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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]

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]

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]

Premier Wynne Thanks MPP David Orazietti

Premier Wynne Thanks MPP David Orazietti

Premier Kathleen Wynne issued the following statement regarding MPP David Orazietti’s resignation: “I want to thank David Orazietti for 13 years of dedication and leadership on behalf of the people of Sault Ste. Marie, and people all across Ontario. David and I were both first elected as [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]

Exploring Public Transportation in Northern Ontario – Share Your Input

Exploring Public Transportation in Northern Ontario – Share Your Input

Winter, summer, spring and fall, one of the most common topics for calls and letters my office receives is in regard to transportation concerns. This isn’t surprising given that so many of us have to travel often for business, recreation, medical and other reasons. People contact me to express [Read more]

NDP : Did Liberal Cabinet fundraising break the law?

NDP : Did Liberal Cabinet fundraising break the law?

QUEEN’S PARK, ON  – Ontario New Democrat Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh, (MPP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton) says Kathleen Wynne’s system of requiring Cabinet Ministers to use their ministerial portfolios in a fundraising quota scheme may have broken Ontario’s integrity laws. Singh has [Read more]

Dubreuilville Receiving Funds For New Landfill

Dubreuilville Receiving Funds For New Landfill

Projects Approved Under the Small Communities Fund Ontario and the federal government are providing 13 small communities with over $10 million to build and repair critical infrastructure and help create jobs across the province through the Small Communities Fund.Patricia A. Hadju, Federal Minister [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]

Ordre du Jour conseil municipal Dubreuilville Town Council Agenda

Ordre du Jour conseil municipal Dubreuilville Town Council Agenda

Ordre du Jour conseil municipal Dubreuilville Town Council Agenda Séance régulière du conseil qui aura lieu à 18 h 30, le 23 février 2016 Regular Council meeting scheduled for February 23, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. OUVERTURE / CALL TO ORDER PRÉSENCE / ROLL CALL APPEL ET DÉCLARATION [Read more]

Ontario Investing $1.6 Million in Sports Centre for At-Risk Youth

Ontario Investing $1.6 Million in Sports Centre for At-Risk Youth

Innovative MLSE LaunchPad Will Help Young People Reach Their Full Potential Ontario is investing $1.6 million over four years in a new facility — the first of its kind in North America — that will combine sport, education and research to help at-risk youth build a brighter future. [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]

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