Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

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Email Update: We grieve today, and fight for tomorrow

We are sharing email updates weekly. These updates include a letter from Joel as well as relevant federal, provincial and municipal news regarding COVID-19.  Click here to read update #22, shared J... More

Email Update: Profit has no place in home and community care / Le profit n'a pas sa place dans les soins à domicile et en milieu communautaire

We are sharing email updates weekly. These updates include a letter from Joel as well as relevant federal, provincial and municipal news regarding COVID-19.  Click here to read update #21, shared J... More

Email Update: Let’s Pay PSW’s a Living Wage Now

We are sharing email updates twice a week. These updates include a letter from Joel as well as relevant federal, provincial and municipal news regarding COVID-19.  Click here to read update #20, sh... More

Email Update #19: Refusing Colour-Blindness (Because Black Lives Matter) / Refuser la « Cécité aux couleurs » (car la Vie des Noirs compte)

We are sharing email updates twice a week. These updates include a letter from Joel as well as relevant federal, provincial and municipal news regarding COVID-19.  Click here to read update #19, sh... More

NDP statement on National AccessAbility Week

OTTAWA — Joel Harden, NDP critic for Accessibility and Persons with Disabilities, issued this statement to mark National AccessAbility Week:  "As we mark National AccessAbility Week across Canada, ... More

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