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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...

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...

Senator Ringuette urges government to create level playing field with European trading partners by...

OTTAWA - Senator Pierrette Ringuette’ s bill, S-202 An Act to amend the Payment Card Networks Act (credit card acceptance fees), is expected to...

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...

Food banks busier than ever

Manitoulin Family Resources is set to open their newly constructed food bank this month.  While I am saddened that I will be in Ottawa...

Ontario and Métis Nation Renew Framework Agreement

Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Métis People ONTARIO--Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) have renewed a Framework Agreement that...

Asian carp bill will give Canadian Border Services the tools they need

Asian carp are knocking on the Great Lakes’ door and it is imperative that we do everything within our power to keep this invasive...

Senator Ringuette proposes transforming the Senate

Today, Senator Pierrette Ringuette gave notice on a motion to start the process of transforming the Senate of Canada. The motion will create and authorize...

Hudak Confirms 100,000 Job Cuts Include Municipalities

OTTAWA – Today, PC Leader Tim Hudak confirmed that his 100,000 Pink Slip Plan includes municipal job cuts: “So the size of the public service,...

Moving Ontario Forward With Large New Investment

Premier Unveils Robust Plan to Create Jobs, Modernize Transportation Infrastructure ONTARIO--Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the Ontario government’s plan to build a seamless and integrated...

Northern Ontario supports Andrea Horwath’s decision on Liberal budget says NDP

TIMMINS – Gilles Bisson, MPP for Timmins-James Bay, said a new poll shows a clear majority of people across Northern Ontario agree with the NDP...

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...