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OPINION: Mayors have priorities askew

New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Cote went into hair-on-fire mode: “I'm feeling a lot less confident today than I was even a week or two ago...

Four NDP MPs from Quebec throw their support behind Peter Julian

Four Quebec MPs have endorsed Peter Julian in his bid to become the next leader of the federal NDP. A rally was held in Sherbrooke,...

Burnaby MPs voice support for assisted death bill

Burnaby North-Seymour Liberal MP Terry Beech said he will support Bill C-14, his government's assisted-death legislation, while Burnaby South NDP MP Kennedy Stewart said he's...

Burnaby politicians react to pipeline story

Burnaby South NDP MP Kennedy Stewart called the story “distressing” and argued the move would go against an election promise by the Liberals to have...

NDP big spenders in new fed riding

He finished a close second on election night, netting 15,547 votes, fewer than 600 votes short of the winner, the NDP's Kennedy Stewart. Stewart won...

Burnaby eyeing federal housing money

New Westminster-Burnaby MP Peter Julian, NDP; “From a high level, a lot of things we talked about in this campaign, and the year and a...

Federal NDP pulls out of NEB hearing

The federal NDP is pulling out of the National Energy Board review for the Kinder Morgan pipeline, even though the hearings are almost over. New...

Kinder Morgan pipeline fate in limbo

Kennedy Stewart, the New Democrat MP for Burnaby South, said he thinks this is the Liberals' first step in approving the pipeline. “I know that's...

Burnaby MPs get former positions in NDP's shadow cabinet

Peter Julian, MP for New Westminster-Burnaby, is the NDP's house leader, while Kennedy Stewart, MP for Burnaby South, is the shadow science critic. Both are...

Kennedy Stewart boots Global out on election night

This man asked Global B.C. reporter Catherine Urquhart and her cameraman to leave Kennedy Stewart's office on election night. Photograph By Screenshot from ... “I'm...

Mysterious robocalls targeting Burnaby South voters

Some local voters are complaining to the Burnaby Neighbourhood House about a robocall they received saying the organization is endorsing NDP candidate Kennedy Stewart. The...

LETTERS: Why you should support Julian

Because of the new borders that have been drawn up, Peter Julian is no longer the NDP candidate of my home riding in South Burnaby.

Sign wars: West Vancouver candidate catches vandal in the act

Weston said he's had a number of his signs vandalized during the election, a complaint that's shared by North Vancouver Conservative candidate Andrew Saxton. “It...

NDP unveil 'voter protection act'

CBC.caNew Westminster-Burnaby NDP candidate Peter Julian suggested in each of the last three elections, the Conservatives have brought in unfair changes to the Elections Act...

NDP bewilders reader

Let me take that back. My mouth is wide open and I am scratching my head … I am talking about Mr. Kennedy Stewart's latest...

Reader has pipeline questions for Burnaby mayor

Context: I have written my MP, Kennedy Stewart (NDP), for clarification on the federal NDP's policy on the Kinder Morgan's proposed expanded pipeline. He has...

NOW overly biased towards NDP

I cannot count the number of times I have found my mail box stuffed with the maunderings of Kennedy Stewart, or found the local newspaper...

Julian critical of early election call

Peter Julian, the NDP incumbent now running in New Westminster Burnaby, criticized Prime Minister Stephen Harper for calling the election early, after the writ dropped...

OUR VIEW: The nation's eyes may be on Burnaby

Adding to the intrigue is the fact that every single candidate in the riding is new, since the city's New Democrat incumbents are running elsewhere...

Thomas Mulcair on the Kinder Morgan pipeline

(blog)Jennifer Moreau: Mr. Mulcair, just a quick question on the Kinder Morgan pipeline, we have Burnaby mayor and council against it, Kennedy Stewart here...

Burnaby Now Blogs

(blog)Jennifer Moreau: Mr. Mulcair, just a quick question on the Kinder Morgan pipeline, we have Burnaby mayor and council against it, Kennedy Stewart here...

First impressions of new NDP candidate

I am confident that I am not alone in believing that Kennedy Stewart is one the better Members of Parliament our country currently has. As...

NDP would win Burnaby North-Seymour: poll

Burnaby-Douglas NDP MP Kennedy Stewart was not surprised by the results. "Dogwood polled particular ridings, but I've seen other polling, both internal and public, that...

Local MP says Notley 'cautious' on Kinder Morgan pipeline

Alberta Oil MagazineWhile Albertans are basking in an orange glow, following the NDP's historic victory, Burnaby MP Kennedy Stewart is weighing premier-designate Rachel Notley's words...

Letters: Nothing but good things in the budget

The NOW should note this is not the Conservative government's first balanced budget since 2006. Prior to the 2008 global economic crisis, the Conservatives had...

Burnaby NDP MPs critical of Tories' balanced budget

However, Kennedy Stewart, the New Democrat MP for Burnaby Douglas, has problems with how the Tories did it, mainly by using $2 billion from a...

Will there be a spring federal election?

Former MP Paul Forseth thinks a spring election is not in the works, after hearing from Tory MP Maxime Bernier. "He said once the ...

Mulcair in Burnaby proposing small biz tax break

... because there are still 300,000 more unemployed today than there were at the time when the (economic) crisis hit in 2008," Mulcair said, flanked...

Burnaby MP recounts first-hand experience of Ottawa shooting

"The gunman was mere feet away from 160 Conservative MPs and 100 NDP MPs, and if he had been able to break through to any...

Tories quash bid to make question period more relevant

"We lost the vote on the idea, the radical idea, that answers should actually be relevant to honest questions in question period by 12 votes,"...

Peter Julian running again in Burnaby, New Westminster

Vancouver Sun For the 2015 election, Julian will be running in the new riding of New Westminster-Burnaby, which includes two-thirds of the riding he currently serves...

Pipeline fear mongering

That of course would depend on who owns the property and which side the NDP council stands. Our MP, Mr. Kennedy Stewart, entered the fray...

BFC sees through Burnaby's lack of transparency

“I didn't say that – if it sounds familiar, it's because it was stated by the BCA's friend and my NDP MP Kennedy Stewart in...

NEB delay spells end for pipeline: MP

CTV News Stewart is opposed to the pipeline, based on what his constituents want, but his party's position is a bit more complicated. The NDP, according...

Conservatives don't like voters much

Conservative MP Brad Butt tried to improve the government's case for this measure by saying he'd seen people picking voter information cards out of the...