Jean Crowder

MP Jean Crowder bids farewell to riding

This will be my last column for the Ladysmith Chronicle as your Member of Parliament.

MP Crowder reflects on career in Ottawa

This will be my last column for the Cowichan Citizen as your…

Time to protect our local rivers

Our Island and its communities are entering another summer facing drought conditions,…

Court finds against Ministry of Fisheries

There are many people in the Cowichan Valley dedicated to returning our…

No support for derelict vessels bill from Conservatives

The first hour of debate on my private member’s bill, C-638, to designate the Coast Guard as a receiver of wreck was held on Feb. 26.

We must increase access to mental health services

Social media is providing a platform for more people to talk about the consequences of poor mental health

Canada needs national plan for dementias

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month. Here in the Cowichan Valley, The Walk…

We need proportional representation

Ttoo many people are deciding that if voting doesn’t reflect their intentions, why vote at all

Ban on food advertisement aimed at children needed

NDP MP Jean Crowder says voluntary regulations of food advertising directed at children haven't worked.

Acts in Ottawa will not drive us to hate

NDP Member of parliament - It has been a very difficult week in Ottawa.

MP’s Report

MP Jean Crowder discusses the Cowichan River and new legislation that might affect it.

Bringing balance back to resource extraction regulation

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP calls for full hearings on Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline

Private member’s bill targets derelict vessels

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP provides update on private member's Bill C-231

We can’t leave 20 per cent of students behind

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder notes that almost 20 per cent of students in this school district live in poverty.

Bill C-18 threatens food security

NDP MP Jean Crowder says as consumers, we should all be concerned about Bill C-18.

Is the Northern Gateway project worth the risk?

Nanaimo-Cowichan NDP MP Jean Crowder hopes the Conservative government will listen to people and say no to the pipeline.

Public consultation for Canada Post coming up Feb. 17 in Nanaimo

MP Jean Crowder encourages people to come to a public meeting to discuss the proposed changes to Canada Post.

Crowder wants swift action on derelict vessels

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder provides an update on her campaign around derelict vessels in her monthly column.

Canadian businesses being hit with escalated fees

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder talks about some of the changes proposed in the last two federal budgets that have been a concern.

Trade negotiations should be transparent

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder condemns the Conservative government for its secretive approach to trade talks.