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Horwath plan will help lowest paid workers and small businesses

TORONTO – Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats laid out her plan to protect good local jobs with a balanced plan to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour while cutting taxes for small business.

New Minister of Savings and Accountability will be dedicated to finding 0.5% budget savings annually

QUEEN’S PARK  Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, committed to respecting taxpayers with a plan to appoint a Cabinet Minister responsible for Savings and Accountability, whose role will be finding additional savings worth 0.5% of Ontario’s budget annually.

Eraa Supermarket in Scarborough – tasty vada and pakora!

New Democrats are listening to families and providing a plan to make life more affordable

SCARBOROUGH  Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, sat down with hard-working parents to hear how middle-class families are being squeezed by high electricity and auto insurance rates, and how only the NDP have a plan to help make life more affordable.

Hitting the Pavement in Sudbury

New Democrats make life more affordable for families by taking the HST off hydro bills

THUNDER BAY  Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, joined Thunder Bay-Superior North candidate Andrew Foulds and Thunder Bay-Atikokan candidate Mary Kozorys to talk about the NDP’s plan to put money back into the budgets of middle-class families by taking the HST off hydro bills. 

Our plan to save you money

 

New Democrats stand up for families by protecting affordable childcare

HAMILTON  Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, spent Mother’s Day standing up for families with a plan to protect childcare spaces and make them more affordable for hard-working parents.

New Democrats have a plan to support manufacturing investment in Ontario

WINDSOR Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, joined hard-working New Democrats Lisa Gretsky, candidate for Windsor West, and Percy Hatfield, candidate for Windsor-Tecumseh, and Taras Natyshak, candidate for Essex, to talk about the NDP’s plan to attract more investment from manufacturing companies and create more good jobs for Ontario workers.

Andrea Visits Woodstock

FACT CHECK: Ontario Liberals' failed jobs plan costs Bramalea 280 jobs

Unilever Canada has announced that they are moving their operations from near Brampton to the United States and putting 280 people out of work.

New Democrats to Create Jobs with Targeted Tax Credits

NIAGARA FALLS  Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, joined Wayne Gates, hard-working NDP MPP for Niagara Falls, at auto parts logistics provider Spencer ARL, to talk about the NDP plan for job creation with targeted tax credits.

 

 

New Democrats mourn the loss of Canadian literary legend Farley Mowat

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement on the death of Farley Mowat.

 

NDP Statement on tragedy at First Nickel’s Lockerby Mine

SUDBURY – Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath expressed her condolences today to the families of two First Nickel employees killed at the company’s Lockerby mine, near Sudbury, earlier today.

Statement from NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on the passing of Lynn Williams

TORONTO – “I was shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Lynn Williams, former International President of the United Steelworkers and a true giant of the Canadian labour movement. My heart goes out to his family, friends, and loved ones.”

A challenge to the other leaders for five debates

Dear Ms. Wynne and Mr. Hudak,

As Ontario moves towards election day on June 12, 2014, Ontario families want to know what this election means for them. They will be watching the news, reading the paper, hearing and seeing ads, and talking to volunteers on their doorsteps, but I think it’s essential that they hear from leaders of the province’s leading political parties about the issues that matter in the real world.

Horwath says Ontarians have lost confidence in Liberals and deserve government that makes sense

Queen’s Park – Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, says she has lost confidence in the Liberal government amid mounting scandal and waste and that it’s time for change.

NDP files formal complaint against Liberals in Kingston and the Islands

Toronto – Today the Ontario NDP lodged a formal complaint with Elections Ontario against the Liberals in Kingston and the Islands for illegal online advertising.

 

The Liberals are running online election advertisements on Facebook during an advertising blackout period stipulated in Ontario elections law.