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MPP Micheal Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Micheal Mantha’s News from the Park

This week the province was shocked to learn of the tragic deaths of 8 Ontario nursing home residents at the hands of another. To make matters worse, the suspect is a caregiver in the employ of the long-term care facilities where the residents lived. Without doubt the sympathies of us all go out to [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]

NDP : Did Liberal Cabinet fundraising break the law?

NDP : Did Liberal Cabinet fundraising break the law?

QUEEN’S PARK, ON  – Ontario New Democrat Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh, (MPP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton) says Kathleen Wynne’s system of requiring Cabinet Ministers to use their ministerial portfolios in a fundraising quota scheme may have broken Ontario’s integrity laws. Singh has [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

This week marked another constituency week where I had the opportunity to tour many communities in the riding and host clinics to assist constituents. I always enjoy coming home and reconnecting with people and hearing your concerns. People across Algoma-Manitoulin continue to raise concerns over [Read more]

Ontario Investing in Northeast Tourism Infrastructure

Ontario Investing in Northeast Tourism Infrastructure

Funding Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is increasing tourism and supporting economic growth in the Northeast by investing in local businesses. With investments totalling $659,000 through the province’s Northern Ontario Heritage Fund [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

  I have had an excellent summer touring Algoma-Manitoulin and attending many community events.  Many of our communities continue to out-do themselves with fun music festivals, Pow-Wow’s, fishing derbies, parades and wonderful farmers markets. My family and I always enjoy spending our [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

Mantha’s News from the Park : Town Hall w/NDP Leader, Hydro One Sale & Bear Encounters

My colleagues and I have received numerous calls regarding the increase in Bear activity throughout Northern Ontario. The NDP has continuously pressured the Minister of Natural Resources to step up and take some responsibility on the issue of wildlife management in the north. Liberal budget cuts to [Read more]

News from the Park : Hydro Secrets

News from the Park : Hydro Secrets

Northerners can’t get a break from their rising hydro bills.  Whether you are trying to stay warm in the winter or cool in the summer, the bills continue to skyrocket. Tens of thousands of Ontarians signed petitions, demonstrated at Queen’s Park and across the province, joined Facebook groups, [Read more]

Ontario NDP Finance Critic’s Statement RE: OCC “Empowering Ontario” Report

Ontario NDP Finance Critic’s Statement RE: OCC “Empowering Ontario” Report

Statement by Ontario NDP Finance Critic Catherine Fife (MPP Kitchener-Waterloo) regarding Ontario Chamber of Commerce “Empowering Ontario” report “According to the Ontario Chamber of Commerce nearly 4 in 10 businesses say that the cost of electricity is causing them to delay or cancel [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha : Winter Highway Safety & #VibrantSeniors

MPP Michael Mantha : Winter Highway Safety & #VibrantSeniors

Here in Northern Ontario we know what winter driving is.  Many in Northern Ontario must drive daily in dangerous conditions, to and from work, taking our children to school and sports practices, driving to medical appointments and so on. Yet-many of those making decisions on how our winter roads [Read more]

News from the Park : Hydro Sell-Off, Education & Health Cuts and more

News from the Park : Hydro Sell-Off, Education & Health Cuts and more

This week legislature rose however the session was marked by chaos, Hydro One sell-off and criminal investigations. Opposition parties were on fire in the legislature debating the sell-off of Hydro One and the utter lack of respect for hard-working families in Ontario.  New Democrats held several [Read more]

News from the Park : Highway Maintenance & Hydro Sell-Off

News from the Park : Highway Maintenance & Hydro Sell-Off

This week the Auditor General released her report on Winter Highway Maintenance.  The report said that the contracting out of highway maintenance services has led to a drastic decrease in services leaving roads unsalted and snow uncleared in the winter. My colleague and NDP Transportation Critic [Read more]

Hydro One Networks Inc. Fined $325,000 After Worker Crushed

KINGSTON, ON – Hydro One Networks Inc. has pleaded guilty and has been fined $325,000 after a worker was killed while moving power equipment at the electricity transmission and distribution company’s Hinchinbrooke Distribution Station. On March 5, 2013, a crew of five workers at the [Read more]

News from the Park : Aboriginal & Senior Award Recipents

News from the Park : Aboriginal & Senior Award Recipents

This week Liberal and PC Members voted together to ensure that they could sell off public assets whenever they please. New Democrats moved an Opposition Day Motion which would protect public assets and stop any political party from a fire sale of public assets. This is the economical equivalent of [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Public Assets Sales Referendum & Hunting Season

Mantha’s News from the Park : Public Assets Sales Referendum & Hunting Season

Today New Democrats announced they would call for a referendum to approve sale of public assets in the upcoming legislative session. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath put the Liberals on notice that any sale of OLG, LCBO, Hydro One or OPG will have to be put to a referendum.  We believe our public assets [Read more]

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