Posts Tagged ‘NDP MPP Michael Mantha’

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]

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]

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]

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

Hydro bills put community centres at risk

ECHO BAY, ON – On Saturday, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath joined the leadership of Echo Bay, Desbarats, Bruce Mines, Hilton Beach and the Township of St. Joseph to speak out about skyrocketing hydro bills – which are putting their community hubs at risk. “The Johnson Township Community Centre [Read more]

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha office relocation

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha office relocation

ELLIOT LAKE, ON –  Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha is moving his constituency office to a new location in Elliot Lake.  The current office located in the Elliot Lake Civic Centre will be closed for several days beginning this week during the transition.  The move is taking place over [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]

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]

Families of Children with ASD Fill Ontario Legistlature

Families of Children with ASD Fill Ontario Legistlature

It has been an emotional week at Queen’s Park with families and concerned Ontarians descending on the legislature to condemn the Liberal government’s many reckless actions. This past Tuesday, families of children with Autism Spectrum disorder filled the legislature during question period. New [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha Re: 2016 Budget

MPP Michael Mantha Re: 2016 Budget

2016 Budget: Another Disappointment Once Again As we all are aware, yesterday, February 25th, the Liberal government presented their 2016 budget. In the lead up to the budget, New Democrats travelled the province and spoke to Ontarians about their primary concerns. Ontarians were hoping for a [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha Protecting Seniors’ Services/Programs

MPP Michael Mantha Protecting Seniors’ Services/Programs

Manitoulin Seniors welcome additional and reinstatement of Drive Test services: Mantha GORE BAY, ON – Many Manitoulin Seniors grew concerned when learning that a program which assists them with their drive and vision tests was removed from Gore Bay prompting them to reach out to local MPP [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

This week, Ontario’s Auditor General issued a report detailing the failings of the Wynne Liberals when it comes to home care across the province. An audit was conducted of 14 Community Care Access Centres (CCAC’s) across the province.  It concluded that of the $2.4 billion in tax dollars that [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Last week (Click to read last week’s column) we touched on an important Bill that New Democrats introduced titled Empowering Homecare Patients Act, 2015. This bill speaks to homecare recipients and their families across Ontario.  New Democrats also introduced Bill 87 Long-Term Care Homes [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]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Hydro Costs

Mantha’s News from the Park : Hydro Costs

Day after day, week after week, without a doubt the number one concern raised in our offices is the skyrocketing cost of hydro.  Absolutely nothing has been done since this Liberal government was given a majority mandate to alleviate the crippling costs of hydro on hardworking families across this [Read more]

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