Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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December 1, 2020

Despite the staffing crisis, Ford is allowing private LTC corps to cut wages and benefits for PSWs

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Percy Hatfield (Windsor— Tecumseh) says the Ford government has refused to spend the money to recruit more staff in our long-term care homes, and now a for-profit home in Tec... More
December 1, 2020

NDP demands Ford stop withholding promised pandemic pay for PSWs

QUEEN’S PARK – After months of waiting for their promised pandemic pay, PSWs need their pandemic pay now, said Sudbury MPP Jamie West, the NDP’s Labour Relations critic. “During the first wave, as ... More
December 1, 2020

Public Health Accountability Act gives independence to Ontario’s top doctor

QUEEN’S PARK – France Gélinas, MPP for Nickel Belt and Health critic for the Official Opposition, brought forward a bill to make the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) an independent officer of... More
November 30, 2020

Doug Ford must repeal destructive MZOs on Duffins Creek and protected areas

QUEEN’S PARK – The NDP is reissuing its call for the immediate repeal of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) on Duffins Creek, and the end to the Ford government’s use of MZOs on all environmentally pr... More
November 30, 2020

NDP calls for Ford government to release documents being withheld from LTC Commission

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP is calling for the Ford government to immediately release all documents that have been requested by the LTC Commission, following revelations by Queen’s Park Briefing that th... More
November 30, 2020

NDP calls for government to amend delivery app fee caps bill as Ford, Liberals exclude every restaurant outside GTA

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP is calling for the bill to cap restaurant delivery app fees to be amended immediately to include all restaurants in Ontario, after the Ford Conservatives and Del Duca Liberal... More
November 26, 2020

Student testing announcement far too small, very late

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Education critic Marit Stiles responded to an announcement Thursday from Doug Ford and Stephen Lecce allowing some students in participating schools in Ottawa, Toronto, Peel and ... More
November 26, 2020

NDP to vote no on rubber-stamp extension of Dr. David Williams appointment

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP will vote against a Ford government motion to rubber-stamp a re-appointment of Dr. David Williams as Chief Medical Officer of Health. The government has ignored multiple requ... More
November 26, 2020

Ford’s cap on delivery fees has come too late for many, and does not apply to all businesses

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP critic for Economic Growth and Job Creation Catherine Fife (Waterloo) released a statement in response to the Ford government finally introducing a cap on fees imposed by deliver... More
November 25, 2020

Ford’s leadership failures are deepening structural inequality

QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Opposition Ontario NDP Black Caucus, along with NDP MPPs Sandy Shaw (Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas), Doly Begum (Scarborough Southwest) and Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale–Hi... More