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June 2

Virtual and In-Person Parliament - Democracy in Action

Hello friends:
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May 24

Time to take a serious look at a Basic Income

The pandemic has exposed the many gaps in income supports for Canadian workers, so it's not surprising that it has renewed conversations on all sides about the concept of a basic or minimum income. Here's my latest column on the subject:
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April 22

COVID-19 & Support for Small Businesses - Fact Sheet

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant impact for everyone across the country. Many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat. The NDP has been advocating for measures to support small businesses. 
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April 20

Support plan for oil and gas sector

I was encouraged by the government's support plan for the oil and gas sector that was finally announced on Friday. In short, I had asked the Minister of Natural Resources to support workers and not throw money at large corporations. Here's my column on all that.
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April 3

COVID-19 Resource Sheet

What help is available? Click resources in graphic to find out more.
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March 16

My own COVID-19 update

"Wash your hands. Keep your distance. Open your heart."
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March 12

Richard Cannings, MP taking precautions in line with fellow parliamentarians

For Immediate Release:
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February 13

Support for Penticton Arts and Culture Icons

"If people want good music and good radio, come to Penticton."
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