Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

Updates

Email Update: We must save lives and livelihoods

Our email update for this week is now out, and includes a lot of information on new rules and guidance under the provincial state of emergency - including what's allowed and not under the stay-at-h... More

Email Update #48

Our weekly COVID update is now available! It includes my thoughts on a government nowhere to be found in a time where COVID cases and hospitalizations are rising, as well as updates on schools, vac... More

LTC Commission transcript shows governments' abandonment of LTC workers

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre), Homelessness and Anti-Poverty critic Rima Berns-McGown (Beaches—East York) and Tenant Rights critic Suze Morrison (Toronto Centre) released a... More

Letter to Minister Elliott re: Aqua Therapy

I wrote to the Minister of Health with an urgent appeal on behalf of Melanie Coughlin, a constituent who needs pool access for medically essential aquatherapy to manage her condition. People wi... More

Statement on Ottawa police accosting Black youth at gunpoint outside a local mall

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Joel Harden (Ottawa Centre) and Ontario NDP Anti-Racism Critic and Black Caucus Chair Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) released the following statement in response to repor... More

Statement on Ottawa police accosting Black youth at gunpoint outside a local mall

QUEEN’S PARK — MPP Joel Harden and MPP Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre) released the following statement in response to reports that approximately a dozen Ottawa police officers surrounded, detai... More

Email Update: 2020 in perspective

Our weekly (and final 2020) newsletter is now in your inbox. It includes my reflections on this past year and the lessons it taught us on caring for our neighbors and the planet.  There's also upda... More

Email Update: Shining a light on vaccine politics

Our weekly COVID update is now available to read. I discuss the major news around vaccines this week, including the vaccine politics of it all and the worries people with disabilities, adults with ... More

Auditor highlights suffering in retirement homes

Official Opposition renews call for toothless regulatory body to be replaced  QUEEN’S PARK — A growing number of people who need the care of a nursing home are languishing in a retirement home – no... More

Auditor highlights suffering in retirement homes

Official Opposition renews call for toothless regulatory body to be replaced  QUEEN’S PARK — A growing number of people who need the care of a nursing home are languishing in a retirement home – no... More