NDP’s Niagara team says NDP’s announcement critical to fixing local health care
NIAGARA – The NDP’s Niagara team Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls), Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre), Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) and Dave Augustyn (Niagara West) said that the NDP’s plan to invest in health care in the region will mean that families will get the care they need faster.
On Sunday, Andrea Horwath...
Horwath commits to add 850 nurses in Niagara so health care comes faster
NIAGARA and TORONTO – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will fill the 50 empty nursing jobs in Niagara Region hospitals and hire an additional 800 nurses in her first term so Niagara families get the care they need faster.
“When your mom is in the hospital, you want to know that a nurse is at her bedside. When your...
NDP will add 1,386 nurses in Scarborough, so people get care faster
SCARBOROUGH AND TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the Ontario NDP will fix the nursing shortage in Scarborough by filling the current 186 nursing vacancies, and adding 1,200 new nurses at Scarborough’s hospitals and public community health settings over Horwath’s first term.
“We can help people get care...
NDP’s plan to end gas price gouging means relief for Northern drivers
NORTHERN ONTARIO – The NDP’s Northern team of candidates say Andrea Horwath’s plan released Friday means northern drivers will finally get some relief at the pumps.
“Northern drivers are paying the highest cost for gas in the province. The NDP’s plan to regulate gas prices means we will stop unfair...
NDP government would invest in Windsor-Essex health care
WINDSOR – NDP candidates Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West), Gemma Grey-Hall (Windsor—Tecumseh) and Ron LeClair (Essex) said that an NDP government would invest in making health care better for the families of Windsor and Essex.
“Families in Windsor-Essex deserve a health care system that actually meets their...
Ontario’s NDP will cap gas prices weekly and save commuters money
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will regulate the price of gas — capping gas prices, outlawing gouging, and saving Ontarians money at the pumps.
“Every day, people are being gouged by oil and gas companies who are already making record profits,” said Horwath. “It’s time for Ontarians to get a...
Ford doesn’t get it done for drivers when meeting with Big Oil
Newly released freedom of information records show gas prices were not on Ford’s agenda in 2019 when he met with big oil and gas companies in Calgary. His own talking points didn’t even mention lowering gas prices.
Ford spent more than $10,000 on the trip to Calgary to meet with representatives from...
NDP will remove tolls for truckers on Highway 407 — reducing gridlock on 400-series highways
NDP candidates announce plan to reduce gridlock for Brampton drivers
BRAMPTON — An Ontario NDP government will immediately eliminate tolls on Highway 407 for all trucks and transport vehicles, reducing gridlock, shortening commute times and making commuting less expensive for Brampton drivers.
Horwath thanks CUPE Ontario for continued endorsement
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement of thanks to CUPE/SCFP Ontario President Fred Hahn, Secretary-Treasurer Yolanda McClean and the 280,000 public sector workers represented by CUPE Ontario, Ontario’s largest union, for their endorsement:
“I’m filled with joy...
Horwath releases plan for jobs that keep up with the bills – including making it easier to join a union
SAULT STE. MARIE – NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has a plan for higher wages, lower costs, and more respect for workers on the job.
“Everyday workers need to be able to afford everyday life. Together, we can lift wages up, bring costs down, and respect and protect working people,” said Horwath.
Doug Ford’s mandate to his Conservative ministers was always cuts
Doug Ford’s Conservative mandate letters should have been released publicly four years ago. They should be released today, immediately.
But make no mistake: Ontarians saw exactly what Doug Ford told his ministers to do, with no mandate from Ontarians to do it:
The Conservatives cut...
Del Duca continues to lie about NDP platform
The Ford/Del Duca gas scheme protects the oil companies, won’t guarantee lower gas prices and only rewards big oil who will continue to gouge drivers.
Andrea has a plan to permanently cap gas prices and stop the gouging at the pump, laid out clearly in the...