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Dental Care For All

On Tuesday, May 4 help us push for a federal dental care plan for Canada
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May 4

NDP proposal would make dental care affordable for millions of Canadians 

OTTAWA – Today, New Democrats are urging the government to support their proposal to provide dental coverage to millions of Canadians who can’t afford a visit to the dentist. The NDP plan, brought forward today by NDP MP Jack Harris, is completely costed by the Parliamentary Budget Officer and would benefit 6.7 million people in Canada whose household income is less than $90,000 a year.
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April 30

Harris raises concerns about federal commitment to offshore worker safety

St. John’s – Jack Harris, MP St. John’s East, will be speaking on Bill S-3 in the House of Commons today, to express his deep concern about the Liberal government’s disregard for offshore worker safety.
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April 18

New Democrats commemorate the anniversary of the largest mass shooting in Canadian history

NDP critic for public safety, Jack Harris, made the following statement:
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March 31

Let's take care of our loved ones by removing profits from long-term care

St. John’s – Today, Jack Harris, MP for St. John’s East responded to a Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report on long term care. During the pandemic, families across the country lost loved ones living in long-term care centers. For-profit homes had much higher infection rates than non-profit and publicly owned homes.
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March 25

2020 Tax Guide For residents of St. John's East

2020 Tax Year—Frequently Asked Questions 
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March 22

Liberal government continues to fail to address systemic racism in policing

Today, NDP Critic for Public Safety, Jack Harris, made the following statement about the RCMP's handing of Colten Boushie Investigation:
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March 22

NDP commits to cancelling up to $20,000 per person in federal student loan debt

OTTAWA — On Saturday, New Democrats presented their plan to help young people thrive instead of being buried in debt. The NDP plan includes putting a moratorium on student loan payments, cancelling up to $20,000 per student of federal student loan debt and giving new graduates a five-year head-start without having to repay any federal student loan. While Justin Trudeau had to be forced to help students throughout the pandemic, the NDP has a plan that puts young people first.
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March 12

Statement on twelfth anniversary of the crash of Cougar Flight 491 

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the last flight of Cougar Helicopter 491 and the crash, killing 17 offshore workers on their way to work in our oil industry. 
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March 9

Harris asks for reversal of Marine Atlantic Ferry rates 

Today in Question Period Jack Harris, MP for St. John's East, asks the Prime Minister to put an end to unfair rate increases:
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