NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron calls for real solutions to bring down food prices in Nanaimo-Ladysmith 

NANAIMO – On Wednesday, after a new report from Dalhousie University revealed that close to three out of five Canadians are worried about compromising on nutrition due to high food prices at the grocery store, NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) joined NDP leader Jagmeet Singh in reiterating his call for the Liberal government to adopt New Democrats’ proposal to bring down food prices.
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September 15

NDP MP Barron calls for better support for local businesses after Liberals fail on CEBA 

NANAIMO - On Thursday, the Liberals announced they would extend the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) payment by less than three weeks. NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) says this botched extension will devastate local business and urges the Liberals to improve this measure.
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July 17

NDP Fisheries and Oceans critic calls for supports to help Snow Crab fishers through tough season

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July 12

NDP calls for CEBA extension to give small businesses in Nanaimo-Ladysmith a break

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June 23

NDP MP Barron calls to improve public safety measures to protect Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQ+ people

June marks the 21st anniversary since Lisa Marie Young, a Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation woman and Nanaimo resident, vanished without a trace. The NDP is demanding more action be taken to prevent this from occurring again.
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June 15

NDP tables a plan to clean up polluting abandoned vessels off Canada’s coastlines

OTTAWA – On Thursday, NDP Fisheries and Oceans critic Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo – Ladysmith) tabled a private members bill that would create a plan to prevent and clean up derelict vessels off Canada’s coastlines.
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June 14

NDP MP Barron demands the Liberals stop breaking their promises on electoral reform

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron rose in the House of Commons to call on the Liberal government to support her motion to form a National Citizen’s Assembly on Electoral Reform. Since 2015, the Liberals have been promising Canadians that they’d change Canada’s electoral system to be more representative of Canadian’s voices – eight years later, they have yet to do so.  
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June 13

NDP introduces Pharmacare plan to help British Columbians and seniors who are trying to keep up with costs

NANAIMO – On Tuesday, Canada’s NDP introduced a plan for national Pharmacare, which will save Canadians an average of $500 per year and ensure every Canadian can afford the medications they need. The Liberals must deliver Pharmacare legislation as a part of the Supply and Confidence Agreement with New Democrats by the end of the year.
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May 23

With the sky-high cost of everything, NDP Leader Singh and NDP MP Barron in Nanaimo to talk about the cost-of-living crisis 

NANAIMO – On Tuesday, Canada’s NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron (Nanaimo - Ladysmith) spoke to Nanaimo residents on how the enormously high cost of food, rent and home prices have been impacting them and their families. Singh and Barron pledged to keep pushing the Liberal government to take immediate action to bring down costs for Canadians. 
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April 13

New Democrats call on Liberal government to secure affordable housing units for residents of Vancouver Island

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