Gord Johns’ Statement on Transport Canada’s BC Ferries Decision
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns has added his voice to those of coastal residents and community leaders who are concerned about a recent decision to force ferry passengers out of their vehicles and into busy passenger decks in the midst of the COVID pandemic.
NDP MPs ALISTAIR MACGREGOR, LAUREL COLLINS, AND GORD JOHNS WRITE TO FEDERAL CABINET MINISTERS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY ISSUES.
OTTAWA - NDP Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food Alistair MacGregor (MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford), Critic for Environment and Climate Change Laurel Collins (MP for Victoria), and Critic for Small Business Gord Johns (MP for Courtenay–Alberni), in advance of Speech from the Throne, set for September 23, called on the federal government to re-orient Canada’s conventional farming practices.
MP Johns Calls on Federal Government to Provide Urgent Support to Veterans Service Organizations
PARKSVILLE — Member of Parliament Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) has called on the Liberal government to fulfill the Prime Minister’s promise to provide emergency support to local Canadian Legions and other organizations providing essential services to veterans during the COVID pandemic.
Johns Calls on Government to Expand Application for Fish Harvester's Grant and Benefit
Port Alberni — Member of Parliament Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) is asking the federal government to offer a larger window to fishers to apply for benefits under the Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program aimed at helping them deal with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Johns Calls on Federal Government to Provide Emergency Wage Benefits to BC Ferries
PORT ALBERNI — Gord Johns, Member of Parliament and NDP Critic for Tourism, is calling on the Liberal government to amend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to allow BC Ferries to apply for benefits.
MP Gord Johns presses government to open commercial rent relief program directly to tenants
OTTAWA — Today in the House of Commons, Member of Parliament Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) called on the government to allow commercial tenants apply directly for rent relief rather than rely on their landlords to access the funds on their behalf.