Sol Mamakwa MPP for Kiiwetinoong

Government of Ontario

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March 29, 2021

Mamakwa repeats call for action to resolve Eabametoong housing crisis

QUEEN’S PARK – There is a housing crisis in Eabametoong — which forced 17 people to live in tents in -40 C temperatures, and resulted in one woman's death from health complications — and MPP Mamakw... More
March 16, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Information

On March 15, the Ontario government launched a provincial booking system and customer service desk to support COVID-19 vaccination appointment bookings at mass immunization clinics. Beginning Monda... More
March 9, 2021

Ford must act now to stop more opioid-related deaths in Northern Ontario: NDP MPPs

QUEEN’S PARK - Doug Ford must stop ignoring the opioid crisis in Northern Ontario and take action now as more people continue to die, and families and communities continue to suffer, said Northern ... More
March 3, 2021

MPP Sol Mamakwa responds to Ford’s abrupt closure of 26 youth justice centres

SIOUX LOOKOUT – NDP critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) has released a statement in response to the Ford government’s sudden decision to close 26 youth justice fac... More
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