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IN THE HOUSE | Petitions – all vulnerable children in Canada need equal access to federally funded benefits and support!

Published: May 9, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to present on behalf of Elizabeth Fry Society activists across the country, a petition with several hundred names from New Brunswick. These petitioners, joining thousands of other Canadians, request the Government of Canada to recognize […]

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IN THE NEWS | NDP MP’s bill would give foreign victims of Canadian companies their day in court

Published: May 1, 2019

Karl Nerenberg, May 1, 2019 RABBLE NEWS, POLITICS IN CANADA, WORLD The SNC-Lavalin bribery case has educated Canadians about a certain kind of misbehaviour by Canadian companies abroad: the corruption of foreign officials. But some Canadian corporations have committed, or been complicit in, far more serious offences in foreign countries. Those crimes include forced labour, […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions on Bill C-27

Published: May 1, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Private Members’ Business Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to add more petitioners to the thousands of Canadians who are demanding that the government withdraw Bill C-27. I would like to pay tribute to JoAnne and Dale Lauber and all of the activists involved at […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Speech on C-331 at the first hour of the debate in Parliament

Published: April 29, 2019

42nd Parliament 1st Session Private Members’ Business Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP) moved that Bill C-331, An Act to amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights), be read the second time and referred to a committee. He said: Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak on Bill C-331, which […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Private Member’s Motion – M-232 Green New Deal

Published: April 25, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Text of the Motion 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 a fair and just transition for all communities and workers, (ii) to create millions of good, high-wage jobs […]

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