Author Archives: Andrea Horwath

By turning her back on pensions, Wynne let Sears workers down

With Sears Canada in court today applying to scrap its pension, Ontario’s New Democrats are calling on the Wynne Liberals to finally take action protect Ontario workers and pensioners during bankruptcy proceedings.   “The Sears pensioners are getting the rug pulled out from under them and Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government is looking the other way,” said Ontario NDP Leader Andrea ...

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Horwath brings fight for jobs in the Sault to Queen’s Park

May 16, 2017 @ 12:29 Today during question period, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath demanded to know why the Wynne Liberals are ramming through their $40 billion hydro borrowing scheme when they know it will threaten jobs in Sault Ste. Marie and across the province.   Horwath told the legislature about Steve and Lucy Fronzi, business owners in the Sault ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Statement on Nursing Week 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 12:44 To mark the beginning of Nursing Week 2017, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement calling for a moratorium on nursing cuts and any further layoffs of health care workers: “Ontario’s nurses are healthcare champions. New Democrats and all Ontarians owe a debt of gratitude to nurses for their concern and care, advocacy, and professionalism. ...

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NDP’s Horwath demands Wynne’s hydro legislation be tabled Monday

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to table her promised hydro bill on Monday.   “Premier Wynne, has issued a news release and delivered talking points – now it’s time to deliver a plan,” said Horwath. “Ontario families, businesses and municipalities have a right to know what will happen to their bills and who will pay the ...

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Bankers win, families pay with Wynne’s $40B borrowing scheme

Mar 2, 2017 @ 20:19 NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says bankers will definitely win with Premier Kathleen Wynne’s new $40 billion borrowing scheme — but Ontario families will pay the price. Wynne announced Thursday she’ll pay about $40 billion in interest costs over the next 30 years in order to finance a hydro bill subsidy. The slapdash plan fails to ...

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Andrea Horwath présente un plan pour que les Ontariens et les Ontariennes paient moins en électricité et pour qu’ils aient en leur possession une plus grande partie du réseau énergétique de la province

Feb 27, 2017 @ 10:57 Aujourd’hui, la chef du NPD de l’Ontario, Mme Andrea Horwath, a présenté son plan pour réduire les tarifs d’électricité pour tout le monde, partout dans la province, jusqu’à 30%, et pour faire à nouveau de Hydro One une propriété publique.   « Il est temps que les gens de l’Ontario paient moins en électricité. Il est ...

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