Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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August 22, 2019

New Ford cuts to conservation authorities come with fresh flooding concerns

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP says Doug Ford’s new round of cuts to conservation authorities threaten to leave Ontario homes and communities even more vulnerable to floods. The new attack was revealed in ... More
August 22, 2019

NDP slams class-size hike still being phased in

Thousands of student time-tables and staff assignments were redone months ago   QUEEN’S PARK — Students, parents, teachers, education workers and the NDP have blasted Doug Ford’s scheme to hike cla... More
August 22, 2019

Hidden mandate letters show Ford fighting to keep schemes in backrooms

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Taras Natyshak (Essex) issued the following statement in response to a blog post by Brian Beamish, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. In his blog, Beamish outli... More
August 22, 2019

NDP decries lost year on sex-ed curriculum

TORONTO — Doug Ford ripped up the Health and Physical Education curriculum, threatened teachers with a sex-ed snitch-line and spent $1 million on an online survey, only to release a new curriculum ... More
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