Peter Julian

Opposition Accuses Liberals Of 'Unprecedented' Power Grab

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Politics

"We’re living in a democracy not a dictatorship," said Peter Julian.

Mulcair Says Caucus Wants Him To Stay For Now

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Politics

A replacement might be 2 years away.

NDP MPs Meet For The First Time Since Election Defeat

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The new caucus, made up of just 44 members, includes 16 rookies.

NDP Vows To Repeal Tories' Voting Laws

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Politics

BURNABY, B.C. — Saying they want to boost turnout in future federal elections, the New Democrats are promising new powers for Elections Canada and t...

Althia Raj

NDP's Motion Urging Review Of MPs Expenses Comes Too Late | Althia Raj | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Politics

“Nothing was stopping any party from putting forward a motion well before now, and yet they didn't.”

Harper Ignores Call To Revoke Torture Directives

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The official Opposition pointed to a new U.S. report that discredits torture in renewing a call for the Conservative government to rescind it...

NDP Stalls Committees In Protest, Grit MP Calls Party 'Lazy'

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Several House of Commons committees have not sat since June, and others only a handful of times, after the NDP threw up a procedural roadbloc...

Tories Defeat NDP Motion For Question Period Reform

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An NDP motion aimed at compelling on-point answers during question period in the House of Commons has gone down to defeat.After initially ind...

Tories Thwart NDP Bid To Improve Question Period

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Last week's controversial series of non-sequitur government answers prompted a renewed Opposition bid for parliamentary reform Monday — a m...

Secretive Probe Of NDP Satellite Offices Delayed

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A panel that oversees spending by MPs put off a decision Tuesday on whether the NDP improperly stationed parliamentary staff in party offices...

Trudeau Liberals Are Harper's 'Best Friends': NDP

CBC | By Kady O'Malley, CBC News | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Nettled by the lack of support from the Liberals during Tuesday's debate over extended sitting hours, New Democrat House Leader Peter Julian held a pr...

Tories Shut Down Debate On Fair Elections Act

CBC | By Kady O'Malley, CBC News | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Politics

The government has shut down debate on its controversial bid to rewrite Canada's election laws. Just one day — and a little more than two hours ...

Not A Dry Eye On The Hill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - MPs sported green ties in a sartorial nod to Jim Flaherty's favoured choice of neckwear as tributes flowed in the House of Commons on Friday ...

Ouch! NDP MP's Promotion To Cost Him $40,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Politics

It's not every day that a promotion means you lose out on $40,000, but that's precisely what happened to NDP MP Nathan Cullen this week. On Thursda...

Althia Raj

Tories Reject May's Call For Audit Into MP Expenses | Althia Raj | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs have rejected a call to have Canada's auditor general take a good look at their expenses — or those of the prime ministe...

NDP Looks To Reclaim Its Title

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Democrats are kicking off the winter political season with an emphasis on making life more affordable for average Canadians.The official ...

Say What?!

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One week after defeating Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's attempt to open MPs' expenses to public scrutiny, the NDP has won approval for a pro...

Look Who's Talking And Who's Not

CBC | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada Politics

A charitable organization that studies Canada's democracy wants to get tongues wagging on the Hill by talking about, well, talking. In honour of th...

'Orwellian' Push To Promote Government's Environmental Record

CBC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Politics

Natural Resources Canada is spending $185,000 to hold focus groups to vet millions of dollars worth of advertisements promoting responsible resource d...

Not Buying Harper Government's Tactics On Nexen Deal

CP | Posted 01.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are criticizing the Harper government for extending a review of the controversial takeover bid of oil producer Nexen. Th...

NDP Support Of Ex-KGB Officer Slammed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Two B.C. NDP members of Parliament are under fire for breaking bread with a former KGB agent who has been fighting deportation by living in a Vancouve...

NDP Comes Out Against Chinese Oil Sands Deal

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A $15-billion bid by China's state-owned offshore oil company for Canada's Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY), "raises a range of difficult policy question...

Althia Raj

Controversial New Vancouver Riding Won't Be Changed, Despite NDP's Pleas | Althia Raj | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

There will be no changes to the creation of a controversial new federal riding in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland, says a commissioner charged with redra...

Julian Won't Enter NDP Leadership Race

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Politics

Peter Julian, MP for Burnaby-New Westminster, has announced he will not be joining the NDP leadership race. Below is a statement in which the B.C. ...

Althia Raj

Topp Gets Another Key Endorsement In NDP Race | Althia Raj | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Politics

British Columbia NDP MP Nathan Cullen jumped into the NDP leadership race Friday just as rival Brian Topp collected the endorsement of another party v...