Posts Tagged ‘Algoma-Manitoulin’

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

Celebrating Support for the Arts in Algoma-Manitoulin

MPP Michael Mantha recognizes recipients of 2016-17 Ontario Arts Council grants The arts play a vital role in Ontario’s communities, enhancing our quality of life and delivering significant economic benefits. Ontario’s arts, culture and heritage sector represents $27.7 billion or 4.1 [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Mantha’s News from the Park – Our Children, Healthcare + More

Few would argue the notion that Ontario has been blessed with an abundance of priceless resources. We enjoy access to a vast number of beautiful lakes and the fresh water of the Great Lakes, valuable mineral and ore deposits, fertile agricultural land and many thousands of square kilometres of [Read more]

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

MPP Mantha calls on Premier Wynne to Ignite the #RingOfFire (Video)

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – After listening to serious concerns raised at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, which brings together the mining and finance industry, Ontario NDP critic for Northern Development and Mines Michael Mantha again demanded that Premier [Read more]

Grand Opening of MPP Michael Mantha’s New Constituency Office

Grand Opening of MPP Michael Mantha’s New Constituency Office

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – MPP Michael Mantha is pleased to announce the grand opening of his new constituency office in Elliot Lake at 18 Mary Walk in the Lower Plaza. Formerly located in the Civic Centre, the new office is conveniently located in the downtown area within close proximity to transit [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

New Democrats have been declaring for well over ten years that, as Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” It doesn’t take a political science degree to know this and recognize that the pungency of this aroma has increased month after month and year after [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Last week MPPs found themselves back home in their ridings for a constituency week. I am pleased to say that the clinics I held were well attended. Constituency clinics provide MPPs with the opportunity to meet face to face with constituents to assist them with matters of concern and also hear [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Last week I began my column by mentioning the fascinating art of sleight of hand. Those of you who are fascinated by observing the sleight of hand magic tricks have been exposed to a real treat on the nightly news lately; watching the Liberal masters of this art. The thing is, we all know that [Read more]

Did Gov’t Know of Nipigon River Bridge Structural Problems Prior to It’s Opening? (Video)

Did Gov’t Know of Nipigon River Bridge Structural Problems Prior to It’s Opening? (Video)

Wynne government risked public safety by opening Nipigon River bridge despite knowing it had structural problems: NDP QUEEN’s PARK, ON – Today during Question Period, Michael Mantha, NDP northern development critic, and MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, demanded answers from the Wynne government [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

It’s time to brush the dust from my shoes gathered at all of the festivals, pow wows events, celebrations and meetings that I attended over the summer and head back to the Legislature. After all the conversations and meetings I had with many constituents this summer, clearly there is a lot of [Read more]

Northeastern Ontario Artist Among Finalists for Premier’s Award and $35,000 Prize

Northeastern Ontario Artist Among Finalists for Premier’s Award and $35,000 Prize

Finalists Announced for Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts Province Recognizing Important Contributions of Ontario’s Arts Community Twelve finalists have been announced for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of [Read more]

Matha’s News from the Park

Matha’s News from the Park

If you and your family are looking for something to do this summer, you need look no further than our own Algoma-Manitoulin backyard. There is always something to see, some new adventure to enjoy and lots of festivals and activities happening. I have enjoyed attending local farmers’ markets, art [Read more]

Much Work to Be Done While Legislature In Recess

Much Work to Be Done While Legislature In Recess

The Ontario Legislature may be recessed for the summer, but there is still so much going on, both here in Algoma-Manitoulin and across the province. I have enjoyed many opportunities to speak with so many constituents in the last few weeks. Algoma-Manitoulin has no shortage of events for locals and [Read more]

Exploring Public Transportation in Northern Ontario – Share Your Input

Exploring Public Transportation in Northern Ontario – Share Your Input

Winter, summer, spring and fall, one of the most common topics for calls and letters my office receives is in regard to transportation concerns. This isn’t surprising given that so many of us have to travel often for business, recreation, medical and other reasons. People contact me to express [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha RE: Support for Lyme Disease and Food Banks

MPP Michael Mantha RE: Support for Lyme Disease and Food Banks

QUEEN’s PARK, ON – was truly a hotbed of questions and issues this week as MPPs returned to the legislature following a constituency week. On Tuesday I had the privilege of making a statement on Lyme Disease here on Ontario. May was identified as Lyme Disease Awareness Month. I used this [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

This week at Queen’s Park it became clear to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder that Liberals have been ignoring expert advice not to abandon children with autism. The Wynne government is taking away essential treatment for children with autism, after a warning from experts today [Read more]

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