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

Environment Commissioner warns of inaction

With extreme weather events increasing in frequency and ferocity, the costs associated with climate change are mounting. This spring’s flooding in Eastern Canada and...
Carol Hughes, MP

It’s time to keep the promise made to Kashechewan

The seemingly annual flooding event that displaces residents from the community of Kashechewan to southern communities is under way.  The evacuation will move over...
Carol Hughes, MP

Christmas is a season for hope and optimism

With an increasingly uncertain world it can be reassuring to circle back in on the simpler things in life that offer us comfort.  With...
Carol Hughes, MP

The government can easily fix new regulatory roadblock for credit unions

Last month an advisory from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) placed onerous conditions on credit unions and seemed to be...
Carol Hughes, MP

Battle of the Atlantic

For good reasons Canadians are mindful of celebrations for Remembrance Day and our role at Vimy Ridge, but there were many other defining moments...

Repealing Bill 148 will take Ontario back to labour laws established in the 1970’s:...

October 17th was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP). New Democrats have always stood with community members, activists, and like-minded allies who...
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Time For Our Pets: Pearly Whites for Your Pet

Did you know that your pet’s oral health is as important as your own? Imagine a life without cringe-worthy “dog breath” when you cuddle...
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...
Phone Scams

Auditor General confirms what Canadians already know about government call centres

When the Auditor General files a report, it’s rarely good news for the government. That was the case this week when the watchdog’s office...