Tag Archives: Andrea Horwath

Freelance and gig workers left out of Ontario COVID-19 sick day program

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Ontario politicians passed a bill Thursday afternoon that will provide employees three paid sick days in the event of illness, isolation, or any other work absence related to COVID-19. The measure, which was announced a day earlier, will be in place until Sept. 25 and will be administered through …

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Ontario NDP pitches long-term care revamp as part of their 2022 election platform

Ontario NDP pitches long-term care revamp as part of their 2022 election platform

TORONTO — Ontario’s New Democrats are presenting a multibillion-dollar plan to revamp the long-term care sector as the first plank of their 2022 election platform. The official Opposition is set to unveil its vision for the sector at a press conference this morning. The plan calls for a shift …

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NDP leader to visit London, Ont., calling on Ford government to increase school funding – London

NDP leader to visit London, Ont., calling on Ford government to increase school funding - London

The leader of the provincial NDP is visiting the Forest City Tuesday to call on Premier Doug Ford to improve his back-to-school plans. Andrea Horwath is scheduled to hold a press conference at 10 a.m. at Eagle Heights Public School on Oxford Street. She’ll be calling on Ford to decrease …

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Horwath says Ontario must continue to manage problem long-term care homes

Horwath says Ontario must continue to manage problem long-term care homes

TORONTO – Ontario’s New Democrats say the province should not hand back management of for-profit long-term care homes that the government took over during the COVID-19 pandemic. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath notes the first of those management contracts will expire next week, but says the province should maintain oversight of …

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Opposition parties call on Ford to mandate air conditioning in long-term care homes

Trudeau promises rent relief for small and medium-sized businesses - National

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 8, 2020 1:51 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO – Opposition leaders are calling on Premier Doug Ford to make good on comments criticizing the …

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