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NDP fighting to make life more affordable for Canadian families

With inflation rising and many people out of work, especially in the face of new restrictions and closures in many provinces, life is getting more and more unaffordable for Canadians. Now, media reports have uncovered that third-party grocery delivery apps are charging more for the already inflated grocery prices Canadians are paying.

MLA Harry Bains statement on running as Surrey Mayor

“While I thank the people in the community who urged me to run for Mayor of Surrey in the next municipal election, I remain committed to the province and making a stronger BC through my work as an MLA & in cabinet. I am so incredibly humbled by the support from community members.

BC Government will continue bringing down costs in 2022

“People are worried about the cost of everyday life, and the pandemic has only made it more difficult for those already struggling to get by,” said Premier John Horgan. “This year, our government will continue working to bring down costs for people and their families so we can build a stronger B.C. for everyone.”

NDP MP introduces a bill to tackle the overdose crisis and save lives

Over 20,000 Canadians have died of overdoses in the last five years and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid overdose epidemic has gotten even worse. Yesterday, the NDP’s critic for mental health and addictions, Gord Johns, introduced a private member’s bill to tackle this emergency by decriminalizing personal possession and taking a health-based approach to substance use.