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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

COVID Update: Mon, May 4

COVID Update: Wed, Apr 29

Here are today’s new developments: Trudeau believes Canadians will be open to providing certain personal information voluntarily, via mobile or digital tracking, to allow the government to do what... More

COVID Update: Fri, Apr 24

Here are today’s new developments:   Canada announced a new commercial rent subsidy program, to be funded jointly by the provinces – the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses said the pro... More

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

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

Government must make in-home testing available for people with disabilities: NDP

Government must make in-home testing available for people with disabilities: NDP Province needs a plan to meet the needs of 2.6 million Ontarians with disabilities  QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Oppo... More

COVID Update: Tuesday, April 21

Here are today’s new developments:  The Federal government announced a new fund for community organizations community organizations, and said businesses can start applying for the federal wage su... More

COVID Update: Monday, April 20

Here are today’s new developments:   Canada’s House of Commons resumed today, with the federal Conservatives blocking an agreement reached by the other parties for sittings of Parliament to be lim... More

COVID Update: Friday, April 17

Here are today’s new developments:  Prime Minister Trudeau announced aid for the energy sector, plus support for rural businesses and workers in the arts and culture sectors. Ontario will not... More