Posts Tagged ‘Ontario New Democratic Party’

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Healthcare & Gov’t Accountability

Mantha’s News from the Park : Healthcare & Gov’t Accountability

In Northern Ontario we know all too well the challenges we face with access to healthcare.  Many have to travel long distances for care, and at a time when there seems to be continuous cuts to services, and wasted millions it becomes extremely frustrating. This week my colleague and NDP Health [Read more]

“HO-HO-HOld the home heating HST” says MPP Michael Mantha

“HO-HO-HOld the home heating HST” says MPP Michael Mantha

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – In light of a damning Auditor-General report that shows the government misspent almost $2-billion on the failed smart meter program, now,  more than ever, Ontarians need relief from the growing costs of heating their homes, said NDP Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha. [Read more]

Mantha’s News From the Park : Mill Closure, Job Losses & Money Mart

Mantha’s News From the Park : Mill Closure, Job Losses & Money Mart

Today (December 5th), the Statistics Canada Stats numbers were released. They are showing 34,000 people have lost their jobs, clearly this is just more evidence that the Liberals have failed to address the province’s jobs crisis and their austerity budget will only make matters worse. These [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Lyme Disease Motion Passes

Mantha’s News from the Park : Lyme Disease Motion Passes

Thursday, November 27th, at Queen’s Park, I was joined by the Ontario Lyme Alliance and their national and regional counterparts to bring attention — and to deliver a call to action — on a serious public health policy matter.  The issue is the alarming increase in Lyme disease.  As [Read more]

Ontera fire sale Getting Worse” says Vanthof

Ontera fire sale Getting Worse” says Vanthof

KIRKLAND LAKE, ON  – NDP Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof is clearly frustrated following the Competition Bureau’s warning that the Liberal government’s sale of Ontera would give buyer Bell Aliant the power to shut out telecom rivals in the North.   The Liberals signed-off on [Read more]

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

MPP Michael Mantha’s News from the Park

Last week we highlighted the recent news that the Ontario Provincial Police were pursuing criminal charges against the former Liberal Premier’s chief of staff. Police allege that the Premier’s top advisor was responsible for overseeing a massive removal of emails related to the gas plant [Read more]

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