Laura Mae Lindo MPP, Kitchener Centre

Government of Ontario

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April 22, 2020

Government must make in-home testing available for people with disabilities: NDP

Province needs a plan to meet the needs of 2.6 million Ontarians with disabilities  QUEEN’S PARK — The Official Opposition is calling for the Ford government to make COVID-19 testing available at h... More
April 20, 2020

FACT CHECK: Race-based data is vital science, whether Doug Ford “believes in” it or not

QUEEN’S PARK – Doug Ford said Monday “I don’t believe in collecting race-based data.” But it’s vital for understanding COVID-19 and protecting Black, Indigenous and racialized people — and if Ford ... More
April 17, 2020

NDP statement on loss of PSW due to COVID-19

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement regarding the death of a personal support worker (PSW) at Sienna Altamont Care Community in Scarborough... More
April 17, 2020

Ford must close huge gaps he opened in care home protections

Province needs a plan to manage residential care homes in dire situations QUEEN’S PARK — After weeks of COVID-19 sweeping through vulnerable group living facilities, the Ford government is choosing... More
April 17, 2020

Race-based data critical in Ontario’s fight against COVID-19: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK – Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, is calling on the Ford government to listen to experts and collect race and socio-demographic data on COVID-19. Horwa... More
April 15, 2020

Horwath opposes Time of Use hydro bill hike

QUEEN’S PARK – Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, has released a statement following the government’s decision to force customers to pay Time of Use pricing again for ... More
April 15, 2020

Ontario needs to help people where federal supports fall short

Help for students, top-ups for social assistance and low-wage workers proposed by NDP QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition New Democrats, wants Ontario to catch people w... More
April 14, 2020

Staffing rules in long-term care long overdue: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement in response to the government’s announcement about long-term care staffing: “The NDP has been calling f... More
April 9, 2020

Province should cover costs for accommodations for frontline heroes who shouldn’t go home

QUEEN’S PARK — Some frontline health care workers are desperate for a place to stay during the pandemic, because home is where immuno-compromised, elderly or infant loved ones are. “We’re hearing f... More
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