MPP MICHAEL MANTHA'S NEWS FROM THE PARK

News From The Park

This week MPPs found themselves back in their home ridings for a constituency week.  I’d rather be home in the North, away from the humidity and stickiness of Toronto.  I love hearing the call...

News from the Park: Major Cracks in our Long-term Care Facilities

Readers will undoubtedly know that the Ontario Legislature has begun to resume operation, meaning that once again I find myself in Queen’s Park for the bulk of the week. Heading back to The City...

News from the Park

I’m certain that regular readers of News from the Park have not been surprised that I have not posted the column since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless-to-say, my team and I have...

Mantha on Gas Price Gouging

Thank you all for reaching out to my office regarding Northern gas prices. Please note that in this office, we are a small team and we are doing our best to help our constituents...

News From The Park | Nouvelles du parc

I know there are a lot of people in the world who hold fast to the idea that the only people in the world who like change are babies. Well, clearly this has been...
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Northern drivers and families have waited long enough

Those who read this weekly column have little doubt on how much pride I take in being from Northern Ontario. Some may wonder the reason that I love to share such sentiments and emotions....

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...
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“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...