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Peggy is serving her fourth term as MPP. Elected in 2013, she is a strong advocate for better health care, good jobs, quality public education, and climate action.
Peggy is a champion of housing solutions that ensure everyone has a safe, affordable and decent place to live.
Before her election, she served for 13 years on the Thames Valley District School Board, including two terms as Board Chair, and was Director of Policy at London research firm Academica Group.
At Queen’s Park, she led the fight for paid sick days, fairness for gig and contract workers, and paid leave for workers experiencing domestic violence or sexual violence.
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NDP tables Viewer Discretion Act to protect Ontarians from graphic images
QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPPs Terence Kernaghan (London North Centre) and Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) have reintroduced the Viewer Discretion Act, a private member’s bill to protect Ontarians from the unsolicited distribution of graphic materials to residences.
If passed, this legislation would...
NDP urgently pushes for affordable housing solutions in budget
QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPPs Kristyn Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre), NDP Housing Critic MPP Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale), and MPP Chris Glover (Spadina–Fort York) held a press conference with affordable housing advocates this morning, calling on Ford to prioritize solutions to address homelessness and the...
NDP pitches solution to pandemic proof Ontario, protect small businesses and economy
QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPPs Kristyn Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) and Jill Andrew (Toronto – St. Paul’s) announced that they will introduce a private member’s bill to improve indoor air safety. The bill will be co-sponsored by NDP MPP Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls) and Jamie West (Sudbury).
The bill is a result...
Sarah Jama wins Hamilton Centre, joins Marit Stiles’ NDP caucus
HAMILTON – Sarah Jama has won the by-election in Hamilton Centre and will be heading to Queen’s Park as the newest member of Marit Stiles’ Ontario NDP team.
“I am incredibly proud of Sarah Jama, and so excited to welcome her to Queen’s Park as your Hamilton Centre MPP,” said Stiles, who is the...
Stiles: Integrity Commissioner report shows need for answers in Ford’s conduct
QUEEN’S PARK – The Leader of the Official Opposition, Marit Stiles, released the following statement after the Integrity Commissioner released an interim report on Doug Ford’s conduct concerning two Ford family events and policy decisions benefitting...
Stiles urges Ford to increase access to mental health care to boost economy
PETERBOROUGH – MPP Marit Stiles (Davenport), Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, was in Peterborough Tuesday calling on the Ford Conservatives to improve access to mental health services to get Ontarians the help they need and in turn, boost the economy.
“Mental health is increasingly affecting young...
NDP: Ford directing public dollars to a for-profit clinic instead of public hospital
KINGSTON – Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, Marit Stiles, was in Kingston Monday asking the government to provide Ontarians with answers on why they are using public tax dollars to fund private, for-profit health care providers. She was joined by Ross Sutherland from the Kingston Health Coalition.
NDP: School boards face looming staff and funding cuts
QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) and NDP Education critic, Chandra Pasma (Ottawa West-Nepean) held a press conference Monday calling on the Ford Conservatives to address the looming staff and funding crisis facing the province’s school boards.
The MPPs were joined by Toronto...
Hospital patients left behind as for-profit clinics poach staff
OTTAWA - NDP Leader Marit Stiles and Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden held a press conference today outside Ottawa Hospital’s Riverside Campus, to discuss the recent opening of a private for-profit orthopedic clinic at the hospital.
“This is about your health care – it shouldn’t be about their profits,”...
Sol Mamakwa calls on Ford government to uphold First Nations' rights and protocols
QUEEN’S PARK - During Question Period today, MPP Sol Mamakwa (kiiwetinoong) NDP Deputy Leader and Critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations, opened with a critical question to the Ford government regarding their commitment to upholding the laws and protocols of all First Nations who would be impacted by the...
On International Women’s Day, Ford again refuses to declare intimate partner violence an epidemic
QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Kristyn Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) released the following statement after the Ford Conservatives once again ignored their call to honour the Renfrew Inquest recommendations and declare intimate partner violence an...
NDP tables motion to make contraceptives available under OHIP
QUEEN'S PARK – MPP Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) tabled a motion to expand OHIP to cover prescription contraception and remove cost barriers limiting people's ability to choose their reproductive health and family planning.
"I am very proud to table this motion today to ensure that everyone has the...