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Joel Harden

MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

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Joel Harden is your MPP for Ottawa Centre and member of Ontario's official opposition. 

He is an educator, a community organizer, a writer, and a father of two young children. He is a proud Ottawa Centre resident who has spent a lifetime advocating for social and environmental justice.

At the Ontario legislature, Joel sits on the Standing Committee on Social Policy.

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October 20, 2020

NDP statement on the verdict in the trial of Const. Daniel Montsion, accused of manslaughter in the death of Abdirahman Abdi

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement along with the Ontario NDP Black Caucus and NDP MPP for Ottawa Centre Joel Harden, in response to Ottawa Po... More
October 19, 2020

Ford must strengthen whistleblower protection for health care workers: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK — Doug Ford needs to honour the courage of personal support workers (PSWs) who are speaking out to protect seniors and residents in long-term care by putting decent whistle... More
October 16, 2020

Email Update: From Abdirahman Adbi to Anthony Aust: we must end police violence in Ottawa

Our weekly COVID update is now in your inbox! It includes my reflections on the issues around police violence in our city as we prepare for the Abdirahman Abdi verdict next week, as well as OPH upd... More