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...

Provincial budget follows on heels of the feds

TORONTO—Faced with a stubbornly burgeoning deficit, the Ontario government released a $131.9 billion provincial budget hot on the heels of the nominally balanced federal...

Federal budget geared to election readiness

OTTAWA—The federal finance minister has tabled his budget with a projected surplus, meeting a key promise of the Harper government before the Conservatives face...

Budget provides some good news and some bad, says MP Carol Hughes

OTTAWA—It was a good news-bad news budget presented by federal government Finance Minister Joe Oliver this past Tuesday, says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes. Ms. Hughes,...

Salt shortage and bad winter maintenance making northern Ontario roads treacherous: NDP

Wawa:  NDP Transportation critic Michael Mantha is demanding that the Liberal government explain why there’s a salt shortage and bad maintenance on northern Ontario roads...

NDP demands Liberals act on coroner’s report to prevent further domestic violence tragedies

QUEEN"S PARK – Today, the NDP’s critic for women’s issues, Sarah Campbell, demanded the Liberals act on the recommendations made in Ontario’s chief coroner’s report...

First Nation leaders arrange summit to meet with provincial cabinet ministers to reset relationships...

TORONTO – First Nations Chiefs from across Ontario are gathered at the ‘Leaders in the Legislature’ event with Ontario Cabinet Ministers today and tomorrow to...

Senate Liberals taking action in support of a national inquiry into missing and murdered...

OTTAWA --The independent Senate Liberal Caucus today released a legal brief arguing for a court challenge which would order the federal government to initiate...

Hughes lauds community activists’ Christmas gift programs in Parliament

OTTAWA – The strength of our communities lies in the efforts of organizations, businesses, and individuals who give of themselves for the benefit of...