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Former House Leader and critic for Labour and Democratic Reform.
Peggy served three terms 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.
Lisa MacLeod and Jeremy Roberts must explain appointment of convoy supporter to Ottawa Police Services Board
Conservatives need to explain why a new report says Robert Swaita, a convoy supporter, “had the backing of” PC incumbents Lisa MacLeod and Jeremy Roberts, for his Ottawa Police Services Board...
Liberal attack on OHIP-covered mental health is wrong and misguided
The NDP has a plan to expand OHIP to include mental health coverage.
Today, the Liberals tried to criticize it, but their math is wrong. They assume every person in the province, including new-born babies, will seek out care.
They divided funding by the entire population of Ontario and just took that...
Statement from NDP’s Laura Mae Lindo on Peterson event
KITCHENER— NDP candidate for Kitchener Centre Laura Mae Lindo released the following statement on the Jordan Peterson event in Kitchener:
“There’s no room for hate in Kitchener or Ontario. Mr. Peterson’s racist and transphobic worldview are simply not welcome here.
To the courageous people of...
NDP will protect students’ mental health
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will help post-secondary students care for their mental health with a free and easily accessible mental health care.
“University, college and trade school is a stressful time — it’s always a stressful time, full of change,” said Horwath. “Right now, a silent...
PC’s Ross Romano sends donors his bill for $300/month Toronto parking spot
PC candidate Ross Romano may not live in Sault Ste. Marie, but he does have an expensive parking spot in Toronto paid for by the Sault Ste. Marie Conservative riding association.
Horwath will scrap Ford’s lawsuit shield for long-term care homes, fix LTC system
DURHAM and TORONTO – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will restore the right of long-term care residents and their families to seek justice against negligent nursing home operators for the horrors they endured. Then she’ll overhaul long-term care so it doesn’t happen to others.
“Seniors — our parents and...
Same old Liberal entitlement: Del Duca’s $50,000 in allowance charges
It’s the same old Liberal entitlement. As MPP, Steven Del Duca used donor cash from his riding association like a personal ATM, with more than $50,000 of charges in high-end restaurants and spas, including internationally. The public filings posted by Global News show Del Duca charged for a Michigan “Grand...
No Doug, A Cottage in Muskoka does not make you a Northerner
TIMMINS – Gilles Bisson released the following statement after Doug Ford claimed earlier today that his cottage in Muskoka made him an honorary Northerner saying, “They ignored the North… This is my second home.”
“No Doug. A million-dollar cottage in Muskoka does not make you a Northerner.
Mamakwa calls for emergency response on flooding in the Northwest
SIOUX LOOKOUT – Sol Mamakwa released the following statement calling for an emergency response from the provincial and federal governments to help communities in Kiiwetinoong and the Northwest being severely impacted by flooding.
“The flooding happening now in Sioux Lookout is affecting homes and businesses...
NDP’s Niagara team says NDP’s announcement critical to fixing local health care
NIAGARA – The NDP’s Niagara team Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls), Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre), Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) and Dave Augustyn (Niagara West) said that the NDP’s plan to invest in health care in the region will mean that families will get the care they need faster.
On Sunday, Andrea Horwath...
Horwath commits to add 850 nurses in Niagara so health care comes faster
NIAGARA and TORONTO – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will fill the 50 empty nursing jobs in Niagara Region hospitals and hire an additional 800 nurses in her first term so Niagara families get the care they need faster.
“When your mom is in the hospital, you want to know that a nurse is at her bedside. When your...
NDP will add 1,386 nurses in Scarborough, so people get care faster
SCARBOROUGH AND TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the Ontario NDP will fix the nursing shortage in Scarborough by filling the current 186 nursing vacancies, and adding 1,200 new nurses at Scarborough’s hospitals and public community health settings over Horwath’s first term.
“We can help people get care...