MPP MICHAEL MANTHA'S NEWS FROM THE PARK

Ontario families deserve better | Les familles ontariennes méritent mieux

A while ago I was bemoaning to my former teacher friend how exhausting my schedule has been this summer. But I also realized that travelling and attending meetings and events six days a week...

Happy New Year | Bonne année

A friend of mine is a retired school teacher. He once told me about a former principal that he worked under that would wish the staff and students a Happy New Year on the...

News from the Park: Carbon Tax Stickers | Nouvelles du parc: des autocollants sur...

This week I was successful in arranging for some actual time to be in my constituency office to tend to a wide variety of matters that I am unable to attend to while on...

How is it that access to good drinking water can be a problem anywhere...

I would hazard a guess that, next to access to clean air, the need for water is the most important need people around the world have. It is of the most basic of all...

Long-term care and our seniors | Les soins de longue durée et nos aînés

Most anyone who knows me or reads this column can be certain that I truly appreciate the honour the people of Algoma-Manitoulin have shown in me by re-electing me as the MPP for this...
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News From The Park: Promises and Guarantees

A short while ago I allowed myself to be influenced by marketing and persuasion and purchased a kitchen appliance that guaranteed the best home cooked meals, requiring only a fraction of the time and...
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News from the Park: this is going to be a “barn burner”

As I write this column there are just over 100 days until Canada’s next federal election. In terms of experiencing such a countdown – been there – done that. All signs show this one,...
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News From The Park

Recently I found myself in a local diner for lunch. I try hard to make sure that I avoid fast-food venues. Experience has shown me that while being a patron of such places from...

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 breath. That’s not to say that we can sit back...

“The news people are exposed to…”

It seems to be an unfortunate sign of the times that almost all of the news people are exposed to is, to be quite frank, of an extremely negative nature. Some like to put...