Constable Boyd among Manitoulin’s outstanding citizens: Hughes

Ottawa – One of the many reasons Manitoulin Island is such a great place is thanks to the dedication and community service of people...

News from the Park April 15-16

This past week, the NDP has been holding the Liberal government’s feet to the fire on a number of issues.   After promising better...

Human Rights Tribunal rules that Ottawa has underfunded First Nations child welfare, services

Federal government vows to address issue OTTAWA—The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has brought down a decision that the federal government discriminates against First Nations...

Final Truth and Reconciliation Commission report released

OTTAWA—Weighing in at six volumes, 4,000 pages and 25-pounds, the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was presented at a ceremony conducted...

News from the Park – November 20-15

This week marked another constituency week where I had the opportunity to tour many communities in the riding and host clinics to assist constituents....

Historic cabinet features gender parity and “the face of Canada”

OTTAWA— Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn into office last Wednesday, November 4 along with a cabinet that made a number of historical firsts....

Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as new INAC minister

UOI OFFICES – Nipissing FN (Nov. 4, 2015) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as the new Indigenous and...

Increase access to transit in Northern Ontario say NDP

Queen’s Park – Ontario NDP MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane John Vanthof called on the Acting Premier in the legislature this morning to address cuts to...

News from the Park – Nov 2-15

This week at Queen’s Park the Financial Accountability Officer confirmed that the sell-off of Hydro One was a very bad deal for Ontarians.  Ontario...

Ignite our Vote encourages First Nations youth to cast ballot on October 19

WIKWEMIKONG—As the arena hall began to fill last Tuesday night for Wikwemikong’s first Ignite our Vote event, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing NDP incumbent Carol Hughes and Liberal...

Province signs Political Accord with Ontario chiefs recognizing treaty relationship import

ONTARIO—On Monday the Chiefs of Ontario and the Government of Ontario signed an historic Political Accord at Queen’s Park that will guide the relationship...

MTO minister promises improved maintenance for Manitoulin Island winter highways, roads

TORONTO—“Be careful what you wish for” might, in hindsight, be words to live by for the provincial government following a less than favourable report...
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