MPP MICHAEL MANTHA'S NEWS FROM THE PARK

“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...

“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 with what’s on the minds of the people of Algoma-Manitoulin....

“Reliability and stability is what most of us seek in our lives”: Mantha

Recently while making the most of a rare opportunity to be back home for a weekend, I had a chance to catch up with a young acquaintance I’ve known for quite some time. As...

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 work to fight for meaningful change that will help to...

After just four months in office it is clear Doug Ford is not looking...

As most people know, each September the Ontario Plowmen’s’ Association hosts the International Plowing Match which is an agricultural expo held in a different corners of the province annually. This year it was in...