Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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April 9, 2020

Ontario's ODSP clawback leaves families eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit worse off in the COVID-19 crisis

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP Official Opposition is calling for the government to stop Ontario’s clawback rules for social assistance recipients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This clawback policy risks l... More
April 8, 2020

NDP: More testing needed for health care heroes and seniors care residents

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario’s NDP is calling for the Ontario government to immediately use its COVID-19 testing capacity, including regular tests for frontline health care workers and seniors living in ... More
April 8, 2020

Major long-term care and home care changes needed to save lives: Horwath

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the Ford government to immediately make major changes and investments in long-term care and home care to stop the spread o... More
April 8, 2020

Horwath calls for provincial plan to support and protect seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath believes seniors need more help to protect, support and empower them during the COVID-19 pandemic.“Ontario’s seniors have spent their li... More
April 1, 2020

We need legislation that protects all renters - now.

Premier Doug Ford told renters if they have to choose between groceries and rent, they should choose groceries. Except he hasn’t made it illegal to evict tenants during this crisis. People are stru... More
April 1, 2020

Ontario Disability Support Program COVID-19 Update

Dear Kitchener Centre constituents, Thank you for your patience as we awaited details from the provincial government regarding Emergency Benefits, discretionary funds, and Employment Insurance fin... More
April 1, 2020

Government needs to step up support for health care workers

QUEEN’S PARK — Dire messages have been coming from the front lines of health care where more resources are needed to fight COVID-19 — and the provincial government can and must fix some of the conc... More
March 31, 2020

NDP says students, parents and teachers need longer-term direction

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Education critic Marit Stiles says families need to see a concrete plan for students that assumes kids can’t return to class in the near future.  “Keeping kids at home during the... More
March 24, 2020

Horwath calls for $2,000 Emergency Income to help Ontarians pay the bills and get by

NDP offers suggestions for financial statement to support people, small business, health care and more QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is calling for Wednesday’s financial statement to inc... More
March 20, 2020

NDP Education critic responds to announcement about alternative learning tools for Ontario students during COVID-19 school closure

NDP Education critic responds to announcement about alternative learning tools for Ontario students during COVID-19 school closure QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Official Opposition Education critic Marit Stil... More