Sol Mamakwa MPP, Kiiwetinoong

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April 1, 2022

Ontario NDP fights to prevent ER closures in Northern Ontario as physicians sound the alarm

NDP Leader urges government to act on memo warning of looming gaps in local health care QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath called on the Doug Ford government Thursday to a... More
March 30, 2022

Mamakwa calls on Ford government for immediate OPP oversight of Thunder Bay police

QUEEN’S PARK –MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) is calling on the Ford government to have the OPP immediately assume oversight of the Thunder Bay police force. Mamakwa raised the issue during question... More
March 28, 2022

Ford must support northern hospitals to ensure emergency departments are kept open

QUEEN’S PARK –  Doug Ford must act now to provide staff and resources to northern hospitals to keep their emergency departments open, said MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) who is taking the issue to ... More
March 25, 2022

Ford must send urgent help to keep Red Lake’s emergency room open: Mamakwa

SIOUX LOOKOUT – MPP Sol Mamakwa released the following statement on the closure of Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Memorial Hospital’s emergency department due to a shortage of physicians: “Families of... More
March 24, 2022

Government votes against more nurses and doctors in Northern Ontario

SAULT STE. MARIE – Michele McCleave-Kennedy, NDP candidate for Sault Ste. Marie, said it’s shameful that Ross Romano voted down a motion that would have provided more doctors and nurses for familie... More
March 23, 2022

NDP call for raise in social assistance rates to help people through recovery

QUEEN’S PARK – Rima Berns-McGown, the NDP’s critic for Poverty and Homelessness, called on Doug Ford to raise ODSP and OW rates that have remained frozen during his four years in government, despit... More
March 23, 2022

MPP Monteith-Farrell renews demand on Ford to fix Northern Health Travel Grant

THUNDER BAY – Doug Ford is refusing to help people in Thunder Bay who are sick and are being forced to rack up debt to pay for health-related travel costs, said NDP MPP Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thu... More
March 15, 2022

NDP says PSWs, and the people they care for, have deserved better for a long time

BRAMPTON — NDP Deputy Leader and Long-Term Care critic Sara Singh issued the following statement: "The NDP has been fighting for PSWs. We believe pandemic pay should be paid to all PSWs — not just ... More
March 7, 2022

NDP calls for action on gas gouging in the North

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Jamie West (Sudbury) called on Doug Ford to take immediate action to address gas gouging in Sudbury and throughout Northern Ontario during question period Monday. “Northerner... More
March 7, 2022

NDP slams Ford’s sneaky cut to funding for homelessness initiatives

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario’s Official Opposition NDP is crying foul over Doug Ford’s sneaky cut to homelessness and housing initiatives in the province, after a misleading government announcement Monda... More