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Horwath plan will focus on healthcare fundamentals, cut ER wait times in half

TORONTO — Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, says after ten years of Liberal government patients with complex needs still spend more than 10 hours in ERs to get care they need.  The New Democrat Leader says it’s time to focus on the fundamentals and laid out her goal of cutting ER waits by half.

 

Horwath calls for Leader’s debate on jobs

TORONTO — Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats called on Kathleen Wynne and Tim Hudak to respond to the priorities of Ontarians and join her for a debate exclusively on jobs and growing the economy.

The Liberal Record: 10 years of mismanagement

TORONTO – This morning Ontario New Democrat Taras Natyshak previewed a soon-to-be-released advertisement about the central choice facing voters when they cast their ballots in the province’s general election on June 12.

Andrea Horwath’s “Open Schools” plan will protect schools at the heart of communities

KINGSTON — Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats joined Mary Rita Holland, the NDP candidate for Kingston and the Islands, to talk about the NDP ‘Open Schools’ plan that will help keep local schools open and available for more community use.

Horwath will clean up mess in electricity system and get prices under control

SARNIA - Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats, says  the facts that Ontario loses a billion dollars a year exporting discount electricity to neighboring jurisdictions is just another example of an electricity system that doesn’t make sense to middle class families. She laid out her plan to merge agencies, cap CEO pay and use direct trading to get a better price for Ontario’s electricity exports.  

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.

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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.