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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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May 20, 2020

MPP Harden says long-term care public inquiry critical for Ottawa

QUEEN’S PARK - Ottawa Centre NDP MPP Joel Harden asked the Ford government to call a public inquiry into the state of long-term care during question period Tuesday, following several tragedies in t... More
April 22, 2020

Ottawa MPP says major long-term care and home care changes needed to save lives

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP MPP for Ottawa, Joel Harden, is calling on the Ford government to immediately make major changes and investments in long-term care and home care to stop the spread of COVID-1... More
April 22, 2020

COVID Update: Wed, April 22

Here are today’s new developments:  Canada is rolling out a package of supports to help students, who have been excluded from Canada’s emergency income program. The supports include a Canada E... More