LAFERRIERE CONNECTS WITH COMMUNITY AT TELEVISED DEBATE

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BRANTFORD – This week Rogers TV Brantford begins airing the locally televised debate hosted by the Brantford Chamber of Commerce. The debate will be shared online and will be replayed several times as we head towards the October 19th federal election. Laferriere stood firm on his commitment to good jobs, improvements to our health care… Read more »

HORWATH, LAFERRIERE FIND BRANTFORD-BRANT VOTERS READY FOR CHANGE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRANTFORD — After hearing directly from Brantford-Brant voters during a telephone town hall with federal NDP candidate Marc Laferriere last night, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says there’s no doubt people are ready for change. “Voters were excited to take part in a lively conversation about the issues,” Horwath said about the… Read more »

LAFERRIERE MAKES CASE FOR MONEY SAVING PHARMACARE & AFFORDABLE MEDICINES

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CANADIANS TO PAY LESS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WITH TOM MULCAIR Universal prescription drug plan will lower prices and provide better coverage NDP Leader Tom Mulcair announced this week his plan to work with provinces to make prescription drugs more affordable, by supporting universal prescription drug coverage and controlling drug costs through bulk purchasing. “Canadians are paying too… Read more »

NDP PLAN TO EXPAND SENIORS CARE WELCOME NEWS FOR BRANTFORD

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For Immediate Release: New funding will help province increase home care and long-term care beds BRANTFORD — NDP Leader Tom Mulcair’s plan to make a major investment in home care and long-term care will allow more Brantford area seniors to stay in their homes longer, says Brantford-Brant NDP candidate Marc Laferriere. “Caring for an aging… Read more »

LAFERRIERE STANDS WITH MULCAIR ON NATIONAL ALZHEIMER AND DEMENTIA STRATEGY

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For Immediate Release: Brantford-Brant Conservative MP Had Helped Defeat NDP Bill in Last Parliament BRANTFORD – Brantford-Brant Federal NDP candidate Marc Laferriere is pleased that NDP Leader Tom Mulcair committed this week to work with the provinces to establish a national Alzheimer’s and Dementia Strategy. Laferriere noted that Conservative-incumbent Phil McColeman voted with other Conservatives… Read more »

Laferriere tackles refugee crisis at local debate

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For Immediate Release: BRANTFORD – At a debate hosted by the Muslim Association of Brantford and the Brant News held at the Best Western Brant Park Inn, NDP candidate Marc Laferriere spoke at length about the refugee crisis that has enveloped Syria. Speaking to a crowd of about 125 people, the debate focused on issues… Read more »

Laferriere Video on Youth Voting Seen by 5,000 in 5 Days

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Marc Laferriere Urges Youth to Become Involved in Politics: Local Video Seen by 5,000 in 5 Days As the post-secondary school year started, Marc Laferriere has reached out to young people to get them involved in politics with the release of a video locally produced by Ida Adamowicz that shows youth why their vote counts… Read more »

11 Questions with Laferriere in Brantford-Brant

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Marc Laferriere (Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate) and other declared candidates spent some time recently answering questions posed to us by The Sputnik – Laurier Brantford’s official student newspaper.  You can see and contrast edited answers from all the candidates here. The answers edited for space of each candidate appeared in the Sept 9, 2015 edition of… Read more »

The Interview: Laferriere Talks Younger, Fresher Politics.

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Recently Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere had a chance to answer questions from the Brantford Manager of Operations for Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications Taylor Berzins about being age and politics in Brantford-Brant. Grab a copy of the early September edition of The Sputnik online or around the community to read the feature. See below… Read more »