Sol Mamakwa MPP for Kiiwetinoong

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July 6, 2022

Northwest emergency room closures must stop

SIOUX LOOKOUT – The Ford government must act immediately to stop the further closures of emergency rooms in Northwestern Ontario said Sol Mamakwa, NDP MPP for Kiiwetinoong, in the following open le... More
July 1, 2022

Message from MPP Mamakwa on Canada Day

Booshoo I’m Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong.    July 1st is Canada Day. We recognize that for many Canadians, choosing whether to celebrate Canada Day is a complicated decision.   Now more than e... More
June 21, 2022

NDP marks National Indigenous People’s Day

SIOUX LOOKOUT — The NDP is encouraging all people to come together to celebrate the ways of life and accomplishments of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples. On behalf of the Ontario NDP, MPP-el... More
June 9, 2022

Ontario Disaster Assistance Program Activated Locally

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced today the activation of the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program for the following areas (map attached): Sioux Lookout Ear... More
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