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PARIS – Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere and Lucas Duguid of Octopus Red headlined the Paris Lectures this month – one in a series of lectures that take place in Paris Ontario looking at issues of creativity and entrepreneurship. The topic of this event was on utilizing creativity and small business towards the goal of community… Read more »

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  Many papers – including this one – have reported that Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are planning to start this year’s election six weeks earlier than expected but keep to the fixed election date of October 19th. Whether it’s true or not, it does raise a lot of questions. · Do Canadians want a longer election… Read more »

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRANTFORD – On Tuesday July 28th, NDP MP Jean Crowder (Nanaimo-Cowichan) will join Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere for a day of outreach with Six Nations of The Grand River and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nations. Crowder and Laferriere will be holding several meetings during their upcoming visit… Read more »

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Affordable Childcare: Why Not Now? Free Public Lecture with Olivia Chow Saturday June 27th, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 1100 Clarence St. South, Brantford or Olivia Chow, former member of Parliament and City of Toronto councillor, will give a free and open-to-the-public lecture at the Brantford & District Labour Centre exploring Canadian childcare programs. The… Read more »

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BRANTFORD – Federal NDP Candidate for Brantford-Brant Marc Laferriere followed up on many local concerns on a recent trip to Parliament Hill. The second time candidate had meetings in our nations’s capital with NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and a tri-council delegation of local leaders representing Six Nations of The Grand River, The City of Brantford… Read more »

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  DID YOU KNOW? We don’t have to choose between security and our rights. That’s a false choice—we must protect both. Everyone agrees that terrorism is a real threat. But Canadians are concerned that the Conservatives are going too far with Bill C-51. Legal experts, former Prime Ministers, Amnesty International and many others have stood… Read more »

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Joined by 125 Local New Democrats and members of the community, Deputy NDP Leader and Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson and Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere opened the MarcYourVote campaign office in Eagle Place today. Christopherson urged the crowd gathered to bring “substantive change” instead of “pretty change” by electing Laferriere in the upcoming… Read more »

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  BRANTFORD – This Saturday, NDP Deputy Leader and MP for Hamilton Centre David Christopherson will be on hand as Brantford-Brant Federal NDP Candidate Marc Laferriere officially opens his campaign office several months ahead of the upcoming federal election. Members of the local riding association will be volunteering their time to serve hot dogs and… Read more »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BRANTFORD- Today, the Conservative Party of Canada released a budget ahead of the upcoming election that seems stubbornly focused on helping the wealthiest few, said Marc Laferriere, federal NDP candidate for Brantford-Brant. “Under successive Liberal and Conservative governments, we’ve seen growing inequality. Here again is a budget that is aimed at fairly affluent,… Read more »