IPCC report raises the stakes for climate change inaction. Carol Hughes MP

A report tabled this month by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clarifying the need to address the causes of...

After just four months in office it is clear Doug Ford is not looking...

As most people know, each September the Ontario Plowmen’s’ Association hosts the International Plowing Match which is an agricultural expo held in a different...

New USMCA will replace NAFTA but did we surrender too much? Carol Hughes MP

Early last month I wrote that the NAFTA negotiations could result in a similar deal that sports a new name.  That happened over the...

“Protect and promote health.” Doctors orders.

Statement on Municipal Elections and Prescription for a Healthy Community. By: Dr. Marlene Spruyt, Medical Officer of Health, Algoma Public Health The weeks leading up to...

$100 million cut from school repairs budget will hurt students: Mantha MPP

While I have never claimed to be an artist or have any particular artistic skills, any lack of my own artistic talents has never...

With the Ontario Legislature in recess, Mantha reflects on priorities for the Official Opposition.

As you know, MPPs have been back to work in Queen’s Park almost immediately following June election. Doug Ford was determined to start swinging...

The Dwarfs R Still Big …….Hearted

Take a listen .... Russ has something to say. I had the chance to speak to Russ (Graham) Dwarf of the Killer Dwarfs recently as...

Crushing Cuts. Ford’s policies will have damaging effect on municipal governments: Mantha MPP

This week I attended the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference in Ottawa where I joined municipal leaders and delegations from across...

Labour Day marks important developments and highlights current challenges. Carol Hughes MP

Labour Day is upon us marking the end of school vacations and the inevitable turn towards autumn.  While it is easy to focus on...

If saving lives or helping our most vulnerable is not a priority for this...

A few weeks ago, right after the Legislature was called to sit for a summer session following the June election, in my weekly column...