Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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August 6, 2019

NDP renews call for handgun ban after spate of shootings in Toronto

QUEEN’S PARK — Deputy Leader Sara Singh is renewing the Ontario NDP’s call for a ban on handgun and ammunition sales in Ontario’s urban areas following a spate of shootings over the long weekend in... More
August 1, 2019

Ford’s legal aid cuts hurt racialized students in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Laura Mae Lindo, Ontario NDP Anti-Racism critic, is calling on Doug Ford to restore legal aid funding amid new revelations about how the Conservatives’ cuts will hurt racialized communitie... More
August 1, 2019

NDP's Horwath fights funding cuts and higher fees for long-term care

OTTAWA — Two funding streams for long-term care are being eliminated by Doug Ford, taking millions of dollars away from care homes — but even as those cuts threaten to make life even less safe, hea... More
July 29, 2019

For kids with autism, wait too long and budget cap too restrictive

HAMILTON — The Ford government announced Monday it won’t increase the funding envelope for the Ontario Autism Program, and won’t have a long-awaited replacement program until fall.   “Families and ... More
July 22, 2019

NDP fights for Health Minister to keep her promise to dialysis patients and reverse out-of-country OHIP cut

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP MPP Sara Singh (Brampton Centre) and kidney dialysis patients are questioning why the Ford government is delaying the reversal of its cut to out-of-country OHIP coverage, leaving... More
July 19, 2019

Fix the First Nations water crisis, send the bill to Ottawa: Horwath to Ford

THUNDER BAY — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says that since the federal Liberal government has let people down by refusing to ensure there is clean, safe drinking water in First Nat... More
July 18, 2019

Long-time advocate backs NDP bill proposing opt-out system for organ donation

QUEEN’S PARK — George Marcello, an organ donation advocate who has received transplant surgery and is waiting again for a donor, is urging Doug Ford’s government to support an NDP bill proposing an... More
July 9, 2019

Doug Ford took advantage of the Wynne’s lack of transparency on cap and trade to drag Ontario backwards

TORONTO - NDP Energy and Climate Change critic Peter Tabuns released the following statement in response to a National Observer report that Doug Ford secretly cancelled 227 clean energy projects as... More
July 8, 2019

Statement from NDP Women’s critic in response to the Ford government on midwifery

TORONTO — The NDP Women’s critic released the following statement on behalf of the Official Opposition:   “In December, the Doug Ford government eliminated all funding to the College of Midwives of... More
July 8, 2019

NDP calls on Ford Government to reverse cruel legal aid cuts

QUEEN’S PARK — Sara Singh, Ontario’s Official Opposition NDP critic for the Attorney General, called for newly appointed Attorney General Doug Downey to reverse the Ford government’s cruel legal ai... More