Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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May 15, 2020

Struggling social assistance recipients continue to be denied help by Ford government: MPPs Gretzky and Lindo

NDP MPP Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West), critic for Social Services, and MPP Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre), are vehemently urging the provincial government to do more to address worsening circumst... More
May 15, 2020

On the eve of lockouts, Horwath calls for broad commercial rent relief

BIA stats show COVID-19 program leaving small business owners behind TORONTO — Small business owners are losing sleep over lockout day Saturday as sobering statistics show that nearly two-thirds of... More
May 15, 2020

Takeover of long-term care homes long overdue: Horwath

NDP Leader says suggestion that ‘corporations’ could be put in charge is troubling QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath said the government’s move to take over the management of... More
May 15, 2020

Ford government must do more to help farmers and workers now

NEW LISKEARD – While farmers and employees need more protection to deal with the Covid-19 crisis, the Ford Conservatives must do more to reverse their damage to the agriculture sector said John Van... More
May 15, 2020

Horwath says re-opening must come with more testing and tracing

QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, says that re-opening some businesses and recreation would be safer if Ontario stepped up its COVID-19 testing and tra... More
May 8, 2020

Long-term care public inquiry must include evaluation of the continuing role of for profit homes

Long-term care public inquiry must include evaluation of the continuing role of for profit homes  QUEEN'S PARK — NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says that Ontario deserves a broad and thorough public inq... More
April 29, 2020

New strategy for seniors care needed to win battle against COVID-19

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario is not winning the battle against COVID-19 in long-term care and other congregate care settings — and it’s time for a new plan to protect residents and staff, says Andrea Hor... More
April 28, 2020

MPP Lindo recognizes the National Day of Mourning

I stand in solidarity with workers in Ontario and across Canada as we collectively mark an especially solemn and painful National Day of Mourning. During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential front line... More
April 28, 2020

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath marks the Day of Mourning

NDP to table bill to give all essential workers presumptive WSIB coverage for COVID-19 Today, I stand in Solidarity with workers across Ontario and Canada in marking and especially solemn and painf... More
April 27, 2020

NDP: Ontario’s pandemic payments should be retroactive to beginning of state of emergency

QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, released the following statement on Saturday’s announcement of a wage top-up for Ontario’s heroes: “Our frontline wor... More