“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...

“We all better buckle-up”. Michael Mantha’s News from the Park.

First and foremost I want to say how honoured I am to again have the privilege of bringing the voices of the people of...

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...
Carol Hughes, MP

Budget offers chance to give Canadians the help they need

The federal budget will be tabled later this month offering the government its last chance to address urgent issues impacting Canadians before the next...
Canal Poster

This Rocky Life – Stop That Crap

Trust me, I thought about using another word in the title. This is such an important topic that I wanted to catch the attention...
Carol Hughes, MP

Climate change update shows how steep the challenge is

The floods gripping parts of eastern Canada just two years after record high-water events hit many of the same locations makes it more difficult...
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Time for our pets: Safety tips for the holiday and beyond

Editor's note: We welcome Amy Maltman to our team of column writers. Amy will write about pets and pet health on myAlgoma.ca monthly. The holidays...
Carol Hughes, MP

The work to address climate change can unite us

There is little doubt Canadians are feeling the impacts of climate change.  In just the last year we have experienced extreme temperatures, rising floods,...

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...
Carol Hughes, MP

Via’s big plans could spark a renaissance for passenger rail

Via Rail’s proposal to create a dedicated passenger rail line from Windsor to Quebec City is encouraging for proponents of passenger rail.  For those...