTTAWA – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced the NDP shadow cabinet, highlighting the diversity, energy, and experience of his new caucus members who are ready to deliver for Canadians. Working together, they will keep fighting to protect and create jobs, […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | MP Peter Julian Named House Leader and MP Rachel Blaney Named Whip

Published: November 23, 2019

Jagmeet Singh Announces NDP Leadership Roles in the House VICTORIA – Today, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh announced Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) and Rachel Blaney (North Island—Powell River) were appointed to the positions of NDP House Leader and Whip respectively. “Peter is among the most experienced and committed caucus members we have, and Rachel has earned […]

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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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