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BRANTFORD – Brantford-Brant NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere was one of only 2 candidates in the upcoming election to attend a debate at the WestGlen Housing Cooperative this week in Brantford.  The 1 hour debate took place at 8:00 PM on Monday September 21, 2015. “I grew up in public housing, have worked and volunteered in… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Voting is a great opportunity and responsibility. The video above gives you some insights on why you should vote and the information below give you information on what you need to vote. Elections Canada has developed a voter’s guide you can access by clicking here. In Brantford-Brant You can vote anytime between now and Oct… Read more »

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Marc Laferriere outlined his party’s platform for the riding of Brantford-Brant at a debate hosted by the Homebuilder’s Association. In the first debate of the campaign Laferriere outlined his plan to a non-traditional NDP audience.  Here he discussed the theme of change or status quo. Responding to pre-submitted questions, Laferriere took the old-line parties to… Read more »