Tag Archives: Andrea Horwath

Remembrance Day statement from Andrea Horwath

Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement to mark Remembrance Day, Nov. 11, 2018: “This Sunday, the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11 a.m., we mark 100 years since the guns fell silent at the moment the First World War came to an end. All of Ontario will join our fellow Canadians to pause in silence, ...

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NDP – Throne Speech points to Ford’s plan to take Ontario from bad to worse

Leader of the Official Opposition Andrea Horwath said Thursday’s throne speech shows Ontario being dragged backwards, thanks to backroom deals Ford has made with insiders and lobbyists. “He’s dividing Ontarians, and sending a clear message that Ford will govern just for a few,” said Horwath. “For well-connected Ford insiders or lobbyists, apparently Ford’s happy to work out a deal to ...

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Horwath calls on FAO to evaluate cost of Ford’s plan to scrap cap-and-trade

    Scrapping Ontario’s cap-and-trade program could come with a big price tag, and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath has asked the province’s Financial Accountability Officer (FAO) to look into just how big.   “With Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals’ gas plants scandal, Ontarians saw just how much it costs to rip up contracts,” said Horwath. “Before Mr. Ford rips up ...

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On Thunder Bay visit, Horwath focuses on health care

May 19, 2018 @ 16:41 During a visit to Thunder Bay on Saturday, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath promised community members and health care workers change for the better when it comes to health care in the community, after years of underfunding and budget cuts.   “Thunder Bay is a great place to live. But we simply have to do ...

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NDP releases fully costed election platform

Apr 16, 2018 @ 13:40 With Andrea Horwath as premier, all Ontarians will have better health care and a more affordable life with pharmacare, dental care, more affordable education and free or low-cost childcare.   Horwath released her vision for Ontario on Monday with a fully costed platform in advance of the June election. “Now is the time for change for ...

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Horwath demands Wynne listen to health care workers speaking out

Jan 24, 2018 @ 22:15 News reports today, Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 reveal that a number of doctors, nurses and administrators are speaking out about dangerous hospital overcrowding in the Greater Toronto Area. Andrea Horwath, who has been raising alarm bells about growing hospital overcrowding concerns for over a year, released the following statement in response:   “Doctors and front-line ...

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Wynne Liberals making it more difficult for Ontario families in 2018: Horwath

Jan 23, 2018 @ 19:14 NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the latest commentary by Ontario’s Financial Accountability Office, released Tuesday, shows how life is getting harder for Ontario families. Horwath released the following statement:   “Today’s report by the FAO highlights what too many Ontarians already know — families are being squeezed. Under the Wynne Liberals, Ontario household debt is ...

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Merry Christmas from Andrea Horwath

Dec. 25, 2017 Merry Christmas from Andrea Horwath On behalf of New Democrats from across Ontario, Merry Christmas to everyone celebrating today. I hope you get the chance to spend time with your friends and families – time where busy schedules and daily routines slow down so you can enjoy a meal together, and take in the joy of the ...

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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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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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