Here for Kitchener Centre
Laura Mae Lindo, former Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre, is a respected activist and educator who holds both a Masters and PhD in Education. Her commitment to building inclusive communities both within and outside of educational environments is grounded in her knowledge of how to put anti-oppression theories into practice. Laura Mae is a knowledgeable advocate for the rights of women and girls, a respected ally to marginalized community members, and, most importantly, a courageous public speaker on issues often left unaddressed in the mainstream. Laura Mae is the former Official Opposition Critic for Anti-Racism, and Colleges and Universities. The Leader of the Official Opposition appointed her as Chair of Official Opposition’s first Black Caucus, to collaborate with Black communities and allies to address systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario. She was voted Best Politician in 2020 by the Reader's Choice Awards, created the Black Excellence in Leadership Academy [BELA] Awards, tabled the Seniors Advocate Act, 2020, The Community Edition 'Best Active & Present Politician - Best of Waterloo Region, 2020, Racial Equity in Education Bill, 2021,Post-secondary Education Choice and Excellence Amendment Act, 2021, and the motions for a Rental Registry and Two-Way, All-Day GO Service Along the Kitchener Corridor.
Del Duca’s Highway 413 plan revealed: Liberals “Definitely” plan to build, says candidate
It is clear Steven Del Duca has behind closed doors been telling his candidates something very different than what he has been telling the public. During a Punjabi language interview, Liberal Brampton East candidate Jannat Garewal contradicted Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca on Highway 413, saying Del Deca...
NDP releases platform costing that fixes what matters most
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP have released the full costing for their platform, which shows key investments in health care, home care and long-term care, housing and making life more affordable.
“The NDP has an affordable, realistic plan to make life better for people,” said Horwath. “Together,...
New Democrats will make life better in Toronto
NDP candidate team releases Toronto platform
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP are ready to make life easier, healthier, and more affordable for people living in Toronto. The NDP’s Toronto team gathered Sunday to release the Toronto platform.
“Everyday Torontonians just want to get back on...
Horwath's Brampton rally attracts 1,000 supporters
BRAMPTON – NDP leader Andrea Horwath's rally in Brampton brought together over 1,000 supporters determined to elect an NDP government that will put people first and fix what matters most.
Conservative says their MPP allowance scheme “common practice” and “generally known”: NDP says pay it back
Doug Ford’s Conservatives used their MPP riding associations as personal ATMs, pocketing over $120,000 since 2018.
And yesterday, one Conservative MPP admitted it is “common practice” that was “something that was generally known” in their...
Liberal candidate’s homophobic writing
Steven Del Duca dropped other candidates for homophobic remarks. Will he drop his candidate in Etobicoke Centre Noel...
Home care and tax deferral will make it safe and affordable for seniors to stay at home longer
An NDP government will put about $375 a month back into seniors’ pockets
CHATHAM-KENT – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will help seniors live at home for years longer by letting them defer property taxes, putting about $375 back in their pockets every month — and investing $1 billion to make sure home care...
Liberals not ready to defeat Doug Ford; can’t fill candidate slate
For the first time in 40 years, the Liberals just aren’t ready to fill their own slate of candidates. The Liberals can’t defeat Doug Ford this time.
Since 1981, under five successive leaders, the Liberals ran full slates. Not this time under Steven Del...
Conservatives must pay it back
When Doug Ford said he “wasn’t too happy when I found out” that seven of his own MPPs used their riding associations as personal ATMs to pocket over $120,000 in allowances from their donors, he refused to do anything and instead will let them off the...
Counselling and therapy under OHIP means about $200 per visit saved
Horwath’s NDP will deliver Universal Mental Health Care
PARIS — With Andrea Horwath and the NDP, people will be able to make a counselling or therapy appointment at no cost, saving about $200 a visit — at a time when more and more people could use some mental health support.
“Mental health care...
NDP supports Mayor Dilkens’ Platform4Windsor
WINDSOR – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and the NDP’s Windsor-Essex candidates Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West), Gemma Grey-Hall (Windsor—Tecumseh) and Ron LeClair (Essex) have announced their full support of Mayor Drew Dilkens’ Windsor platform, and their commitment to make each of the five listed priorities a...
Conservative MPPs must pay back over $120,000 in top-ups; NDP will fix it
Following news that Conservative candidates MacLeod, Rasheed and Rickford take an ‘MPP Allowance’ top-up from their riding associations, NDP’s Taras Natyshak and Waterloo candidate Catherine Fife are calling on all Conservative MPPs who have pocketed over $120,000 in top-ups to pay them back.
The NDP will...