MP Barron says dental care plan will lower costs for seniors

NANAIMO – Starting Wednesday, nearly 2 million seniors across Canada will benefit from dental care. Seniors in Nanaimo-Ladysmith now won’t have to avoid going to the dentist because it is too expensive.
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April 5

MP Barron named as NDP critic for Democratic Reform

NANAIMO - On Friday, MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo-Ladysmith) was named as the NDP’s critic for Democratic Reform. She will also remain the NDP’s Fisheries and Oceans critic.
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March 19

MP Barron commends the passing of NDP motion for peace and justice in the Middle East

NANAIMO – On Monday evening, the NDP’s motion for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel was voted on and passed in Parliament. NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) says this is a momentous day for Canadians and peace.
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March 4

MP Barron calls out Liberals for cutting funding to build homes in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Last week, NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron demanded that the government provide much needed funding to address Nanaimo-Ladysmith’s housing crisis. Barron’s call comes as the Liberals have cut Nanaimo’s “Reaching Home” funding by 60 per cent.
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February 28

MP Barron calls on Prime Minister to provide funding for local food bank

NANAIMO – On Wednesday, NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) demanded answers from the Prime Minister on why the Liberals keep supporting rich grocery CEOs over people trying to keep up with high food costs.
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February 9

NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron calls out Liberals for voting no on NDP bill to lower prices

OTTAWA – On Friday, NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron called out the Liberals for voting against NDP measures to lower food prices for people in Nanaimo-Ladysmith, by tackling corporate greed.
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February 7

Liberals and Conservatives team up to push Canadians out of electoral reform

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, the Liberals and Conservatives teamed up to vote against a motion brought forward by NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo - Ladysmith) to give Canadians more of a say over Canada’s electoral system. Barron’s motion would have created a National Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform, giving Canadians a chance to provide recommendations on how to move forward with electoral reform. “Canadians are facing really big problems right now; the...
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December 19

NDP re-ups call for CEBA extension to help businesses in Nanaimo – Ladysmith trying to make it through the New Year

122,890 British Columbian businesses who were approved for CEBA loans will be forced to pay it all back in the next month or risk losing a loan forgiveness promise of up to $20,000.
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December 11

NDP secures dental care for people in Nanaimo-Ladysmith, slams Conservatives for voting against it

NANAIMO – On Monday, New Democrats announced the rollout of the NDP’s national dental care program, which will save millions of families across Canada about $1,300.
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December 4

NDP holding Liberal Government to account for failure to keep West Coast mariners safe

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