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Ontario Releases 2016-17 Public Accounts

Ontario Releases 2016-17 Public Accounts

Province Balancing the Budget This Year, Helping Families Get Ahead Today the province released the Public Accounts of Ontario, showing that Ontario’s deficit for last year was $991 million–$3.3 billion lower than projected in the 2016 Budget and $0.5 billion lower than the interim [Read more]

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]

Minister Kathryn McGarry Re: Softwood Lumber Dispute

Minister Kathryn McGarry Re: Softwood Lumber Dispute

Statement from MPP Kathryn McGarry; “Our government fully supports our forestry sector and the critical role it plays in the success of the provincial economy. Generating over $15.5 billion in revenues and supporting approximately 172,000 direct and indirect jobs, the sector is a significant [Read more]

Ontario Standing Up for Forestry Sector and Northern Communities

Ontario Standing Up for Forestry Sector and Northern Communities

Province Introducing New Measures to Protect Good Jobs Premier Kathleen Wynne is standing with Ontario’s forest products workers and the communities that rely on this important sector. The Premier, along with Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry, is taking action to [Read more]

FONOM Pleased with the Federal Government’s Commitment to Northern Ontario

FONOM Pleased with the Federal Government’s Commitment to Northern Ontario

KAPUSKASING, ON – The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) President, Mayor Alan Spacek of Kapuskasing attended a federal government announcement and met with the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Honourable Navdeep Bains along with MP – [Read more]

Live Stream of Announcement from Premier Wynne

Live Stream of Announcement from Premier Wynne

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek and Minister of Housing / Ministry Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy Chris Ballard, will be making an announcement later this morning (Monday, April 24th at 9 am) which will be live [Read more]

Walleye Spawning Beds To Be Improved Using Environmental Penalties Fund

UPDATE: Ontario Community Environment Fund (OCEF) Watersheds Canada has been awarded an OCEF grant of over $960 from funds collected from environmental penalties. The organization will use the funds to improve two existing walleye spawning beds on Twin Sisters Lake by first making an assessment of [Read more]

Northern Ontario Party Applauds Effforts of Labour Unions

Northern Ontario Party Applauds Effforts of Labour Unions

Submitted by Trevor Holliday,  Northern Ontario Party Leader The Northern Ontario party continues to support and applaud the efforts of all labour unions who fight to make Northern Ontario a better place to live and raise a family. Recently, Trevor Holliday the NOP party leader was able to visit [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]

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

MP Patty Hajdu Visits Greenstone (Itinerary)

Hon. Patty Hajdu reaching out to Greenstone constituents this week THUNDER BAY, ON – Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, is heading to Greenstone this week. From Tuesday, Feb. 28 until Thursday, March 2, [Read more]

Statement by NDP Leader on Resignation of MPP

Statement by NDP Leader on Resignation of MPP

Statement by Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on the Resignation of MPP David Orazietti QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement on the resignation of MPP David Orazietti. “On behalf of Ontario’s New Democrats, I want to congratulate David [Read more]

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

MPP David Orazietti Announces Resignation

Statement from Liberal MPP for Sault Ste. Marie and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, David Orazietti  “Although this is a very difficult decision, and one I do not make lightly, I am announcing my resignation from provincial politics. I first and foremost would like to [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]

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