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NDP MPs meet with IBEW 213 as Ledcor Strike approaches 4th year   

PORT COQUITLAM – Today, NDP MPs Bonita Zarrillo (Port Moody-Coquitlam) and Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre) met with IBEW Local 213 and IBEW regional representatives to discuss the rising costs of living, increasing incidents of worker exploitation, and the importance of anti-scab legislation.  “Workers are struggling as they pay more for food and gas, and to keep a roof over their heads,” said Zarrillo. “In the midst of these struggles, we are seeing a growing...
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July 12

NDP calls for reversal of Nord Stream 1 turbine decision  

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Heather McPherson made the following statement:
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July 6

Liberals allowing private corporations to make money off Canadians' critical water infrastructure  

NDP Infrastructure and Communities Critic Bonita Zarrillo made the following statement: 
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July 6

NDP MPs work with community leaders to address the challenges people face in the Lower Mainland 

 
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June 27

Affordable Housing Crisis

Attached below is my letter addressed to The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion regarding the complex and important Housing Accelerator Fund study.
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June 22

Bonita In The News: Are we ready for Canada’s biggest economic driver to get bigger?

We must recognize and value the essential labour of those who take care of us with crucial policy actions required to bring equity to the care economy.
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June 2

Liberals present the same empty plan for Canadians living with disabilities after a year of delay

NDP critic for Disability Inclusion Bonita Zarrillo made the following statement:
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May 20

People need help with affordability crisis, but Liberals and Conservatives care more about big oil and gas

OTTAWA – Earlier this week, the Liberals and Conservatives teamed up to vote down an NDP proposal to stop giving billions of taxpayer dollars to profitable oil and gas companies and instead reinvest that money in Canadians struggling to make ends meet. Families are struggling to pay bills and make ends meet as inflation has hit a 30-year high. “People are getting gouged at the pumps and seeing massive increases to the cost of groceries and housing,” said NDP MP Peter Julian...
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May 11

NDP advocates for support for Canadians living with disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10th, 2022
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