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IN THE NEWS ~ Liberal action absent North of the 60th

Published: June 10, 2019

Op-ed by NDP House Leader Peter Julian There were two problems with Justin Trudeau’s recent apology to the Inuit for the federal government’s treatment of tuberculosis patients. Firstly, it left the Dene and others who suffered under similar policies feeling forgotten again. An apology should do no further harm. Secondly, like so much this government […]

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IN THE HOUSE | NDP Opposition Day Motion – on the affordability and accessibility of Canada’s Telecommunication Services

Published: June 10, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Motion debated in the House: Mr. Masse (Windsor West): That, given telecommunications services in Canada cost more than most other countries in the world, leaving far too many Canadians with unaffordable, inadequate or no service at all, the House call on the government to implement measures that will make those services […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Petitioners continue to call on the Government of Canada to withdraw Bill C-27

Published: June 6, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Presenting Petitions Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table a petition signed by dozens of residents of New Westminster—Burnaby, Vancouver and Victoria, who add their names to the thousands of Canadians across the country asking the Government of Canada to withdraw Bill C-27, […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Question ~ Why does the Trudeau government always award wealthy tax dodgers?

Published: June 5, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government has created the most unequal tax system in the industrialized world. The Liberal system of tax havens and tax loopholes lets millionaires and Canada’s most profitable companies get off the hook from paying their fair share. Canadians […]

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IN THE HOUSE | on C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier free Canada

Published: May 28, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Questions and Comments Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, [Member spoke in sign language] [English] I would like to say hello to members of the deaf community who are here today. There is much that needs to be improved in this bill. My colleague from Windsor—Tecumseh spoke […]

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IN THE HOUSE | It takes leadership. Liberals spout platitudes and ram through pipelines.

Published: May 16, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the truth is that the Liberals are trying to ram through Trans Mountain, which would mean Canada provoking even greater climate change. Declaring a climate emergency does not mean responding with platitudes and pipelines. Tackling climate emergencies takes more than […]

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IN THE HOUSE | on the public inquiry into money laundering in the province of British Columbia

Published: May 16, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Context : Question Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, $47 billion was the profit from criminal acts laundered in Canada last year under the Liberal government. Canada is now the snow-washing capital of the world. Epidemic money laundering increases housing costs and Canadians pay the price. Liberals choose to […]

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IN THE HOUSE | Presenting petitions calling on Trudeau to abandon the Trans Mountain pipeline project

Published: May 16, 2019

42nd Parliament, 1st Session Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today signed by residents of New Westminster—Burnaby and Surrey, British Columbia. They add their names to thousands of Canadians, and particularly British Columbians, who have spoken out. The petitioners are calling on the government to abandon […]

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