MPP MICHAEL MANTHA'S NEWS FROM THE PARK

It is imperative that the People of Ontario have clarity of vision on the...

Now that the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season is over, I’m happy to say I feel refreshed and eager to tackle the many issues that affect all of us as Northern Ontarians....

Still standing and resiliently moving forward | Toujours debout et évoluant avec résilience

Readers of a particular age may recognize the lyrics, “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin, slippin’, into the future,” from the late 70’s song Fly Like an Eagle by the Steve Miller Band. As soon...
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It’s about the health, education and opportunities for our youth

la version française suit Readers of this weekly column well know the importance that New Democrats put on providing our youth with the best education, support, safety and opportunities that the people of this province...
Snow Squalls

“People are white knuckled on unplowed, icy highways…” | «Les gens sont blancs sur...

I am always honoured to be invited to visit schools across Algoma-Manitoulin. Frequently I am invited to meet with secondary students taking civics and careers classes, but in truth I visit all grades from...
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Failing to make health care accessible

People in Algoma-Manitoulin know that when they experience difficulty navigating the tangles of various provincial ministries and agencies, that my office is here to help. Just call or email my constituency office and my...
Michael Mantha MPP - Queens Park

The circus is back in town! Well politically that is…

Well, the news is that after a 144 day recess from the Ontario Legislature, the circus is back in town. That’s the longest recess in a quarter century. In all honesty, it’s great to be...

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...