Peter Julian

Secretive Probe Of NDP Satellite Offices Delayed

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Cullen Joins NDP Leadership Race

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Nathan Cullen has become the third candidate to jump into the federal NDP leadership race.The 39-year-old MP from northern British Columbia b...

NDP Leadership Race: Who's In, Who's Out... And Who's On The Fence

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

UPDATE: Brian Topp has resigned as NDP party president and officially registered as a candidate, according to the NDP. A previous version of this stor...

Althia Raj

Possible NDP Leadership Hopefuls Avoid Conflict Of Interest

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: NDP officials Thursday released the complete list of who will be making the final decisions on the leadership contest rules. Nycole Turmel, th...