Ontario NDP urges government to create Ministry of Mental Health

The Ontario NDP are urging the Doug Ford government to immediately create a Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions. “The mental health system in Ontario is fragmented and dysfunctional, and the failures of the system are tearing families apart and hurting people who need help,” Parkdale-High Park MPP Bhutila Karpoche, the NDP’s critic for Mental Health and Addictions, said in a statement. […]

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Hamilton-area Conservative MPP says concerns about Bill 66 are unfounded

Hamilton’s voice in the provincial government says concerns about Bill 66, a series of controversial planning changes, are “absolutely unfounded.” Flamborough-Glanbrook Progressive Conservative MPP Donna Skelly says the changes are designed to cut red tape and make Ontario “open for business” by helping municipalities to attract and retain major employers. She insists they will “absolutely not” override environmental or health […]

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