Posts Tagged ‘Ontario NDP’

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]

Singh calls on Liberal Government to put Wabigoon-English River clean-up in writing

Singh calls on Liberal Government to put Wabigoon-English River clean-up in writing

TORONTO, ON – Today during Question Period, Ontario NDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Liberals to fully commit their government to the clean-up of mercury from the Wabigoon-English River in Grassy Narrows First Nation and to put that commitment in writing. “Last week the Minister of [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 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]

Government Contempt for Independent Watchdogs?

Government Contempt for Independent Watchdogs?

Misrepresentation of FAO’s opinion further sign of Liberal contempt for independent watchdogs: NDP QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Today, another of the province’s independent watchdogs has written to point out the Liberal Government’s disrespect for their office.  This time, Financial [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]

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 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]

Ontario NDP launches Safe Northern Roads petition

Ontario NDP launches Safe Northern Roads petition

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario NDP has launched a Safe Northern Roads Petition (click image below to view petition on NDP site), calling on the government ensure that northern roads and infrastructure are safe for drivers. Following the failure of the Nipigon River Bridge which severed the [Read more]

NDP joint statement on damaged Nipigon River Bridge

NDP joint statement on damaged Nipigon River Bridge

From Northern Development Critic Michael Mantha, and NDP Transportation Critic Wayne Gates “The failure of Nipigon River Bridge shows the Liberal government’s mismanagement of Northern Ontario’s roads and highways.   The $106 million Nipigon River Bridge has been open for less than two [Read more]

Mantha’s News form the Park

Mantha’s News form the Park

The week has been a busy week back in the riding. I have held numerous constituency clinics and met with many folks.  People are gearing up for the holidays with their loved ones and attending many local holiday events and craft shows. Back at Queen’s Park the gas plant scandal has resurfaced. [Read more]

Investigate Interference With Care of Injured Workers: NDP (incl.Video)

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Ontario NDP MPP Cindy Forster called on the Minister of Labour to launch an immediate investigation into the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s (WSIB) interference with the medical care of injured workers. “Today we’re joined by a number of doctors from [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]

Growing Wait list for Children with ASD staggering: NDP

Growing Wait list for Children with ASD staggering: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath was joined by NDP MPP Monique Taylor and Autism Ontario to address the impact of growing wait lists on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families at Queen’s Park today. “Before I became Leader of the Ontario NDP [Read more]

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