Our Quantum Leaps

The Cambridge dictionary defines ‘quantum’ as ‘the smallest amount or unit of something, especially energy.’ Clearly one of the tightest deadlines to date, I am...
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Seniors Calling. Ontario’s NDP leader Andrea Horwath reflects on Bill 188 & Long-term Care...

https://youtu.be/BPhptqfuheU A Private Members Bill, 188, known as the ‘Time to Care Act’ (Long-Term Care Homes Amendment, Minimum Standard of Daily Care), 2016, was introduced...
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Time For Our Pets: Does Your Pet Need to Hit the Gym?

How many of you resolved to lose weight this coming year? And how many of your pets need to join you on that journey? As...

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...
Carol Hughes, MP

Canada Food Guide gets a makeover

The long awaited update to the Canada Food Guide has arrived and it bears little resemblance to its predecessor.  In many ways the guide...

“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...
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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

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...
Carol Hughes, MP

Why we challenge ourselves on Remembrance Day

Every year Canadians gather to express their gratitude to veterans at municipal and Legion-hosted events across the country. This year as we celebrate 150...
Carol Hughes, MP

Conflict of interest guidelines need to be tightened up

If we listen to corporate Canada we might believe the only possible future for pensions is to move away from the defined benefit model...