Posts Tagged ‘Kathleen Wynne’

NDP Statement on English-Wabigoon River Clean-up

NDP Statement on English-Wabigoon River Clean-up

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Critic Michael Mantha issued the following statement regarding recently-announced funding for the cleanup of mercury contamination in the English-Wabigoon River: “After forty years and of living with the toxic legacy of the [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

To simply say the last few weeks have been jam packed here in Queen’s Park would truly be an understatement if ever there was one. And just to add to this excitement, I’m sure you are well aware Kathleen Wynne finally called for a long awaited by-election in Sault Ste. Marie after their MPP [Read more]

Horwath Calls For End to Hallway Medicine

Horwath Calls For End to Hallway Medicine

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – On Thursday, Jamie-Lee Ball – a patient turned patient-advocate after a horrific experience in an Ontario hospital – joined NDP Leader Andrea Horwath at Queen’s Park to fight for an end to hallway medicine. Together, they called on Premier Kathleen Wynne to make it a [Read more]

Ontario Premier Announces Basic Income Pilot

Ontario Premier Announces Basic Income Pilot

Giving More People an Opportunity to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead Ontario Basic Income Pilot to Launch in Thunder Bay, Hamilton and Lindsay Ontario is launching a pilot project to assess whether a basic income can better support vulnerable workers, improve health and education outcomes for people on [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]

Premier’s Statement on Labour Day

Premier’s Statement on Labour Day

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today: “Labour Day is an opportunity to celebrate the rights that every worker deserves — and to pay tribute to the pioneers of the labour movement and the hard-working people who help keep our province going every day. My [Read more]

Premier Wynne Announces Local Health Hub in Manitouwadge

Premier Wynne Announces Local Health Hub in Manitouwadge

MANITOUWADGE, ON – August 7th, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Manitouwadge General Hospital has been selected as one of five sites in Ontario to integrate local health services under one structure serving the local residents. These changes will further align health services and [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]

The Harsh Reality about Our Future

The Harsh Reality about Our Future

At face value free tuition for students sounds great. In fact, it seems too good to be true. New Democrats know that students have been trying to get assistance for post-secondary studies for years. At the end of the day, if it helps out the students, then we are all for it. However, as with [Read more]

Premier’s Statement on the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments

Premier’s Statement on the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement on the selection of Ontario’s representatives to the Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments: “Today the federal government announced the members of its new Independent Advisory Board on Senate Appointments. I [Read more]

NDP Deputy Leader’s motion to end “carding” passes in Legislature

NDP Deputy Leader’s motion to end “carding” passes in Legislature

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Today, NDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh’s motion to stop arbitrary and discriminatory police street checks, or “carding”, in Ontario passed in the Legislature. “Arbitrary or discriminatory carding has deeply impacted communities across Ontario. Community activists and [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]

Occasion du 400e anniversaire de la présence française en Ontario

Occasion du 400e anniversaire de la présence française en Ontario

La première ministre de l’Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, a publié la déclaration suivante, le 31 juillet 2015, à l’occasion du 400e anniversaire de l’arrivée de Samuel de Champlain en Ontario :  « Le 1er août 1615, Samuel de Champlain est arrivé sur les rives de la baie [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]

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