This Rocky Life: This is not a baby…

At first glance, you might think that this is a picture of a pregnant woman. Interestingly enough, it is not. With full permission, by...
Carol Hughes, MP

Change in the works for diabetics receiving Disability Tax Credit

Taxes have been dominating federal politics recently, with splashy headlines and lots of Question Period time devoted to new rules for small business and...
This Rocky Life

Connection and Healing

‘Maybe we are not here to see each other but to see each other through.’ ~ Anonymous I have had one of the most emotionally...

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...

Ontario has the highest number of cases of Lyme disease in the country

Now that the Legislative Assembly has risen for the summer, MPPs can finally dust off from our battles in Queen’s Park and catch our...
Carol Hughes, MP

Grill Safely This BBQ Season

With BBQ season upon us, the Standards Council of Canada is questioning the safety of the instruments we use to clean our BBQs; namely,...
Carol Hughes, MP

Secrecy only makes it harder for consumers to know what they are eating

If you are like most Canadians, you would like to know more about the food you are eating, including whether or not that food...

“Values of integrity, accountability and respect matter”. Mantha MPP

This week it’s all about honour. Without doubt, hosting constituency clinics in various communities about one week per month effectively helps me to stay abreast...
Carol Hughes, MP

Phoenix Pay System coming back to haunt the government – again

In mythology the Phoenix rises from the ashes of its predecessor and is repeatedly born again.  In some ways it is a fitting namesake...
This Rocky Life - Just Get Out

Just get out…

So, we lost an hour of sleep last night and that, alone, is enough to get us frustrated. At the same time, it is...