Conservatives will make medicine more expensive
Doug Ford’s fight against health care means families pay more out of pocket for medicine.
Days after getting elected in 2018, Ford’s Conservatives cut OHIP+ - canceling public coverage of prescriptions like asthma inhalers, insulin and birth control for young...
Horwath’s NDP will deliver comprehensive Universal Pharmacare
KINGSTON and OTTAWA – Andrea Horwath and the NDP will deliver hundreds or even thousands of dollars in savings for every family every year with Ontario’s first comprehensive Universal Pharmacare program.
“Pharmacare is health care, and you shouldn’t have to rack up credit card charges to get the...
Liberal candidate fraudulently registered in Chatham-Kent-Leamington
The NDP is calling for Elections Ontario to immediately investigate and disqualify the Liberal candidate in Chatham-Kent-Leamington, who Steven Del Duca’s Liberals registered using what appears to be fraudulent documentation on May 12.
All candidates must submit 25 signatures of electors living within the...
Statement from NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on OPSEU endorsement
PETERBOROUGH — NDP leader Andrea Horwath sends the following statement of thanks to OPSEU President JP Hornick, First Vice-President/Treasurer Laurie Nancekivell and OPSEU’s 180,000 members following a historic endorsement from the union:
“I am thrilled and grateful to OPSEU for their historic endorsement...
Horwath’s NDP to double mental health supports in schools
PETERBOROUGH – If elected, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will double the funding for mental health staff and supports right in schools so kids always have someone to turn to.
“Together, we can make sure every child has a caring, qualified adult to turn to when something feels wrong,” said Horwath.
Conservatives again refuse to commit to paid sick days
When asked if Doug Ford would support permanent paid sick days, he refused - again.
The Conservatives have never supported permanent paid sick days, voting against them over 25 times. He even excluded gig and contract workers from the temporary pandemic program that will expire on July...
“Who cuts education during a global pandemic?”: Kids pay for Ford’s cuts
In a stand-out moment on debate night, Andrea Horwath challenged Doug Ford’s cuts to Ontario schools.
Ford proved Conservatives don’t see anything wrong with their choices - but parents...
Horwath’s NDP has a plan to fix Ontario’s schools
SCARBOROUGH – Andrea Horwath and Ontario’s NDP will clear the school repair backlog within 10 years.
“Every child deserves a school where the windows open, fountains are safe to drink from and the heating and air conditioning work,” said Horwath.
“Right now, thousands of schools in Ontario are...
Del Duca’s Highway 413 plan revealed: Liberals “Definitely” plan to build, says candidate
It is clear Steven Del Duca has behind closed doors been telling his candidates something very different than what he has been telling the public. During a Punjabi language interview, Liberal Brampton East candidate Jannat Garewal contradicted Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca on Highway 413, saying Del Deca...
NDP releases platform costing that fixes what matters most
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP have released the full costing for their platform, which shows key investments in health care, home care and long-term care, housing and making life more affordable.
“The NDP has an affordable, realistic plan to make life better for people,” said Horwath. “Together,...
New Democrats will make life better in Toronto
NDP candidate team releases Toronto platform
TORONTO – Andrea Horwath and the NDP are ready to make life easier, healthier, and more affordable for people living in Toronto. The NDP’s Toronto team gathered Sunday to release the Toronto platform.
“Everyday Torontonians just want to get back on...
Horwath's Brampton rally attracts 1,000 supporters
BRAMPTON – NDP leader Andrea Horwath's rally in Brampton brought together over 1,000 supporters determined to elect an NDP government that will put people first and fix what matters most.