Posts Tagged ‘Ontario New Democrats’

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]

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]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

It’s time to brush the dust from my shoes gathered at all of the festivals, pow wows events, celebrations and meetings that I attended over the summer and head back to the Legislature. After all the conversations and meetings I had with many constituents this summer, clearly there is a lot of [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]

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 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

Liberal scandal continued to dominate question period this week with public and opposition demanding answers from the Premier to come clean about her involvement in the Sudbury by-election talks. The NDP called on the Premier during Question Period this week to answer whether or not she briefed the [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]

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]

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 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]

MPP Michael Mantha: Need for Lyme Disease Prevention Strategy

MPP Michael Mantha: Need for Lyme Disease Prevention Strategy

News from the Park Last week I was proud to participate in many Canada Day celebrations across Algoma-Manitoulin.  New Democrats across the country partook in festivities and citizenship ceremonies from coast to coast to celebrate the 148th anniversary of the founding of our country. Canada Day [Read more]

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