MPP MICHAEL MANTHA'S NEWS FROM THE PARK

Michael Mantha MPP - Queens Park

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,...
Michael Mantha

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...

“The independence of police forces is fundamental to the health of our democracy.” Mantha...

Lately, to say that there is never a dull moment in Queen’s Park would by no means an understatement. To be sure, Kathleen Wynne definitely kept all of the parties on their toes but...

“Imagine what would happen if we put people at the heart of every decision...

I know I’m not alone in saying how happy I am that the Holiday Season is upon us. Mind you, with all of the events, activities and Christmas parades which I love to attend...

“What the people of Ontario need right now is a leadership with a team...

Frequent readers of this column well know how much I value holding regular constituency clinics in communities across the riding. Having the opportunity to talk face-to-face with individuals to listen to their concerns is...

“We all know, without any doubt, that our future lies in the hands of...

Some of you will recall that I began last week’s column stating that the Legislature had just concluded one of THOSE weeks. As I explained then, this feeling was due to the bombardment of...

“Where do I begin? That’s what it was like in Queen’s Park this week.”...

Wow…this was one of those weeks in Queen’s Park. We all have them from time to time. Everyone knows what I’m talking about.  You know the feeling you get when you walk into a...