Sol Mamakwa MPP, Kiiwetinoong

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February 25, 2021

Mamakwa calls on Doug Ford for emergency help for Eabametoong families living outside in -40 weather

SIOUX LOOKOUT -  MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) is calling on Doug Ford to prevent a tragedy and take emergency measures to help 14 families living outside in tents and make-shift shelters as tempe... More
February 25, 2021

PBO report shows government’s failure to provide First Nations children with essential public services: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP critics Sol Mamakwa (Indigenous and Treaty Relations) and Teresa Armstrong (Children and Youth Services) issued the following statement after the Parliamentary Budget Office rele... More
February 24, 2021

Ford must act now to help Neskantaga with COVID state of emergency

SIOUX LOOKOUT - The Ford government has allowed the virus to spread in Thunder Bay and must now act to stop an outbreak affecting Neskantaga First Nation that declared a state of emergency to deal ... More
February 4, 2021

Northern NDP MPPs take on new critic roles to help northerners get through pandemic

QUEEN’S PARK — Northern NDP MPPs were assigned important new critic roles in the Official Opposition by NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to help northern families get through this pandemic — including a n... More
February 1, 2021

At request of First Nations leaders, public health, Mamakwa gets vaccinated to combat vaccine hesitancy

MUSKRAT DAM – MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) took part in a campaign on Monday to combat vaccine hesitancy in First Nations communities by publicly getting his shot today, at the request of First N... More
January 29, 2021

Ford must support Sioux Lookout doctors calling for more frontline staff for First Nations

SIOUX LOOKOUT - Doug Ford should take immediate action on the call from 47 doctors from the Sioux Lookout region for the federal government to urgently increase funding for nursing, support staff a... More
January 29, 2021

Ford must provide support for communities and local health teams fighting COVID spread in Kiiwetinoong

SIOUX LOOKOUT - Sol Mamakwa, NDP MPP for Kiiwetinoong, is calling on the Ford government to provide First Nations and local health teams with every resource needed to contain COVID-19 that has now ... More
January 26, 2021

Ford must stop delays and take action now to stop spread of COVID-19 in First Nations

SIOUX LOOKOUT and KAPUSKASING - COVID-19 has broken through the lines of defence set up by First Nations, causing two northern communities to declare a state of emergency. Constance Lake and Ginoog... More
January 14, 2021

Mamakwa calls on Ford to reject Mike Harris nomination for Order of Ontario

SIOUX LOOKOUT – Because of his blatant disregard for the lives of Ontarians in the Ipperwash crisis, the Walkerton tragedy and most recently, COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes, former Onta... More
January 8, 2021

NDP: Ford’s extended Northern COVID-19 lockdown was avoidable

Northerners have no confidence Ford is making decisions that reflect and protect the North QUEEN’S PARK — The North’s Official Opposition NDP MPPs France Gélinas (Nickel Belt), John Vanthof (Timisk... More